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Regular Membership is customized for companies that originate, service, securitize, invest in or insure residential and/or commercial/multifamily mortgages. As a Regular Member your company receives valuable information and access to resources personalized to your specific business focus and to the real estate finance industry.
Listed below are some of the many ways we are working on your behalf and how you can benefit from being an MBA member.
Download the MBA membership brochure and/or an application using the menu on the right of the page.
Read overviews of our 2016 efforts on behalf of our members
MBA is the voice of the real estate finance industry. We work to clarify issues, preserve policies and protect the interests of our members by staying in close communication with Congress, the administration, state and local officials and regulatory bodies, as well as the general public.
We speak with a single voice, representing both residential and commercial/multifamily interests. In short, when we take a position, we speak for a broad constituency and we put forth a consensus forged by the entire industry.
Opportunities to Get Involved
MBA offers members a multitude of ways to engage and help shape and support the industry:
- MORPAC - our political action committee
- Mortgage Action Alliance - the only nationwide, grassroots lobbying organization of the real estate finance industry
- Residential and Commercial/Multifamily Committees and Councils
- MISMO® - the leading technology standards development body for the residential and commercial real estate finance industries.
Access to Industry Expertise
Our staff experts are available to members for discussion as needed and work hard every day to ensure that the interests and concerns of MBA and its members are voiced and addressed.
Market Research, Forecasts and Analysis
MBA provides economists, legislators, the general public and its members some of the most critical measurements of our economy and the industry on an ongoing basis. Our highly regarded research and economics group provides the most current and comprehensive data and benchmarking tools that make a difference in short- and long-term strategic planning.
Conferences & Events
Our conferences and events are designed to help you develop business strategies by highlighting issues affecting your business and our industry. Many of our events are targeted to specific audiences within the real estate finance industry so you get the most relevant information, experience and return on your investment. They also offer extraordinary networking opportunities to connect with your industry colleagues and grow your business.
Professional Development - MBA Education
Earn a reputation for your professionalism, advance your career and give your company a competitive advantage with classes and resources from MBA Education. MBA Education provides the resources and tools you need at every stage of your career.
The MBA Future Leaders Program and Path to Diversity initiative provide unique opportunities for members to enhance their skills.
Industry Resources, Standards & Best Practices
We lead the real estate finance industry in developing technology standards, specifications and guidelines. MBA is committed to helping our members further their business goals and we strive to provide the information and tools necessary to support fair and ethical lending practices and technologies that de-mystify and speed processes and reduce paperwork costs.
Complimentary subscriptions to MBA publications designed to keep you well-informed on the issues important to you and your business. Available to all your staff.
- MBA Insights - a NEW weekly electronic newsletter
- MBA NewsLink - a daily electronic newsletter
- MBA Commercial/Multifamily NewsLink - a weekly electronic newsletter
- MBA Servicing NewsLink - a weekly electronic newsletter
Through the Member Advantage Program, members receive discounts on nationally recognized products and services.
MBA works with our members to help families in need through our Opens Doors Foundation.