NAMB Press Releases

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Community Impact Award Press Release
Expanding Protected Class to Include VeteransThe National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB) urges its members and the public to join them in their advocacy work to protect military veterans that every day put their lives on the line so our country is safe by urging Congress to amend the Fair Housing Act and Equal Opportunity Act to better insulate veterans against discrimination when utilizing their benefits.
Flood Insurance Press ReleaseThe National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB) asks its member, the entire mortgage industry and consumers across the United States to join them in congratulating the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services’ Chairwoman Maxine Waters and Ranking Member Patrick McHenry on the new agreement the committee recently finalized regarding a five-year reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) through Sept. 30, 2024.
Letter to CFPB Regarding Loan Originator Compensation Changes
NAMB Announces Survey Results: Low Home Inventory Cited as Number One Obstacle for Homebuyers NationwideLow home inventory in Florida is not as big a challenge as in California, Texas or nationwide PLANO, Texas, June 27, 2017 — NAMB, the National Association of Mortgage Professionals, today announced the results of its monthly member survey.
NAMB Calls for the Adoption of Newly Formed Best Practices for the AHP Marketplace Developed by the Coalition to Protect and Promote Association Health PlansThe National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB) urges decision makers to adopt a new standard of best practices for Association Health Plans (AHP) developed by the Coalition to Protect and Promote Association Health Plans.
NAMB CALLS ON ALL WHOLESALE LENDERS TO GATHER AND DISCUSS CRITICAL INDUSTRY ISSUESToday, the National Association of Mortgage Brokers (“NAMB”) announced that it is holding a special Wholesale Lenders Forum on February 15, 2018 in Miramar Beach, FL in conjunction with its 2018 NAMB Focus: Sales & Marketing Conference.
NAMB Joins the Coalition to Protect and Promote Association Health Plans The National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB) is proud to announce that this month is chose to combine efforts with 24 noted organizations by joining The Coalition to Protect and Promote Association Health Plans (AHPs). AHP is growing and is currently comprised of 25 like-minded organizations that believe employees of small employers and independent contractors deserve quality coverage with strong consumer protections.
NAMB Opposes Senate Tax Reform BillNAMB is opposing the Senate Tax Reform bill released today. NAMB believes several of these changes will cause an immediate negative impact on consumers wishing to purchase a home. This will affect housing prices and could immediately impact home values.
NAMB Presents Class Valuation with Its Most Innovative Mortgage Campaign Award for 2018Troy, MI – December 27, 2018 – The National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB) is pleased to present Class Valuation, one of the largest nationwide providers of real estate asset valuation and appraisal management solutions to the residential mortgage industry, with its Most Innovative Mortgage Campaign award, presented during NAMB National.
NAMB Seeks to Ban Trigger LeadsNational Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB), an association that represents the interests of individual mortgage loan originators and small to mid-size mortgage businesses, has announced that it is seeking to ban trigger leads.
NAMB Shares FBI’s Tips to Help Reduce Wire Fraud, a $12 Billion Dollar Industry Hurting Home BuyersWashington, DC – Date - According to a recent CNBC article quoting sources from the FBI, since late 2016 through mid-2018, businesses and consumers have experienced a 136% increase in losses related to WIRE FRAUD cases. The article also states since 2013, these types of crimes have now topped $12 billion dollars in the United States.
NAMB Supports Equality Act Introduced by United States CongressThe National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB) offers its support for H.R. 5, the Equality Act introduced by Representatives David Cicilline and Brian Fitzpatrick and its companion bill, S. 788, the Equality Act introduced in the Senate by Senators Jeff Merkley and Susan Collins.
NAMB Urges Congress to Mandate that All Bank MLOs be Required to Pass the SAFE Act TestThe National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB) asks its member, the entire mortgage industry and consumers in the United States to request that the U.S. Congress employ regulations that requires that all bank mortgage loan originators (LOs) be required to pass the SAFE Act mortgage competency test and additional requirements as presently bank mortgage loan originators are not required to take any education and testing in order to offer mortgage loans to customers.
The National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB) Launches NAMB Association Services
The National Association of Mortgage Brokers Advocates for Immediate Legislative Changes to Ban or Limit Trigger LeadsThe National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB) urges its membership base and the public to demand their local legislators in the United States House of Representatives to ban or limit trigger leads by adding appropriate legislative language to HR4028 and S1982 - The PROTECT Act 2017.
The National Association of Mortgage Brokers Advocates for Immediate Legislative Changes to Ban or Limit Trigger LeadsThe National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB) is continuing its advocacy work to ban or limit trigger leads by urging its membership base and the public to demand their local law makers ban or limit trigger leads by adding appropriate legislative language to credit bureau legislation currently under consideration in Congress.
