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

15 First-Time Homebuyer Tips You Should Know

Before you buy your first home, it’s helpful to have some first-time homebuyer tips handy to help you navigate the process. A little extra knowledge... read more

FHA Loan Requirements, Limits and Approval Tips

The FHA loan is a government-backed mortgage that’s popular with first-time homebuyers — and repeat buyers with credit bumps in their financial history — because... read more

How to Downsize Your Home: 13 Tips to Declutter and Get Moving (to Your New Home)

If the kids have all left the nest or you’re just tired of all of the upkeep on a large house, you may be thinking... read more

Fixer-Upper Loans: Best Options

A fixer-upper loan may be a good option to buy a house that needs some TLC and pay for the repairs needed to turn it... read more

How Much It Costs to Build a Deck

If you’re thinking about building a deck to enjoy those starry summer nights or cool fall mornings, you’ll spend almost $8,000 on average, according to... read more

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