Our Writers

At ApartmentAdvisor, we give renters the real scoop on everything from what it's like to live in a neighborhood to what to look for in an apartment lease. That's why we look to locals and real estate experts to partner with us to write our neighborhood and renter guide articles.

Want to write for us?

Tell us what makes you a neighborhood insider, or pitch us an article idea for our renter guide at: writersroom@apartmentadvisor.com


Jennifer Agress
Jennifer is a Miami-based freelance writer and editor who has spent more than ten years writing about hotels, destinations, luxury experiences, chefs, and restaurants all over the world. Jennifer was a prior City Editor of DiningOut Miami, and her work can be found in Business Insider, Fodor's, TripSavvy, Forbes, The Miami Herald, Orbitz, Travelocity, Time Out, Thrillist, Recommend, Modern Luxury, and more. When Jennifer isn't exploring her hometown, on a plane, or writing a story, she is likely plotting her next adventure — follow @jenniferagress on Instagram to see where she lands. 

Angela Diaco
A startup and tech professional by day and nonprofit volunteer by night, Angela is a Porter and Davis Square regular. Originally from Medford, MA, Angela has been roaming Greater Boston from her home base in the Cambridge/Somerville area for the last decade. When she isn’t writing for startups, you’ll find her eating her way through all that the Red Line neighborhoods have to offer.

Jana Freer
Jana has more than a decade of experience writing about the U.S. rental and real estate market. She holds a California real estate license and lives in Los Angeles.

Adeeva Fritz
Adeeva is a content and creative strategist with more than 20 years of professional writing experience. Before joining ApartmentAdvisor as Director of Content, she wrote for CarGurus, New Balance, The Grommet, and more. In addition to writing and editing, she loves coffee, her family, the beach, and getting lost in a good book.

Bridget Gleeson
Bridget is a Philadelphia-based bilingual freelance writer, editor, and illustrator. Her work has appeared in travel guides, magazines, and publications, including Lonely Planet, BBC Travel, BBC Culture, Artsy, Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown, Roads & Kingdoms, Dwell, Paste, The Guardian, Budget Travel, Afar, Wine Enthusiast, Metropolis, Mr & Mrs Smith, The Daily Telegraph, Forbes Travel, Jetsetter, Tablet Hotels, The Independent, Delta Sky, Continental, LATAM Airlines, Korean Air, Luxury Latin America, and Time Out.

Jenn Greenleaf
Jenn is an editor and professional writer with a focus on business, health & wellness, lifestyle, and, of course, real estate. When she isn’t writing content, articles, and blog posts, you’ll find her behind an easel or camera. In addition to being a freelance writer, she is a mixed media artist and amateur photographer who sells her work online and in art galleries.

Ali Hickerson Ali Hickerson is a writer and Brooklyn renter, who hopped back to the US after 9 years of renting in Melbourne, Australia. Her work has been published by Better Humans, the United Way, and more.

Nicole Letts
Nicole is a freelance writer with a focus on the modern Southern experience, which includes penning stories about food, travel, lifestyle, and interiors. Her work has appeared in AAA, BBC Travel, Fodor’s, Good Grit, Modern Luxury, Southern Living, and more. She has lived in the Atlanta area for over 30 years and today calls Buckhead home. When she's not writing, you'll find her stitching cheeky needlepoint canvases or perusing local antique shops.

Christiana Lilly
Christiana is an award-winning freelance writer based in Pompano Beach, FL. She moved to South Florida in 2008 and has lived in both Miami-Dade and Broward Counties, exploring growing neighborhoods and watching small businesses and the art scene blossom. Christiana has been recognized for her work in community reporting and long-form journalism by the Society of Professional Journalists Florida Chapter, the Florida Magazine Association, and the Florida Press Club. When she's not writing, she enjoys traveling, reading, and trying out new businesses in town.

Steven Lindsey
Steven has written about food, drinks, and entertainment professionally for the past 25 years, which leads him to discover hidden gems in neighborhoods all over Dallas-Fort Worth. When not exploring his hometown, he can be found traveling to destinations near and far to experience life like the locals whenever possible, with a little adventure thrown in for good measure. His work currently appears in The Dallas Morning News, Thrillist, He Said Magazine, Texas Highways, and his own website, Travel Like An Adult. 

Lilly Milman
Lilly Milman is a Boston-based writer and editor at ApartmentAdvisor. Before joining ApartmentAdvisor, she held positions at Boston magazine, Philadelphia magazine, and Billboard magazine. Her work can also be found in Boston Globe magazine and the Hollywood Reporter, among other publications. When she's not working, she can most likely be found crafting a new recipe in her kitchen or spending time outdoors.

Amy Mueller
Amy is a PR and marketing pro who has spent her career helping companies tell their stories. Before joining ApartmentAdvisor, she served for ten years as VP of Global PR and Communications at CarGurus. Outside of work, you’ll find Amy running, hiking, and hanging out with her triplet daughters.

Annaliza Nieve
Annaliza writes about places, brands, and life. She moved to the Boston area from New Orleans by way of greater Washington DC and has spent her career crafting voices for hotels, car companies, universities, edutravel, and more. A lifelong explorer, she wanders from the hole-in-the-wall jazz joint to the salty seacoast to rugged NH trails with equal enthusiasm. When she’s not writing, she’s working her way up a New England mountain where words always escape her.

Laura Rodini
Laura believes happiness is a tank full of gas and a road you've never been down. She has traveled the world working on more than 100 destination and luxury hotel guides for Fodor’s Travel and Northstar Travel Media, and her content has appeared in Travel Weekly, Yahoo!, and USA Today. Laura lives in the Baltimore/Washington area with her dog, Monty Python. She is grateful for the opportunity to shine a light on Baltimore’s fascinating neighborhood histories, as well as sample her way through Washington DC’s especially delectable dessert scene.

Mara Vorhees
Mara writes about food, travel, and family fun around the world — including Boston, where she has lived for more than 20 years. She is the author of Lonely Planet's Boston and New England guides, among many other Lonely Planet titles. Her work has also been published by BBC Travel, Boston Globe, Delta Sky, Hemispheres, Vancouver Sun, and more. Most recently, she is co-author of the acclaimed narrative nonfiction The Tsarina's Lost Treasure. She often travels with her twin boys in tow; follow their adventures and misadventures on her family travel website at: Have Twins, Will Travel.