Editor at Large
National Mortgage News
Mark Fogarty is editorial director of the Mortgage Group for SourceMedia, New York City. 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 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, NJ, and editor of The South Bergenite, Rutherford, NJ.
Recent Stories From this Author
Legacies of Thrift Crisis Buoy Affordable Housing to This Day
March 7, 2014 The Affordable Housing and Community Investment programs of the Federal Home Loan Banks provide important gap financing to...
Fracking Boom Makes North Dakota Mortgages Super-Safe
March 5, 2014 At least one mortgage category in North Dakota has fewer delinquent borrowers than graduates in my high school class. A lot...
Tragic Death Underlines Need for Housing Money on Indian Lands
February 28, 2014 Government mortgage programs for this country's more than six million Native people are accelerating home loan credit access...
So Much Is Upside Down in the Mortgage Industry Right Now
February 25, 2014 Jumbo mortgages currently are yielding less than agency loans, and there are other anomalies you can see in the business if...
Six Strategies to Cope with Servicing's 'Compliance Crisis'
February 21, 2014 It's clear regulation has replaced credit risk as the industry's top worry. Here are some suggestions for dealing with the new...
Get Ready for a New Onslaught of HMDA Data
February 18, 2014 Thousands of lenders post oceans of data each year to meet Home Mortgage Disclosure Act obligations. There may be more...
How to Prevent the Next Mortgage Boom and Bust
February 14, 2014 The mortgage industry has always been an adrenaline junkie, getting its thrills by riding the highest roller coaster it can...
Insurers' Appetite for CRE Lending Spans Booms and Busts
February 11, 2014 Life insurers have gotten burned in commercial lending before, but spectacular credit performance is reinforcing their...
Lenders Looking for U.S. Guarantees Increase Rural Housing Mortgages
February 3, 2014 The sequestration and political wrangling last year meant fewer direct RHS mortgages last year, while the safety of the...
Housing Strength in Numbers Could Aid Native Bond Finance
January 23, 2014 A consortium of tribes and a central financing facility could tap the bond market for much-needed housing money.
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