Terri Williams

Terri Williams is a journalist and freelance writer living in Birmingham, AL. She has written extensively on real estate, home improvement, home décor, and home products for popular sites like Realtor.com, Bob Vila, Yahoo, Real Homes, and Homes & Gardens.


  • She has 10+ years of journalism experience.
  • Her areas of expertise include real estate, home improvement, home décor, and home products.
  • She has contributed to Realtor.com, Bob Vila, Yahoo, Real Homes, Homes & Gardens, Apartment Therapy, The San Francisco Chronicle, MSN, and Tom’s Guide.
  • Terri has written for The Spruce since 2021.


Over a decade ago, Terri started writing home improvement and real estate articles for Yahoo Homes, eHow, The San Francisco Chronicle, and AZ Central. More recently, she’s written home improvement, real estate, and product review articles for Realtor.com, Bob Vila, Apartment Therapy, Real Homes, and Homes & Gardens, and has also written tech product review articles for Tom’s Guide. Terri has tested hundreds of products ranging from small kitchen appliances, bedding, and electronics to ergonomic chairs, standing desks, and webcams.


Terri has a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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