This training catapulted my career in an amazing way. I returned to my office with more advanced knowledge than many of my co-workers who had been in the business for many years, and I was able to give them advice on how to handle various situations with their clients.
Ann Arbor, MI (Vocus) February 20, 2008 –
Marina del Rey, CA is the location of CMPS Institute’s next national training event. It will be held at the Marina del Rey Marriott March 25-27, 2008. The CMPS Institute hosts training events in various locations across the country, but Southern California has been one of the hottest markets.
“Southern Californian mortgage professionals have been eager to embrace certification, and we look forward to hosting this event in March,” says Gibran Nicholas, founder and Chairman of the CMPS Institute.
Of the 4,400 current members of the CMPS Institute, 850 are from California. The CMPS Institute’s certification is unique in the industry. CMPS® certification includes extensive training in the five key areas essential to integrating a client's mortgage, debt and home equity strategy into their overall financial plan:
- Financial Market and Interest Rate Analysis
- Cash Flow & Debt Analysis
- Real Estate Equity Management
- Real Estate Investment Planning
- Mortgage & Real Estate Taxation Concepts
The training includes a test-as-you-go exam which students must pass with a score of 80% in order to gain the certification. If students do not pass at the event, they have additional opportunities to so when they return to the office as the information and exam are available online.
The certification program benefits mortgage professionals in various stages of their careers.
Noel Kellman of Westlake Village, CA attended the training in Marina del Rey in January, 2007 as a new loan officer and said, “This training catapulted my career in an amazing way. I returned to my office with more advanced knowledge than many of my co-workers who had been in the business for many years, and I was able to give them advice on how to handle various situations with their clients.”
And veteran loan officer Carolyn Frame, a Mortgage Originator Magazine Top 200 Producer from Bainbridge Island, WA said, “CMPS has created a fabulous certification program. The timing was just perfect in this market.”
About CMPS Institute:
CMPS is a training, examination, certification and ongoing membership program for financial professionals who provide mortgage and real estate equity advice. The CMPS Institute was formed as a joint effort by leaders in the mortgage and financial planning industries to raise professional standards among mortgage professionals and integrate sound financial planning advice into the mortgage process.
Recognized for its preeminence within the industry, the CMPS curriculum represents the core knowledge expected of residential mortgage advisors, regardless of the diversity of specializations within the industry. For more information or to locate a certified professional near you, please visit http://www.CMPSInstitute.org or call 888.608.9800.
Josephine Nicholas, CMPS Institute