Libby Thompson

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Denver, CO
University Of Colorado At Boulder
Home Maintenance, Gardening, Sustainability
  • Libby has authored hundreds of articles about custom home building, the real estate process, and home design.
  • She's passionate about financial literacy and the role of homeownership in creating generational wealth.
  • She loves vegetable gardening and houseplants – though being a plant lover and cat parent presents some struggles.


From buying the right house for your needs to making that house feel cozy and bright, Libby is passionate about all things home and garden. As a news writer for House Blog, she has covered a wide range of topics, including how to choose companion plants, tips for DIY restorations, and ways to help the birds and the bees. Libby focuses on topics that help others reduce waste, save money, and improve their local ecosystems. With over seven years of freelance real estate writing experience, she has become an expert on the way our homes showcase our personalities and influence every facet of our lives.


Libby graduated magna cum laude from the University of Colorado, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in English and French with a minor in business.
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