Donna Freedman

Veteran journalist Donna Freedman has written news, lifestyle, personal finance and mortgage stories for newspapers, magazines, newsletters, and Internet news sites. Her work has won regional and national awards.

Articles by Donna Freedman

9 Ways To Save Money on Your Mortgage Before You Close

A home is the biggest single purchase most people will ever make and like any other major investment, it makes sense to look for your... read more

15 Common Mortgage Terms To Know

Thinking about buying a home? Then you’ve probably encountered a whole new language. “Amortization,” “origination fee,” “earnest money” and other common terms used in mortgage... read more

What Determines Your Mortgage Rate?

No single element determines the mortgage rate you receive. A combination of factors — some of which you can influence and others you cannot —... read more