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Turnkey Real Estate Investing

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8 Tactics for Improving Resident Retention in Your SFRs

By Chris Clothier on Thu, May 9, 2024

Resident retention is the investor’s best avenue to reliable cash flow. Vacancies cost money – costs for lost rental income, preparing for the next resident, and marketing the property, to name a few! As a real estate investor, one of your top priorities – regardless of your strategy – is to keep good residents for the long haul.

But how do we do that? What do retention rates mean? How are they calculated? Keep reading to find out more!

How Retention Rates Work

We can talk about metrics all day, but they’re useless if we don’t understand how to calculate and interpret the data! Generally speaking, your rental property retention rate is calculated by dividing the number of residents (or renter households) that moved out during a twelve-month period by the total number of residents/households you had over that same period. Then, multiply that result by 100. 

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Why Utilize SFRs for Passive Real Estate Investment?

By Chris Clothier on Tue, Feb 13, 2024

Between REITs and crowdfunding, there are more ways to earn passive income from real estate than ever. So many of these avenues promise lucrative results for little effort on the investor’s part. Why, then, should real estate investors consider single-family rentals instead? After all, don’t they demand more of your time, money, and attention?

Can’t you get the same results with less effort?

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Yes, We’re Still Investing in Real Estate. No, We Aren’t Crazy.

By Chris Clothier on Tue, Jan 9, 2024

Has investing in real estate fallen out of vogue?

Look around – everyone is feeling market pressure. They think buying a personal residence is far out of reach, let alone securing multiple investment properties. They’ll say it’s too expensive. That we should wait until prices or interest rates come down. That we’re nuts for still banking on real estate when the market is like this.

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Why You Should Consider Turnkey Real Estate for Your Portfolio in 2024

By Chris Clothier on Tue, Jan 2, 2024

Are you considering your next big wealth-building strategy? Looking for ways to strengthen your portfolio? Look no further: it’s time to go turnkey.

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Here’s What Rental Residents REALLY Want from SFRs

By Chris Clothier on Tue, Dec 26, 2023

Experienced real estate investors know even small factors can make or break their wealth-building efforts. While broadly, that single factor is due diligence, we want to get a little more specific. We’re talking about what your residents really want.

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8 Reasons SFRs Are Still Worth the Investment

By Chris Clothier on Thu, Dec 21, 2023

Between higher interest rates, stubbornly high property prices, and a competitive real estate market, you may wonder if investing in real estate is worth it anymore. And while the challenges facing the market (and investors) demand we pivot our strategies, none negate the benefits of investing in single-family rentals.

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Why the Build-to-Rent Model Is Here to Stay

By Chris Clothier on Thu, Dec 14, 2023

Homeownership hit at all-time low at 62.9% in 2016. While owning a home was once an integral part of the American Dream, we’re seeing it matter less and less to up-and-coming generations of homebuying age. Millennials and Gen Z, saddled with student debt and low wages, are often unable to afford a home – if they even want to buy in the first place.

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How (and When) to Consult Your Financial Advisor About Turnkey Real Estate

By Chris Clothier on Thu, Oct 19, 2023

We’ve all seen certain assets and investments go in and out of fashion.

However, real estate has long been a cornerstone of the economy at-large, mostly because land is a finite resource and shelter is an essential human need. There will always, then, be a demand for real estate in some form or fashion. For an investor, this lends certain reliability and stability that you would not find in other asset classes.

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8 Reasons Investors Flock to SFRs in a Tough Economy

By Chris Clothier on Tue, Oct 3, 2023

If you’re like most people, you’re feeling the squeeze of a tight, tough economy. At the same time, SFR investments are attracting more investors than ever! Throwing your proverbial hat into the ring might seem like a bigger challenge, but SFR investing makes it well worth it.

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Strong Fundamentals Mean Investors Prefer SFRs to Flips

By Chris Clothier on Thu, Sep 21, 2023

Fix-and-flip investments might make for compelling programming on HGTV, but investors prefer buy-and-hold rental properties. A recent Investor Sentiment Survey from RCN Capital demonstrated that rentals were the most popular of the three types of residential real estate investments.

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