Becoming a member of HAMB allows for quite a few member benefits.
Broker and Loan Officer
As a member of HAMB (Hawaii Association of Mortgage Brokers & Professionals), you can expect several benefits and services:
- Legislative Representation: HAMB will act as your legislative voice at both the federal and state levels. They will advocate for your interests and ensure that proposed changes to the industry are communicated effectively to policymakers. This helps protect your industry and livelihood from potentially unfavorable regulations.
- Continuing Education: HAMB will provide educational courses to fulfill your annual continuing education (CE) requirements. These courses will cover the necessary topics and help you earn the required CE and elective credits to maintain your professional licenses.
- Access to Wholesale Lenders: HAMB will connect you with wholesale lenders who offer the latest innovative loan programs. This enables you to provide your borrowers with a wider range of mortgage options, keeping you up-to-date with the evolving market trends.
- Networking Opportunities: HAMB will facilitate networking events where you can connect with realtors and other professionals in the industry. This networking platform allows you to expand your services, establish new partnerships, and potentially grow your business.
- Timely Updates: HAMB will keep you informed about the latest updates and developments in your state. By staying updated, you can proactively adapt to changes in regulations, policies, and industry trends, ensuring you are always ahead of the curve.
- Group Benefits: As a member of HAMB, you may be eligible for group benefits through its parent association, NAMB (National Association of Mortgage Brokers). These benefits could include access to insurance plans, discounts on industry-related services, and other perks exclusive to HAMB members.
By joining HAMB, you gain a support system that advocates for your industry, provides educational resources, facilitates networking opportunities, and keeps you informed about important updates—all aimed at enhancing your professional growth and success.