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Memphis Responds to T.J. Simers on Grizzlies - Clippers NBA Matchup

By Chris Clothier on Sun, Apr 28, 2013

We Could Invest In Real Estate Anywhere...We Choose Memphis!

There is something special about Memphis and the people who live here.

I've been lucky enough to live in three great cities in my life.  I grew up in Dallas, Texas and loved every minute of it.  Being born in Texas, I still claim to be a Texan and I guess I always will.  I still have family, friends and business associates in the the Dallas Ft. Worth metroplex and as many of you know, my family recently started DallasInvest.com as our second city of operation.  What a great city and a fantastic place for single-family rental investments.  But that is a story for another day.  Today is all about Memphis.

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Memphis Real Estate | 1st Quarter Results From Memphis Invest

By Chris Clothier on Mon, Apr 22, 2013

Memphis Invest, GP and related company Premier Property Management Group released 2013 First Quarter Results on Sunday April 21st and a positive trend for the real estate investment company and their clients continues.  Demand for investment property and opportunity continue to remain strong in both Memphis and Dallas and portfolio performance as well as client satisfaction remain high.  Sales at Memphis Invest, GP grew year over year 110% and tracked even compared to the 4th quarter of 2012.  As demand from existing clients continues to pick up, we expect to see growth throughout the year.

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Memphis Invest Shares 3 Small Business Groups Helping Entrepreneurs

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Apr 17, 2013

Starting a small business -- or growing the one you already own -- can be a daunting task. The small business owner must wear many different hats, and he or she must do so with resources that are often in short supply.  Memphis Invest has been blessed to come through the last few years of massive growth as an extremely strong company and we wanted to write an article showing other Memphis business owners a few organizations where they can get help and guidance.  Being honored last year as one of Inc. Magazines 500/5000 Fastest Growing Companies was huge for us and we'd love to see more Memphis small businesses on the list!

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Tips For Lowering Real Estate Taxes

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Apr 10, 2013

For counties and municipalities across the country, property taxes are the gift that keeps on giving. In both good and bad times, American cities and counties seem to find a way to burden their residents by raising these pesky levies. Since mortgage lenders often automatically shunt future property tax payments into escrow accounts each month, many equity-building homeowners don't even focus on the fact that they're paying hundreds or thousands of dollars per year to their local governments.  This year, Shelby County, Tennessee, which is the county where Memphis is located, is assessing the value of every property and adjusting rates.  Some are going up and some are going down.  Event though we manage close to 1,600 single-family rental properties in Memphis, it makes sense to think about our own homes tax appraisal.    

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Memphis Named As #1 In Another Real Estate List...

By Chris Clothier on Sun, Apr 7, 2013

Memphis, TN. Named #1 City For Single-Family Rentals

Realtytrac, the California based on-line foreclosure marketplace has quickly become a fantastic data aggregation site as well and their recent release naming the Top 20 markets to buy single-family rentals made a lot of headlines.  Using data, Realtytrac names the 20 Top Markets by price point and income potential.  At Memphis Invest, we realized several years ago that there were certain dynamics that made Memphis unique when compared to many cities around the country.  This has been fairly well documented by the number of times Memphis appears on man Top lists for everything ranging from affordability, retirement, starting a business, starting a family, receiving health care...and now for investing in single-family homes.

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Reduction in Available Housing a Memphis, TN Real Estate Trend

By Chris Clothier on Tue, Apr 2, 2013

A clear trend in Memphis real estate has become apparent in the last few years. Due to a combination of factors, the inventory of available housing has been on a sharp decline. According to figures from a recent article in The Commercial Appeal, the inventory of houses for sale has decreased from 13,300 in January of 2008 to fewer than 6,000 in January of 2013.

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