Austin Kilgore is the managing editor of Mortgage Technology and PaymentsSource.com and is a regular contributor to National Mortgage News, American Banker and other SourceMedia publications.
At Mortgage Technology magazine, he covers the specialized sector of financial services technology developed for mortgage originators, servicers and secondary market investors. At PaymentsSource, Kilgore covers the global payments industry, including the credit, debit and ATM sectors, as well as emerging technologies like NFC and EMV.
Kilgore’s served as an editor, reporter and photographer at numerous newspapers, magazines and online publications covering technology, financial services, real estate and public affairs. He is a Texas native and a graduate of Southern Methodist University in Dallas.
Recent Stories From this Author
PPE Vendor Optimal Blue Acquires Top Competitor LoanSifter
December 18, 2013 Mortgage technology developer Optimal Blue acquired its largest competitor, LoanSifter, in a deal that combines the two...
Lender Shares Lessons Learned from Failed LOS Implementation
November 19, 2013 Norcom Mortgage spent more than a year working to upgrade its loan origination system, and recently went live with their...
Loan Tracker, Online Tech Helping Guaranteed Rate Grow
November 18, 2013 Guaranteed Rate became an online originator for the first time this year. Now, 20% of its volume starts online.
Lenders Must Monitor Digital Court Rule Changes
November 15, 2013 Mortgage lenders, servicers and banks need to follow how court procedures for admitting evidence are updated when developing...
Mobile Adds New Complexities for E-Sign
November 14, 2013 Lenders should inform borrowers they will receive electronic disclosures as early on in the process as possible so they know...
New Compliance Demands Require Expanded Vendor Management
October 29, 2013 Risk management and compliance has increased from safety and soundness reviews to encompass consumer protection and...
Servicing Challenges Open the Door for Smaller Players
October 29, 2013 Increased regulatory requirements and growing reputational risks are leaving many large banks rethinking whether they want to...
Mobile Document Capture Can Lower Mortgage Underwriting Costs
September 10, 2013 Providing a multichannel approach to collecting borrower information can lower costs and provide a better customer experience.
Davis and Henderson Closes $1.2B Harland Financial Solutions Acquisition
August 16, 2013 The previously announced, all-cash transaction was financed through a combination of convertible debentures, equity and debt.
Ocwen's Homeward Unit to Use Ellie Mae Correspondent Investor Tech
August 2, 2013 Homeward Capital will become the third mortgage investor to implement Ellie Mae's Total Quality Loan program.
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