Jon Gorey is an award-winning freelance writer covering real estate, home improvement, travel, family, and personal finance. Based in Boston, Jon writes most frequently for The Boston Globe and The Boston Globe Magazine, as well as his real estate and home improvement blog, House & Hammer; other notable bylines include Apartment Therapy, Mommy Poppins, and Boston Magazine. Jon has received a dozen awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors (NAREE), including the President’s Gold Award for Best Freelance Collection in 2019.
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