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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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Horrendous House to Immaculate Sanctuary - Dallas-Ft. Worth Turnkey Transformation

By Chris Clothier on Tue, Jun 9, 2020

This week’s Transformation Tuesday comes from Dallas-Ft.Worth, Texas. Horrendous might be an understatement for this home; a junked yard, depleted kitchen, and deteriorating bathroom left this house nothing but a pit. Luckily, there isn’t anything our expert team of contractors can’t handle, so we renovated this home into something that was as unrecognizable as it was beautiful.

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How Higher Home Inspection Ratings Lead to Longer Occupancies

By Chris Clothier on Mon, Jun 8, 2020

"What you focus on, you improve."

Over the last few months, REI Nation and Premier Property Management have worked diligently to increase the home inspection scores of the properties under our management. Our scale begins at 1, indicating that the home needs major improvements before it should be available for residency. The numbers on our scale range to 5 with an additional score of Perfect for houses in which the Inspector deems have no discernible issues. Our goal is to have every property reach a Perfect score.

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These Key Qualities Indicate Long-Term Investment Potential

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Jun 3, 2020

Recently, Forbes published a list of “booming” housing markets amid the COVID-19 crisis. In this case, “booming” means “more quickly recovering” than other housing markets around the United States. These markets share a few things in common. 

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Abominable Abode to Contemporary Classic - Little Rock Turnkey Transformation

By Chris Clothier on Tue, Jun 2, 2020

This week’s Transformation Tuesday comes from Little Rock, Arkansas. This honey mustard-colored house tucked between towering trees needed some serious attention, both inside and out. The yellow exterior carried over to the kitchen and bathrooms, burdening the house with its outdated feel. But after enough TLC carried out by our expert team of contractors, this home’s potential has been realized.

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The Investor’s Roadmap to Wise Financial Decision-making

By Chris Clothier on Fri, May 29, 2020

Big financial decisions are difficult to make. It doesn’t matter how much experience you have as an investor, either. We still feel that rush of uncertainty, that feeling of standing on the edge of something big. Deciding to step off the edge on faith is scary. After all, no investment is a sure thing. There’s always risk. What if you make the wrong move?

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3 Post-Pandemic Real Estate Market Predictions

By Chris Clothier on Wed, May 27, 2020

As the pandemic impact stretches into the summer, we gain more clarity on the ripple effects shaking employment, healthcare, and real estate — among other areas of life. From the very beginning, we knew this was something big. Everything has been thrown into the chaos of anxiety and uncertainty. It was tough to tell how exactly it would all come out in the wash.

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Boarded Blight Gets a Modern Makeover - Oklahoma City Turnkey Transformation

By Chris Clothier on Tue, May 26, 2020

This week’s Transformation Tuesday comes from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Boarded windows, dust-covered cabinets, and soiled ceramic tarnished this OKC single-family home. And that was just on the inside. But after a little bit of TLC, our expert team of contractors transformed this house into an inviting place. See for yourself in the before and after photos below.

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3 Considerations for Real Estate Investors Amid Uncertainty

By Chris Clothier on Fri, May 22, 2020

Investors of every kind look for the opportunities that they can count on. They want to be able to, at least to some degree, predict the future. While no worthwhile investment comes without risk, there is something to be said for the predictable, reliable, and proven. 

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Will the Rise of Remote Working Shift the Real Estate Market?

By Chris Clothier on Wed, May 20, 2020

As real estate investors, we’re always hyper-aware of changes in the real estate market. This has been especially true since COVID-19 came ashore. It’s all-too-easy for investors to panic about the state of the market — or rather, panic about what they’re afraid the state of the market will become — when, as always, we adapt to thrive.

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Hollow House to Harmonious Home - Tulsa Turnkey Transformation

By Chris Clothier on Tue, May 19, 2020

This week’s Transformation Tuesday comes from Tulsa, Oklahoma. This 1960s single-family home needed a lot of work, both inside and out. From a stripped living room to brightly colored kitchen cabinets, our expert team of contractors had quite a bit to keep them busy. To see how they transformed this home into a fresh, modern paradise, check out the stunning before and after pictures below.

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