3 Pitfalls in Investing in Distressed Properties

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Nov 14, 2017

There’s something attractive about the idea of a transformation. We see it captured in our media over and over again. It’s famously captured in Shaw’s Pygmalion, it’s on nearly every HGTV show.

We’re enamored with before and afters, fascinated with how something can be turned around. More importantly, in the world of real estate investment, we're interested in how a transformation can turn a profit.

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Topics: turnkey investing

How Should a Turnkey Real Estate Provider Follow Through with Their Clients?

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Oct 31, 2017

What makes a company good? We have many different metrics that define our standards of service. When we work with a company, whether in a short-term engagement (like purchasing a product or dealing with their customer service representatives) or in the long-term (like buying a subscription service or partnering in a long-term arrangement), there are certain expectations that we have. Certain ways we desire to be treated.

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Topics: passive investing, turnkey investing

What Investors Should Expect from a Turnkey Real Estate Provider

Posted by Chris Clothier on Thu, Oct 19, 2017

Embarking on a new adventure can be intimidating. A new job, a new chapter of life, and yes—even a new investment opportunity.

When there’s a barrier of experience and education, we often find ourselves feeling anxious and out of our element.

Here’s the good news: jumping into real estate investment doesn’t have to be overwhelming or difficult. For passive real estate investors, there’s great opportunity in turnkey real estate: if you’re dealing with the right provider.

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10 Reasons We Love Turnkey Real Estate Investing

Posted by Chris Clothier on Mon, Oct 16, 2017

It’s no surprise, but we love real estate investment. Specifically, turnkey real estate investment. Yes, we like to be realistic about the challenges that can come with this business, but make no mistake—it’s our passion.

We’ve been in this business for a long time, and despite all the many challenges and struggles that come with the industry, we can’t help but be head-over-heels for turnkey real estate. Why? We’ll tell you.

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Passive Investment for Your Retirement: Turnkey Real Estate 101

Posted by Chris Clothier on Sat, Oct 14, 2017

More and more, we’re growing increasingly uncertain about the future. We don’t live in a world where people stay in the same careers for 30, 40 years.

We don’t live in the same cities. Change is a part of life, and there’s a certain level of excitement—and anxiety—that comes about with that.

The younger generation—and not so young, as older millennials are well into their 30’s—are struggling to find where their financial security rests.

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Topics: turnkey investing

4 Ways Turnkey Real Estate Crushes Stress & Investment Uncertainty

Posted by Chris Clothier on Mon, Oct 9, 2017

Any time you’re dealing with money, it can be a stressful event. When it comes down to something like investing, it becomes even more daunting. For many people, investing conjures up ideas of the stock market and day trading: methods full of risk that can leave you stressed and broke by the end of the week.

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Topics: turnkey investing

All Work and No Play? Finding Balance as a Passive Real Estate Investor

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Apr 18, 2017

Here in Memphis, we’ve had amazing weather lately...I'm talking about 70 degrees, clear skies and sunshine. Yep, that kind of awesome.

There is something about spring weather that gets you excited. Whether it's firing up the grill, taking your kids to the park or finally mastering your golf game...(good luck with that.) Warmer weather has always been this great sign of things to come.

We all can have a tendancey to work too hard, push a little too much and fail to take time out to enjoy what we've accomplished. 

That gets us thinking...

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Topics: turnkey investing

Investing in Real Estate Part Time for Financial Flexibility

Posted by Chris Clothier on Sun, Apr 9, 2017

When we think of doing things “part-time” it doesn’t usually conjure up images of great success. We think of part-time as good for a little while, but not a long-term solution. But the truth is, part-time doesn’t have to be a temporary gig while you wait for something better to come along.

Part-time can give you incredible opportunities for financial freedom—when it comes to real estate investment.

Too many people think that it’s not worth investing if you can’t dedicate

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Topics: turnkey investing

The Top 3 Best (And Worst) Things About Turnkey Real Estate

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Dec 6, 2016

Turnkey real estate. Some people hear that word and get excited! Others...skeptical. Truth be told, the concept of turnkey real estate is a little divisive. Many people have had wonderful experiences with great turnkey investment companies, while others still aren’t sure what to make of the whole concept.

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The 5 Best Turnkey Real Estate Investing Tips I Have Ever Given

Posted by Chris Clothier on Sat, Jun 13, 2015

Looking back over the last few years, there is one thing we all can agree on when it comes to real estate investing...  This has been one helluva ride for the real estate market and investors alike!  

What we find really interesting though is that even with such a wild ride, there are still lists out there of things you need to avoid.  Especially as those lists relate to Turnkey real estate investing.  Oddly enough, there are still many investors who are choosing to not learn from history.  Or maybe they don't know what this history is that they need to avoid.  Although any list is going to be subjective and without a doubt, incomplete, this list at least gives a starting point for investors looking at turnkey investments.

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Topics: turnkey investing, financial strategy