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Working as a mortgage loan originator is one of the most rewarding professions in the housing industry. Loan officers are often an important part of the process, which helps finance major financial transactions such as the purchase of a home. A loan officer often works in a range of settings which could include commercial banks, mortgage companies, credit unions, and even their very own mortgage brokerage.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the
mortgage business as a growing industry with over 20,000 new positions projected in the next decade. The mortgage industry has an average income of $60,000 – while top earners often bring in well over $120,000!*

Career options include:
Mortgage Loan Originator
Mortgage Broker
Mortgage Loan Processor
Mortgage Loan Officer
Mortgage Lender
Plus many others!

*Per 2013 Report of the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Mortgage Lending Education

Mortgage Lending Requriements

Before one can engage in residential mortgage lending activity in Louisiana, one must first obtain a residential mortgage lending license and follow the mortgage license application procedures.  The basic licensing process is fairly simple: you must first complete your pre-license education, pass the national and state components of the license exam, and comply with all license application procedures with OFI.

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Get Your Mortgage License

This 20-Hour Mortgage Loan Originator SAFE Comprehensive Course uses the Mortgage Lending Principles and Practices, 6th edition textbook, which was designed to meet the core criteria established by the SAFE Act for national mortgage loan originators, including three hours on federal lending legislation-including recent changes to the Truth in Lending Act and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act as a result of the Mortgage Disclosure Improvement Act.

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Keys to Mortgage Success

The 2-Day Workshop For Every New Loan Originator.  This easy to understand, hands-on course will provide you with the keys you’ll need to succeed as a new mortgage loan officer. Your Comprehensive Manual & All Sample Documents Included For ONE LOW PRICE

Courses offered Statewide

Metairie, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Shreveport (Bossier City)

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Online Mortgage Courses

Donaldson Educational Services offers online mortgage lending courses on the most advanced online learning program in the country. We have invested heavily in our virtual learning system, so you can get the same great educational experience whether you are physically in our classroom or sitting behind your personal computer.

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Live Mortgage Class Schedules

Donaldson Educational Services is your one stop shop for all of your live mortgage lending classes.  With mulitple campuses for your convenience, Donaldson offers both pre-licensing and continuing education for mortgage lending.

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Have questions about real estate pre licensing, post licensing or continuing education?  Donaldson Educational Services has the answers.  Browse through our most asked questions pertaining to all aspects of real estate education.

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Whether you are looking at becoming a REALTOR or your need to complete your real estate continuing education we have the classes you need.



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