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

REO Auction Platform Combination Should Benefit Affiliated Lender
February 25, 2015 Genesis Capital, which lends to investors in distressed single-family properties, will soon have a fresh source of leads for...

Sindeo Brings High-Tech Touch to Originations
February 24, 2015 San Francisco-based Sindeo is trying to bring the mortgage brokerage business into the future, creating a new online service...

Why This SBA Real Estate Lender Struck Out on His Own Again
February 23, 2015 With the economy recovering, Chris Hurn saw an opportunity to start another company focused on Small Business Administration...

Mobile Connectivity a Must for Originators to Remain Competitive
February 23, 2015 Most millennials do almost all of their other business on a portable device, so they want to have this same functionality when...

Ellie Mae Pushing Lenders to SaaS, Whether They Want It or Not
February 17, 2015 Users of Ellie Mae's self-hosted loan origination system will soon have to make a choice: migrate to the software-as-a-service...

Ellie Mae Posts $4.3M Profit in 4Q
February 12, 2015 Ellie Mae reported fourth-quarter earnings of $4.3 million, more than double that of the same period in 2013.

Genworth's Domestic PMI Profits Soar Amid Sour Fourth Quarter
February 11, 2015 Genworth Financial's private mortgage insurance business was a rare bright spot for a company that overall, lost $1.2 billion...

More Low-Down-Payment Loans Do Not Have to Mean More Risk
February 3, 2015 Studying borrowers' credit characteristics and tightening quality control are more important to how mortgages perform than the...

Why Subprime Mortgage Lending Is Ready for a Comeback
February 2, 2015 The widespread return of the subprime mortgage business will be the big event for the mortgage industry in 2015.

Hardware Failure Causes Outage for ReverseVision
January 30, 2015 ReverseVision, which operates the largest technology platform in the reverse mortgage industry, suffered an outage with its RV...

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