December 2019

Presidents Message


The end of the year is approaching quickly and if you have not yet completed your required Continuing Education make sure that you sign up for one of the remaining classes offered by FAMP: LINK TO FAMP CLASSES.

December 20th is the deadline to contact your congressperson to support the reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). This is especially important in our State so please take action now! It only takes a minute to accomplish this by clicking HERE and entering a few details.

The Holiday season is here and many of the FAMP Chapters are having Charity Drives & Holiday parties throughout the State. Don’t forget that your FAMP Membership is a statewide membership so attend and support as many Chapters and charities as you can. Dates and charity information are available in the newsletter and on the website calendar.

2019 has been an incredible year for the Mortgage industry. I want to extend my gratitude to our members and sponsors for all of your continuing support. You make our progress and success possible. Because of you, FAMP’s voice is stronger than ever and we can effectively support and advocate for our industry.

Wishing you all continued success during this Holiday Season and the upcoming New Year!

Gino Moro
FAMP President

Mortgage Industry News

FHFA Announces Maximum Conforming Loan Limits for 2020! 
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Baseline Limit Will Increase to $510,400

Washington, D.C. – The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today announced the maximum conforming loan limits for mortgages to be acquired by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in 2020.  In most of the U.S., the 2020 maximum conforming loan limit for one-unit properties will be $510,400, an increase from $484,350 in 2019. 



Support the re-authorization of the National Flood Insurance Program!

Contact Your Congressperson to Support the Reauthorization of NFIP Before 11:59pm on December 20!

Help FAMP and reach out to your congressperson to support the reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) before 11:59pm on December 20, 2019
FAMP, as a state affiliate of NAMB, supports a strengthened NFIP coupled with a robust private market to offer choices and maintain access to flood insurance in all markets. Reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program is a top priority for FAMP and action is needed by Congress. 



Last Chance for FAMP Continuing Education Classes!

Independent loan originators, new wholesalers and mortgage industry businesses on the rise! Take a look at upcoming continuing education classes in your area on FAMP state website!

FAMP Events

FAMP Suncoast Chapter


Suncoast FAMP Chapter now open for members!

Daniel Hughes, Suncoast Chapter President sends “Welcome!” video to new members! Stay tuned!

For more on Suncoast FAMP,  visit Facebook, email or call 941-243-4117.

FAMP Gold Coast

Join Gold Coast FAMP on Thursday, Dec. 5th from 4-7pm for “Happy Hour” Holiday Party at Aruba Beach Café in Lauderdale by the Sea! Bring a new unwrapped toy to benefit Jack and Jill Children’s Center & Kids in Distress.            

Put on your calendar now…  2020 Chapter Annual Tradeshow on March 3rd, 2020 at Bonaventure Resort and Spa in Weston, FL!


FAMP Miami

FAMP Miami Chapter recaps successful 2019 Mortgage Event!

Miami Nights recap video! Huge success, fun had by all!​​


Dec. 13, 2019 Final CE class: 1040 S. Federal Hwy in Hollywood, Fl. From 8am-5pm.

Visit Miami FAMP at, on Facebook,  and on LinkedIn.

FAMP Jacksonville


FAMP Jacksonville (JAX) Rings in holidays with toys for sick kids!

Dec. 12th: Christmas & Holiday Party from 5:30-8:30pm and Golf during day.  
Dec 16th: FAMP JAX Santa Brigade at Wolfson Children’s Hospital on Dec. 16th at 9am. Bring a new toy and join us!

Visit FAMP Jax Chapter on Facebook.

FAMP Central


Central Florida FAMP Hosts Social in Maitland On Dec. 12th!

Dec. 12th: December Social Central Florida FAMP Social: At Teak Neighborhood Grill in Maitland from 5:30 to 8:30. Collecting Toys for Tots (new and unwrapped)!


Jan. 15th: Osceola County Economic Development with workshop. More info. coming… stay connected on FAMP Central Florida Chapter!
Feb. 18, 2020:  Table Top, ½ Day Boot Camp and Underwriting SE and DISC training at Hilton Orlando in Altamonte Springs; 350 Northlake Blvd, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701!


Visit FAMP Central Florida Chapter on Facebook.


FAMP Southwest


      Southwest FAMP invites you join us and lift a glass to toast another great year on Dec. 5th! 

Holiday Social and Toy Drive  
Bring a new unwrapped toy or a $20 gift card to benefit Hearts and Homes for Veterans on Thursday, Dec. 5th from 5-7pm. Thanks to our sponsors Elevated Title, State Insurance and Freedom Mortgage.  Meet at Shoeless Joes at Crowne Plaza Bell Tower in Fort Myers and RSVP here.

Visit FAMP SWFL Chapter on Facebook.


FAMP Gulf Coast

Gulf Coast FAMP hosts their last CE class for 2019!

Dec. 10th: Last Gulf Coast FAMP CE class of the year from 8:30am-5:30pm. Register here for class in Clearwater, Fl.

Dec. 11th: Holiday Party at Kona Grill from 5:30-7:30pm. Please bring $20 grocery gift card to benefit Metropolitan Ministries!

Jan. 23rd, 2020: Connecting Loan Originators & Realtors to HUD Approved Housing Counselors to get Challenged Clients “Mortgage Ready” Click here for details!

Sam Harris, Gulf Coast FAMP member, recently made news with his video for  FloridaRealtors called “The Next Next: Opportunity Zones with Sam Harris”. Great job, Sam…. And look forward to a future seminar on this growing topic! Click here to watch the video
FAMP Newsletter - December 2019