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Austin Kilgore

Managing Editor

National Mortgage News

Austin Kilgore is the managing editor 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 accounts.

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.

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Recent Stories From this Author

Altisource Said to Be Near Deal for LOS Vendor Mortgage Builder
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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
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How Mortgage Mega-Vendors Are Coping with Origination Slump
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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...

Ellie Mae's New Explanation for Outage Only Raises More Questions
April 16, 2014 If it wasn't a malicious attack, what else could have overwhelmed the mortgage loan origination software vendor's servers at a...

Freddie to Add Another Appraisal Check to Data Portal
April 9, 2014 Freddie Mac will soon add another automated review on the appraisal reports it receives through the Uniform Collateral Data...

Ellie Mae Suspects Attackers Had Industry Knowledge
April 3, 2014 While distributed denial-of-service attacks typically crash systems with waves of invalid data requests, the manner in which...