Memphis Real Estate Investing

Chris Clothier

Entrepreneur, writer, speaker, ultra-endurance athlete, husband & father of five beautiful children. Chris puts these natural talents on display every day. As a partner at Memphis Invest, Chris addresses small and large audiences of real estate investors and business professionals nationwide several times each year. Chris is also an active writer, weekly publishing real estate, leadership, and endurance training articles.

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Investors of Every Size Benefit from Single-Family Rentals

By Chris Clothier on Fri, Oct 18, 2019

According to Forbes, single-family rentals (SFR) are growing in popularity among investors of all calibers. While traditionally investing in single-family homes is seen as a launching pad to bigger and “better” things, more and more investors are seeing the merit in pursuing SFRs for their portfolios.

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5 Major Myths About Investing in Real Estate You Might Believe

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Oct 16, 2019

You would be surprised just how many misconceptions about investing in real estate there are. In this industry, the sheer number of strategies and investment methods means that, while your options are endless, information often gets mixed up. Some things that apply only to one area or type of investment suddenly apply to them all. This naturally leads to some major myths. 

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From Trashy Dud to Modern Stud - Dallas Market Turnkey Transformation

By Chris Clothier on Tue, Oct 15, 2019

We've got another great renovation for you, coming from Dallas, TX! With a rehab budget of $50,000, the rehab team worked on everything from repairing the foundation to installing a new roof and much more in between.

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4 Reasons a Turnkey Strategy Works Under Pressure

By Chris Clothier on Fri, Oct 11, 2019

Security is something we all value. We want to live our lives without having to worry about money. Whether that means having the confidence to pay for unexpected expenses or the ability to take a vacation worry-free, we all crave that kind of comfort and confidence in our personal lives.

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A Dallas, Texas Market Update for Real Estate Investors

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Oct 9, 2019

Even as the nation stirs with rumors and worries of a recession, we see that many markets provide both a healthy market balance and a secure, growing job sector. There’s a reason prospects for North Texas cities are positive — it remains one of the best areas in the nation for job growth. 

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Forgotten Hide-Away Turns Family Dream - Memphis Market Turnkey Transformation

By Chris Clothier on Tue, Oct 8, 2019

We've got another great renovation for you, coming from our home town - Memphis, TN! With a rehab budget of $54,000, our team worked tirelessly from roof to foundation, turning this property into a turnkey portfolio dream. On the home's exterior, we focused on repairing the fence and removing trees as well as installing a new roof and garage door. With the interior, our team installed new tiling in the showers, installed new countertops in the kitchen, and painted the whole house to make it look refreshed and modern.

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Filling Your Portfolio with Turnkey Properties Leads to Success

By Chris Clothier on Fri, Oct 4, 2019

If you’ve ever watched any sort of house-hunting show, you will inevitably hear the phrase, “totally turnkey,” as a pitch for the ease of a property. No renovations need doing, it is a move-in ready home. However, the context of “turnkey” for a real estate investor is a little bit more complicated. More nuanced.

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Your Turnkey Provider Must Excel in Customer Service

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Oct 2, 2019

What matters most in turnkey investment success? It’s easy to point to the obvious — the right markets, the best management teams, or the most innovative model. There’s a general attitude that as long as they manage properties well and the owner sees their check each month, your turnkey provider is doing well.

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Tragically Outdated Now Breath of Fresh Air - OKC Market Turnkey Transformation

By Chris Clothier on Tue, Oct 1, 2019

We've got another great renovation for you, coming from Oklahoma City, OK! With a rehab budget of $43,000, our team worked miracles on this outdated home in a matter of 41 days. From a new roof to beautiful, new tiling and carpets, this transformation yielded an incredible turn-around. Below is a more detailed list of all the renovations our team did to turn this house into a Turnkey property any investor would want in their portfolio.

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Be a Real Estate Investor with Staying Power

By Chris Clothier on Fri, Sep 27, 2019

In the world of real estate investing, we see a lot of would-be investors come and go. Some were unprepared for the inherent risks and challenges while others threw in the towel the second the market didn’t produce obvious, no-brainer wins. 

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