Why Join the Washington Mortgage Bankers Association?
The Washington Mortgage Bankers Association is THE voice of the mortgage industry community in Washington State. The WMBA exists to educate, connect, and inspire our members, clients, and partners to engage, advocate, and positively impact the communities we live and serve in. By becoming a member of the WMBA, you are aligning yourself and your business to the highest standards of excellence and integrity in the mortgage industry. Further, you understand the value mortgage banking brings to the community, and through networking/information exchange, quest for higher education, expertise and professionalism, and charitable giving you establish yourself and your business as industry and community leaders.
Through participation in the WMBA our volunteers and active members better serve our clients and our local community.
The Washington Mortgage Bankers Association is an affiliate of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). Although the WMBA is an affiliate of the MBA, memberships of these two organizations are separate.
Membership benefits include:
- Your company logo on the WMBA website
- A link to your website from the WMBA site
- Discounts for dinner meetings and special events
- Become well connected in the mortgage banking industry
- Support of low-income housing initiatives in our community
- Keeping current on lending community news
- Tie into the mortgage banking community at the national level through WMBA
- Enjoy MBA discounts, for more information go here
Please note that all new members must be sponsored by a current WWBA member for one year.
The WMBA fiscal year starts September 1. Dues include logo and link on WMBA website and listing in the WMBA Roster.
WMBA Dues: $1,495 Per year
WMBA General Members: Corporations, state banks, national banking associations, credit unions, state and federal savings and loan associations, savings banks partnerships and limited partnerships, limited liability companies, professional service entities, and sole proprietorships that are engaged in the origination, sale, or servicing of real estate mortgage loans. $1,495 for one year of membership.
WMBA Associate Members: Corporations, partnerships and limited partnerships, limited liability companies, professional service entities, and sole proprietorships that are not engaged in the origination, sale, or servicing of real estate mortgage loans but that are otherwise involved with or provide resources or services to mortgage lenders. $995 for one year of membership.
Included in your dues is $448, which is attributable to lobbying expenses and, as such, is not deductible. The WMBA is a 501 c 6, and your dues are not deductible as a charitable contribution.
If you have any questions about membership, please email email@example.com to connect with Tony and Nichole.
Featured Membership Benefits
Education and networking
Education and Networking Events including the WMBA Annual Auction, monthly general membership dinner meetings, Income Property lunches, WMBA Annual Golf Classic, and educational events.
Access to industry experts
Access to industry experts. The WMBA membership group includes executives, top-producing loan officers, and other mortgage lender industry experts.
Have a voice
Have a voice. The WMBA has a full-time Lobbyist working for our industry. This allows us to have timely information on rulemaking and efforts at the state and national levels that impact your business.
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