School of Mortgage Banking I in Irvine, Calif. December 2023

MBA Education’s School of Mortgage Banking I emphasizes the interrelated roles of the functions within a residential mortgage banking firm and the relationships of the various institutions and agencies throughout the real estate finance industry. This course provides a foundation in residential loan production, secondary marketing, warehouse lending and servicing. It also presents an overview of associated disciplines essential to a complete understanding of mortgage banking, including ethics, regulatory compliance, real estate law, loan products, quality assurance, quality control and fraud detection.

Note: Students who intend to acquire their AMP designation need to first complete SOMB I and pass the exam, then complete SOMB II and pass the exam. Students who are not working toward AMP designations do not need complete SOMB I to enroll in SOMB II.


Introduction to Mortgage Banking


Loan Products

Loan Production

Regulatory Compliance

Laws Affecting the Mortgagee’s Interest in Property

Quality Assurance, Quality Control, and Fraud Detection

Loan Servicing

Warehouse Lending

Secondary Marketing




Each session of the School of Mortgage Banking I is taught by an industry professional considered a thought leader by MBA and other subject matter experts in that area of mortgage lending. Click to read about MBA’s School of Mortgage Banking I instructors.

Intended Audience:

Individuals interested in an overview of all areas the residential mortgage lending industry

Individuals interested in obtaining the AMP or the CMB designation

Mortgage professionals in any role in the residential mortgage industry

Experience Level(s):



Program Times:

Tuesday, December 5 (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM)

Wednesday, December 6 (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM)

Thursday, December 7 (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM)

Friday, December 8 (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM)

Breakfast will be served at 7:30 AM and lunch will be served at 12:00 PM.



40 Pacifica

Ste. 900

Irvine, CA 92618

*Location subject to change

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