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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

HUD Secretary Event to Feature Social Media Q&A on Housing
January 16, 2015 Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro will address his agency's housing initiatives and answer...

Q4 Earnings: B of A Mortgage Losses Narrow; Citi Originations Fall
January 15, 2015 Lower litigation costs helped Bank of America's mortgage unit curb its losses, while Citi's fourth quarter origination volume...

Q4 Earnings: Wells Sees Refi Spike; Chase Grows in Correspondent
January 14, 2015 Wells Fargo saw more of its origination volume come from refinancings, while JPMorgan Chase continues to rebuild its...

No, Cheaper FHA Premiums Don't Pose a Threat to Private Insurers
January 13, 2015 Fears that lower Federal Housing Administration premiums will negatively affect private mortgage insurance firms are...

Self-Service Lender Seeks Speedy Mortgages with Fewer Loan Officers
January 8, 2015 Lenda, a new mortgage company backed by Silicon Valley investors, wants to supplant the traditional loan officer with consumer...

Compliance Outlook: State Regulators to Keep a Close Watch on MSR Sales
December 31, 2014 Bank servicers have a compliance dilemma: they need to quickly shed mortgage-servicing rights ahead of Basel III at a time...

Mortgage Lenders Roll Out 3%-Down Loans at Breakneck Pace
December 24, 2014 The 3%-down payment mortgage has been made available to consumers with a speed rarely seen in this business, in large part...

Origination Outlook: Expect More Consumer-Direct, Mini-C Activity
December 22, 2014 Refinance volume may be waning, but lenders' reliance on consumer direct tools will only increase next year. Plus, the rise of...

Onetime Rivals Join Forces to Expand NYC Lender's Reach
December 17, 2014 GuardHill Financial Corp. CEO Alan Rosenbaum has recruited veteran New York City mortgage originator—and former...

Lenders Could Make Voluntary ALTA Guidelines a De Facto Standard
December 15, 2014 Lenders concerned about maintaining vendor oversight compliance may require title insurance and settlement firms to adopt the...

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