Theresa Stevens

Name: Theresa Stevens 

Title: Staff Writer

Social and web links: Linkedin


  • Expertise: Personal finance, mortgages and small business loans
  • Education: Suffolk University 

Theresa Stevens is a staff writer at Lending Tree, where she covers mortgages and personal finance. 

Before joining Lending Tree, Theresa worked as a freelance writer covering personal finance topics for outlets including Forbes Advisor, Bankrate and USA Today Blueprint. She also has first-hand experience in the financial services industry, having previously worked as a financial advisor.

Theresa earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Suffolk University.

Articles by Theresa Stevens

Buying a Duplex: What You Should Know

Buying a duplex isn’t that much more complicated than buying a single-family home, but you’ll need to make a major decision before you can choose... read more

How Long Does It Take to Close on a House?

It can take more than 40 days to close on a house, depending on various factors, including your overall financial situation and whether you’re paying... read more

How Rent-to-Own Homes Work: What You Need to Know

If you’re like most people, you might dream of owning a home one day — but soaring home prices have made it feel out of... read more

When Should You Hire a Real Estate Lawyer?

Whether you’re buying or selling a home, a real estate lawyer can help you protect your interests, ensure a smooth transfer of property and navigate... read more

The Mortgage Process: A 10-Step Guide

The mortgage process is like a job interview — except it’s based entirely on your financial background. Lenders scrutinize your credit history, income, employment and... read more