Angelica Leicht

Mortgage Researcher

Angelica Leicht is a writer and editor who specializes in everything mortgage-related for 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

How Racial Biases Affect Lending

If recent history has taught us anything, it’s that racial biases have seeped into and infected every part of our lives. While progress has…

Current Mortgage Rates for July 2020

Current Mortgage Rates Trends Updated July 10, 2020 30-Year Fixed Rate 3.140%; APR of 3.410%. 15-Year Fixed Rate 2.730%; APR of 3.020%. 5/1 Adjus…

Best 15-Year Mortgage Rates

In our roundup of June's best 15-year mortgage rates, you'll find several banks offering cut-rate deals on home loans in areas throughout the country.

Temporary Mortgage Postponements Are Up: What Does That Mean for You?

Times are tough right now for many people across the nation. The economic hit from the COVID-19 pandemic has caused unemployment rates to skyrock…

Ocrolus Wants to Make Loan Approvals Faster and Fairer

A new fintech startup, Ocrolus, is using artificial intelligence to speed up the approval process for loans, and hopefully eliminate gender and geographic biases.

Best Mortgage Refinance Rates of June 2020

Current Mortgage Refinance Rate Trends Updated July 10, 2020 30-Year Fixed Refinance Rate 3.190%; APR of 3.370%. 15-Year Fixed Refinance Rate 2.7…