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8 Hours of 2022 Pennsylvania MLO Continuing Education

Pennsylvania CE 8 Hours Online Self-Study Bundle

Complete 8-hour package for Pennsylvania mortgage loan originators. Includes the 1-hour DOBS state-specific course.

This 8-hr mortgage loan originator education course covers fundamental PA state regulations and policies. Take this MLO continuing education course online.
$50.50

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Online Course Includes Video Printable Certificate PDF & EPUB eBook PA Elective

Optional Add-Ons:

Read-Along Audio MP3

Key Features:

Online Course

All learning is online. Start immediately. Learn on your own schedule.

Includes Video

Video segments highlight important points

Printable Certificate

Download and print your own certificate.

PDF & EPUB eBook

Includes PDF/EPUB eBook of all reading material for your tablet or Kindle.

PA Elective

Includes state-specific elective course

Read-Along Audio MP3
Optional Add-On (+$5.00)

Have a narrator read the entire course to you as you make progress. You can also download the entire course in MP3 audio format. (National portion only)

This package of courses includes the required continuing education necessary to renew a mortgage loan originator's license in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities (DOBS) requires licensees to take a total of 8 hours of continuing education each year: 7 hours in SAFE Act required topics, and 1 hour in PA-specific law and regulations.

Included in this PA mortgage loan originator continuing education course package are:

  • 1 Hour PA SAFE: Pennsylvania Mortgage Regulations (NMLS ID 13856) - This course will review several Pennsylvania mortgage laws such as the Mortgage Licensing Act, the Consumer Equity Protection Act, and the Housing Finance Agency Law. Please review the Course Syllabus for more details.

  • 7 Hour SAFE Core: 2022 Originator Fundamentals (NMLS ID 13799) - This course covers the required topics as mandated by the federal SAFE Act for annual NMLS mortgage license renewal. The content covered in this course include the NMLS-required topics that regulators feel licensees need to be refreshed on; a review of ethical lending practices and descriptions of common mortgage fraud schemes; and an explain of nontraditional products such as the HomeStyle Renovation Loan, the Good Neighbor Next Door program, reverse mortgages, and the VA Home Loan. Please review the Course Syllabus for more details about this course.

These courses are new for 2022 and meet the SAFE Act's "successive years" rule.

Package Summary

Price: $50.50 (USD)
+ $12.00 NMLS Credit Banking Fee
Credit Hours: 8
Category: Mortgage > Continuing Education > Pennsylvania
Purpose: Complete 8-hour package for Pennsylvania mortgage loan originators. Includes the 1-hour DOBS state-specific course.
Features: Online Text, Online Video, Printable Certificate, PDF eBook, PA Elective

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NMLS Course Provider ID: 1400327

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Courses Included In This Package:

1 Hour PA SAFE: Pennsylvania Mortgage Continuing Education

NMLS Course ID: 13856

NMLS Sponsor ID: 1400327

Credit Hours Provided: 1

Category: CE Elective

View Course Syllabus

This course will cover several fundamental state regulations that Pennsylvania mortgage loan originators must be familiar with. A number of Pennsylvania laws govern certain aspects of the mortgage loan business, including the Mortgage Licensing Act, the Housing Finance Agency Law, the Consumer Equity Protection Act, and the Loan Interest and Protection Law (known as the “Usury Law”).

This course will also cover the Department of Banking and Securities' statements of policy regarding the first loan mortgage business, mortgage loan modifications, and reverse mortgages. It will also review the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency's emergency home loan program for borrowers who may need temporary help with delinquent mortgage loans.

Topics and Learning Objectives

This course is broken down into several learning topics with a quiz at the end of each learning segment. At the end of the course a 15-question final exam will be given. The topics included in this course are:

  1. The Mortgage Licensing Act (16 minutes)
  2. Statements of Policy (7 minutes)
  3. High-Cost Loans: The Consumer Equity Protection Act (7 minutes)
  4. The Housing Finance Agency Law (5 minutes)
  5. The Usury Law (5 minutes)
  6. Final Exam (10 minutes)

Total study time: 1 credit hour

This course will prepare Pennsylvania MLOs to:

