<img height="1" width="1" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=113643043990058&amp;ev=PageView &amp;noscript=1">

Turnkey Real Estate Investing

Chris Clothier

Entrepreneur, writer, speaker, ultra-endurance athlete, husband & father of five beautiful children. Chris puts these natural talents on display every day. As a partner at REI Nation, Chris addresses small and large audiences of real estate investors and business professionals nationwide several times each year. Chris is also an active writer, weekly publishing real estate, leadership, and endurance training articles.

Recent Posts

16 min read

The Investor's (Updated) Guide to Memphis Real Estate

By Chris Clothier on Thu, May 13, 2021

REI Nation calls Memphis home. This famous southern city is near and dear not only on a personal level but on a professional one as well. While we have expanded into real estate markets across the South and beyond, Memphis is where we first cut our teeth nearly twenty years ago.

Continue Reading
4 min read

Rental Demand Soars in Real Estate Squeeze

By Chris Clothier on Wed, May 12, 2021

While much of the news has been focused on the traditional real estate market, investors know that there is more happening in more niche areas of the market. Beyond buying and selling, the rental market is seeing its own upheaval. 

Continue Reading
3 min read

Two-Tone Tudor - Oklahoma City Turnkey Transformation

By Chris Clothier on Tue, May 11, 2021

This week’s Transformation Tuesday comes from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma!

Walking through the original state of the house was a trip down memory lane. The interior was decked in decades-old details, and the tudor-style exterior was hidden behind overgrown landscaping and monochrome siding. Thanks to our hard-working renovation team, this blast from the past is now a real beauty. Scroll down for more pictures! 

Continue Reading
4 min read

Buy-and-Hold is the #1 Strategy in Today's Market Frenzy

By Chris Clothier on Wed, May 5, 2021

Buy-and-hold real estate investing is your best strategy in the middle of a nationwide real estate boom. The state of the housing market has been called “insane” for its intense bidding wars and hyper-expensive prices.

Continue Reading
4 min read

Gloomy to Gleaming - Dallas-Ft.Worth Turnkey Transformation

By Chris Clothier on Tue, May 4, 2021

This week’s Transformation Tuesday comes from Dallas-Ft. Worth, Texas!

From exterior to interior, the original state of this house had loud colors and shadowy corners. Not the most inviting of looks for a rental property! With a suite of updates done by our renovations team, now this sizable family home is a clean slate.

Continue Reading
4 min read

Your OK Credit Score Won't Be Enough as Lending Standards Tighten

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Apr 28, 2021

In this moment of low supply and high demand, obtaining a loan for businesses, automobiles, and homes is nearly impossible without a pristine credit report. We’ll get into why, but know this: if credit scores are important for the Average Joe, they’re doubly important for the real estate investor.

Continue Reading
3 min read

Cluttered and Dated to Clean and Detailed - Tulsa Turnkey Transformation

By Chris Clothier on Tue, Apr 27, 2021

This week’s Transformation Tuesday comes from Tulsa, Oklahoma!

The original state of this home wasn't exactly welcoming. The curb appeal was cluttered with a clunky carport extension and decking. But with the help of our expert team of contractors, the finished product feels friendly and fresh. Check it out for yourself! 

Continue Reading
4 min read

In Today's Real Estate Market, SFRs Are Essential

By Chris Clothier on Fri, Apr 23, 2021

Despite homebuyer activity reaching all-time highs over the past year, the rental market is as necessary as ever. Throughout the pandemic and its subsequent recession, Americans have found themselves feeling at odds with investors. Most specifically, at odds with landlords and property managers. In these trying economic times, many struggled to pay rent. 

Continue Reading
4 min read

Increasing Inventory Cools Overheating Real Estate Markets

By Chris Clothier on Thu, Apr 22, 2021

The trajectory of the real estate market has been a subject of debate over the past year. Investors, realtors, and other experts are always trying to predict what’s next; however, the new realities introduced by the COVID-19 pandemic make predicting that much more challenging. 

Continue Reading
4 min read

Chaotic Catastrophe to Fresh Start - Houston Turnkey Transformation

By Chris Clothier on Tue, Apr 20, 2021

This week’s Transformation Tuesday comes from Houston, Texas!

The “before” state of this property was such a mess, you’ll have to see the pictures to believe it! However, our expert team of contractors completing the renovations ensured that a new resident would never know the difference from their “after” reality. 

Continue Reading

Featured