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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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Avoid These 5 Common Passive Investment Missteps

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Feb 26, 2020

No one said investing would be easy. Any ace investor will recount the mistakes they’ve made on their way to financial freedom. When it comes to real estate investing — particularly passive investing — we often underestimate the risks and potential pitfalls in front of us.

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Crumbling Craftsman Comes Together - Houston Turnkey Transformation

By Chris Clothier on Tue, Feb 25, 2020

This week’s Turnkey Transformation comes from Houston, Texas! This beautiful house had seen some serious neglect. Christmas lights were still stringed along the outside, and inside, ghosts of Christmas past seemingly lurked between the slates of half-torn out walls. In getting this home primed for the market, we made sure to accentuate the high ceilings and spacious feel for the future residents.

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4 Ways to Determine the Trustworthiness of a Turnkey Company

By Chris Clothier on Sat, Feb 22, 2020

So much of your success as a turnkey real estate investor hinges on the quality and reputation of the company you choose to work with. At REI Nation, we value our reputation — our track record of success and excellent customer service. The same can’t be said of all real estate investment companies. 

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2020 Marks a Bright New Decade for the Memphis Market

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Feb 19, 2020

Memphis is our hometown. We started our real estate investment business here in 2003 and have only seen our number of investors grow. From the beginning, we have focused on bringing world-class single-family investment properties to our partners.

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'90s Dread to True Homestead - Little Rock Turnkey Transformation

By Chris Clothier on Tue, Feb 18, 2020

This week’s Turnkey Transformation comes from Little Rock, Arkansas! We transformed this ‘90s wreck into something truly wonderful. There's no denying that this place needed some good ole TLC. From a brand new roof to a revitalized kitchen, nothing in this house went unturned! Be sure to check out the original Pepto-Bismol pink walls and completely transformed living room for a glimpse at our expert team’s awesome work. By the end, we couldn't wait to have the this cozy and spacious home on the market for its future residents to live in! 

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Is Investing in Rental Properties a Sustainable Real Estate Strategy?

By Chris Clothier on Fri, Feb 14, 2020

Real estate investment is a time-honored method. There’s no doubt about that. However, the variations within the concept of real estate investing set the stage for questions as to what is truly the best way to invest.

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6 Great Wealth-Building Books to Read in 2020

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Feb 12, 2020

Are you continuing your education? For the investor and wealth-builder, the continual growth of your financial know-how is invaluable. While we’re a huge advocate of using podcasts to further your education in bite-sized pieces, nothing beats a great print resource. 

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From Trash Bin to Welcoming Den - Tulsa Turnkey Transformation

By Chris Clothier on Tue, Feb 11, 2020

This week’s Turnkey Transformation comes from Tulsa, Oklahoma! We start this transformation overview with a question: what are two assets that can make any home feel inviting? The answer: a gorgeous bay window and an elongated fireplace. This home had both of those features, yet they were lost due to neglect and outdated interiors. To see how we brought these features back to life, check out the photos below!

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Manage Risk By Investing in Real Estate Long-Term

By Chris Clothier on Fri, Feb 7, 2020

When you decide to take on the role of real estate investor, you are faced with a slew of choices to make and questions to ask. The strategies you employ as a real estate investor are extremely significant in terms of future opportunities, risk management, and how hands-on you have to be. For the new real estate investor, the first choice you make is whether or not to invest in the short-term or in the long-term.

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Will 2020 Bring the Fall of the Houston Real Estate Market?

By Chris Clothier on Thu, Feb 6, 2020

Speculation is a natural part of the real estate world. We’re always looking for the next big thing and, at the same time, preparing ourselves for worst-case scenarios. In a post-Great Recession world, can you really blame us? That said, it’s important that, particularly in buy-and-hold real estate investment, we are prudent in our analysis and decision-making.

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