Carisa Chappell

From real estate investing to the latest housing trends, Carisa Chappell has been writing about all things real estate for more than a decade. She was recently an editor at Inside Mortgage Finance Publications covering Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and has been a frequent contributor to the real estate sections of the Chicago Tribune, Washington Post and numerous other print and online publications. She holds a journalism degree from Howard University.

Articles by Carisa Chappell

Do All Debt Payments Help My Credit Score?

Getting rid of your debt just makes good financial sense. By paying down debt you not only save money on interest fees, but it helps... read more

VA Loan Limits: What is the Most You Can Borrow in 2019?

Your borrowing power will go a little further this year if you’re looking to buy a home using a VA loan. The loan limits increased... read more