Looking for Memphis Invest?
We’ve rebranded to REI Nation! Click here to learn more!
Learn More

Memphis Real Estate Investing

1 min read

Real Estate: Memphis Invest Named Finalist For Business of The Year

By Chris Clothier on Fri, Mar 30, 2012

Memphis Invest Nominated for Small Business Award

Memphis Invest, GP was very honored this week to be formally nominated for the Memphis Business Journal Small Business Awards.  After what can only be described as an incredible 2011, Memphis Invest is positioned for an even stronger 2012 and many of our peers and business organizations are taking notice.  

Continue Reading
4 min read

Memphis Invest Announces Major Memphis Real Estate Buying Event!

By Chris Clothier on Mon, Mar 19, 2012

Memphis Invest is very excited to announce not only our largest buying event in the history of our company...

But we have added a HUGE event to the weekend with some fantastic guests!

Twice a year we put together events here inMemphis where our clients and interested investors a-like can visit the city, meet our entire team, meet with vendors who provide great services such as Equity Trust Company and Guild Mortgage and ultimately learn why Memphis is a fantastic real estate investment city!

Continue Reading
2 min read

Learn More About Cash Flow Real Estate

By Chris Clothier on Thu, Mar 15, 2012

So you want to learn a little more about cash flow real estate before you take the big plunge. It can be hard to know what to think about all of the information available online about real estate investing and rental properties for sale. What is reliable? What is too good to be true?

Here at Memphis Invest, we are committed to getting you all the information you need and brokering a fair deal. But if you want to do some independent research, then here are a few resources for you to consult.

Continue Reading
2 min read

Tax Tips for Investors in Cash Flow Real Estate

By Chris Clothier on Mon, Mar 12, 2012

If you haven't yet completed your 2011 tax returns, the time to start thinking about doing so is now. Even if you know your market and are confident in your success, if you are a cash flow real estate investor, then your tax return is likely to be much more complicated than the basic 1040 EZ form, but it isn't too difficult to do things right. Here are a few tips to get you started:

Cash Flow Real Estate Investor Tax Tips:

1. Keep all receipts.

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) explains the most common problem with the tax returns of those who buy investment property: lack of documentation. According to one article, "individuals (or couples filing joint returns) tend to misreport their net income from rental real estate activities more frequently than other types of income." The most common issue is cash flow real estate investors who don't keep excellent track of their rental income and their property expenses. If you want to be certain to avoid these problems, keep all of your receipts together in a safe place.
Continue Reading
2 min read

Memphis Investment Real Estate | Memphis Jobs Update

By Chris Clothier on Mon, Mar 5, 2012

Memphis Firms Continue Expansion Plans

Several Memphis companies are continuing with plans to expand operations, invest in new equipment and infrastructure and hire new employees.  While there is still some economic uncertainty, there also seems to be an air of optimism surrounding plans by companies headquartered and operating in Memphis for an economic turn-around.  That turn-around is fueling plans for increased warehousing and distribution needs.  We are often asked about the real estate landscape in Memphis and investing in Memphis property has as much to do with the economic outlook as it does the house itself when it comes to long-term success.  Investors should be looking for areas of the country that are stable and reliable when it comes to the greater economy as that will be a sure driver for real estate demand.

Continue Reading