FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
President, Fidelity Bancorp Funding
William Sonsma Earns Lending Integrity Seal of Approval
Achieves Status For Professionalism in the Mortgage Business
ORANGE, CA – Fidelity Bancorp Funding today announced that William Sonsma has earned the Lending Integrity Seal of Approval from the National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB). The new seal recognizes individual brokers and loan officers who meet the industry’s highest standards for knowledge, professionalism, ethics and integrity.
“I am proud to bestow this symbol of excellence on William Sonsma,” said Jim Pair, CMC, President of the National Association of Mortgage Brokers. “By earning this recognition, William has demonstrated a strong commitment to achieving the highest ethical standards in the mortgage business.”
In order to display the Lending Integrity Seal, a broker or loan officer must:
- Pass a national criminal background check.
- Possess a state license or registration.
- Submit three business references (new members only)
- Attend professional education, including ethics training.
- Live up to NAMB’s Code of Ethics and Standards of Best Business Practices
- Pledge to abide by NAMB’s formal ethics grievance review process.
When a loan officer or broker displays the Seal, it means they have voluntarily met the only national standards for mortgage originators, established by the National Association of Mortgage Brokers.
“The Lending Integrity Seal of Approval is transforming the mortgage industry,” Pair said. “We believe it will soon become to the mortgage industry what the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval is to the makers of consumer products.”
For more information on William Sonsma or Fidelity Bancorp Funding please visit: www.fidelitybancorpfunding.com
About Fidelity Bancorp Funding
Fidelity Bancorp Funding is an Orange, California-based firm providing mortgage options to meet the long-term needs of clients of all ages and scenarios, including Realtors, home buyers and investors. Founded in 2000, the firm is dedicated to superior standards and best practices, and recently surpassed $9 billion in funding provided nationwide. Fidelity Bancorp Funding specializes in assisting those in complex situations or who need alternative options such as bridge financing to help ensure that they get the deal they want. For more information, visit www.fidelitybancorpfunding.com.