Memphis Real Estate Investing

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Old Home or New Construction? Here's What Makes the Better Investment Property

By Chris Clothier on Mon, Sep 25, 2017

When buying an investment property, there are a lot of factors that go into the decisionmaking process. As real estate investors, you’re dedicated to optimizing your passive income—and that means weighing not only the cost of the property from the outset, but weighing its long-term potential.

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Do Abandoned Homes Equal Real Estate Investment Opportunities?

By Gillian Burgess on Mon, Aug 25, 2014

People pass by abandoned properties every day. You know the type: no one lives there, no one works there. Weeds take over, windows are broken or boarded up and everything falls into disrepair.  I am not talking about the run down parts of town either.  Every day real estate investors can look in many neighborhoods where the last thing you would expect to find is an abandoned home and yet, right there in the middle of the block is a home with weeds three feet tall and pieces of colored paper taped inside the windows.  Those are the notices that the water has been turned off or that a management company has been contacted to look after the property.

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Preparing Your Investment Property for Curb Appeal for Spring

By Chris Clothier on Sat, Mar 1, 2014

Curb appeal is king when it comes to your investment properties. Not only does a great curb appeal help catch the eye of good tenants, but it keeps them happy with their home over time. Spring is a vital time to do some work to spruce up your curb appeal. In fact, if you don’t do some maintenance and landscaping in spring, your curb appeal is likely to suffer the rest of the year. This type of maintenance doesn't have to be painful chore, however; here are a few tips to make it easier.  

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