ABOUT HOUSE TIPSTER


Editorial Guidelines

At House Tipster, we take great pride in creating quality, informational content. Our staff of expert writers create accurate and engaging content for homeowners, free of ethical concerns. If you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions, please let us know by emailing info@housetipster.com.

 

Diversity and Inclusion

House Tipster is dedicated to creating content for all of our readers, regardless of who they are. We hope to create content that is both inclusive and diverse, and takes into consideration the wide array of individuals who read our blog.

 

Editorial Team


Rosa Cook

EXPERTISE

Home decor, interior design, trending styles

 

CURRENTLY

Interior Design writer

 

EDUCATION

Savannah College of Art and Design, Interior Design

 

HIGHLIGHTS

Interior designer and home decor writer for almost 20 years

Former reporter and editor for many home decor publications 

Focuses on trend watching, both in terms of industry and homeowner trends

 

EXPERIENCE

 Rosa Cook has over 20 years of experience writing about home decor and interior design tips. She takes pride in her ability to follow the flow of home decor trends, from the early 2000s tuscan-style to the new modern, geometric styling of the 2020s. Cook has covered a wide array of home decor topics, from color combinations to choosing the right kitchen appliances.

 

As a reporter for House Tipster, she covers the latest home design trends. She lives in Austin, Texas.

 

James Foss

EXPERTISE

Home Gardens, Horticulture, Plant Husbandry 

 

CURRENTLY

Gardening Expert 

 

EDUCATION

New Mexico State University, Applied Horticulture

 

HIGHLIGHTS

Over 30 years of horticulture experience 

Certified arborist, horticulture instructor 

Awarded multiple recognitions for his expertise in all-things gardening

Has written for multiple gardening publications, both print and online

 

EXPERIENCE

James Foss is an expert gardener, understanding both the science and love that goes behind having your own at-home garden. With multiple degrees in horticulture, Foss has used his expertise to help guide fellow gardeners in the classroom, in multiple publications, as well as through personal assistance. 

 

He is currently a gardening expert for House Tipster, where he covers all things green. Foss currently resides in Durham, North Carolina. 

 

Raymond Patterson

 

EXPERTISE

Residential architecture, Home design

 

CURRENTLY

Architect, Architecture writer 

 

EDUCATION

Michigan State University

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Has worked for 15 years in the architectural industry, with special interest in residential projects
  • Has certifications in multiple architectural design programs and disciplines
  • Has written multiple publications for architectural magazines and websites
  • Personal passions in creating a perfect curb design for residential spaces

 

EXPERIENCE 

Raymond Patterson has many years of experience working as an architect, with emphasis on residential projects. One of Patterson’s greatest prides is creating a home that is beautiful inside and out. Combining functionality and beauty is his greatest passion, and he loves being able to share his wealth of knowledge to readers. 

 

Patterson currently works as a writer for multiple home decor publications, including House Tipster. He currently lives in Virginia.

 

Coleen Goodwin 

 

EXPERTISE

Real estate, home setting

 

CURRENTLY

Real estate agent and writer

 

EDUCATION

Emerson College, Business Communications

Accredited Senior Real Estate Specialist 

 

HIGHLIGHTS

Worked in real estate negotiations and educating homebuyers and sellers since 2000

Expert in-home setting for potential buyers

Has written pieces on the real estate market for multiple publications 

 

EXPERIENCE

Goodwin has been a real estate agent in the San Antonio area for many years with expertise in setting homes for open houses. She has also educated individuals on both ends of the real estate spectrum on how to best buy and sell a home. Goodwin enjoys taking her many years of real estate knowledge and experience and turning it into helpful articles and guides for real estate beginners.

 

Goodwin currently works as a real estate agent as well as a real estate writer. She currently writes for House Tipster. 

 

Brian Radtke

 

EXPERTISE

Home improvement

 

CURRENTLY

Home Improvement Writer 

 

EDUCATION

Pratt University, Construction Management

 

HIGHLIGHTS

Has worked as construction manager for 10 years in both residential and commercial projects

Expert in all things home -- from style to construction to even permits

Has written for multiple publications using his home improvement knowledge



EXPERIENCE

Radtke is an expert in all things home improvement. He has worked as a construction manager for 10 years, allowing him the technical know-how to teach our readers on proper construction practices. His love and passion of home design mixed with his knowledge of construction allows him to write excellent pieces for homeowners looking to renovate. 

 

Radtke currently works as a writer for House Tipster. He resides in Buffalo, New York with his wife and children.

 

Nathaniel Martinez 

 

EXPERTISE

Home Renovation, Interior Design

 

CURRENTLY

Home Renovation Expert

 

EDUCATION

Chapman University, Business Administration

 

HIGHLIGHTS

Uses his business degree to help flip and renovate homes

Expert in all things home renovation, including how to pick a professional and just what you can do yourself 

Currently writes blog posts to assist other individuals in creating their dream home

 

EXPERIENCE

Martinez knows a thing or two about DIY. With his business degree, he created a name for himself in the Fresno area flipping houses. He has the passion to DIY and the knowledge to know when to call in an expert. Martinez won’t sugar-coat the home renovation process, but will give you the proper knowledge and motivation. 

 

Martinez currently writes for House Tipster as a home improvement expert. He lives with his wife in California.

 

Daisy Banks

 

EXPERTISE

Eco-friendly Homes, Interior Design

 

CURRENTLY

Home improvement writer

 

EDUCATION

Syracuse University, Interior Design

 

HIGHLIGHTS

An interior designer with focus on eco-friendly and sustainable decor

Has worked an interior design expert for 17 years

Focuses on creating homes that are friendly on the wallet and on the environment

EXPERIENCE

Banks is a sustainable interior design expert who helps homeowners create a home that is friendly to both their wallet and the environment. She believes that homes should be designed with nature in mind, and takes pride in bringing her beliefs and knowledge to designers and homeowners alike. 

 

She currently lives in Newark, NJ where she works as a writer for House Tipster and other home improvement publications.