6 Tips for Tracking Real Estate Income and Expenses

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Mar 29, 2019

Finances are one of the biggest parts of real estate investment. We might not all be number-crunchers but knowing how to best track and manage both your investment income and expenses is one of the key attributes of a successful real estate investor.

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Topics: money management, expense tracking

What You Can’t Afford to Ignore as a New Turnkey Real Estate Investor

Posted by Chris Clothier on Wed, Mar 27, 2019

Real estate investment is an exciting venture. When you’ve never done it before, it can also be mystifying in its own way—how do you actually do it? What really goes on? Going from the point of wanting to invest in real estate to actually doing it and doing it successfully are very different things.

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Topics: turnkey investing, new investors

Boarded Nightmare Turns Rental Retreat - Houston Market Turnkey Transformation

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Mar 26, 2019

Today's 'Transformation Tuesday' takes us to Houston, Texas. There are quite a few improvements that happened at this property, from bars on the house and windows to new driveways and garages. Take a look at these before and after photos so you can see the complete transformation of a once neglected home turn into a great real estate investing opportunity for our clients!

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Topics: property renovation, transformation

An Investor's Guide to Curating Financial Advice Online

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Mar 22, 2019

In the digital age, we’re exposed to more information than ever. In a study put forth by the New York Times a decade ago, it was suggested that Americans consume 34 gigabytes of content and 100,000 words each day. That doesn’t necessarily mean we’re reading those words, but we’re seeing them.

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Topics: financial planning, financial advice

Entrepreneurship, Incentives & Pushing the Memphis Economy Forward

Posted by Chris Clothier on Wed, Mar 20, 2019

We love Memphis. One of the things near and dear to our heart when we look at this city is its spirit of innovation. As our first investment market and home, we know this city on an even deeper level than the other markets we invest in. One quality that we see more and more is a growing spirit of entrepreneurship.

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Topics: Memphis Economic News, Memphis economy

Fixer-Upper Turns Move-In Ready - Dallas Market Turnkey Transformation

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Mar 19, 2019

We're in Dallas for this week's 'Transformation Tuesday' and we've got quite the fixer upper! From rotten garage doors to a new roof and new appliances, our team did a great job turning this property into a lovely home for our investors and residents. Plus find out how the buyers for this turnkey property purchased this and 5 other homes all within ONE YEAR!

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Topics: property renovation, transformation

Reviving 6 Pieces of Timeless Financial Advice

Posted by Chris Clothier on Wed, Mar 13, 2019

At Memphis Invest, there are few things we love more than helping people make the most of their finances. It’s exciting for us to sit down with our investors and talk about money—the future, planning, retirement, all of it. That said, it also benefits us to look to the past.

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Topics: money management, financial advice

Memphis Invest Turnkey Transformation of the Week!

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Mar 12, 2019

For this week's 'Transformation Tuesday', we've got another Memphis property for you! This 3 bedroom, 2 bath home was pretty neglected and worn for wear. Many of the homes we purchase to renovate and sell to our turnkey investors just need a good cleaning and some repairs. With this home being 30+ years old, there were a few big ticket items that needed to be replaced, but overall was a great property for our investors.

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Topics: property renovation, transformation

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

Dated Home Becomes Dream - Memphis Market Turnkey Transformation

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