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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 Memphis Invest, 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.

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A Buy-and-Hold Investor's Guide to Property Appreciation

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Dec 2, 2020

Investing in real estate offers a wide variety of benefits for the investor. While we tend to think of cash flow as the primary advantage of owning rental properties, it’s far from the only or the greatest advantage. We would argue that it is the combination of various benefits — including tax breaks, appreciation, cash flow, hedging against inflation, and more — that make real estate a truly worthwhile investment.

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From Dull to Dynamic - Memphis Turnkey Transformation

By Chris Clothier on Tue, Dec 1, 2020

This week’s Transformation Tuesday comes from Memphis, Tennessee! This single-family property had seen better days with its boarded windows, overgrown yards, and deteriorating walls. To see how our expert team of contractors transformed this property from dull to dynamic, check out the before and after pictures below!

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New REI Nation Investment Markets On the Horizon

By Chris Clothier on Fri, Nov 27, 2020

It’s hard to believe that just over fifteen years ago we started our turnkey investment company in Memphis. Over the years, we’ve successfully expanded to seven investment markets:

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What Investors Must Know About a Potential Housing Bubble

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Nov 25, 2020

The 2020 real estate market has been surprising in more ways than one. No one could have predicted that the market would not only survive, but thrive during an unprecedented global pandemic. If we look back at predictions earlier in the year and even pre-pandemic, a market crash was certainly on all our minds.

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Tacky House to Forever Home - Houston Turnkey Transformation

By Chris Clothier on Tue, Nov 24, 2020

This week’s Transformation Tuesday comes from Houston, Texas! This single-family home had a classic charm, but needed a serious overhaul. From its boarded windows to its deteriorating kitchen, the home needed expert attention from top to bottom. To see how we renovated this home into the perfect property, see the before and after pictures below!

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3 Key Rental Property Criteria for Your Buy-and-Hold Portfolio

By Chris Clothier on Fri, Nov 20, 2020

Do you know what makes a good long-term rental property? As real estate investors, we must never invest blind. We don’t want to snatch up investment properties just because they’re there. No — each investment we make should be an intentional, perfect fit for our portfolios.

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Southern Markets Are Heating Up for Real Estate Investors

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Nov 18, 2020

If you look at the REI Nation repertoire of investment markets, you’ll no doubt notice a trend. We tend to gravitate towards southern markets. While we’ve dipped into a bit of the Midwest in Tulsa and Oklahoma City, the farthest we’ve gone north is St. Louis, Missouri. 

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Ranch Revival - Little Rock Turnkey Transformation

By Chris Clothier on Tue, Nov 17, 2020

This week’s Transformation Tuesday comes from Little Rock, Arkansas! This ranch style home was tainted with poorly colored walls, an unkempt yard, and piles of trash from the previous owners. To see how we revived this single-family home into a beautiful property for its future family, check out the before and after pictures below!

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Investing in Real Estate Offers Much More Than Cash Flow

By Chris Clothier on Fri, Nov 13, 2020

What makes real estate a worthwhile investment? If you’re like our investors, you likely have more than one reason to value a real estate portfolio. What’s so compelling about real estate investment is that you do not benefit in only one or two ways for your efforts.

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Despite Real Estate Market Flurry, Renting Reigns

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Nov 11, 2020

Real estate has been a wild ride this year. From predictions of a market crash to the unexpected frenzy of market activity, it’s been anything but predictable. Real estate investors have had to cope with their fair share of concerns, too. 

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