Michele Lerner is an award-winning freelance writer, editor and author who has been writing about real estate, personal finance and business topics for more than two decades.
She writes for regional, national and international publications in print and online for a variety of audiences including consumers, real estate investors, business owners and real estate professionals.
Her work has appeared in The Washington Post, The Washington Times, Urban Land magazine, NAREIT’s REIT magazine, National Real Estate Investor magazine and online at Bankrate.com, HSH.com, The Motley Fool, DailyFinance.com, Insurance.com, Fox Business, MSN, Yahoo, Investopedia.com, MoneyCrashers.com, GetRichSlowly.com and in numerous state and local realtor association publications.
Michele started her career in journalism at a local newspaper in Reston, Va., where she garnered attention for her series of articles about architects and interior designers and their homes. Over time, she expanded her subject matter into every aspect of real estate including finance. Her book, HOMEBUYING: Tough Times, First Time, Any Time, published by Capitol Books, received excellent reviews and has been used by mortgage lenders and realtors to educate their clients about the homebuying process.
Her consumer-focused work has informed readers for decades on how to save money, plan for the future and make smart decisions when buying a new home.