Austin Kilgore is the managing editor of Mortgage Technology magazine and a regular contributor to National Mortgage News, American Banker and other SourceMedia publications. Hes served as an editor, reporter and photographer at numerous newspapers, magazines and online publications covering technology, financial services, real estate and public affairs. Kilgore is a Texas native and a graduate of Southern Methodist University in Dallas.
Recent Stories From this Author
New Disclosure Requirement Opens Door to Improve Closing Process
May 17, 2013 New compliance requirements donít typically inspire the most innovative technology enhancements in the mortgage industry. But...
Wells Fargo Adds Mortgage Tools to Mobile Apps
April 25, 2013 Wells Fargo released an update to its mobile applications to give borrowers the ability to manage their mortgage accounts from...
Discover Financials Mortgage Volume Nears $1B in 1Q
April 23, 2013 Discover Financial Services originated nearly $1 billion in direct mortgages during the first quarter of 2013.
Fannie and Freddie Setting Sights on a Data Overhaul
April 23, 2013 Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have begun the preliminary work to update the required data points and format that lenders submit...
FHA Sets Path for Appraisal Delivery, Then E-Mortgages
April 16, 2013 Ongoing efforts to modernize Federal Housing Administration technology will pave the way for property valuations and...
Panel: Tech Key to SPOC Implementation
February 22, 2013 A variety of technology tools can assist mortgage servicers in implementing an effective single point of contact program.
Banks Aim to Meet Next Generation's Borrowing Needs
February 21, 2013 Financial institutions are evolving their practices to better respond to the needs and demands of the next generation of...
Agencies Continue Focus on Loss Mit, Servicer Performance
February 21, 2013 The Federal Housing Administration will soon be launching a new loss mitigation waterfall to further emphasize its Home...
Change Management Crucial to Effective Mortgage Operations
February 20, 2013 Organizations need to implement a change management office to help guide new initiatives and efforts.
Ellie Mae Posts $4M Profit in 4Q12
February 14, 2013 Ellie Mae posted net income of $4 million off revenue of $29.9 million for the fourth quarter of 2012.