About us

Who we are.

REI Houses is a team of professional real estate investors who love working with homeowners and investors alike to reach a mutually beneficial goal. The REI Houses team came together by way of the Flipping America Guru, Roger Blankenship

The team was formed due to the members unique skill sets and equal passion for real estate investing. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, REI houses virtually conducts the buying and selling of real estate nationwide adapting to today’s current markets and situations of society’s current state. Our buying comes from various sources including but not limited to individual sellers, bank foreclosures, and other investors as REI Houses is always looking at unorthodox ways of lead generation and forming creative deal structures to benefit everyone.

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How we work

Because of the REI Houses team’s multi-disciplined approaches using a wide range of expertise in technology, data analysis, sourcing, management, and marketing the team can find deals that fit a model allowing us to price our properties with profit potential for our buyers.

A majority of selling is done virtually and REI Houses sells to investors and homeowners alike. If you have a property you are interested in selling or are looking for an investment property for rehab or rental don’t hesitate to call, email, or sign up using the form provided. 

Our Philosophy

The REI Houses team believes real estate investing is the best means of achieving generational wealth. We believe in utilizing multiple strategies in our own real estate investing and encourage you too as well. We fix and flip, wholesale properties, have rentals, and utilize owner financing for deal structuring. Our belief in utilizing multiple strategies for real estate investing is demonstrated by the houses we have for sale.

Our Team

Roger Blankenship

Roger Blankenship is the “Flipping America Guy.” He is the host of the nationally syndicated real estate show, “Flipping America,” which is heard coast to coast three times every week. Roger’s an author, educator, motivational and inspirational speaker, and business leader. He has personally fixed and flipped more than 1000 houses and has been a part of hundreds more real estate transactions. Purchasing and selling more than 1500 properties across the United States. Roger is a unique and visionary leader with a broad background in corporate and nonprofit leadership and a lifelong history of entrepreneurial ventures. His corporate career gave him a strong background in staff development, cost management, process evaluation and work-flow improvements. His skills in curricular design, strategic planning and vision-casting have allowed him to help many companies develop new approaches and new products. Hence the vision and creation of the REI Houses Team.

Ernesto Trotman

Ernesto Trotman has had a thrill for small business ventures since he was young and always had his eye on the real estate world. With a background in Electrical Engineering graduating from Georgia Tech with a Bachelor of Science, Ernesto entered the world of consulting shortly after college. His work in consulting enabled him to gain skills in project management, implementation and coordination of resources, networking as he has worked with a multitude of individuals from all different backgrounds. Ernesto’s expertise is in maximizing efficiency, whether using formulas and or templates to cut down on manual use times and repetitive works. Putting himself under Roger Blankenship and the Flipping America program he was able to leverage his current attributes set and bring his implementation skills to the REI Houses Team.

Raghu Valusani

Raghu Valusani has worked at many Fortune 500 companies, but strongly believes fortunes are made in Real Estate and not in a 40 hour a week job. He believes it so strongly that he left his very successful career in Information Technology to become a realtor in Georgia. Originally earning his M.S in Electrical & Computer Engineering from WSU, Wichita, KS, he has had his share of both worlds. Raghu has performed in many roles starting from Documentum Developer to Development Team Lead and Support Team Lead, where he managed teams on-shore & off-shore becoming a top-level manger and coordinating as many as 12 teams simultaneously. A lifelong learner, Raghu self-taught to earn his real estate license. As his interest and curiosity grew in the real estate world, he also began to explore various strategies of investing. Joining Roger Blankenship's Flipping America educational program as he expounded upon his knowledge, he then became a guru for processes and controls to help maximize efficiency when utilizing various strategies of investing as a key part of the REI Houses Team.

Helen Ishii

Helen Ishii found her way into the real estate field by following her heart and passion of helping others and utilizing her marketing and management expertise she was able to network with many other real estate professionals. She has more than 20 years of experience in marketing and sales management, primarily with engineering firms. First in nuclear engineering and then working with high tech maintenance technologies, in these roles Helen was the Marketing Manager with a staff of 12. She ran a budget, excluding salaries, in excess of $2 million and was primarily responsible for the marketing of nine product lines that grossed more than $60 million in annual sales. Eventually her heart, marketing expertise, and management experience led her to the non-profit sector, working with private foundations and other Grantmakers. Now she is voice and exhilarating life force of the REI Houses Team.

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