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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Ilyce R. Glink  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;


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Illinois Connection

Ilyce Glink lives just outside Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Ilyce is a Chicago-based blogger, author, financial journalist and syndicated columnist. Her newspaper column, ''Real Estate Matters'', appears in more than 160 newspapers and websites nationwide. She also hosts a radio talk show for WSB in Atlanta, and has appeared on "Oprah" and the "Today Show", CNN and CMBC. Her column runs in about 85 papers and about 100 additional websites. She is a top real estate blogger for CBS News' MoneyWatch and Yahoo. In addition, she published a number of ebooks, some of which are available at

Published Works

  • 100 Questions Every Home Seller Should Ask:.., Three Rivers Press, 1995
  • 10 Steps to Home Ownership:, Three Rivers Press, 1996
  • 100 Questions You Should Ask About Personal Finances, Three Rivers Press, 1998
  • 50 Simple Steps You Can Take to Improve Your Personal Finances, Three Rivers Press , 2001
  • 50 Simple Steps You Can Take to Disaster Proof Your Finances, Three Rivers Press, 2002
  • 50 Simple Step You Can Take to Sell Your Home Faster, Three Rivers Press, 2003
  • The Real Useful Guide to Working Harder Not Smarter, ThinkGlink, 2003
  • Real U Guide to Bank Accounts, Real U Guides, 2004
  • 100 Questions Every First-Time Home Buyer Should Ask, Three Rivers Press, 2005
  • Buy, Close, Move In!, Harper, 2010

Selected Titles At Your Library

100 questions every home seller should ask :
ISBN: 0812924061. OCLC Number:

Times Books,. New York :. ©1995.

10 steps to home ownership :
ISBN: 0812925319. OCLC Number:

Times Books,. New York :. ©1996.

100 questions you should ask about your personal finances :
ISBN: 0812927419. OCLC Number:

Times Business,. New York :. ©1999.

50 simple things you can do to improve your personal finances :
ISBN: 0812927427. OCLC Number:

Three Rivers Press,. New York :. ©2001.

Introduces fifty strategies to help readers gain financial independence by creating an investment portfolio, buying a house, planning for retirement, and getting organized.

50 simple steps you can take to disaster-proof your finances :
ISBN: 0609809954. OCLC Number:

Three Rivers Press,. New York :. ©2002.

50 simple steps you can take to sell your home faster and for more money in any market /
ISBN: 0609809334. OCLC Number:

Three Rivers Press,. New York :. ©2003.

A real-estate expert offers advice on preparing a house for sale, getting more value for the home, and selling a home quickly with pointers on contracts, agents, and room-by-room improvements.

Real U guide to bank accounts & credit cards /
ISBN: 0974415944. OCLC Number:

Real U, Inc.,. Loganville, GA :. ©2004.

When it's time to leave home and start paying for real life expenses on your own, you've got two choices: paper or plastic. This guide covers everything you need to know to open your first checking account, apply for your first credit cards, and handle both so that there's still some money left in your wallet at the end of the month.

100 questions every first-time home buyer should ask :
ISBN: 1400081971. OCLC Number:

Three Rivers Press,. New York :. ©2005.

Ilyce Glink offers more than 100 pages of new material addressing all of the current trends home buyers need to stay on top of. In this edition, she presents new stories of real people who have gone through the home-buying process for the first time and offers her advice on how to avoid common home-buyer mistakes.

Buy, close, move in! :
ISBN: 0061944874. OCLC Number:

Harper,. New York :. ©2010.

The rules of buying, financing, and owning real estate are now dramatically different than they were just a year ago. Glink explains everything buyers need to know to navigate this new world of real estate.

Speaking Engagements

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