John Trautman, Author at Think Realty | A Real Estate of Mind

John Trautman

Real Estate Knowledge Institute

John Trautman is founder and CEO of the Real Estate Knowledge Institute (REKI). An author, entrepreneur and longtime real estate investor, he is committed to inspiring and helping other aspiring real estate investors who have an interest in everything from home flipping to buying and selling rental properties to earning passive income through various real estate investments. REKI is the fulfillment of Trautman’s ambition to act as a credible and responsive expert who is available to mentor and counsel individuals about the fundamental rules of real estate investing in an intelligent and straight-forward manner.

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Why Real Estate is a Good Investment

Is real estate a good investment? That is the big question on many people’s minds. It seems as the housing bubble fades into the background, mortgage rates remain low, and… more
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Detroit: The Come Back City

We’ve been investing in Detroit since 2009. Although we picked Detroit eight years ago, I believe that now is a better time to invest in the city than ever before.… more
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How to Find the Best Mentor for You

Many people who consider real estate investing can find themselves at a loss, not knowing how to move forward. Then, they quit before they ever get started despite this being… more
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What’s Your Number?

How much time do you spend on planning a vacation versus planning your financial future? This was a question asked to me years ago, and it hit home. Now, when… more