CAMP WORKS FOR YOU
CAMP Member Benefits and Services
CAMP membership is worth more than the cost of admission. Here are several of the most important reasons why your CAMP membership remains valuable year in and year out. Read on to refresh your memory about benefits you may have overlooked, or pass this information on to a colleague who hasn’t yet joined CAMP. CAMP membership helps your business thrive! Please Note: The California Association of Mortgage Brokers (CAMB) is currently in the process of changing its name to the California Association of Mortgage Professionals (CAMP).
Did you know that the CAMP logo is available to members to print on their business cards and personal letterhead? Membership with CAMP is by individual. The CAMP logo usage policy allows you to print the logo on:
- Your business card
- Your personal letterhead
- Your personal Web site
The CAMP logo may not be used on company letterhead, company marketing collateral, or the company’s Web site.
You will receive the following…
- Your customized professionally written Information Security Policy specific to the industry.
- A customized Internal Security Policy to help meet the Rules Training requirement.
- A customizable “Vendor Compliance” letter.
- An outline of the requirements and procedures to be followed in the event of a data breach.
- A check list to simplify the identification of “Red Flags” when opening a new customer file.
Red Flag ComplianceDon’t know where to Start? Informative Research’s Broker Tool kit is designed to inform and guide you through your Red Flags compliance obligations. It’s complete with background information, tips on getting started, ID fraud solutions, and a process checklist. This Tool Kit gives you what you need to understand the requirements and put a solution in place quickly and completely. Visit them atwww.informativeresearch.com
Get your E&O insurance at reasonable rates!CB Malaga Insurance Services LLC provides E&O insurance to mortgage brokers and other mortgage professionals through a variety of highly rated insurance carriers.Visit them at www.cbspecialty.com or call 1-877-245-5887. Make sure to mention you’re a CAMP member!
Exclusive “The MLS for Originators!” Visit www.readyprice.com is now FREE to all our members! This is an incredible membership special that would normally cost you $720 annually. It’s Fast, Easy and Accurate. It can be programmed for specific wholesale partners with adjustments for tiered pricing. You can also use it with your customers and quickly adjust to your retail price! All members should have received personal passwords via emailed, if not please check with ReadyPrice
Trusted Mortgage ProfessionalsAwesome Member Benefit!
- Set yourself and your company apart, become a “Trusted Mortgage Professional”(TMP).
- Save the initial registration fee of $295 by being a CAMP member.
- Never fill out another broker application! Your company only has to complete ONE application to have access to all of our wholesale lender affiliates.
- Protect your company from state audits with Loan Officer Secure..
- Establish a lender required Quality Control Plan.
- Prove your trustworthy by installing click to verify on your website.
Look for Comergence Compliance Monitoring on our website under member benefits, Or check out www.ComergenceTrustMember.com. Ask anyone at our state office (714) 495-4726 how to get your special CAMP discount!
Check it out! FHA Condo Approvals FAST! Don’t lose a deal due to the project not being on the FHA approved list. Go towww.condoapprovalsllc.com or call past CAMP president Jon Eberhardt (310) 938-6790 and make sure to ask for the CAMP discount.
Having trouble finding an attorney that knows our business?Welcome to the Law Offices of HERMAN THORDSEN! Don’t forget, as a CAMP member you also receive a FREE half hour of legal advice from Herman Thordsen. Go to www.lendinglaw.com
Benefit for CAMP Members… Stay on top of mortgage securities with live market action! Get free daily updates, open/closing market info and market moving events calendar. Additional information, market alerts to your cell phone and market expertise available to CAMP members at only $25 – $35 per month. This feature will pay for itself with one locked loan BEFORE the market changes! “We designed MBSQuoteline.com to help you, the mortgage professional, make better lock/float decisions, and be an expert in your field.”
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CAMP Members get an instant 15% discount with coupon code.
Imagine being able to market where traditional “selling” is a thing of the past. Create your own private referral network, where you are the focal point for all real estate needs. Come and get it CAMP members!
- Granza.com’s patented, cutting-edge technology is guaranteed to build your business faster than any other program. Its low monthly price is even lower for CAMP members.
- Granza lets you MAINTAIN and GAIN new customers and prospects, all within a fully automated, Web-based system.
- No set up fees, no contracts, cancel anytime.
