As yet another indication that more credit unions than ever may start housing finance programs this year, one of the largest housing finance vendors said it expects record attendance at its conference.
CU Members Mortgage, a subsidiary of Dallas-based Colonial Savings, claims 1,000 credit union clients for at least one of its housing finance programs. The organization will hold its conference at the Omni Hotel in Dallas on July 15-16, with a dinner event hosted at the Dallas World Aquarium.
CU Members did not reveal a specific number of expected attendees.
CU Members Mortgage Senior Vice President Linda Clampitt credited increased interest in many facets of housing finance for the numbers.
“It’s become critical for everyone involved to understand the changes in the mortgage lending industry and how to be prepared for what’s ahead,” Clampitt said. “We feel our conference, addressing today’s mortgage lending issues and best practices … is key to helping them continue to increase their volume and focus on what can make them even more efficient.”
CU Members Mortgage and attendees will hear from a group of mortgage experts on the ins and outs of a changing housing finance markets.
Sessions will cover the latest in regulation, new servicing requirements, as well as a variety of other pertinent mortgage topics. The conference’s keynote speaker will be Olympic skiing gold medalist Nikki Stone sharing her journey surpassing all odds to achieve success, CU Members said.