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Retro Restoration - Dallas - Ft. Worth Turnkey Transformation

By Chris Clothier on Tue, Dec 29, 2020

This week’s Transformation Tuesday comes from Dallas - Ft. Worth, Texas! This retro, single-family home had endured a great amount of wear and tear over the years. From its damaged roof to its colorful interiors, our expert team of contractors renovated this home from top to bottom to get it into rent-ready conditions. To see the results, check out the before and after pictures below.

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4 Ways to Maximize Potential in Turnkey Real Estate Investment

By Chris Clothier on Fri, Dec 25, 2020

In real estate investment, there is a constant tension between scaling one’s portfolio and maximizing the potential of your current holdings. We all want to scale — after all, growing your portfolio grows your streams of income. 

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The Investor’s Guide to San Antonio, Texas

By Chris Clothier on Thu, Dec 24, 2020

Over the years, REI Nation has expanded into a handful of hand-picked, carefully vetted investment markets. From our beginnings in Memphis, Tennessee to a total of some seven investment markets for the past few years, we are again expanding the opportunities that we offer to our investors. Naturally, every market is selected with our investors in mind — for the longevity and quality of their investments, as well as our ability to offer the quality and attention to detail that you know REI Nation for.

With several new markets on the horizon, it’s high time we made proper introductions for the newest members of the REI Nation market family: starting with San Antonio, Texas.

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Why Single-Family Residential Homes Fit Our Model of Efficiency

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Dec 23, 2020

At REI Nation, we’re often asked if we would ever buy or manage multifamily properties. Oftentimes, these questions pertain to duplexes, quads, or other small apartments. 

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Outdated House to Timeless Home - St. Louis Turnkey Transformation

By Chris Clothier on Tue, Dec 22, 2020

This week’s Transformation Tuesday comes from St. Louis, Missouri! This '60s, single-family home had endured a great amount of wear and tear over the years. From its rocky roof to its outdated interiors, our expert team of contractors renovated this home from top to bottom to get it into rent-ready conditions. To see the results, check out the before and after pictures below.

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Why the Real Estate Cycle Seems Stuck

By Chris Clothier on Fri, Dec 18, 2020

The real estate cycle is a predictable and valuable indicator of current risks and opportunities for real estate investors. The real estate market moves in four different phases in the cycle before repeating. It’s important to note that every stage comes with its own unique risks and opportunities. A savvy investor can succeed in any season of the cycle. 

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6 Things Every Passive Investor Should Consider When Doing Due Diligence on a Turnkey Company

By Chris Clothier on Thu, Dec 17, 2020

I want to address some common misconceptions I’m hearing in my conversations recently. There are a lot of investors who believe passive and active investors should take the same approach to due diligence.

After 23 years buying and selling real estate, 18 years owning and operating a passive, turnkey investment company with my family, and having personally made or witnessed every mistake an investor can make, I believe it’s my duty to share my insight.

If you read this and take away nothing else, please take this: There is a fundamental difference in the approach a passive investor should take in doing due diligence as compared to an active investor.

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What Will the Post-COVID Real Estate Market Look Like?

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Dec 16, 2020

As millions of COVID-19 vaccines are expected to be distributed this week, with many more to follow across the United States, it seems like the end is in sight for the coronavirus pandemic that thoroughly shook our social, economic, and wellbeing in 2020. Of course, access to vaccinations is our best line of defense in face of deadly illnesses. Historically, vaccines have all but eradicated notable diseases throughout history.

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Experience Matters Magazine: Fall/Winter 2020-2021

By Chris Clothier on Tue, Dec 15, 2020

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Your 2020 Real Estate Market Year-in-Review

By Chris Clothier on Mon, Dec 14, 2020

It’s been a wild year for real estate. It’s difficult to think all the way back to the beginning of 2020 as it feels like it has dragged on for an eternity and, at the same time like we’re still stuck in a March quarantine time-loop. Despite the fog of the year, plenty has happened in real estate. You could say that this year has been one of the most surprising and exciting in quite some time! 

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