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NAHB report: Builder confidence holds steady in August

National Mortgage Professional
Aug 18, 2008

NAMB/SOUTHEAST begins in New OrleansMortgagePress.comNAMB, NAMB/SOUTHEAST, New Orleans, mortgage brokers, Senator David Vitter The National Association of Mortgage Brokers begins its second regional conference, NAMB/SOUTHEAST, on Friday, Aug. 22, at the Hilton Riverside Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana. NAMB/SOUTHEAST is a five-day conference for NAMB members and other mortgage industry professionals from around the country. The entire Aug. 22-26, 2008, conference takes place on the waterfront in New Orleans, in the heart of the famous Crescent City. Senator David Vitter (R-LA) will be among the prominent speakers addressing conference attendees. He will speak to NAMB's national leadership and state delegates on Sunday morning, Aug. 24. NAMB/SOUTHEAST events include education and professional certification courses; an industry symposium; business-building, leadership and networking tips; government affairs updates; association business meetings; and a tradeshow. More than 60 hours of continuing education is available on topics from FHA and VA lending to commercial mortgage brokerage and identity theft. "The Power of Partnerships," a full-day symposium on Saturday, will include government affairs updates on the latest lending, licensing and other bills and laws affecting the business, including a presentation by a Housing and Urban Development (HUD) official focused on the recent changes to the FHA programs. The successful CRMS/CMC intensive preparation workshop returns at NAMB/SOUTHEAST, preparing brokers for NAMBs professional certification exams. The exhibit hall opens Monday afternoon with a reception, and gives conference attendees two days of direct access to companies offering valuable products and services for their businesses. NAMB thanks its convention sponsors, exhibitors, and Industry Partners for their generous support of this exciting conference. NAMB/SOUTHEAST attendees will have the opportunity to attend a number of Industry Partner broker workshops during the conference. NAMBs next conference, NAMB/WEST, is Nov. 15-18 at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. For the full NAMB/SOUTHEAST schedule and a current exhibitor list, visit www.namb.org/nambsoutheast.
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