Writer #3238
Berlin, MD
3 Star Rating
12 Love Lists
8 Clients
19,000 Words
Daria's earliest writing experience was as a broadcast copywriter for radio and public-access television. She later worked as an ad copywriter for a nationwide chain of home-improvement stores. In addition, she wrote and edited market research reports and marketing communications material before entering the Web content space in 2006 as an Epinions.com reviewer. Since then, Daria has launched a blog to promote her real estate practice. She is a frequent contributor to Demand Media, where her focus is business and finance articles for such sites as Chron, Motley Fool and The Nest.


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Industry Projects

  • Real Estate100+
  • Banking50+
  • Finance20+
  • Career5

Summary of Industry Experience

Real Estate

As a full-time real estate agent licensed to practice in two states, Daria is well qualified to write about all aspects of buying, selling, renting and financing homes. She has written extensively for buyers, sellers, investors and tenants. Topics she covers include buying a first home, landlord and tenant issues, selling a home, staging homes for sale, for sale by owner, rent to own as well as property management and home improvement.


Daria is a frequent author of articles about mortgages and related topics. Her areas of expertise include FHA and VA loan qualification and processing, mortgage loan modification and loss mitigation, the short sale process, foreclosure, comparing loans, preparing to apply, overcoming credit issues, refinancing, reverse mortgages and advice for first-time home buyers.


Daria has written numerous finance-related articles that appear on such sites as The Houston Chronicle's small business site, Chron, and Motley Fool. Topics she covers include mortgage and other loans, consumer credit, household budgeting, retirement and investing. She also has written extensively about alternative financing options such as payday and cash advance loans.


Although career topics have not been Daria's primary focus thus far, the more deeply involved she becomes in personal development, the more interested she is in writing about career-related topics. Her career-related niches include topics related to midlife transitions, work shifting and entrepreneurial moonlighting. Home-based employment is an additional interest.

Product Projects

  • Article500+

Summary of Product Experience


Most of Daria's articles are related to real estate and personal finance. Her areas of specialty include all aspects of home buying and selling, landlord and tenant issues, investment properties and vacation rentals, as well as mortgages, credit topics and household budgets.

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