Deborah Kearns covers housing and mortgage news for Bankrate. She sometimes serves as a Bankrate spokesperson in the media on housing issues and has appeared live on Yahoo Finance, Cheddar and CBSN New York. She loves educating people about homebuying and empowering them to improve their financial lives. Her personal finance work has been syndicated by CNBC, Money, MSN, Associated Press, New York Times and USA Today, among others.
Deborah has covered the real estate space for more than 12 years as a freelance writer, a housing writer at NerdWallet and a senior editor at RE/MAX. She holds a master's degree in public relations from Ball State University and a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Florida. When she's not writing or editing, you can find Deborah singing arias, cheering on the Florida Gators or escaping to the mountains. She lives in Denver with her husband and two children.