Denny Ceizyk

Former Senior Writer

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


Denny Ceizyk is a former senior writer who has covered mortgage content for LendingTree since 2019. Besides writing home loan articles for LendingTree, Denny has contributed 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 lending 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 levels over the past 30 years.

Articles by Denny Ceizyk

Mortgage Broker, Direct Lender or Loan Officer: What’s The Difference?

If you’re shopping for a mortgage, you’ll be hit with a barrage of “We’re No. 1!” sales pitches to influence your mortgage company choice. It... read more

Closing Costs: How Much You’ll Pay for Mortgage Fees

Most prospective homebuyers are laser-focused on saving for a down payment, but forget they’ll need to pay 2% to 6% of their loan amount toward... read more

House Closing Process: 8 Steps Before You Get Your Keys

In many ways, closing on a home is a team effort: Your real estate agent, mortgage lender, title company and seller work together to help... read more

Escrow: Meaning and How It Works

When you open a checking account, you trust someone else to handle your money. The same is true of an escrow account in real estate,... read more

Mortgage Points: Guide to Buying Down Interest Rates

High mortgage rates got you down? You can lift your spirits and “buy” a lower rate by paying for mortgage points. The upfront fee will... read more

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