Brad Finkelstein



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

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...

Three Firms Subservicing More Than $100B in Loans Each
December 12, 2014 For the first time, there is a subservicer, Cenlar FSB, handling the servicing function for more than $200 billion in mortgage...

Why Mortgage Entrepreneurs Can Struggle After a Startup Succeeds
December 1, 2014 A company's evolution from startup to established business requires executives to have a wide array of leadership skills,...

Reverse Mortgage Boosters Downplay Impact of Generation's Exit
November 18, 2014 Most lenders are said to be embracing the regulatory changes being made to the home equity conversion mortgage, but for...

LOs Need to Meet the Needs of All Millennials
November 18, 2014 In loan officers' efforts to show they can meet the needs of one set of millennials, they shouldn't forget about the other...

Lenders Step Up Originator Training to Get Ahead of Problem Loans
November 17, 2014 With an eye on eliminating mortgage buybacks and adhering to increasing regulatory compliance obligations, mortgage lenders...

Carrington Drops ARM Products
November 14, 2014 Low demand coupled with low interest rates and a focus on simplicity and transparency led to the change.

Tech Upgrades Look to Help Lenders Source Purchase Business
November 14, 2014 CRM companies are rolling out products to help originators get in contact with and convert purchase leads.

Wells Servicing Sale to Ocwen Has Been Terminated
November 13, 2014 New York financial regulator Benjamin Lawsky held up the deal shortly after it was announced in January, and regulatory and...

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