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
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...
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...
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...
Quicken Remains Tops in Customer Service Among Originators: Survey
November 13, 2014 For the fifth year in a row, Quicken Loans is rated No. 1 by consumers in terms of customer satisfaction, according to a J.D....
Lenders See Pockets of Opportunity in Recent Rate Dip
November 5, 2014 The recent dip in mortgage rates isn't likely to spur a refi boom, but with the industry now into the fourth quarter of a...
Warren Myer, Mortgage Web Pioneer, Dies at 53
November 4, 2014 He founded and owned Myers Internet Services, which at one time hosted over 8,500 websites for originators and real estate...
It's Time to Re-Engineer the Reverse Mortgage Product
November 3, 2014 Scrapping the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage and starting fresh could be the boost needed.
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