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Who We Are

We launched REthority in 2019 to fill the void in the real estate content market. With the goal of being your first stop for all things real estate, we publish guides, product reviews, and tips for making the most of your real estate investment.

Our team is comprised of real estate experts, industry professionals, and product review specialists, and we put our experience to work to help you make buying and owning real estate a little easier.

We’re a passionate bunch that love to travel, spend time with family, and educate our readers about all things real estate.

We’re proud of what we’ve built, and have shared our expertise with the world’s biggest publications, including Forbes, The Washington Post, Reader’s Digest, Martha Stewart, Time, Business Insider, and more.

Andrew Helling, editor of

Andrew Helling


Andrew is a previously licensed real estate agent and holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Banking from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

After working in roles in both commodities and equities trading (and obtaining his Life and Health Insurance, Series 7, and 65 licenses), he transitioned to a career in property management.

This allowed him to gain hands-on experience in real estate and lay the foundation on which is built.

When Andrew’s not writing about real estate, you can find him doing DIY projects around his house, Jeeping, flying, or spending time with his lovely wife Christie and their dogs Nelson and Teddy.

Debra Carpenter

Marketing & Content Strategist

Debra is a Nashville-based content creator and strategist. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in professional studies from Middle Tennessee State University. After a decade in different marketing roles, she discovered her passion for building exceptional real estate content.

Writing for respected publications like Forbes and HuffPost, she’s interviewed and worked with hundreds of real estate professionals to gain a deeper understanding of the industry.

Today, she focuses on collaborating with the REthority team to develop top-tier guides, lists, and in-depth articles exploring all parts of the real estate world.

When she’s not working, Debra can be found cheering for her favorite NFL team (Geaux Saints!), tending her growing collection of houseplants, and hosting weekly family game nights.

Debra Carpenter, marketing and content strategist for

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