How Measuring Your Overall ROI Impacts Your Goals

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Nov 30, 2018

When we think about measuring ROI, or your return on investment, we usually think about just that—investments. We think purely in terms of our actual financial investments, be they stocks or real estate.

But what if we stopped and took stock of our lives in the same way? What if we looked at everything with such an intentional eye, examining the value we’re truly getting not just in our financial lives, but in the daily decisions we make—our jobs, education, and even our relationships?

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Topics: financial strategy, measuring roi

5 Investing and Finance Books to Put on Your Holiday Wishlist

Posted by Chris Clothier on Wed, Nov 28, 2018

Books are among our favorite things at Memphis Invest. We have an ever-growing list of resources that we love to recommend not only to our investors but to one another in the office. Continuing to enrich and grow in the knowledge of finance and investing is so key to your success as a turnkey real estate investor.

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Topics: holidays, inspiring books, recommended reading

Forgotten Foundation Turned Neighborhood Jewel - Oklahoma City Market Turnkey Transformation

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Nov 27, 2018

We're in Oklahoma this week for 'Transformation Tuesday', and we've got a house that received a major facelift, inside and out! This property is situated on a corner lot, providing a nice, large yard for residents, but it had unfortunately become unattractive and overgrown. See how a little bit of landscaping, and a LOT of work on the interior, brought this 4 bedroom, 3 bath home back to life!

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Topics: property renovation, transformation

Where's the Balance Between Paying Off Debt and Investing?

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Nov 23, 2018

Traditional financial wisdom has long told us that it is far better for our financial security to focus on paying down outstanding debts first before we worry about investing in anything. Does this strategy hold up to modern financial sensibilities or is it an outdated mode of thinking? What is the best path to security, financial freedom, and growing your wealth?

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Topics: financial strategy

4 Roles Your Turnkey Company Should Play in Your Investment Success

Posted by Chris Clothier on Wed, Nov 21, 2018

Before you embark on your real estate investment journey, it’s critical that you do your due diligence in regards to your turnkey investment company. We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again—not all such companies are created equal. Any and every investment decision demands your due diligence, and that most certainly includes your turnkey provider.

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Topics: turnkey investing

Memphis Invest Turnkey Transformation of the Week!

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Nov 20, 2018

This week, we have a great three bedroom, two bath property in Spring, Texas for our Transformation Tuesday. Being just outside Houston, outlying cities like Spring are able to capitalize on the expanding rental market and increased housing demands. After all, Houston is the largest city in Texas, and the 4th largest city in the nation. So it's no surprise that the need for rental housing is growing.

Let's get into the details and see how our team turned this forgotten, messy eye soar into an amazing property!

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Topics: property renovation, transformation

Why Investing in Turnkey Real Estate is Better Than Getting Rich Quick

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Nov 16, 2018

There’s a chance you’re rolling your eyes at the idea that anything is better than getting rich quick. After all, the sorts of schemes that make those promises have duped millions for years. They’re irresistible because they promise fortune without effort. The bad news is that they never work. Whether they’re secretly riddled with risk, run by dreamers wearing rose-colored goggles, or nefarious pyramid schemes, getting rich quick is never what it’s cracked up to be.

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Topics: investment strategies, build long term wealth

What Should I Do with My Passive Income from Real Estate Investing?

Posted by Chris Clothier on Wed, Nov 14, 2018

When navigating the world of passive real estate investing for the first time, understanding how to manage your newfound income effectively can be challenging. This can arguably be one of the more difficult things to navigate. How do you responsibly utilize your cash flow? What is the best way to manage your new stream of income?

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Topics: financial strategy, cash flow

Drastic Remodel Takes Dark Dungeon to New Heights - Little Rock Market Turnkey Transformation

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Nov 13, 2018

Our 'Turnkey Transformation' is in Little Rock, Arkansas this week, where we see a very neglected landscape and driveway get a makeover by our renovations team. We've been in Little Rock for almost a year now, and as we grow into other markets, we're able to see what a difference our teams can make on these properties. See the before and after pictures below to see this overgrown yard get a clean cut!

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Topics: property renovation, transformation

2018 Real Estate Market Recap for Memphis Invest Markets

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Nov 9, 2018

As we start to wrap up the year, we as real estate investors and professionals always benefit from taking a step back and examining where the market is and how it has grown and changed so we can adjust and plan accordingly for the upcoming year.

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Topics: real estate market, market update

2 Ways Your Money Mindset Affects Your Real Estate Investing Success

Posted by Chris Clothier on Wed, Nov 7, 2018

Do you have a healthy relationship with money?

If you’re the type of person who’s even reading this blog, it’s safe to say you’re probably on the right track. You’re thinking about investing if you aren’t already—building your financial future and securing the very best not only for yourself but for future generations.

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Topics: money management

Memphis Invest Turnkey Transformation of the Week!

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Nov 6, 2018

This Memphis, TN 'Turnkey Transformation' is a great before and after for this week! As you can tell, this property has encountered quite a bit of fire damage. Not only that, the landscaping had started to take over the sides and back yard. See even more pictures below to find out how this distressed, ignored home becomes a fresh new property perfect for investors and residents!

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Topics: property renovation, transformation

Portfolio Diversification Strategies for Real Estate Investors (And Why They Matter)

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Nov 2, 2018

Portfolio diversification is one of the keys to a successful real estate investment career. When new investors call us for the first time, one of the things we discuss from the get-go is the fact that we are not a real estate broker—we are in the business of building portfolios.

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Topics: investment diversification, building a portfolio