How Does Investing in Real Estate Really Work?

Posted by Chris Clothier on Wed, Jul 3, 2019

If you're new to investing in real estate, there might be some mystique left around how. How does it work? How do I even start? These are just some of the questions that may plague you when you first consider real estate as an investment. 

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Topics: investing in real estate, turnkey investing

What Makes a Rental Market Worth Investing In?

Posted by Chris Clothier on Wed, Jun 5, 2019

When we consider the opportunity of real estate, we have to ask ourselves: can we do this anywhere? After all, there is a rental market just about anywhere we go. If this is true, surely we can crack any market and find success and passive income as an investor in any and every market. There's an opportunity for portfolio diversification everywhere around us!

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Topics: investing in real estate, rental markets

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

The Simple Solution to the One Obstacle Holding You Back from Investing in Real Estate

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Jun 5, 2018

If you could name one thing holding you back from a career investing in real estate, what would it be? There are plenty of things you could name. A lack of resources. A lack of experience. A bad market. Ultimately, though, the biggest thing standing in the modern, would-be investor’s way is a lack of time.

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Topics: investing in real estate, turnkey real estate

Why Investing in Real Estate in Your Twenties is the Best Decision You Can Make

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Jan 23, 2018

When you’re young, the last thing on your mind is retirement. You’re thinking about getting a job and building a career, not ending it. When you’re young, you also tend not to have a lot of spare cash. The idea that you could invest in real estate seems impossible. But investing early is one of the best decisions you can possibly make for your future.

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Topics: investing in real estate

Winning the Bid: 6 Tips for Real Estate Investing in a Competitive Market

Posted by Chris Clothier on Sat, May 27, 2017

Investing in real estate can be a fast-paced, heart-pounding experience, even for passive real estate investors. Depending on where you invest, certain real estate markets can get heated and competitive. You might find yourself up against a bustling market of homebuyers, a cutthroat group of international investors, or even just tight inventory.

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Topics: investing in real estate, buying a property

When is the Best Time to Invest in Real Estate?

Posted by Chris Clothier on Mon, May 22, 2017

When it comes to our finances and especially when it comes to investments, we tend to get in this mindset of waiting for the right time.

We want the moment to be right. We want the market to be primed for the best deals, the best rates, the best chances for our success. While there’s nothing wrong with that per se, we have one big question that begs asking:

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Topics: investing in real estate

7 Unquestionable Benefits Found in Real Estate Investment

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, May 16, 2017

If you’re reading this article, then I have to believe that you are considering investing in real estate or at a minimum you are doing your research to make that decision.

I am sure you’ve no doubt been bombarded with a slew of information from a number of different sources as you've done your research with each one telling you something different. 

Some will try to convince you that no, real estate investment is a terrible idea and you shouldn’t do it, ever!...while plenty more will say yes, this is the way to go if you want financial freedom.

We all know the typical ticks with fast cars, airplanes and sandy beach pictures in a hammock.  To show a picture like that everyonce in a while while talking the retirment benefits is one thing.  To use those images every single time you discuss real estate is quite another...

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Topics: investing in real estate

Defeating What's Holding You Back from Your First Real Estate Deal

Posted by Chris Clothier on Mon, Feb 13, 2017

You’ve read all the books. Joined the forums. You’ve learned, you've leaned in, you've done your homework, devoured anything and everything real estate investment in your path. There’s just one little catch: you haven’t actually invested in any real estate yet.

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Topics: investing in real estate

4 Real Estate Investment Myths That Are Crushing Your Chances of Success

Posted by Chris Clothier on Wed, Nov 2, 2016

In real estate investment, we can hear a lot of mixed messages. When a business has been around as long as this one, there’s bound to be a few misconceptions, myths, and rumors that gets started. For new investors especially, it’s easy to fall into the trap of believing them!

A lot of these myths are no more than excuses—covering up our fears of taking a risk and trying something new. These myths, no matter how “innocent,” can actually do a lot of harm! They’re big time wasters—preventing you from pursuing the opportunities you could be capitalizing on right now.

What investment myths are you holding onto that are holding you back from your potential as a real estate investor? Let’s break down the big ones!

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Topics: investing in real estate