Crissinda Ponder

Crissinda Ponder is LendingTree’s mortgage managing editor who joined the team in 2018. Her previous experience includes serving as a senior mortgage writer at LendingTree, 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

Nearly a Third of Home Sellers Admit to Hidden Camera Use During Showings

Homebuyers have been facing fierce competition and rising prices in many housing markets across the country, and that can make getting to the closing table... read more

How Much are Home Equity Loan Closing Costs?

Home equity loan closing costs can range from 2% to 5% of your loan amount. A home equity loan allows you to borrow a lump... read more

What is FHA Mortgage Insurance and How Much Does It Cost?

FHA loans are backed by the Federal Housing Administration, a subsidiary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Because FHA-approved lenders take... read more

Using a Home Equity Loan for Debt Consolidation

Borrowing against the equity you’ve built in your home is a major financial decision that includes a few risks, especially if you’re considering a home... read more

LendingTree Survey: More Than 1 in 4 Moms Have Homebuyer’s Remorse

We’re in the midst of the spring homebuying season, and many families might be ready to clean house and upgrade, according to a new LendingTree... read more

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