Michelle Lerner

Contributing reporter

Michele Lerner is an experienced, award-winning freelance writer, editor and author who has been writing about real estate and personal finance for more than two decades.

Michele 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. She writes about insurance, retirement planning, travel, banking, saving money and buying, selling and owning a home.

Michele’s work has appeared online at,, The Motley Fool,,, Fox Business, MSN, Yahoo,,, and in print in The Washington Post, The Washington Times, Urban Land magazine, NAREIT's REIT magazine, National Real Estate Investor magazine and in numerous state and local realtor association publications.

Her book, “HOMEBUYING: Tough Times, First Time, Any Time” provides a guide for both new and experienced buyers step-by-step through the home buying process.