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Avoid the Mistakes Even Experienced Investors Make

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Sep 11, 2019

When we think about the mistakes made in real estate investment, we usually talk about them as if they are exclusive to new or inexperienced investors. However, it would be a mistake to assume that experienced investors don’t have their own missteps as well. Every investor should be on guard — striving to mitigate their risk and grow their portfolios.

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Busting 5 More Investing Myths for Your Financial Health

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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6 Dangerous Mindsets Passive Investors Must Change to Succeed

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Jul 18, 2018

Success in real estate investment is often hard-won. It comes with a lot of time, dedication, and commitment. There’s so much planning and strategizing that goes into it. There can be setbacks, heartbreak, and frustrations along the way. Lessons are learned. We grow not just personally, but professionally.

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4 Setbacks Keeping You from a Million-Dollar Real Estate Portfolio

By Chris Clothier on Tue, Jul 3, 2018

Do you wonder why you aren’t accomplishing your financial goals faster? Frustrated that you haven’t achieved that million-dollar real estate portfolio yet? Investing in real estate is an incredibly rewarding experience full of opportunities and the potential for financial freedom beyond that of any other investing avenue. That said, there will always be some troubleshooting involved if you want to make the most of your investing experience.

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Solving 3 Big Reasons New Real Estate Investors Struggle

By Chris Clothier on Tue, Jun 26, 2018

Embarking on a new venture is always fraught with some level of struggle. Whether it’s late nights up worrying about the right next steps, whether or not your choices were the right ones, or wrestling with your own limitations and inexperience, it’s just a tough time.

This is certainly true as it relates to new real estate investors.

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4 Fatal Mistakes Newbie Real Estate Investors Make

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Aug 3, 2016

Every real estate investor starts off somewhere, and that somewhere usually comes with more than a handful of mistakes. Many small, some large and very costly. It’s all part of the journey! Growing pains are just part of investing in real estate and a fact of life, no matter where you go or what you do.

That said, there are some mistakes that can be devastating for new real estate investors—potentially ending an investor’s career before it’s even started.

Granted, nearly every mistake we’re going to mention can be turned around and salvaged for an investor willing to put in the work and effort necessary to push through and bounce back.

Some, however, may take more work than others to overcome.

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11 Mistakes to Avoid as a Real Estate Investor

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Nov 10, 2010

Buying rental properties can be a tricky proposition and being a new investor makes it even tougher. After acquiring over 4,500 properties, serving 1,700 clients and managing $600 million in assets, we know a thing or two about real estate investing. Over the past 10+ years, we've grown from a handful of employees to an 88 member team in 5 markets (Memphis, Little Rock, Oklahoma City, Dallas and Houston) and we pride ourselves on being the best at what we do! And we got here by following a lot of the tips I'm sharing with you today in this video. We've heard from so many people that have learned the hard way, and we want nothing more than to help others reach their investment goals by avoiding these common mistakes.

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