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The California Mortgage Association takes pride in supporting our members with leading-edge educational programs and training, the most up-to-date legislative information and legal resources, and unparalleled networking opportunities – all created to advance the professional development of our members and the success of their businesses.

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Benefits of Membership: Enhance Your Knowledge and Networking

We are committed to keeping CMA members at the forefront of the private lending industry by providing these services:

Educational Seminars

We believe education is the key to maintaining the edge our members need to meet their daily business challenges. Several times per year we offer in-depth seminars, including valuable members-only sessions.


Members have the opportunity to network with brokers and lenders in their area at CMA seminars, and they have access to our member network of resources.

Legislative & Regulatory Advocacy

Through proactive lobbying to our state representatives, we ensure our member and industry needs are being represented and protected. CMA is instrumental in articulating and advancing the issues and concerns that are most important to our members.

Points of Interest Magazine

The quarterly magazine, Points of Interest, keeps our members abreast of current industry issues and legislative changes and provides a showcase for members.

Member and Vendor Directories

The CMA membership and vendor directories are an invaluable resource for networking with peers or seeking out the service of particular affiliate members. The directories also serve the broader California business community by providing access to CMA members.

Seminar Catalog

Members have access to a database of presentations, documents and videos from past educational seminars attended to review a specific topic or research a new area of interest. This archive serves as a valuable archive of our collective knowledge.

Instructive Webinars

CMA offers informational webinars on a variety of relevant topics, allowing members to continue learning without leaving the office.

Webinar Archive

Members have access to our archive of past Webinars that they can view at any time. These webinars are excellent resources for keeping current and new staff abreats of critical issues facing the private lending industry.

Discussion Groups

CMA’s online discussion groups provide a forum for members to share ideas, best practices and solutions with one another.

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