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Brad Finkelstein

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Brad Finkelstein is the editor of Origination News and originations editor of National Mortgage News. Among his areas of coverage are wholesale lending, consumer marketing, reverse mortgages, appraisals, mortgage insurance and title insurance.

Finkelstein has been with NMN since May 1990. Prior to that he was the associate editor of the Airport Press in Jamaica, N.Y., and a reporter for This Week Publications on Long Island. He is a past president of the New York Financial Writers Association.

Recent Stories From this Author

Not All Loan Officers Due Overtime After Labor Ruling
March 13, 2015 A recent Supreme Court decision means that one exemption to the Fair Labor Standards Act does not apply to mortgage...

Refinancing Will Strengthen Despite Rate Worries: Consultant Habib
March 12, 2015 The Federal Reserve will not raise rates in June, while mortgage rates could fall this year as the dollar gets stronger and...

Both Servicers and Originators Are Vexed by Capital Requirements
March 11, 2015 Proposals for stiffer capital requirements will reduce the number of mortgage servicers, which in turn will cut access to...

Mortgage Underwriters Move from the Back Office to the Home Office
March 10, 2015 Telecommuting isn't new for front-office loan officers, but in an increasingly competitive hiring environment, some mortgage...

Cross-Sell Needs, Clearer Rules Drive KeyCorp Back into Mortgages
March 10, 2015 The Cleveland company has been getting back into full-scale residential lending as part of a broader strategy to deepen client...

Reset Risk Worse than Expected for Underwater HELOCs: RealtyTrac
March 4, 2015 More than half of borrowers with home equity lines of credit that will reset this year have seriously underwater properties,...

REO Auction Platform Combination Should Benefit Affiliated Lender
February 25, 2015 Genesis Capital, which lends to investors in distressed single-family properties, will soon have a fresh source of leads for...

Sindeo Brings High-Tech Touch to Originations
February 24, 2015 San Francisco-based Sindeo is trying to bring the mortgage brokerage business into the future, creating a new online service...

Mobile Connectivity a Must for Originators to Remain Competitive
February 23, 2015 Most millennials do almost all of their other business on a portable device, so they want to have this same functionality when...

Why This SBA Real Estate Lender Struck Out on His Own Again
February 23, 2015 With the economy recovering, Chris Hurn saw an opportunity to start another company focused on Small Business Administration...

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