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Mark Fogarty

Editor at Large

National Mortgage News

Mark Fogarty is editor at large of the SourceMedia Mortgage Group. He has been associated with the mortgage publications, which include National Mortgage News, Origination News, Mortgage Servicing News, Mortgage Technology and related websites, since 1984. He also regularly chairs SourceMedia’s industry conferences and webinars.

He was the news director of the team that won the George Polk Award for Financial Journalism in 1988. A graduate of Rutgers University, he previously was a reporter for The Jersey Journal, Jersey City, N.J., and editor of The South Bergenite, Rutherford, N.J.

Recent Stories From this Author

Rattlesnakes Can't Stop New Homes from Rising in the Desert
August 28, 2014 Three families from a small American Indian reservation in New Mexico overcame a good many obstacles to take advantage of a...

Why Mortgage Lenders Have a Duty to Serve
August 21, 2014 A mortgage industry laden with government enticements has no choice but to honor a duty to serve its benefactor's affordable...

Minority-Majority State a Preview of Things to Come for Lenders
August 21, 2014 Mortgage Bankers Association chairman David Stevens picked the perfect locale for his latest message about the diversity...

Time to Get Serious About RESPA/TILA Compliance
August 13, 2014 Though there is still a year for mortgage lenders to get in compliance with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's...

State Housing Agencies Return to Bonds to Bolster Depleted Assets
August 8, 2014 Selling loans into the secondary market was a good strategy for housing finance agencies when rates were falling, but now they...

Is Green the Only Color That Matters in Mortgages? If Only…
August 5, 2014 Another roundup of comments on our Editor at Large blog, from the best and brightest to the funniest.

Sneak Peek at 2013 HMDA Data Shows Apps Down, Denials Up
July 28, 2014 The CFPB and other regulators are showing an increasing appetite for big data. The HMDA database may be the biggest in the...

To Prevent Repeats of Mortgage Disasters, Mentor Future Leaders
July 22, 2014 Mentoring the newbies in the mortgage business may help them avoid boom-and-bust errors later in their careers. And it can be...

Middle Way on Mortgage Tax Deduction Aims to End Homelessness
July 8, 2014 A nonprofit housing group has found an ambitious middle ground between those who oppose any change to the mortgage interest...

The Fight to Save Low-Income Housing Tax Credits
July 2, 2014 Though probably not endangered this year, low-income housing tax credits have been suggested for elimination often enough to...

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