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
Most Servicers Have Yet to Crack Customer Satisfaction Code
July 30, 2015 Consumers hold tight to the belief that servicers are only concerned about their ability to make payments, despite a growing...
FNF Earnings Up on Increased Revenue and Margins
July 30, 2015 The title and real estate services portion of Fidelity National Financial Inc. earned $160 million in the second quarter, up...
Top Producer Shares Her Secret to Keeping Referral Partners Happy
July 28, 2015 Atlantic Coast Mortgage's Ashley Smith explains why keeping her referral partners happy is the key to her success as a loan...
Servicers Now Compete on Compliance, Not Speed to Foreclose
July 28, 2015 For servicers seeking to differentiate themselves with mortgage investors, the ability to quickly resolve a delinquent loan...
Stewart to Exit Delinquent Mortgage Business
July 23, 2015 Stewart Mortgage Information Systems is pulling the plug on its delinquent mortgage services business.
Title Insurance Heavyweights Have Strong Second Quarter
July 23, 2015 Old Republic International Corp. doubled its title insurance revenue during the second quarter, while First American Corp.'s...
Radian 2Q Profit Drops Due to Debt Restructuring
July 22, 2015 Radian's note repurchase and issuance of new debt have helped increase the liquidity and capital strength of its mortgage...
Top Producer Mastered the Loan Process to Beat His Competition
July 20, 2015 Loan officer Eric Rotner's first boss made him understand the entire origination process, which has given him an edge against...
MGIC Uses Discounts to Grow Lender-Paid MI Business
July 17, 2015 MGIC has discounted single-premium lender-paid mortgage insurance by 11% during the second quarter in order to get market...
Citi's 2Q Mortgage Revenue Up 34% Over 2014
July 16, 2015 Citigroup's combined gain-on-sale and mortgage servicing revenue increased by 34% in the second quarter over the same period...
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