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

Hidden and Outdated to Modern Masterpiece - Oklahoma City Market Turnkey Transformation

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 See how this outdated single family home gets some repairs done on the interior and exterior.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

10 Ironclad Budgeting Tips for Mindful Real Estate Investors

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Everyone perks up when you start talking about fiscal responsibility, don't they? We know, we know. Don't doze off just yet! There is so much value in knowing how to command your money, especially in the world of real estate investment.

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Topics: money management, financial planning

4 Reasons the Real Estate Market is Looking Up

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Feb 8, 2019

Between domestic and international unrest, economic and governmental angst, real estate is something that seems to get lost in the shuffle. While the rest of the world seems to be in chaos, we can easily lose sight of the world of real estate—or we just assume that it is suffering along with everything else.

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Topics: 2019 real estate market

Hidden Gem Becomes Prized Jewel - Memphis Market Turnkey Transformation

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Feb 5, 2019

Our 'Transformation Tuesday' for this week is a large 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath home in Memphis, TN. With this large, 50+ year old home, we had a lot of repairs to do, including filling in a pool, tree removal, and refinishing the original hard wood floors. Check out these before and after pictures as we see how this updated 2-story home turns from overgrown to neat and charming.

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Topics: property renovation, transformation

What to Watch in Real Estate Investment: Renter Migration

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Feb 1, 2019

When we think about real estate investment, and more importantly, success in real estate investment, we have to think about who we are serving as investors and management teams. That comes down to our renters.

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Topics: investing in real estate, secondary market