Chris Ragland

  • Chris Ragland has managed real estate related businesses for the past twenty years. Brokerage, Disposition, Insurance, Management, Finance, Development; Chris has exposure to all aspects of real estate, but his favorite role to play is investment mentor. An active investor and principal in several real estate related ventures, Chris continues his mentoring mission through his investment firm, Ragland. In addition to real estate, Chris serves on several boards for non-profits and is also active in the start-up community in Austin, Texas.

Chris's Resident Expert Courses

A Mentor’s Perspective on REI Education
Resident Expert Course: Financial Strategies for Market Corrections
From their respective skillsets, several of our Think Realty Resident Experts detail different financial strategies to navigate market corrections and mitigate the impacts of inflation and other economic upheavals.

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A Mentor’s Perspective on REI Education

A Mentor’s Perspective on REI Education

| Article | Operations
Real estate investment does not have to be a solitary pursuit; it can be a collaborative effort. In the ever-evolving landscape of real estate investment, the roles of education and thought leadership cannot be overstated. Whether one is a seasoned investor or entering the realm of real estate for the ...
Sometimes Legislation Is “Signaling”

Sometimes Legislation Is “Signaling”

| Article | Legislation
Legislation is sometimes used to send a message. Earlier this year it was brought to the attention of Think Realty’s Government Relations Committee (GRC) that a bill—Stop Predatory Investing Act—was making its way through the Senate. Members of our committee found it odd there was no bill summary, and we ...
Think Realty Podcast #275 – Market Update with Chris Ragland & Eddie Wilson

Think Realty Podcast #275 – Market Update with Chris Ragland & Eddie Wilson

| Podcast | Market & Trends
The market is up and down, banks are failing, and interest rates are rising… where do we go from here? Eddie sat down with Chris Ragland to discuss updates within the market, his take on the banking industry, and where the Fed is going and if there is a correlation ...
Module 1 – Diversify, Diversify, Diversify

Module 1 – Diversify, Diversify, Diversify

00:25:25 | Join one of our newest resident experts, Chris Ragland, CEO of Ragland Realty, as he discusses why diversified funding sources are critical to your business. Diversifying your funding sources will ensure you don't miss out on that perfect deal when it comes along. Other Videos in This Course ...
Government Relations Committee News

Government Relations Committee News

| Article | Legislation
Day on the Hill Follow-up Earlier this year, members of the Government Relations Committee and other volunteers from Think Realty met with members of Congress as well as staff from the offices of representatives Maxine Waters and Sherrod Brown. Think Realty Committee members are currently following up with staff from ...
Think Realty Podcast #249 – The Current Market, Is It Up or Down?

Think Realty Podcast #249 – The Current Market, Is It Up or Down?

Eddie Wilson sits down with longtime friend and fellow investor Chris Ragland, to discuss their thoughts on the current market, what percentage Ragland allocates toward real estate versus other asset classes and he shares his biggest piece of advice. Plus with some statistics pointing to a growing market and some ...
What’s Ahead for the Multifamily Sector in Texas? June
Think Realty’s New Government Relations Committee Identifies First Key Issue

Think Realty’s New Government Relations Committee Identifies First Key Issue

| Article | Legislation
Welcome to the first Legislative Lookout brought to you by the Government Relations Committee at Think Realty. Our aim is to provide you with a quick update on what we have been working on, specifically as it relates to issues that impact real estate investors and stakeholders such as yourself ...
Mind-the-Gap

Mind the Gap

| Article | Growth, Operations
If you’re in the business, you probably already know that real estate investment can be one of the most lucrative financial pursuits out there. In a prosperous economy and a housing market that seems to be going from strong to stronger, it’s easy to get caught up in maximizing your ...