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
How an End to MSAs Will Level the Mortgage Playing Field
August 28, 2015 As marketing services agreements increasingly fall out of favor, a more level playing field may emerge where loan officers...
Teamwork Drives Success for Connecticut Top Producer
August 24, 2015 Mortgage Master's Stephen Campbell and his assistant have complementary styles and that enables them to develop unique...
Are All Marketing Services Agreements Illegal? Don't Go There
August 21, 2015 Nothing touches off an argument more than questions about whether the CFPB will allow any marketing services agreements to...
Could Zillow's Latest Buy Become a Mortgage Doc Play?
August 20, 2015 DotLoop, the tech startup Zillow just bought, takes the headaches and duplication out of managing real estate documents — up...
Leading Originator Back in Business on Her Own
August 18, 2015 Melissa Cohn has opened MC Home Loans looking to recreate the success she had at Manhattan Mortgage.
How a Texas Lender Thrives Using Digital Marketing Tech
August 11, 2015 Austin First Mortgage uses a combination of internal and customer-facing marketing technologies to keep borrowers are engaged...
Essent Posts Its Second Largest Volume of Policies Written
August 7, 2015 Essent Guaranty did $7.23 billion of new insurance written in the second quarter, the second highest volume in the company's...
United Guaranty Structures $299M of Reinsurance Coverage
August 6, 2015 United Guaranty Corp., the private mortgage insurance subsidiary of American International Group, has obtained reinsurance...
National MI Reduces Second-Quarter Loss as Business Increases
August 6, 2015 NMI Holdings Inc., the parent company of National Mortgage Insurance, lost $10.4 million in the second quarter, compared with...
United Guaranty Earns $157M in Second Quarter Income
August 4, 2015 United Guaranty Corp.'s second-quarter pretax operating income fell 25% from a year ago due to a less favorable adjustment to...
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