  • Understand the authority granted to the Department.
  • Recognize common definitions used in the Act and by the Department.
  • Know who does and who does not need to be licensed, and the penalties for practicing loan origination activities without a required license.
  • Recognize the guidelines issued by the Department to prevent dishonesty, fraud, and negligence when working with applicants for mortgage loans.
  • List the prohibited practices when working to modify a consumer's existing residential mortgage loan
  • Understand what a covered loan is and its requirements under the Consumer Equity Protection Act
  • Identify the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency's programs for helping distressed homeowners
  • Outline the state's usury laws and its restrictions on mortgage loan interest rates

NMLS ID Required

You must have an NMLS ID to receive credit for this course. You will need this number before you begin the course.

If you already have an NMLS ID but don't remember what it is:

  • Login into NMLS

  • Click on the Composite View tab.

  • Click View Individual on the sub-header row.

  • The number that appears in parentheses after your name is your NMLS ID number.

If you do not have an NMLS ID and need to obtain one, use the instructions available in the NMLS Resource Center.

This course will remain available to students for 365 days after enrollment.

7 Hour SAFE Core: 2022 Originator Fundamentals

NMLS Course ID: 13799

NMLS Sponsor ID: 1400327

Credit Hours Provided: 7

Category: CE Comprehensive

View Course Syllabus

This course will instruct mortgage loan originators on a number of regulations that they will have to comply with while taking part in their mortgage loan origination activities. Rules, such as those implemented by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, are set in place to protect the interest and well-being of consumers who apply for mortgages to purchase or refinance their properties. To ensure that their business practices satisfy the regulations adopted by federal laws, mortgage loan originators need to keep current on the guidelines published by entities such as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

Topics and Learning Objectives

This course consists of three sections and a final exam

  1. Maintaining Compliance in the Mortgage Industry

  2. Ethical Practices and Common Fraud Schemes

  3. Non-traditional Mortgage Products

  4. Final exam

Total study time: 7 credit hours (5 hours, 30 minutes)

Module 1: Maintaining Compliance in the Mortgage Industry

Study Time: 3 clock hours (150 minutes of federal law)

Each year, the NMLS receives feedback from various agencies on problems and errors occurring in the mortgage industry. This feedback is then incorporated into your annual continuing education requirements as mandated by the NMLS. This module will cover a variety of conduct issues related to federal laws that are among the most frequently cited by examiners as industry problems.

Module 2: Ethical Practices and Common Fraud Schemes

Study Time: 2 clock hours (100 minutes of ethics, fraud, and consumer protection)

In this section we will review ethics in mortgage lending and how they affect the mortgage industry. We'll discusses ethical practices and consumer protection responsibilities of the mortgage loan originator, and outline various ethical standards as they relate to a compliance approach of ethical lending. This section will provide you with checklists of possible red flags of mortgage fraud.

The second half of this section will outline a variety of mortgage fraud schemes. Many of the cases outlined in this section cost millions of dollars in losses for lenders, resulted in property foreclosures, and caused stress for those who were victims of these schemes. Some of these dubious plans involved mortgage loan originators and others in the industry, while others were perpetrated by loan applicants who recruited unsuspecting buyers. Reviewing various types of fraud that occurred in our industry may help you recognize it if a suspicious application ever crosses your desk.

Module 3: Non-traditional Mortgage Products

Study Time: 2 clock hours (100 minutes of non-traditional mortgage)

Besides a traditional conventional loan product, there are other options available when it comes to rehabilitating a home for purchase and refinance that may more perfectly fit the rehab loan needs of the borrower. This module will explain several non-traditional mortgage products, exploring other options available to borrowers.

We'll go over the Fannie Mae HomeStyle® renovation program, the Good Neighbor Next Door program, reverse mortgages, the VA loan, and Fannie Mae's new RefiNow™ program.

NMLS ID Required

You must have an NMLS ID to receive credit for this course. You will need this number before you begin the course.

If you already have an NMLS ID but don't remember what it is:

  • Login into NMLS
  • Click on the Composite View tab.
  • Click View Individual on the sub-header row.
  • The number that appears in parentheses after your name is your NMLS ID number.

If you do not have an NMLS ID and need to obtain one, use the instructions available in the NMLS Resource Center

This course will remain available to students for 365 days after enrollment.

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