The All-Cash VS Financing Real Estate Investment Face Off

Posted by Chris Clothier on Mon, Jul 11, 2016

Real estate investors know how to get creative when it comes to money—that’s no secret! Now more than ever there are options available for real estate investors of all experience levels and financial means to get involved in investing. But sometimes, it’s hard to know what method is going to land you with the best returns.

It used to be difficult to compete in hot markets thanks to all-cash investors, but nowadays, it seems more investors are turning back to traditional financing and private money lending. So really, what’s the better option for buy-and-hold real estate investors?

Hopefully we’ll be able to shed some light on the subject.

All-Cash or Financing: Which Route for Acquiring Investment Properties?

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Topics: financial decisions

5 Reasons to Focus on Satisfaction Over Profit

Posted by Chris Clothier on Mon, Jun 6, 2016

Many of us are guilty of focusing a little too much on income. Granted, income is important. We have to have money to cover bills, needs and desires and offer life security for ourselves and families. No one is denying that security is very important to our overall wellbeing.

Still, though, there’s a point where the trade-off between money and happiness tips in a clear direction. Whether you’re an owner are an employee, it’s very possible that you or someone you work with hates their job. They do it and they may do it well, but the daily grind of work is the most dreaded, hated thing in their lives.

We spend a lot of our waking hours and lives as a whole working. So shouldn’t job satisfaction be a priority?

5 Reasons to Put Job Satisfaction Before Wealth

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Topics: real estate investing, financial decisions

Stay Up-to-Date to Make the Best Real Estate Financial Decisions

Posted by Chris Clothier on Sun, Sep 22, 2013

Financial Decision Making

When it comes to their finances, it's no secret that people don't make decisions based on raw data alone. National and global events, investors' impression of a situation, emotions...all of these things and so much more go into the decisions people make when it comes to their money.  Because data and information can sometimes be fuzzy..., we need to surround ourselves with more than just one source of information.  We also need to consider that sometimes people let their own agendas influence the way they deliver information to their audience.  Sometimes sources of information don't really care about the truth or about data.  They care about how they can shape the data and the story to meet their own agenda.  Nothing is more dangerous for someone making a financial decision - especially in real estate - than a source with an agenda!

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Topics: real estate investing, financial decisions, memphis real estate company