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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.

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Disheveled to Dreamy - Tulsa Turnkey Transformation

By Chris Clothier on Tue, Dec 21, 2021

This week’s Transformation Tuesday is from Tulsa, Oklahoma.

The original state of this residence was modest, and perhaps a little messy. Clunky carpets and mismatched colors did no favors for the exterior or interior. Now, residents can enjoy a bright, warm home for a long time! 

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Rehab Walkthrough: December 19, 2021

By Chris Clothier on Mon, Dec 20, 2021

Take a peek as Mark Anderson, Director of Renovations, walks us through a 1,361 sqft. new-build in Little Rock, Arkansas. This property, located in a neighborhood that has 10+ REI Nation new-build homes, has all the bells-and-whistles including vinyl plank flooring, granite countertops, and stainless steal appliances.

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The Real Estate Investor's Year-End Due Diligence Checklist

By Chris Clothier on Thu, Dec 16, 2021

With 2021 coming to a close, it’s time to look forward to 2022. After all, there’s no time to twiddle our thumbs. The best real estate investors are always moving forward and getting the job done. But do you know what needs doing?

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Little Slice of Heaven - Memphis Turnkey Transformation

By Chris Clothier on Tue, Dec 14, 2021

This week’s Transformation Tuesday is from Memphis, Tennessee.

The original state of this property may have been idyllic from the outside, but walking inside would have run you right back out the door! Rough flooring and outdated features were anything but welcoming. Now, after a bit of work, this home is resident ready! 

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What Happens When a Real Estate Market Slows Down?

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Dec 8, 2021

Every real estate investor is actively or acutely aware of their market conditions, be it in their specific investment markets or in the United States as a whole.

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Rental Update: December 7, 2021

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Dec 8, 2021

On this week's rental update, Nate recaps November's final numbers, and what you can expect for the month of December. He discusses this holiday season's trends and how REI plans to purchase more properties overall.

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Scattered to Serene - San Antonio Turnkey Transformation

By Chris Clothier on Tue, Dec 7, 2021

This week’s Transformation Tuesday is from San Antonio, Texas.

We love the unique features of this 1970's ranch, from the arched brick entryway to the exposed beams in the living area and master bedroom. All of our work in renovating was meant to shine a light on them, as we worked to clear up the unmaintained exterior and brighten up the mussy interior. 

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5 Underappreciated Benefits of Passive Real Estate Investing

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Dec 1, 2021

Let’s be honest – passive investing doesn’t sound like the most exciting thing in the world. And truth be told, it’s not supposed to be! The big benefits of passive real estate investment aren’t about the thrills of sealing deals and making fast-paced executive decisions.

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Rehab Walkthrough: November 24, 2021

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Dec 1, 2021

Take a peek as Mark Anderson, Director of Renovations, walks us through a beautiful Arlington, Tennessee property actively being renovated. During the walkthrough, Mark shares why REI renovates the outside of the home first and the importance of job site organization for prospective residents.

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The Purge: Hoarder Edition - St. Louis Turnkey Transformation

By Chris Clothier on Tue, Nov 30, 2021

This week’s Transformation Tuesday is from St. Louis, Missouri. 

Don't worry, this horror story has a happy ending! The unassuming exterior of the original condition of this house belied an interior overflowing with left-behind detritus like dolls, old computers, and more. After our team was done, you'd never know it the fright it once was! 

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