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How to Become a Mortgage Loan Officer

Michigan Mortgage Loan Officer License
Michigan Mortgage Loan Officer

Are you interested in a career change? If you’ve ever wondered how to get your Michigan mortgage loan officer license, you’ve come to the right place! A mortgage loan officer, or mortgage loan originator, is an individual who usually works with a borrower to complete a mortgage agreement. Becoming a loan officer can aid people in accomplishing their goals. This can mean many things, ranging from purchasing a home or even financing a college education. The mortgage loan officer is responsible for determining and authorizing the correct loans to people and businesses. The license is active in up to 30 states Nationwide.

What You Need to Get Your Mortgage Loan Officer License:

At the Michigan Institute of Real Estate, we are here to help you understand and begin a new career in the practice of mortgage. To receive your Michigan mortgage loan officer license, you are required to take 20 hours of of prelicensure education. We offer the program as either a classroom course in our Livonia office or as an online course. Once you have completed the 20 hours, you must schedule to take a national or state exam, depending on your eligibility, with the Nationwide Multistate Licensing System & Registry (NMLS). As a loan officer, you will be required to work under a mortgage broker. Our instructor is a licensed mortgage loan officer who offers a wealth of information and experience to ensure in your success!

The process is simple and quick. To get registered or to learn more about the course visit our user-friendly website where you can also download a free “How to Become a Mortgage Loan Originator in 4 Easy Steps” infographic:


To view a checklist of the requirements needed for NMLS, you may use the link below:


You may also contact our highly efficient and knowledgeable team to assist you! They are available 5 days a week, Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Feel free to contact our office with any questions, comments, or concerns: 1 (800) 861-7325

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