Learn to Love Your Mistakes in Real Estate Investment

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Mar 30, 2018

This idea can seem pretty difficult to swallow. Most of us have trouble tolerating our mistakes. We can barely grasp the idea of learning to be okay with our missteps. You can forget liking them, and loving them is totally out of the question.

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Topics: real estate investing mistakes

The Due Diligence Checklist for Turnkey Real Estate Investors

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Mar 27, 2018

Nothing is more important in real estate investment than due diligence. It’s that attention to detail, that dedication to taking the steps to ensure that you have done everything in your ability to protect your investment and your cash flow. Without due diligence, you expose yourself to untold risk and the possibility of losing your investments altogether.

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Will Turnkey Real Estate Investment Benefit You? See If You Fit the Bill.

Posted by Chris Clothier on Sat, Mar 24, 2018

Who is turnkey real estate investment for?

There’s a lot of discussion about investing in real estate. If you’re researching it for the first time, you’re going to find a lot of mixed messages floating around. As a family-owned turnkey real estate company, we definitely want to let you know about the benefits of investing in turnkey real estate. We want you to become part of our investment family!

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How To Passively Build Your Real Estate Portfolio

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Mar 23, 2018

I wanted to share a helpful article I wrote that is featured on McGraw-Hill's Business Blog right now, How to Passively Build Your Real Estate PortfolioIt's the first in a series of guest posts I'll be doing for them, and as one of the biggest educational publishers, it's an honor to be working with McGraw Hill!

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Topics: turnkey real estate

5 Reasons You’re Stuck in Your Real Estate Investment Career

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Mar 20, 2018

Have you ever felt stuck? Stagnant? At some time or another, we’ve all felt like we’re just not moving. We’re not advancing. Something just isn’t working and growth has ceased. For the real estate investor, it can happen, too.

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Topics: investment growth

2 Ways an Inventory Squeeze Affects Real Estate Investors

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Mar 16, 2018

Nationwide, homebuyers and investors alike are taking note of a trend that has been affecting markets large and small for years: tight inventory. There are various reasons for this inventory squeeze, though they usually can boil down to two primary causes. Let us dive in a bit further to see how construction and home sales can affect the real estate investor market, and what you can do about it!

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Topics: real estate market

Earning Passive Income: Real Estate Investment & Protecting Cash Flow

Posted by Chris Clothier on Wed, Mar 14, 2018

When it comes to earning passive income through real estate investment, there’s little more crucial than protecting the investments that you worked so hard to acquire.

For real estate investors, your streams of cash flow keep your business going. They are what enable you to create the financial future of your dreams: whether that entails funding an investment empire, building the retirement of a lifetime, or simply having everything you need so that money never has to be a worry for you or your children.

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Topics: cash flow, passive income

5 Ways to Tell if You're Really the Boss of Your Real Estate Investments

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Mar 9, 2018

Everyone likes to feel like they’re in control of a situation. Even if they don’t like to be “in charge” per se, there isn’t a person alive who doesn’t at least want control over their own lives. When it comes to money, there’s no more important area to have control.

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Topics: real estate strategies

The Essential Mindset of a Successful Real Estate Investor

Posted by Chris Clothier on Wed, Mar 7, 2018

Mind over matter.

We’ve all heard that phrase at some point in our lives, but have you really stopped to think about what it means? It’s in reference to the use of willpower to overcome a physical obstacle. Fairly straightforward. For real estate investors, however, there is more wisdom to glean from that age-old saying.

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Topics: habits for success

4 Financial Mistakes Average People Make That Real Estate Investors Avoid

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Mar 2, 2018

It’s not difficult to make a financial mistake. We’ve all made them at some point in our lives—whether our young, naive selves took out one too many credit cards or we got over our heads in a bad loan or investment, mistakes just happen. For the most part, these errors aren’t too devastating. We may be left paying for them for a few years as we pay our debts or wrestle with bad credit, but by and large, most financial pitfalls are temporary.

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Evaluating a Rental Market for Single-Family Real Estate Investment (Whitepaper)

Posted by Chris Clothier on Thu, Mar 1, 2018

One of the greatest advantages of single-family real estate investment is choice . We have the choice of strategy, properties, and markets. Out of the many ways to invest and build our financial future, it is perhaps the most self-directed. While this is incredibly exciting—who among us doesn’t want to have the autonomy to make our own decisions?—it can also be overwhelming. Not only are we the proverbial captains of our fate when it comes to real estate investment, but we are awash in a sea of choices.

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Topics: rental markets