- Your first 3 months is only $19.95 per month, then only $24.95 per month. (Our regular low price is only $49.95 per month.) No set up fees, no contracts, cancel anytime.
- Sign up at www.granza.com/cambdeal.
Email us at TLSupport@Granza.com or call us at 818-243-7063.
CAMP works on the value of Mortgage Loan Originators and Brokers diligently to establish CAMP members as industry experts who adhere to CAMP’s standards of practices. Our message of consumer protection, education and industry accountability is broadcast far and wide on TV, radio and top newspapers across the state.Annual Economic Forecast
Each year CAMP reaches out to its members with questions regarding the mortgage industry, products and the housing market. The results of this survey released to the media at the end of the year establishing CAMP as an expert source.Consumer Protection Worksheet
As part of its efforts to curb predatory lending practices, CAMP has produced this worksheet for proprietary use by its membership as they assist consumers in securing mortgage loans.Questions?
Please contact CAMP’s Government Affairs Associate, Kelly Sherfey at (916) 448-8236 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
CAMP is Your Education Provider!
What sets you apart from other mortgage brokers and loan originators?
Professional development adds value to your business through enhanced credibility with your clients. CAMP has chapter meetings throughout the state focusing on education and training. Currently our chapters have been holding SAFE Act training for the industries new Mortgage Loan Originator (MLO) license. We have also been conducting a free series of webinars on the new MLO license, procedures and testing. We are also providing a FHA certification class, for those originating FHA insured loan products. Our commitment to provide quality education and enhanced professional development programs to individuals in the mortgage industry and the public in general. The CAMP Education & Research Foundation is a separately incorporated, nonprofit organization that will be able to receive charitable contributions from individuals and corporations.
You are likely asking how the Foundation will benefit you.
One of the Foundation’s goals is to provide free continuing education programs to CAMP members as a member benefit.
What is your next step?
Increase your professional integrity with your clients by seeking industry certification. CAMP promotes the “Trusted Mortgage Professional” (TMP) certification and seal through Comergence. Go to www.ComergenceTrustMember.com to find out more. NAMB’s certification designations–the Certified Residential Mortgage Specialist (CRMS) and the Certified Mortgage Consultant (CMC). For certification information and criteria, download the certification handbook from NAMB’s Web site–www.namb.org, click on Certification Home, then Certification Handbook to find the download link.
What are the benefits of being certified?
Current designees who are CAMP members are listed on our Web site in the Certification section and when consumers are looking for a mortgage broker in our Find-a-Broker, those with the CMC or CRMS designation appear at the top of the list.
Education and Certification Questions?
Contact Matthew Wheeler at (916) 448-8236
CAMP is Your Advocate for Sensible Legislation and Regulation!
CAMP Government Affairs
CAMP’s primary public policy objectives are to increase access to safe, affordable and understandable home and commercial real estate financing for Californians. CAMP’s recent legislative success has further developed CAMP’s position as a leading voice for the industry and as a committed consumer advocate. Our Government Affairs team works diligently to establish relationships, carry our message, implement a strong grassroots effort and support our well established political action committees. The CAMP government affairs program leverages an array of membership, staff resources lobbying efforts to advance the organization’s public policy objectives. For more details about our government affairs program please contact the CAMP Government Affairs Committee, (916) 448-8236.
One-year free subscriptions for new members. Broker magazine is the mortgage broker’s premier source of practical information on the cutting-edge techniques and technologies you need to know to optimize performance. Broker provides real-life ideas from real-life mortgage professionals. Visit BrokerMagazine.com for editorial highlights.
Mortgage Originator Magazine (M.O.M.)
The originators tool for sales and management excellence. One-year free subscription for Professional Members ($58 value). Associate, Affiliate Company, Affiliate Associate, and Statewide Affiliate Members receive a 20% discount when subscribing through CAMP’s Web site.
National Mortgage Broker Magazine
NAMB’s official membership publication (free to members) providing information that focuses on the mortgage industry from a national perspective.
One-year free subscription for new members. Origination News covers the wholesale/broker end of the market. Loan brokers originate loans on a retail basis and upstream the loan through a sale of funding relationship to a bigger originator. This is a highly-niched market, but an important segment to the industry as a whole. Members–Sign in to download the latest issue
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