Crissinda Ponder

Crissinda Ponder is a senior mortgage reporter who joined the LendingTree team in 2018. Her previous experience includes serving as a personal finance and education content editor at ABUV Media and a mortgage reporter/analyst at Bankrate. Crissinda graduated from The University of Georgia with a B.A. in journalism.

Articles by Crissinda Ponder

How Much More Will You Pay for Investment Property Mortgage Rates?

Buying a home to generate rental income is a different process from buying a primary residence. Investment property mortgage rates are generally higher than rates... read more

How Does Mortgage Modification Work?

When you’re experiencing a financial hardship, it can be challenging to stay current on your mortgage. A mortgage modification, including the Flex Modification program for... read more

When to Refinance Your Mortgage: Finding the Right Time

Figuring out when to refinance a mortgage can be tricky — but, ideally, you’d want to do it when you’ll receive a financial benefit. A... read more

Nearly Half of Americans Would Burst Their Budget for a ‘Lucky’ Home

Would you buy a home on Elm Street? Or pay extra for a home that had your lucky number attached to the mailbox out front?... read more

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