Kim Fredericks
Kim Fredericks

Kim Fredericks is a well-published freelance writer and editor who specializes in destination travel and vacation home real estate. An avid skier, golfer, and outdoor enthusiast, Kim lives in Northern New Jersey with her husband Victor and her two Jack Russell terriers, Duncan and Meadow.


Kim Fredericks has covered vacation home real estate and travel for more than 10 years. A former associate and contributing editor for Robb Report, she helped launch Showcase magazine, a publication that covered real estate trends and emerging luxury residential and vacation home markets. In 2000, Showcase evolved into Vacation Homes, a publication that was considered a staple for those looking for vacation home real estate. In addition to contributing numerous articles to Vacation Homes, she served as’s real estate expert. At the height of the real estate boom, she helped launch Vertical Living, a publication that focused on the lifestyle of hi-rise living.

Kim has also covered real estate and destination travel for Ski’s Mountain Home, Cowboys and Indians, and Lately she's been writing for Robb Report Home & Style, Ralph Lauren magazine, and She serves as a contributor to and is a former contributor to, a site that followed the ups and downs of the luxury vacation home market.


Kim earned a Bachelor of Science in Journalism and English from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale and a Masters in Writing and Publishing from Emerson College in Boston. She also holds her New Jersey real estate license and a certificate to teach Pilates.

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