Upcoming School of Loan Origination Courses in October and January

MBA Education’s School of Loan Origination (SOLO) is a live, instructor-guided online course designed to provide an in-depth working knowledge of how to originate residential mortgage loans. In a series of 12 two-hour webinars, the course explains how to originate compliant and quality-based mortgage loans to minimize risk of repurchase and reduce the number of “touches” on the file.

The course begins with an overview of the mortgage lending industry and the originator’s activities and responsibilities within the industry. Subsequent topics include: how to take a complete and accurate loan application; regulations that govern origination activities; loan options, credit reporting, and credit scoring; review of supporting documentation; review of tax returns and calculation of qualifying income; traditional and non-traditional mortgage products; pricing and rate locks; structuring mortgage loan transactions; and marketing strategies. The course concludes with a series of case studies that allows the student to practice the skills and calculations required to be a successful originator.

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Get an in-depth working knowledge of how to originate residential mortgage loans, including:

Challenges facing mortgage origination businesses

Roles of mortgage originators, processors and underwriters

Laws and regulations that protect consumers

Building and packaging quality mortgage loans

Evaluating credit

Advantages and disadvantages of different mortgage products

Developing a purchase-based business model

Upcoming School of Loan Origination Courses:

School of Loan Origination: October 7-31, 2024

School of Loan Origination: January 13-February 6, 2025

The Details

This course is presented completely virtually, in a blend of self-study and instructor-guided online learning. The course includes a series of live webinars, presented through Zoom, which allow for participant interaction with the instructor and each other. Course materials and assessments are available through MBA’s Learning Management System.

Course Level: Entry Level

Course Delivery Method: Online Course

Online Course: Two hours a day, three days a week for four weeks

Elements: Live, online and interactive presentations, Quizzes, Case Study, Practice Activities, Homework, Final Exam

Who Should Attend

SOLO is designed for:

New and aspiring MLOs

Loan Officer Assistants


Underwriters or Closers who are interested in moving into an origination role

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