Awards & Citations

AWARDS
Best Residential Trade Magazine Story, Bronze Award, National Association of Real Estate Editors
"Should You Be the First Buyer in a New-Home Community?" New Home Source, (2017).
Judges' comments: “Should a buyer buy a new home in the early stages of a
housing development? The reporter addressed this question, showing the pros and
cons in a concise and clear manner.”

Best Residential Real Estate Story -- Daily Newspaper, Honorable Mention, National Association of Real Estate Editors
"House of the Future? It's a Honda," The Washington Post, (shared byline), (2016).
Judges' comments: "We all wish we were the Jetsons, and now we can see it from here, thanks to these reporters’ real world, futuristic look. This story provides a compelling look at a house that leaves no carbon footprint."

Best Trade Magazine Story, Bronze Award, National Association of Real Estate Editors
"How Builders Make New Homes More Spacious, Inside and Out," New Home Source, (2015).
Judges' comments: "This consumer story offered practical tips on how to better use space in a home. The reporter consulted a variety of experts and made practical and concise suggestions."

Best in Business - Digital Feature, Society of American Business Editors and Writers
"Financial Reform, One Year Later," Bankrate, (team award), (2011).
Judges' comments: "A thorough report on which financial reforms are having an impact and which have fallen short a year later, nicely presented."


CITATIONS
"How the Other Half Banks: Exclusion, Exploitation, and the Threat to Democracy," by Mehrsa Baradaran, Harvard University Press, (2015).

"Game Plan: How to Protect Yourself from the Coming Cyber-Economic Attack," by Kevin D. Freeman, Regnery Publishing, (2014).

"The American Title Insurance Industry: How a Cartel Fleeces the American Consumer," by Joseph W Eaton and David Eaton, NYU Press, (2007).

"Maverick Real Estate Investing: The Art of Buying and Selling Properties Like Trump, Zell, Simon and the World's Greatest Landowners," by Steve Bergsman, Wiley, (2004).

"Hazardous Metropolis: Flooding and Urban Ecology in Los Angeles," by Jared Orsi, University of California Press, (2004).

"Local Government Programs for California's First Time Homebuyers," by Willa Bowman Pettygrove, University of California, Berkeley, (1995).

"Credit Reports: What Accuracy and Errors Mean for Consumers : Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, First Session, May 7, 2013"

"Administrative and procedural aspects of the Federal Reserve Board/Department of the Treasury proposed rule concerning competition in the real estate brokerage and management markets: hearing before the Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventh Congress, second session, May 16, 2002"

AUTHOR ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
"Synanon Kid: A Memoir of Growing Up in the Synanon Cult" by Celena Wittman, Createspace (2017).

"Tyrannosaurus Sex" by Kevin Glynn, Cedar Forge Press, (2014).

"Waging War on Real Estate's Discounters: How to Unlock the Door to a Full Commission" by Bernice L. Ross, Teleclass4U.com, (2005).
Judges' comments: "The reporter addressed this question, showing the pros and cons in a concise and clear manner."

"Watcher: Book I of The Chosen" by Roh Morgon, Dark Dreams Publishing, (2011).