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About Us

Why This Site Exists

Millennial Homeowner was created to help millennials become better homeowners. With the challenges that come from buying your first place – our job is to help you be prepared from day one of your home buying and owning journey.

We strive to provide you with the best tools and resources so that you can nail this homeownership thing right from the start.

What’s the Best Way to Use This Site

The best way to get started is to use the search option to find what you’re after. BUT, if you don’t see the answer you need, simply send us an email and we’ll do our very best to answer your query.

We’re happy to help and want to make your home ownership experience enjoyable. We look forward to hearing from you!

Meet the Team


Writer and Editor

Cat is the go-to personal finance expert for educated, aspirational moms who want to recapture their life passions, earn more, reach their goals, and take on a more active financial role in their families.

Cat was named the Best Contributor/Freelancer for Personal Finance in 2014, and over the past few years her writing and financial expertise have been featured in dozens of notable publications like The Wall Street Journal, Yahoo! Finance, U.S. News, and World Report, and many more.


Writer and Idea Person

Andrew on the other hand is completely helpless with tools and homes but loves to ask questions. He is good with the whole financial side of homeownership. He loves to work the numbers and systems so that there is something easy to use that can help you out with your first home.

Between the two of us we can probably find an answer to your question.



Writer and Editor

Jozef has 5+ years of experience writing and editing persuasive essays as a graduate student in philosophy.

He’s recently been using these skills to write and edit freelance. He’s written articles on everything from finance and self-help to articles on pets, tech, and consumer products. Here at Millenial Homeowner, he helps edit the articles to maintain consistent quality and style across the site.

In the end, he believes the art of good writing is about establishing trust with your reader. Therefore, he likes to independently research each topic thoroughly and then think most about what will provide value to the reader.



Yaseen Hijazi is a professional freelance writer for Millennial Homeowner, Lob and Smash, and Random Curiosity, covering topics related to homeowner products, professional tennis, and Japanese TV animation.

He also regularly blogs about insightful lifestyle and self-development topics at Outside of writing, Yaseen enjoys competitive activities such as tennis, Taekwondo, and online gaming



Ashley Hall is a freelance writer based in Texas. She enjoys writing about personal finance, higher education, and business related topics. When she is not writing, she enjoys exploring new cities, camping, and spending time with her husband.


Housing Expert

Glen is a home builder and has seen literally every problem imaginable and he’s still in his early 30s!

As a builder, he has come across all the different challenges that a new homeowner can face and he has conquered them all.


Editor and Writer

A self-proclaimed gratitude junkie and celebrator of the little things. She loves writing and editing, riding her bike (affectionately known as Bonnie) and learning all about wine (so much so, she started her own wine club, four members strong). You will often find her perusing real estate listings, dreaming about the next travel destination (all the while saving away!) and working towards being a first-time homeowner.

Photo Credit: Gilda Furgiuele