What Does Due Diligence Really Look Like for Passive Investors?

Posted by Chris Clothier on Wed, Mar 6, 2019

In real estate investment, due diligence is a concept we hear about all the time. It’s this act of covering all of your bases, managing your risk, and leaving no stone unturned.

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Topics: passive real estate, due diligence

Memphis Invest Turnkey Transformation of the Week!

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Mar 5, 2019

This week's Turnkey Transformation is in Memphis, TN and we have made quite a few improvements to this once trashed property. With the previous owners' belongings on the front lawn, and the house needing many updates (including lots of paint), our team was able to make a huge difference in the curb appeal and also the interior of the home.

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Topics: property renovation, transformation

Busting 5 More Investing Myths for Your Financial Health

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Mar 1, 2019

Conflicting information about finances can be a source of anxiety and strain on anyone's bank account. When you're trying to invest and plan for retirement, the swath of information out there can cause confusion and costly mistakes. When you're looking for financial and investing wisdom, it's important to discern fact from fiction.

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Topics: investing mistakes to avoid, financial mistakes

5 Foolproof Tips for Successful Investing in Real Estate in Your 20s

Posted by Chris Clothier on Wed, Feb 27, 2019

One of the best things you can do for your financial future as a young person is invest. Investing, however, can seem like a daunting prospect. Doesn’t it take a lot of money? Don’t you have to know a lot of stuff about finance, strategy, and how not to mess up a delicate system?

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Topics: investing young, investing in your 20s

Memphis Invest Turnkey Transformation of the Week!

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Feb 26, 2019

We've got a Dallas property for this week's Transformation Tuesday! This unique home had a lot of repairs needed, in fact, we spent 140 days renovating this home! This is much longer than our typical timeline, but once you see the before and after pics, you'll see why we had to pay some extra attention to the interior and exterior of this property!

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Topics: property renovation, transformation

5 Secrets to Maintaining Financial Peace of Mind

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Feb 22, 2019

We live in a perpetually anxious world. It's particularly true where money is concerned. When it comes to obtaining financial peace of mind, most of us seem to believe it is out of reach. Even as we try to get a grip on our financial health, we find that even knowing good habits doesn't help us feel any better.

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Topics: financial planning, peace of mind

Self-Assessment Questions Every Passive Real Estate Investor Must Ask

Posted by Chris Clothier on Wed, Feb 20, 2019

The temptation in passive real estate investment is to switch to “autopilot” and check out mentally. We're sold an idea of a “hands-off” investment. While this can be true, successful investors don't leave their entire investing future to the powers that be.

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Topics: passive investing

Memphis Invest Turnkey Transformation of the Week!

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Feb 19, 2019

This week's Transformation Tuesday is an almost 50 year old house in Oklahoma City, OK. See how this outdated single family home gets some repairs done on the interior and exterior. Plus, we'll take a look at how our team was able to complete this renovation in just 67 days and $52,000!

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Topics: property renovation, transformation

Why Texas Real Estate Investments are Still a No-Brainer in 2019

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Feb 15, 2019

Investing in Texas real estate in 2019 is still a good move for your portfolio.

When we think about what causes problems for your portfolio, we don't think about the housing market slowing or slight increases in interest rates. However, when we look for evidence of good markets to invest in, we do think about what we're seeing in Dallas. At Memphis Invest, we take the investment markets we choose very seriously.

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Topics: Dallas real estate

3 Big Reasons a Housing Bust Isn't in the Cards

Posted by Chris Clothier on Wed, Feb 13, 2019

When the housing slowdown hit towards the end of the year, many began to worry about the prospect of another housing bust.

With the real estate market going so remarkably well over the past several years, particularly with so many “hot” markets growing in seemingly unstoppable ways, there began to worry that this growth was unsustainable. With a slowdown now in full force, some wondered...is this finally the tipping point?

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Topics: Real Estate Cycles, 2019 real estate market