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

Reps and Warrants No Cure for Loan Defects
September 19, 2014 All the mistakes and errors in a loan file should be dealt with prior to the mortgage funding.

MI Firms Unite on Pros, Cons of FHFA Capital Plan
September 18, 2014 Mortgage insurers agree that the FHFA's capital-retention proposal would offer more clarity than the existing regulatory...

Disparate MI Firms Agree on the Pros, Cons of New Capital Rules
September 15, 2014 Legacy mortgage insurers welcome the level playing field that will come with a recent capital retention proposal, even though...

No. 1 Reason Loan Officers Change Jobs? It's Not What You Think
September 12, 2014 Nope, it's not more money, at least not directly. The key to hiring a good loan officer, or retaining one, is said to be...

MIs Are Strengthened by New Capital Rules: MGIC CEO
September 9, 2014 The industry will have a place at the table to discuss the creation of risk-sharing arrangements, Curt Culver said at an...

Frommeyer Becomes NAMB's CEO
September 5, 2014 Mortgage industry veteran to be trade group's spokesman and representative at hearings.

Outsourcing Mortgages Allows Banks to Keep Customers Happy
September 4, 2014 More regulations and higher costs are causing an increasing number of smaller financial institutions to consider having...

Refis Are Out There; Just Don't Depend on Them
August 27, 2014 The refi boom is dead. And while there is still refinance volume to be had, originators have to work smarter to capture and...

New CRM Tech Helps Originators, Real Estate Agents Share Leads
August 25, 2014 Technologies that bridge the gap between originators and real estate agents are designed to improve communication and lead...

Originators Need to Improve Their Communication Skills
August 21, 2014 Not only do staffers need to communicate with their customers better, they need to communicate with each other better as well.

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