Articles by Angelica Leicht

Mortgage Expert

Angelica Leicht is a writer and editor who specializes in everything mortgage-related for Interest.com. Her work has spanned topics that include lending product reviews, interest rate trends, racial biases in mortgage lending and the role of fintech in lending practices, and has appeared in publications such as Interest, The Simple Dollar, Bankrate, The Spruce, Houston Press and VeryWell, among others.

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A Homebuyer’s Guide to Record-Low Mortgage Rates in 2020

To say the economy has been tough in 2020 would be an understatement. The coronavirus pandemic has caused significant damage to the job market, w…

Mortgages in Forbearance Will be Eligible for Refinance

Point of Interest Homeowners with federally-backed loans that are in forbearance will be eligible for loan refinancing under new Federal Housing…

Parents are 5X as Worried about Infection & School than about Work & Paying the Mortgage

The COVID-19 pandemic has had dire economic effects on the country, but it turns out that most parents are less worried about their finances and…

The COVID-19 Pandemic is Adding Fuel to America’s Affordable Housing Fire

Finding safe, affordable housing has long been an issue for low- and moderate-income earners across the nation. While many people equate the affo…

Federal Pandemic Unemployment Aid: What To Do if You Can’t Pay Your Mortgage

For the last several months, unemployed Americans have been receiving an extra $600 a week as part of the CARES Acts. Known as…

Mortgage Demand is Dropping Despite Record-Breaking Interest Rates

News about record-breaking mortgage rates has dominated headlines in recent weeks, and for good reason. Rates are currently at near-record lows f…

How Blockchain Technology Could Radically Revolutionize the Mortgage Industry

Hearing the words “blockchain” and “mortgages” in the same sentence may conjure up images of buying homes or properties w…

Homebuyers Now Have Another Issue to Contend With: Climate Change

Steep home prices, tightening lending parameters, COVID-19 and now climate change? Potential homebuyers have had plenty of hurdles to clear in re…