Mortgage Essentials

Mortgage Career Resources

Mortgage Career Resources From The CE Shop

Beyond offering the best courses for every stage of your career, we're devoted to bringing you free resources to grow your mortgage business.

Created by our team of industry experts, our diverse Mortgage Essentials resources consist of comprehensive blogs and ebooks. Check back often for new content designed to help you navigate the ever-changing mortgage landscape.

Recent Resources

Can You Have a Real Estate and Mortgage License?
by The CE Shop Team

Having both a mortgage license and a real estate license is beneficial for many reasons. Learn why having both licenses can set you apart from others in the industry. 

NMLS Number
by The CE Shop Team

Federal law in the United States requires that every Mortgage Loan Originator and Broker register with the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System & Registry (NMLS) upon completion of their respective state licensing requirements. 

The Notorious RBG and Her Impact on Real Estate
by The CE Shop Team

Ruth Bader Ginsberg was a champion of equality as a member of the Supreme Court. Her impact can be felt to this day, particularly in the real estate industry.

Big City Exodus: Where Is Everyone Moving To?
by The CE Shop Team

City emigration from NYC, CHI, LA, & SF due to COVID-19 is accelerating a decade-long pattern of people leaving the harsh concrete jungle for a better quality of life.

Fair Housing Act Extends to Protect LGBTQ+ Community
by The CE Shop Team

For the first time in the history of the United States, lesbian, gay, and transgender people are protected from housing discrimination under federal law.

Government and Real Estate
by The CE Shop Team

Government regulations can make a tiny house worth millions. Here are four ways that local and federal policies affect real estate every day.

Vacation Home Sales Skyrocket During COVID-19 Pandemic
by The CE Shop Team

In the months after COVID-19 hit the U.S., vacation home sales shot up. For real estate agents working in hot vacation home markets, it’s been a busy year.

How to Grow Your Mortgage Business
by The CE Shop Team

Mortgage Loan Officers and Originators have great opportunities to expand their business through social media, networking, and helpful tech tools. Gain new clients and grow your business with our tips!

Mortgage Loan Originator Salary
by The CE Shop Team

Becoming a Mortgage Loan Originator can be a highly lucrative career. Your earning potential as a Mortgage Loan Originator can increase as you gain experience and develop your career with additional education.

Coronavirus: Which Housing Markets Are Recovering?
by The CE Shop Team

A recent report indicates that over half of the top-50 cities are seeing above-average recovery numbers. We explain why this is happening as we approach Q4.