Samantha Sharf

Editor Joined May 2020

Samantha Sharf is Money's real estate editor. Her coverage focuses on mortgages, first-time homebuyers, and the future of housing. Before Money, she spent eight years at Forbes, most recently covering extraordinary homes and billion-dollar real estate entrepreneurs. Sam is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in English.

SAMANTHA’S AT-A-GLANCE

  • Areas of expertise: real estate, mortgage, first-time homebuyers
  • BA, The University of Pennsylvania, English
  • Eight years of experience as a professional writer
  • Work has also appeared in Forbes

SAMANTHA’S TOP FINANCE TIP

Try to spend no more than 30% of your gross income on housing.
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