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8 Hours of 2020 Colorado MLO Continuing Education

Colorado CE 8 Hours Online Self-Study Bundle

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

This package includes the required MLO continuing education necessary to renew for the state of Colorado. Get started with your MLO license with OnlineEd.
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This package of courses includes the required continuing education necessary to renew a mortgage loan originator's license in the State of Colorado. The Colorado Division of Real Estate, through the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies,  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 CO-specific law and regulations.

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

  • 1 Hour CO SAFE: Colorado Mortgage Lending Laws (NMLS ID 11698) - This four-module course begins with an overview of the recent temporary authority permitted by NMLS as well as state-specific updates to Colorado Revised Statutes (CRS), explains regulations relating to advertising mortgage products in Colorado, reviews recordkeeping requirements of MLOs and mortgage companies, and lastly demonstrates a licensee's expectation of competency. Please review the Course Syllabus for more details about this course.

  • 7 Hour SAFE Core: 2020 Originator Fundamentals (NMLS ID 11694) - This Colorado mortgage loan originator continuing education course covers the required topics as mandated by the federal SAFE Act for annual NMLS mortgage license renewal. The topics in this course include conduct issues related to federal laws that are among the most frequently cited industry problems; a review of ethics in mortgage lending along with common mortgage fraud schemes; and an explain of the benefits of the Fannie Mae HomeStyle® loan program Please review the Course Syllabus for more details about this course.

These courses are new for 2020 and meet the SAFE Act's "successive years" rule.

Summary

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

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Courses Included In This Package:

1 Hour CO SAFE: Colorado Mortgage Regulations

NMLS Course ID: 11698

NMLS Sponsor ID: 1400327

Credit Hours Provided: 1

Category: CE Elective

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Mortgage loan originators licensed under the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) Division of Real Estate are required to take one hour of Colorado regulation education every renewal period to keep their licenses in active status. This course includes the DRE mandated topics for the 2020 mortgage licensee renewal cycle.

This course begins with an overview of recent regulation updates to Colorado Revised Statutes (CRS) such as the new temporary authority license granted by the DRE and the responsibilities for those supervising temporary MLO licensees. The second module will explain Colorado advertisement regulations. The third module is a review of document and recordkeeping requirements for MLO licensees and mortgage companies, and the fourth and last module demonstrates a licensee's expectation of competency.

Topics and Learning Objectives

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

  1. Temporary Authority and State Specific Requirements (10 minutes)
  2. Advertising and Colorado Specific Requirements (10 minutes)
  3. MLO and Mortgage Company Requirements to Maintain Documents (10 minutes)
  4. Competency (10 minutes)
  5. Final exam (10 minutes)

Total study time: 1 credit hour

This course will prepare Colorado DRE-licensed MLOs to:

  • Understand the Nationwide Multistate Licensing System and Registry policies and procedures required to obtain a Temporary authority.
  • Recognize what a Responsible Mortgage Loan Originator is and what their responsibilities entail.
  • Identify the conditions required to obtain temporary licensure in Colorado, and understand how those conditions correlate to NMLS requirements.
  • Know the occurrences that trigger the expiration of a temporary license.
  • Define “Advertising” under the relevant Colorado laws.
  • Identify the Colorado-specific advertisement disclosure requirements
  • Understand the varieties of advertisements that violate Colorado Real Estate laws
  • Recognize the difference between advertisement and marketing or promotional items.
  • Identify the document retention policies that apply to a Mortgage Loan Originator.
  • Identify the document retention policies that apply to a Mortgage Company.
  • Recognize the Division of Real Estate’s expectation for competent mortgage loan activity.
  • Identify the specific disclosures that need to be given during specific transaction situations.
  • Understand the risks posed by missed deadlines.
  • Recognize proper use of Colorado forms.
  • Identify issues relating to missing signatures or signing documents for others.

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: 2020 Originator Fundamentals

NMLS Course ID: 11694

NMLS Sponsor ID: 1400327

Credit Hours Provided: 7

Category: CE Core

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This course consists of three sections and a final exam:

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 Rhose Island loan originator continuing education course consists of three sections and a final exam:

  1. Federal Mortgage-Related Laws (150 minutes)
  2. Ethical Practices and Common Fraud Schemes (100 minutes)
  3. The Fannie Mae HomeStyle® Renovation Loan (100 minutes)
  4. Final exam (20 minutes)

Total study time: 7 credit hours 

Module 1: Federal Mortgage Related Laws

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

  • The Truth in Lending Act (55 minutes)
  • The Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (20 minutes)
  • The Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) (45 minutes)
  • Privacy of Consumer Financial Information (GLBA) (20 minutes)
  • E-Sign Act (10 minutes)

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. 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.

When you have completed this section, you will be able to:

  • identify the required disclosures to be given to consumers under the Truth in Lending Act.
  • define the fees that qualify or are exempt from the TILA definition of finance charges.
  • describe the delivery time requirements for the Loan Estimate and the Closing Disclosure.
  • list the tolerance limitations on certain fees and whether those charges are made in good faith by the creditor.
  • identify advertisement trigger terms that require additional disclosures 
  • explain the steps a creditor will take to ensure the consumer has the ability to repay the transaction.
  • paraphrase RESPA's regulations on prohibited kickbacks and unearned fees.
  • reproduce the categories that creditors may and may not consider when evaluating the creditworthiness of an applicant.
  • outline what actions under ECOA will require an adverse action notification disclosure to be sent to an applicant.
  • describe a consumer's right to receive written items of valuation that were created in connection with their loan application.
  • recognize a financial institution's responsibility to provide a clear and conspicuous notice to costumers regarding their privacy policies and practices.
  • outline how consumers must give their consent to receive electronic versions of their records.

Module 2: Ethical Practices and Common Fraud Schemes

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

  • Ethical Mortgage Lending Practices (50 minutes)
  • Mortgage Fraud (50 minutes)

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.

When you have completed this section, you will be able to:

  • list and explain the fiduciary duties of a loan originator.
  • recognize unethical behavior in mortgage advertising, daily business, and processing of loans.
  • list the various red flags to potential money laundering or fraud.
  • identify specific types of mortgage fraud from case studies and examples.

Module 3: The Fannie Mae HomeStyle® Renovation Loan

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

In this module, we are going to explore mortgage rehabilitation loan products. This includes the FHA 203(k) Rehab Loan, the Fannie Mae HomeStyle® Rehab loan, and alternatives. We will discuss aspects of each program and how they compare to each other.

At the end of this module, you will be able to:

  • recognize the HSR qualifications for borrowers and property types.
  • describe how a lender can apply with Fannie Mae to offer the HomeStyle Renovation loan.
  • outline the steps necessary for a HomeStyle Renovation loan, from beginning to final inspection.
  • utilize the Maximum Mortgage Worksheet to apply for a HomeStyle Renovation loan.
  • compare the HSR loan to the FHA's 203(k), Streamlined 203(k), and Energy Efficient Mortgage.

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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