Angelica Leicht

Mortgage Researcher

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.

Most Recent

Federal Pandemic Unemployment Aid Ends: 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…

Current Mortgage Rates for August 2020

Current Mortgage Rates Trends Updated August 04, 2020 30-Year Fixed Rate 3.030%; APR of 3.340%. 15-Year Fixed Rate 2.650%; APR of 2.980%. 5/1 Adj…

Current Refinance Rates for August 2020

Current Mortgage Refinance Rate Trends Updated August 04, 2020 30-Year Fixed Refinance Rate 3.080%; APR of 3.270%. 15-Year Fixed Refinance Rate 2…

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…

Homeowners in a Dozen States Say Wells Fargo Wrongly Paused Their Mortgages

Banking giant Wells Fargo is once again making headlines for lawsuits, but this time, it isn’t about alleged racial discrimination or fraud…

There’s Still Time to Stop a Looming Housing Crisis

Millions of U.S. homeowners have been struggling to keep up with their mortgage payments over the last several months due to the economic wreckag…