FAMP BROWARD CHAPTER 
2017 Annual Trade Show
&
Breakout Sessions 
March 2nd, 2017
Don't Miss This Opportunity to Meet New Vendors!
 Lenders, Title Companies, Credit Companies, Insurance Companies and More....

ADMISSION to the Trade Show & Parking - FREE 

"Unmask the Mystery"

Thursday, March 2, 2017 I Trade Show 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Bonaventure Hotel & Conference Center 
250 Raquet Club Rd, Weston, FL 33326  
Breakout Sessions

Calyx 10:30am - 11:30 am
How to prepare the Loan Estimate.
Mastering the Fees Worksheet and Closing Cost Scenario
 
Sponsor:  Emigrant Mortgage - Lunch & Learn
11:30am - 1:00 pm

Financing the Foreign National & More  
Underwriters in Attendance to Answer Your Important Questions
Lunch included in this session only 

Plaza Home Mortgage 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Fannie Mae Day 1 Certainty / HomeReady 
and
 Freddie Mac Home Possible Programs

Radian 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Self Employment Training 
Analyzing  and capturing the most income for your self employed borrowers
Lunch included when attending Emigrant Mortgage's Session
Total Cost For All 4 Sessions:

Members $25.00  undefined    Non-Members $40.00  undefined
 
Or print reservation form and email or fax to 
emails@browardfamp.org - 866-261-2776
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TRADE SHOW HOURS 4:00pm - 8:00pm
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DON'T MISS THE AFTER TRADESHOW
EXTREME NETWORKING PARTY POOLSIDE
8:00pm - ????

FAMP Broward Chapter, 8362 Pines Blvd., #155, Pembroke Pines, FL 33024
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Denysis Rodriguez

Denysis Rodriguez
2016-2017 FAMP Broward
Chapter President
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Past Chapter Presidents

1972-73 Seymour B. Gold
1973-74 Richard Foster
1974-75 H. A. Adams
1975-76 Don Munro
1976-77 Douglas A. Stepelton
1977-78 Lester C. Still
1978-79 Harold R. Smith
1979-80 Frank A. Scaltrito,
1980-81 David H. Warsowe
1981-82 Willis B. Mall
1982-83 Fred Corey
1983-84 Alan Miller
1984-85 Marion Sprague
1985-86 Bob Lurer
1986-87 Jim Powell
1987-88 Sandi Tomaini-Hatin
1988-89 Eric E. Tomaini
1989-90 Sue Dinneen
1990-91 Donald Smith
1991-92 Martin Hymowitz
1992-93 Sidney F. Weigner
1993-94 Frank Cicione
1994-95 Lynn Ferrie
1995-96 Mark Schaftlein
1996-97 Paul A. Byer
1997-98 Marianne Arbulu
1998-99 David Levine
1999-00 Randy Motooka
2000-01 Florence Amico
2001-02 Pamela J. Cruise
2002-03 Alicia M. Iglesias
2003-04 Shiela Kiniry
2004-05 Robert M. Keating
2005-06 Richard A. Keen
2006-07 Marga Doerr
2007-08 Tina Mulligan
2008-09 Tina Mulligan
2009-10 Viktoria Bloom
2010-11 Gino Moro
2011-12 Cindy Barron
2012-13 Alicia M. Iglesias
2013-14 Carol J. Martin
2014-15 Kimber White
2015-16 Denysis Rodriguez

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Why I Joined the FAMP

I recently read a blog post in the National Mortgage Professional Magazine, written by David Lykken. In his blog, titled “The Importance of Meetings”, he states that everything that is presented and said in a meeting can be written and emailed. He says the real importance of the gathering is the getting together.

His blog made me remember why I joined FAMP. We met in a cramped room at the Holiday Inn on 520, later moving to a much larger room. The speakers were not always entertaining – actually, I found most of them to be dry mainly because I had heard the speeches too many times before. As a broker, who had the freedom to send her loans to a multitude of lenders, it was always nice to hear from a new lender. But even then, most lenders had the same guidelines, and even if they accepted lower credit scores or had fewer restrictions, there were always caveats that tossed out your loan scenario. Once in a while a speaker would present new ideas which sparked new enthusiasm for the work we were doing.

So, did I attend because of that rare speaker? No, I joined FAMP because of the camaraderie, just as David Lykken pointed out. FAMP is not all about education classes, although that maybe its primary purpose. For me, it is more about getting together with colleagues who share a common goal. We learn from each other because we all have different experiences with our lenders, with our borrowers and the realtors. When shared, our successes give hope to those who we share. And our bad experiences teach lessons to others, just as we have been taught.So, in essence, when we get together as a group, we are educating each other.

When I joined FAMP, I wanted to be part of a professional community who had my best interest at heart; and I found that with FAMP. For those of us who have gotten together, we have developed an unshakeable bond. We strive to better ourselves and our organization. But more importantly, we work to make our industry better. Our membership dollars go to support FAMP on the state level enabling our FAMP representatives to have conversations with congressmen in Tallahassee and Washington D.C. on behalf of all of us. These conversations spur enactment of new laws and changes to existing laws for the betterment of our industry.

No one can dispute that our industry needed some renovation. But, our lawmakers are not mortgage professionals. Without our organization going to bat for us by explaining our industry, and expressing our needs, our credit reports would be on public display and processors would have to be licensed just as an originator, and consumer fees that would take from our livelihood would have to be included in the APR, just to name a few. FAMP fights right alongside of the national organization of NAMB to protect our rights, while still maintaining fairness to the consumer. I cannot fathom why any mortgage professional would not want to be a part of and support this organization.

I am looking forward to visiting with all of the members and non-members at the upcoming meetings and events.

See you there.

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