Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Three Benefits to Becoming a NAMB Member

A graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, Tom Velken founded Viking Real Estate Group in 1995. Since then, he has completed hundreds of investment deals totaling over $200 million. Beyond growing his own company, Tom Velken actively supports the National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB), of which he is a member. 

NAMB membership includes a variety of benefits for real estate professionals; three of which are listed below.

1. Education: The NAMB Education Committee provides numerous courses through national and state association events throughout the country. Respected industry leaders head introductory and theme-specific classes.

2. Certification: In addition to continuing education courses, NAMB offers three different levels of certification for mortgage professionals to advance their career. The organization's highest level of certification is the Certified Mortgage Consultant, which designates professionals as industry leaders.

3. Conferences: Yearly NAMB conferences offer networking opportunities, professional development courses, and insight into the industry’s latest technology.