Terri Williams

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Terri is a freelance writer covering real estate, home improvement, personal finance, and business topics. She has bylines at Realtor.com, Apartment Therapy, The Economist, USA Today, US News & World Report, The Houston Chronicle, and several other clients you’ve probably heard of. Follow her adventures on Twitter.

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MARCH 3, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
Can You Get Approved for a Mortgage if You’re a Freelancer?

Freelance workers play a major role in the U. S. workforce. According to a report by Freelancers Union and Upwork, 57 million Americans—35 percent of the workforce—are considered freelanc...

FEBRUARY 22, 2021 | MONDAY
Hate Cooking and Cleaning? These 17 Products Will Make Both Chores So Much Easier

Trust us, there are easier ways to get through your to-do list.

FEBRUARY 18, 2021 | THURSDAY
5 Things Your Mortgage Lender Wishes You Knew

Buying a home involves a lot of moving parts, and those parts need to move in sync. Complicating matters even more, many buyers spend so much time focusing on the home itself that they of...

FEBRUARY 12, 2021 | FRIDAY
18 Home Office Items for Optimal Ergonomics and Productivity

Here’s what you need to work more efficiently from home without wreaking havoc on your health and sanity.

FEBRUARY 9, 2021 | TUESDAY
Wannabe Homeowners, Listen Up! Find Out Why 2021 Might Be the Best Year to Buy Your First House

COVID-19 disrupted not only lives, but also lifestyles. A Pew Research report reveals that for the first time since the Great Depression, a majority of young adults (52 percent, or 26. 6 ...

FEBRUARY 1, 2021 | MONDAY
16 Must-Have Home Products for People with Allergies

Don’t suffer in silence; use these items to keep allergens at bay in your home.

JANUARY 27, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
Here's Why These 4 Appliances Break Most Often (and How to Save Yours)

Appliances don't last forever, but some tend to break down more often than others. A recent survey by Sears Home Services reveals which appliances are most likely to need either major rep...

JANUARY 25, 2021 | MONDAY
When Buying a Home, Don’t Spend Extra for These Features

Buying a house is an emotional experience. Even though buyers know they should focus on what they actually need—perhaps three bedrooms or a large backyard—they can be tempted by unnecessa...

JANUARY 19, 2021 | TUESDAY
Home Staging Can’t Hide These Problems

The right staging almost works miracles—with an emphasis on “almost. ” But it won’t distract buyers from noticing major problems with your home. “Staging can be a great way to showcase a ...

JANUARY 6, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
House-Flipping Profits Reach an All-Time High During the Pandemic—Should You Get in the Game?

Flipping houses always looks so cool on reality TV, and it’s no doubt that those shows, compressed into 60-minute segments, have contributed to the popularity of this real estate investin...