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Turnkey Real Estate Investing

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Disaster Zone to Welcome Home - Dallas-Ft.Worth Turnkey Transformation

By Chris Clothier on Tue, Oct 19, 2021

This week’s Transformation Tuesday is from Dallas-Ft. Worth, Texas

This is a newer built home than we typically acquire, however you'll soon see why were able to get a deal on this investment property! In addition to normal wear and tear, the kitchen and living area was scorched beyond recognition. Outside, literal caution tape diminished any sort of curb appeal still intact! However, with an expert team on our side, we were able to complete an incredible-before-and-after, making for a happy family of investors and residents. 

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Frilly Pink to Stately Space - Dallas-Ft. Worth Turnkey Transformation

By Chris Clothier on Tue, Jul 13, 2021

This week’s Transformation Tuesday is from Dallas-Ft.Worth, Texas!

This brick beauty boasts large living spaces and vaulted ceilings, but the high-pile pink carpets and random brick columns could easily distract from these features. Outside, the front yard was in fine shape, but the back yard was shaggy with let-go landscaping and broken-down fencing. After thorough renovation, now the house feels open and bright for its residents. 

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The Real Estate Investor’s (Updated) Guide to Dallas, Texas

By Chris Clothier on Thu, Jul 8, 2021

The Lone Star state is home to some of the nation’s most vibrant economies and real estate markets. Houston, San Antonio, and Austin likely come to mind — along with Dallas!  Dallas is the third-largest city in Texas, just behind Houston and San Antonio with an estimated 2020 population of 1,347,120. 

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A Dallas, Texas Market Update for Real Estate Investors

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Oct 9, 2019

Even as the nation stirs with rumors and worries of a recession, we see that many markets provide both a healthy market balance and a secure, growing job sector. There’s a reason prospects for North Texas cities are positive — it remains one of the best areas in the nation for job growth. 

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Why the Housing Inventory Surge Matters in These Texas Markets

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Apr 10, 2019

Since the Great Recession hit in 2008, housing markets across the nation have struggled to bounce back in terms of inventory. While most of us saw the effects of the housing crisis in foreclosures and plummeting home prices, there was a great toll on the construction and home building sector happening simultaneously.

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Why Texas Real Estate Investments are Still a No-Brainer in 2019

By Chris Clothier on Fri, Feb 15, 2019

Investing in Texas real estate in 2019 is still a good move for your portfolio.

When we think about what causes problems for your portfolio, we don't think about the housing market slowing or slight increases in interest rates. However, when we look for evidence of good markets to invest in, we do think about what we're seeing in Dallas. At Memphis Invest, we take the investment markets we choose very seriously.

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Why DFW is the Fastest Growing Metroplex in the Nation (And What It Means for Investors)

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Jul 11, 2018

When they say everything’s bigger in Texas, they really aren’t kidding. Just to give you a real glimpse into the size of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, let us give you some quick comparisons. The metroplex itself encompasses 9,286 square miles, making it larger than both Rhode Island and Connecticut combined. It includes 13 Texas counties and boasts a population of roughly 7.4 million as of the 2017 census estimate.

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An Analysis of Dallas Investment Real Estate for Investors

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Nov 9, 2016

While Houston was the market in Texas that garnered the most attention in recent years for being the hottest market around, it wasn’t the only star of the show in the Lone Star state—not by far! Texas has been home to several real estate champions: Houston, Austin, and, you guessed it: Dallas.

All three cities rank in the top five real estate markets in the nation, and Dallas actually ranks ninth in the world for investments. It’s not just a seller’s market, it’s a landlord’s market, and many real estate professionals are calling DFW one of the hottest real estate markets seen in decades.

Naturally, that’s not the full story. There are a lot of questions left unanswered about Dallas’s real estate market. How big was the impact of the oil crash? What’s the economic landscape like? Where’s the trajectory headed? What’s the long-term outlook for investors? Are rapidly increasing property prices creating a bubble?

What is the best course of action for investors who want to strike on Dallas real estate?

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5 Key Summer Updates on Dallas Real Estate

By Chris Clothier on Sat, Jun 11, 2016

Things are cooking in Dallas-Ft. Worth! For all of the fears surrounding the Texas real estate market in 2016 due to the flagging energy sector, real estate has refused to flinch. Overall, the success seen in Dallas real estate has been nothing short of astounding—but not without its lingering questions, concerns, and pain points.

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Dallas Rises Into Top 5 Real Estate Markets for 2016

By Chris Clothier on Sat, Feb 13, 2016

Big news for Dallas. While Houston has been in the spotlight for the past few years, it’s Dallas-Ft. Worth that’s on everyone’s radar for 2016!

DFW landed on Zillow’s Top Ten Hottest Housing Markets for 2016 list, and came in third: only behind Denver and Seattle. Dallas isn’t just highly regarded by Zillow: Dallas ranked fourth hottest market by Realtor.com in December, up from it’s fifth place spot the previous month. 

What’s made Dallas so hot? What are experts saying about 2016? Let’s take a look!

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