Austin Kilgore

Editor in Chief

National Mortgage News

Austin Kilgore is the editor in chief of National Mortgage News and the SourceMedia Mortgage Group, which includes NMN, Origination News, Mortgage Servicing News and Mortgage Technology.

Kilgore writes articles for online and print, works both in front of and behind the camera to produce Web videos and other multimedia content and edits the work of staff journalists and contributors. He is also an active social media participant, engaging his audience across both personal and publication-branded Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook profiles.

He is a regular contributor to American Banker and other SourceMedia publications and has previously served as managing editor of the company's PaymentsSource.com.

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

An Amazon for Mortgages: Why Altisource Is Buying Mortgage Builder
July 28, 2014 Acquiring the technology vendor would help Altisource build a marketplace for ancillary mortgage services and reduce the...

It's Official: Altisource Is Buying Mortgage Builder
July 21, 2014 Altisource Portfolio Solutions' acquisition of Mortgage Builder Software will close next month, the companies announced...

Black Knight Woos B of A to Get Back on Vendor's Servicing System
July 17, 2014 Nearly five years after Bank of America dumped the Mortgage Servicing Package for technology it obtained in its acquisition of...

Altisource Said to Be Near Deal for LOS Vendor Mortgage Builder
June 20, 2014 Altisource would gain a venue to sell more of its origination services, while Mortgage Builder would get a larger company's...

Regs, Thinning of Servicers Squeeze Profits in Distressed Loans
June 19, 2014 The confluence of trends is making efficient portfolio and vendor management vital.

Dave Brat Fudges the 'Blame Fannie and Freddie' Narrative
June 19, 2014 The GSEs make mortgages? Banks don't? For an economics professor who has made the causes of the housing collapse a central...

How Mortgage Mega-Vendors Are Coping with Origination Slump
June 12, 2014 Fidelity National Financial and First American Financial are pitching lenders additional technologies and services that...

Grand Jury to Vet Charges that FHFA Exec Threatened DeMarco
June 5, 2014 Prosecutors have probable cause to present a grand jury with the felony case against the Federal Housing Finance Agency...

Wording of FHA E-Sign Rule Confuses Industry
May 5, 2014 The Federal Housing Administration's new electronic signature policy contains confusing language that could stifle lender...

Concerns Raised Over Affordable Housing Fee as GSE Bill Nears Vote
April 24, 2014 A key point of contention is the 10 basis point user fee that the proposed Federal Mortgage Insurance Corp. would charge to...