Leslie Stone is a Vero Beach, Fla.-based freelance writer. She is a contributor to Florida Realtor magazine and has previously served as the magazine’s associate editor. She regularly writes about the real estate industry and business. She is an experienced award-winning writer, editor and journalist with a demonstrated history of covering business, finance, real estate and lifestyle issues for magazines, newspapers and online publications. Strong media and communication professional with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Journalism at the University of Central Florida.