Ilyce Glink Bio

ILYCE GLINK is an award-winning, nationally-syndicated columnist, top blogger, television personality, radio talk show host and best-selling book author.


Her syndicated column, Real Estate Matters, appears in about 70 newspapers and on many more websites, including the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Detroit Free Press, and the Wilmington News Journal. Her column, written with her husband and real estate attorney Sam Tamkin, reaches more than 7 million readers per week.


Ilyce hosted radio programs for News 95.5 and AM 750 WSB, the flagship of Cox Media Group, in Atlanta for 18 years, filling in for Clark Howard up to 7 weeks per year. She hosted The Ilyce Glink Show, on Sunday mornings for WSB for 15 years, before ending the show in January, 2015. All of the shows are podcasted at and at iTunes. She has contributed regularly to WGN Radio, in Chicago. She now podcasts weekly under the Ilyce Glink Show  and Big Money Real Estate brands. Check out her show notes at the Blog.


Her YouTube channel: ExpertRealEstateTips has 6+ million video views and features more than 600 videos about buying, selling, fixing up, and financing your home. You’ll also find a few food and tech videos – like how a 3-D pancake maker works.


She is the author of 13 books on real estate and personal finance, including her best-selling book, 100 Questions Every First-Time Home Buyer Should Ask (3rd Ed.). Her latest book is Buy, Close, Move In! She has nearly one million copies of her books in print. She has also written more than 20 ebooks.


Ilyce Glink pens the award-winning Home Equity blog at and contributes to the Spaces Blog at Yahoo Homes. She is the managing editor for the Equifax Finance Blog, a content solution she ideated and runs for Equifax with her team at Think Glink Media. Together, her posts reach more than 250 million readers/month.


She contributes occasional commentaries to NPR’s Sound Money and Marketplace Money, and is and has been a frequent guest on radio and television programs, including Oprah, the Today Show, CBS This Morning, Fox News, CNN, CNBC, WGN-AM and WTTW/Chicago. She spent 8 years as a personal finance and real estate reporter for WGN-TV, Chicago, and has hosted her own nationally syndicated two-hour radio program and syndicated minute, both reaching more than 65 stations nationwide.


Ilyce Glink has won numerous awards throughout her career, including Best Consumer Reporter, Best Television Report, and Best Blog from the National Association of Real Estate Editors. She also won the first Money $mart award from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and received the Peter Lisagor Award for Exemplary Journalism from the Chicago Headline Club. In 2006, she was nominated for an Emmy® Award. Find 10,000 pages of free information on your personal finances and real estate at


An in-demand speaker, Ilyce Glink gives numerous speeches each year to a wide variety of audiences including Marriott Hotels, Discover Card, the Delaware State Treasurer’s Office, Allstate Foundation, Youth Leaders International, March of Dimes, MRIS, City of Chicago Department on Aging and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Want to get her take on the real estate industry? How to engage millennials? The future of media and digital marketing? Hire Ilyce here.


Ilyce Glink also owns and operates Think Glink Media, a privately-held, full-service digital communications agency that provides communication strategy and consulting services, along with content of all sorts. Think Glink Media delivers outstanding results along with great customer service.


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