Rene Bermudez

Staff Writer

  • Expertise: Mortgages, personal finance
  • Education: Reed College


Rene Bermudez is a staff writer at LendingTree, where she covers mortgages and personal finance.

Before joining LendingTree, she worked as an independent writer, editor and researcher. Her experience includes investigative work with The Nation Institute, work in the life sciences with Language Scientific, collaborations around digital rights and cultures with Prof. Ramesh Srinivasan of UCLA’s Department of Information Studies and e-commerce coverage for Verifone.

Rene has a bachelor’s degree in Classics (Greek, Latin, and Ancient Mediterranean Studies) from Reed College.

Articles by Rene Bermudez

Ally Bank Mortgage Review

Ally Bank at a glance 5 stars  Minimum credit score: 620   Minimum down payment: 3%  Available loan products and programs: Conventional, Jumbo  Our verdict: Ally... read more

VA Loan Guide: Eligibility, Best Lenders and How to Apply

The VA home loan benefit is one of the most useful perks of being a military service member or veteran. It opens the door to... read more

Mortgage Interest Rates Forecast for 2024: When Will Rates Go Down?

The current mortgage interest rates forecast is for rates to embark on a gentle downward trajectory over the remainder of 2024. Rates rose steadily in... read more

Best Mortgage Lenders of June 2024

There’s no one-size-fits-all mortgage lender. However, top lenders typically offer great service and loan products that cater to your unique needs. So whether you prefer... read more

How Does An Interest-Only Mortgage Work?

An interest-only mortgage is a home loan with a unique perk: For a few years, you can make very low payments that only cover interest.... read more

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