About the author

Lori Alden has a B.A. in political science from the University of California at Berkeley, and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California at Davis.  She taught college-level economics for almost twenty years before becoming a licensed real estate broker. 

She's developed several public interest websites, including econoclass.com, an online resource for economics teachers, foodsubs.com, which describes cooking ingredients and recommends substitutions, and equalshares.com, which suggests ways for heirs and divorcees to divide personal property fairly and efficiently, FSBOPrimer.com, which explains how to sell real estate "For Sale by Owner," and AuctionTipSheet.com, which explains how to save money at real estate auctions.

She's bought and sold several FSBO properties, and is the owner of  SixHomes.com and ChalkboardRealty.com, and the co-owner, with her daughter, of several local FSBO website businesses, including  FSBOSonoma.com, FSBOSolano.com, FSBONapa.com, FSBOAlameda.com, FSBOContraCosta.com, FSBOSac.com, FSBOSantaClara.com, and FSBOSanMateo.com.  She's been a guest on Real Estate Today, a nationally syndicated radio talk show.  FSBOPrimer.com has been cited in The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post as a useful reference for home sellers.

You can reach her at alden@sonic.net.


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