How to Become a Licensed Mortgage Loan Originator

Join our team of experts as a loan originator today and take the first step in a fulfilling career helping people achieve their dream of homeownership. With comprehensive training, competitive compensation, and opportunities for growth, we offer the support and resources you need to succeed. Don't wait, apply now and make a difference in the lives of your clients while building a successful career in the mortgage industry.

Joining The Mortgage Calculator as a loan originator can be an exciting and rewarding career path for those who are passionate about helping people achieve the dream of homeownership. As a loan originator, you will play a critical role in the mortgage process by working with clients to assess their financial needs and assist them in securing a loan that meets their specific requirements.

A loan originator's main responsibility is to help clients understand the different loan options available to them and to guide them through the application process. You will work closely with clients to gather information about their income, assets, credit history, and employment status, and then use this information to determine the best loan options for their unique situation. You will also be responsible for preparing loan applications, processing loan paperwork, and communicating with clients, lenders, and real estate agents throughout the loan process.

To become a loan originator with The Mortgage Calculator, you will need to have a strong understanding of the mortgage industry, including the different types of loans, interest rates, and terms. You should also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines. In addition, you should be familiar with the relevant regulations and laws surrounding the mortgage industry, and be able to stay up-to-date with any changes to these regulations.

Before joining us, it is important to research and compare different companies to find the right fit for you. Consider factors such as company culture, benefits, compensation, and opportunities for advancement. You may also want to consider whether you would like to work for a large, established mortgage company or a smaller, more entrepreneurial firm.

Once you have chosen a mortgage company, you will need to complete the required training and licensing programs. Most states require loan originators to be licensed, which typically involves completing a pre-licensing education course, passing a background check, and passing a licensing exam. The specific requirements vary from state to state, so be sure to research the requirements in your area.

How to Get Your Mortgage Loan Originator License

To become a licensed Mortgage Loan Originator, or MLO, a prospective applicant must take the following steps below to get licensure. All Mortgage Licensure in the US is managed by the Nationwide Multi-State Licensing System & Registry or NMLS. The NMLS website provides a ton of great resources for prospective applicants to research including all of the separate requirements of each state. Once you complete the steps below you can Join The Mortgage Calculator Co as a MLO!

  1. Apply for an NMLS account and ID number
  2. We recommend hours of pre-license NMLS education
  3. We recommend mortgage educators,
  4. Pass the national safe exam via NMLS with 75% or higher
  5. Apply for licensure via NMLS
  6. Complete fingerprint/background check and pay all fees
  7. Associate your NMLS account with an employer for sponsorship
  8. Start generating loans with team The Mortgage Calculator!