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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

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The Sunbelt Returns as the U.S. Real Estate Hotspot

By Chris Clothier on Thu, Jun 8, 2023

According to Bankrate and Market Watch, the Sunbelt – specifically the Southeast – is the hottest region for real estate. West Coast and Rust Belt markets have grown cold due to massive price spikes and stagnant job growth, respectively. Meanwhile, 18 of the top 20 markets in the Bankrate Housing Heat Index are in the Sunbelt region.

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Investment Opportunities Knocking: Build Your Real Estate Portfolio with These SFRs!

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Jun 7, 2023

Recently renovated single-family rentals can diversify your investment portfolio, generate passive income, and build wealth over time. 

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How to Spot a Questionable Real Estate Investment Market

By Chris Clothier on Tue, Jun 6, 2023

The question of location is the biggest in real estate. We know just how important the “where” is in purchasing properties! While you want to invest in a robust and growing market, you also want to be wary of overhyped areas. Finding that sweet spot is tricky.

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Top Tips for Saving Up to Buy Your First Investment Property

By Chris Clothier on Thu, Jun 1, 2023

When it comes to investing in real estate, getting started is the hardest part. This has always been true, but it’s even more evident in an economic climate that puts homeownership out of reach for so many. If you can barely afford to buy your own home, how can you begin to consider saving up to invest in real estate?

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Our BTR Properties: Built, Rented, & Ready for Investors Like You!

By Chris Clothier on Wed, May 31, 2023

You may know that REI Nation specializes in single-family investment properties, but you may not know that we deliver both recently renovated and build-to-rent options!

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Why Build-to-Rent Is the New Wave in Real Estate Investment

By Chris Clothier on Tue, May 30, 2023

Housing affordability has been a big problem in the U.S. real estate market as far back as the Great Recession. Signs aren’t pointing to relief, even as economists predict a major market correction in 2023. The fact of the matter is this – the United States needs between four and five million more homes than it has right now.

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The Due Diligence Checklist for Passive Real Estate Investors

By Chris Clothier on Thu, May 25, 2023

Due diligence is a simple concept to understand but challenging to execute. It’s anticipating and mitigating risk, gathering accurate facts and data for informed decision-making, and doing your best to ensure you’re building your wealth and managing risk exposure.

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SFRs Served Up in Time for Summer!

By Chris Clothier on Wed, May 24, 2023

No matter what season you're in as an investor, REI Nation is ready to partner with you toward your financial goals. 

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The Best Strategies for Actually Reducing Rental Turnover

By Chris Clothier on Tue, May 23, 2023

Real estate investors all know that resident retention is essential. Property vacancies are costly not only for the lack of rental income but also for the costs associated with filling that vacancy. Reducing turnover is often a matter you can control and adjust as you go. Sometimes, however, investors hurt their chances from the start.

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4 Factors Keeping Investors on Board with SFRs

By Chris Clothier on Thu, May 18, 2023

The state of the U.S. real estate market may have you questioning whether or not investing in real estate is worth it. Let’s get this out of the way: every stage and season of the market carries distinct challenges and advantages. It doesn’t benefit your portfolio to wish for a bygone era.

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