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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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A Comprehensive Comparison of 3 Great Alabama Real Estate Markets

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Jun 15, 2022

Some of the newest real estate markets in our repertoire at REI Nation are in the great state of Alabama: Birmingham, Tuscaloosa, and Huntsville.

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Rickety to Relaxing - Little Rock Turnkey Transformation

By Chris Clothier on Tue, Jun 14, 2022

This week’s Transformation Tuesday is from Little Rock, Arkansas

This spacious single-family appeared deceptively compact from the outside. Dingy colors on the exterior, plus a makeshift outdoor oven in the side yard, added up to disaster! Inside, half-hearted efforts to renovate left the living spaces segmented, when the bathrooms were in the most need of an update! 

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The State of Single-Family Rentals Entering Summer 2022

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Jun 8, 2022

On the cusp of the summer home-buying season, it’s becoming more and more evident that the housing shortage poses a problem for the average buyer. In fact, there’s a shortage of some 5 million homes across the nation. 

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Heaps & Piles - Memphis Turnkey Transformation

By Chris Clothier on Tue, Jun 7, 2022

This week’s Transformation Tuesday is from Memphis, Tennessee

Hidden by a wrought iron fence and an old trellis, the unassuming original state of this property hid its potential well. Inside, that potential was buried under decades of left-behind junk. Thankfully, this mess was nothing our team couldn't handle! 

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The Search for Housing Affordability Points to Investor Hotspots

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Jun 1, 2022

Although increasing mortgage interest rates have begun to cool the costs of the real estate market, buyers and homeowners are finding themselves going to extremes to keep costs in check.

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Paneling & Patterns - San Antonio Turnkey Transformation

By Chris Clothier on Tue, May 31, 2022

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

You might've missed this house in its original condition, obscured as it was by overgrown trees and bushes that ran nearly the full length of the house! Inside, however, the empty spaces seemed to echo with dated motifs: wood paneling, patterned wallpaper, and off-putting colors left and right. Thankfully, our team knew just what to do to take this property back to its roots. 

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Resident Longevity is Key to Peak Rental Property Performance

By Chris Clothier on Wed, May 25, 2022

If you’re reading this, you’re either interested in or already investing in buy-and-hold rental properties. You’re in this thing for the long haul.

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Alabama Slam Dunk - Tuscaloosa Turnkey Transformation

By Chris Clothier on Tue, May 24, 2022

This week’s Transformation Tuesday is from Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

We love showcasing our newest markets in Alabama, and are particularly proud to share this ranch-style single-family residence based in Crimson Tide country. We saw a lot of potential in this family-friendly property, as dated as it appeared in its original condition.

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Fear Not: Your Real Estate Market is Unlikely to See a Price Decline

By Chris Clothier on Wed, May 18, 2022

We’re all feeling the effects of inflation in the U.S., but if you’re looking to buy real estate or currently own real estate, you’re feeling – or fearing – the impact of the central bank’s primary inflation-curbing strategy.

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Rehab Walkthrough: May 17, 2022

By Chris Clothier on Tue, May 17, 2022

On this week's rehab walkthrough, Matt is joined by Kendall McKinney on a tour of this beautiful home in Cordova, TN!

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