Denny Ceizyk

Senior Writer

  • Expertise: Mortgage, personal finance, financial literacy, debt management and real estate investing
  • Education: University of Arizona


Denny Ceizyk has been a senior writer covering LendingTree’s mortgage content since 2019; he has covered the mortgage industry since 2007. Besides writing home loan articles for LendingTree, Denny contributes expert commentary for national publications including MarketWatch, the New York Post, AARP, and Money magazine.

Before joining LendingTree, Denny spent 25 years in the mortgage industry advocating for and educating homeowners to help them make the best mortgage decisions. He has worked in the institutional mortgage banking world, having owned and operated a mortgage brokerage company for 18 years.

Denny earned a bachelor’s degree in media arts from the University of Arizona and has advocated for financial literacy initiatives at both the state and local government level over the past 30 years.

Articles by Denny Ceizyk

Homebridge Financial Services Mortgage Review 2023

Homebridge at a glance Lender rating: 3   Minimum credit score: Not published   Minimum down payment: 0% to 3.5%   Available loan products and... read more

FHA Appraisal: Guidelines and How it Works

If you’re applying for a mortgage backed by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), in most cases the lender requires an FHA appraisal to verify both... read more

5 Steps to Getting a Mortgage with a New Job

When it comes to “do’s and don’ts” of mortgage financing, you may have heard that switching jobs is a big no-no if you’re about to... read more

USDA Loans: Requirements and How to Qualify

USDA loans give aspiring rural homeowners a shot at homeownership with zero down payment mortgages for qualified buyers. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) backs... read more

Mortgage Rate Lock: How to Protect Your Interest Rate

Once you’ve shopped around and found the best interest rate for your home loan, there’s one more important step to take — getting a mortgage... read more

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