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Mark Fogarty

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

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...

This Is Why Mortgage Credit Standards Have to Be Lowered
June 26, 2014 Unless the industry is content to be a boutique player with a hugely smaller pool of potential borrowers, it had better...

Manufactured Housing Suffers Worst Decline of Any Mortgage Niche
June 23, 2014 Competition from site-built homes and distressed sales, the limited availability of conforming mortgages, and an...

Six Takeaways from the Epic HUD/Census Report on Home Building
June 13, 2014 Among the revelations: A large number of single-family homes built in 2013 weren't sold that year; single-family units,...

Financial Institutions to Fund Big Part of $40B NYC Housing Plan
June 10, 2014 Though the bulk of the ambitious Housing New York plan is intended to build or rehabilitate rentals, there are several...

HMDA Data Offers Clues on Discrimination Against Gays
June 4, 2014 While lenders do not survey applicants on sexual orientation for their Home Mortgage Disclosure Act reports, a look at the...

Five Best Answers to 'When Will Nonconforming Secondary Return?'
May 27, 2014 It could take quarters or years. It may require fatter yields to entice investors, or move-up homebuyers in need of jumbo...

The Powerful Social Media Platform Mortgage Lenders Are Ignoring
May 23, 2014 Mortgage lenders may have managed to learn about hashtags and followers, but streaming audio and podcasts are still pretty...

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