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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 SourceMedias 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
Not a Mortgage Desert, Thanks To a Superior Effort at Bay Mills
June 14, 2013 Many American Indian reservations are mortgage deserts, with lenders avoiding them like the plague because of difficulties...
New Form of Housing Bonds is Actually as Old as the Hills
May 30, 2013 Mortgage industry executives may be forgiven for thinking that housing bonds are starting to look like pass-through...
Some Great Examples
May 8, 2013 Housing developers looking for ways to build energy-efficient and culturally relevant housing now have a model for the task.
What Would Happen If Mortgage CEOs and CTOs Switched Jobs?
April 19, 2013 The technology side of the mortgage business has delivered something just as valuable in recent years: the means to avoid...
Champing at the Bit
April 11, 2013 The stalled market for distressed mortgage assets seems to have finally gotten untracked and a viable secondary market for...
Is Housing Rebound a Concern?
April 5, 2013 Mortgage bankers we spoke to recently felt there is no new bubble forming, and that what is happening is a normal correction....
NJ, FL Mortgage Bankers Dont See Another Housing Bubble
March 22, 2013 Mortgage bankers are not too worried about a new housing bubble forming as national real estate values rise by 10% per year.
Mortgage Bankers Feel Battered By Big Seas of New Regulation
March 8, 2013 Whats the No. 1 thing on any employees mind? Its how do I get paid?
Can There Really Be a Combined Originations/Servicing Platform?
March 1, 2013 Servicers are performing origination functions, often using laid-off originators to do the work.
Mortgage Industry Employment Boom Is Seen Extending into 2013
February 22, 2013 During 2012, the business as a whole added 29,000 jobs, an 11% boost not just to the niche but to the entire national economy.