The National Association of Mortgage Brokers Advocates for the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection to Take Immediate Action Regarding Updates to the Consumer Complaint The National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB) , on behalf of consumers across the United States, requests the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (BCFP) further examine their approach to determining true complaints about those in the mortgage process and filtering out those complaints by addressing immediate changes needed within the Consumer Complaint and Consumer Inquiry Handling Processes.
The National Association of Mortgage Brokers Announces NAMB Marketplace with Partner Lender PriceThe National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB) is pleased to announce NAMB Marketplace with partner Lender Price, the leader in digital mortgage interface technology and product pricing & eligibility (PPE) solutions. Part of the NAMB TOOLBOX announced at NAMB National NAMB Marketplace offers brokers the ability to search thousands of loan programs and interact with prospects digitally through a single interface.
The National Association of Mortgage Brokers Applauds House Financial Services Committee for Passage of the Mortgage Fairness Act of 2017 The National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB) is pleased to report its advocacy work has resulted in a successful ‘YES’ vote on the Mortgage Fairness Act of 2017, H.R. 2570 by the house financial services committee. H.R. 2570 is a critical bill that will now better serve consumers and mortgage brokers throughout the United States.
The National Association of Mortgage Brokers Calls for its Members and Public to Demand State Representatives Support the Mortgage Fairness Act of 2017The National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB) urges its membership base and the public to demand their local legislators in the United States House of Representatives support H.R. 2570, the Mortgage Fairness Act of 2017, a crucial bill that will better serve consumers and mortgage brokers throughout the United States.
The National Association of Mortgage Brokers Celebrates National Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization; Passed by U.S. Senate!The National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB) would like to thank everyone across the United States who responded to its call to action regarding the reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
The National Association of Mortgage Brokers Celebrates the United States Senate for Passage of National Flood Insurance Program Extension Act of 2018 The National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB) supports the United States Senate’s passage of the H.R. 6379 National Flood Insurance Program Act of 2018 sponsored by U.S. Rep. Tom MacArthur, R-3rd.
The National Association of Mortgage Brokers First Health Plan for Members is now Immediately AvailableToday, the National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB) is pleased to announce the organization’s new health plan is available for its members to begin enrolling and utilizing.
The National Association of Mortgage Brokers Introduces NAMB All-In Las Vegas, NV – December 9, 2018 – The National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB) today announced the launch of its new platform, NAMB All-In, which is available to all NAMB members at no cost.
The National Association of Mortgage Brokers Invited to Participate in Newly Formed International Mortgage Brokers Federation
The National Association of Mortgage Brokers Launches Enterprise Cloud-Based Origination Platform for all BrokersLas Vegas, NV – December 10, 2018 – The National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB) is pleased to announce a new partnership today at NAMB National with LendingPad ® as the two organizations have partnered to create a new broker LOS platform, NAMB+LOS for brokers nationwide. This offering is free to all NAMB members.
The National Association of Mortgage Brokers Launches NAMB All-In Giving Brokers Open Access to Any Lender in the Industry The National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB) today announced the availability of its new cloud-based platform, NAMB All-In. NAMB members can register for, and be up and running on, NAMB All-In in less than an hour. The software is free to all current NAMB members – with no implementation or monthly fees. The platform allows brokers to export the FNMA 3.2 file, giving them the ability to work with any industry lender.
The National Association of Mortgage Brokers Launching CRM Tool to Assist Industry Professionals with Customer Engagement and Business OperationThe National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB) is pleased to announce it has partnered with focusIT to release a new CRM tool, NAMB+CRM, at NAMB National 2018.
The National Association of Mortgage Brokers Names United 1 Mortgage Best Place to Work Award Winner for 2018Washington, DC & Manassas, VA – December 21, 2018 – The National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB) is pleased to present United 1 Mortgage with the 2018 Best Place to Work designation, presented during NAMB National.
The National Association of Mortgage Brokers to Launch New Health Plan for its MembersToday, the National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB) is pleased to announce it has partnered with Pendella, a leading provider of health care solutions, to begin offering a newly developed health plan to its membership base on September 1, 2019. The NAMB health plan will provide level funded options down to groups of two employees and will help control the cost of care through many attractive features typically only available to large employers.
White House Hosts Representatives from NAMB to Discuss Future of Association Health Plans (AHPs)This week leadership with The National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB) participated in meetings at the White House to discuss important matters regarding Association Health Plans (AHPs). The Meeting was hosted by US Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta and attended by Vice President Mike Pence.