Austin Kilgore is the editor in chief of National Mortgage News. Kilgore writes articles for online and print, works both in front of and behind the camera to produce web videos and other multimedia content and edits the work of staff journalists and contributors. He is an active social media participant, engaging his audience across both personal and publication-branded Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook profiles.
Kilgore is also a contributing editor to American Banker and has previously served as managing editor of the company's PaymentsSource.com. Kilgore's served as an editor, reporter and photographer at numerous newspapers, magazines and online publications covering technology, financial services, real estate and public affairs. He is a Texas native and a graduate of Southern Methodist University in Dallas.
From the Trump administration's initial efforts at reg relief and GSE reform to dramatic shifts in the servicing landscape, here's a look back at the top stories shaping the mortgage industry during the first half of 2017.
Auditors performing a review of Ocwen Financial padded time sheets and claimed excessive and improper expenses, including lengthy travel and meals at strip clubs and casinos, according to a lawsuit filed against Fidelity Information Services.