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10 Hours of 2018 Utah MLO Continuing Education

Complete 10-hour package for UT MLO licensees. Includes the DRE 2-hour state specific requirement

$111.50

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Price: $111.50 (USD)
+ $15.00 NMLS Credit Banking Fee
Purpose: Complete 10-hour package for UT MLO licensees. Includes the DRE 2-hour state specific requirement
Features: online text, online video, printable certificate, PDF eBook
Hours: 10 Hours
Category: Mortgage > Continuing Education > Utah
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Courses Included:

Terms of Service:

This package of courses includes the required continuing education necessary to renew a mortgage loan originator's license in the State of Utah. The Utah Division of Real Estate (DRE) requires licensees to take a total of 10 hours of continuing education each year: 8 hours in SAFE Act required topics, and 2 hours in UT-specific law and regulations.

Included in this course package are:

  1. 2 Hour UT SAFE: Utah Mortgage Laws (NMLS ID 7923) - This course covers the 2-hour state-specific category as required by the Division of Real Estate. We'll cover the Residential Mortgage Practices and Licensing Act and its recent changes, the mortgage administrative rule changes that went into effect in 2017, new Utah Real Estate Purchase Contract for residential property transactions, and review mortgage licensee disciplinary actions. Please review the Course Syllabus for details about this course.

  2. 8 Hour SAFE Comprehensive: 2018 Originator Essentials (NMLS ID 7897) - This course covers the required topics as mandated by the federal SAFE Act for annual NMLS mortgage license renewal. The topics in this course are: TILA and RESPA (3 Hours Federal Law), mortgage advertising practices and BSA/SAR requirements (2 Hours Ethics), various nontraditional mortgages such as EEMs and PACE programs (2 Hours Non-Traditional Mortgage), and Fair Lending (1 Hour Elective). Please review the Course Syllabus for more details about this course.

These courses are new for 2018 and meet the SAFE Act's "successive years" rule.



This Package Includes:

2 Hour UT SAFE: Utah Mortgage Laws

NMLS Course ID: 7923

NMLS Sponsor ID: 1400327

Hours Provided: 2

Category: CE Elective

View Course Syllabus

The Utah Division of Real Estate (DRE) require those who hold a Utah mortgage license to completed a two-hour course on Utah mortgage laws and regulations as a requirement for annual license renewal. This online course covers the required topics as defined by the DRE for 2018 license renewal through the NMLS.

This two-hour course will cover the Residential Mortgage Practices and Licensing Act and its recent changes, the mortgage administrative rule changes that went into effect in 2017, new Utah Real Estate Purchase Contract for residential property transactions, and review mortgage licensee disciplinary actions.

Topics and Learning Objectives

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

  1. Overview of the DRE and DFI (15 minutes)
  2. Residential Mortgage Practices and Licensing Act (30 minutes)
  3. Mortgage Administrative Rule Changes (10 minutes)
  4. The Utah Real Estate Purchase Contract (REPC) (15 minutes)
  5. Mortgage Licensing and Disciplinary Actions (20 minutes)
  6. Final exam (10 minutes)

Total study time: 2 clock hours (100 minutes)

This course will prepare Utah MLOs to:

  • Outline the mission of both the DRE and the DFI
  • Identify the sections within the DRE
  • Describe the structure of the division's Residential Regulatory Mortgage Commission
  • Describe the DRE's enforcement authority over mortgage licensees by overseeing adjudication hearings
  • List the actions and violations that can result in a DRE citation
  • Review the initial licensing requirements and annual maintenance requirements under the Residential Mortgage Practices and Licensing Act
  • Outline the records that must be maintained by licensed entities
  • Summarize recent regulation changes that affect all industries
  • Recognize the new licensing regulations for lending managers
  • Describe the requirements for new licensee post-education license training
  • Identify the latest changes made to the DRE-drafted Real Estate Purchase Contract.
  • Recall activities that resulted in disciplinary action against an applicant or licensee.

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 purchase.

8 Hour SAFE Comprehensive: 2018 Originator Essentials

NMLS Course ID: 7897

NMLS Sponsor ID: 1400327

Hours Provided: 8

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.

In the first module of this course we'll discuss the federal laws that regulate the mortgage industry. Our attention will first be focused on the Truth in Lending Act (12 CFR Part 1026 [Regulation Z]). The second topic focuses on the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (12 CFR 1024 [Regulation X]). These two federal laws are designed to protect the consumer when going through the process of applying for and obtaining credit.

The second module is written with a focus on consumer protection and proper mortgage advertising practices as defined by the CFPB's Mortgage Acts and Practices Advertising Rule (MAP Rule), the advertisement regulations of TILA and RESPA, and the FTC Advertising Rules. In this module you'll be provided with a better understanding of laws that protect consumers from untruthful mortgage advertising.

The third module will review the compliance requirements of the Bank Secrecy Act in regards to Anti-Money Laundering and the reporting of Suspicious Activity. It is designed to fulfill the training requirements of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) 31 CFR § 1010 and § 1029.

The fourth module covers unique mortgage product solutions for unique customers. We'll cover several non-traditional mortgages such as the 203(k) rehabilitation loan from FHA, several energy efficient loan products, and Fannie Mae's HomeReady® Mortgage Program.

The fifth module reviews various fair lending laws such as the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) and federal fair housing laws. It is important for us to understand the fair lending laws that govern the mortgage business to remain in compliance and to fully understand fair lending practices.

Topics and Learning Objectives

This course is broken down into several learning topics. At the end of the course a 25-question final exam will be given. The topics included in this course are:

  1. Federal Laws That Regulate Lending – TILA and RESPA (150 minutes)
  2. Ethical Mortgage Advertisement Practices (75 minutes)
  3. Complying With the BSA/AML SAR Filing Requirements (25 minutes)
  4. Non-traditional Mortgage Products (100 minutes)
  5. Fair Lending in Today's Market (50 minutes)
  6. Final exam (20 minutes)

Total study time: 8 clock hours

Module 1: Federal Laws that Regulate Lending – TILA and RESPA

Title I of the Consumer Credit Protection Act, known as the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), was first enacted in 1968. The provisions of TILA are implemented by Regulation Z. The Real Estate Procedures Act was enacted in 1976, and its provisions are implemented by Regulation X. These two federal laws help consumers better understand the financial terms they are obligating themselves to. TILA requires creditors to issue a good faith estimate of costs associated with the credit being offered, while RESPA discloses the costs of settlement services and prohibits unethical kickbacks between mortgage licensees. This module will outline both of these federal regulations.

Module 1 Objectives

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

  • Describe the transactions that are exempt from Truth in Lending Act regulations.
  • Explain the purpose of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act
  • Review what is and is not considered to be a permissible finance charge.
  • Outline the Truth In Lending Act regulations regarding open-end credit and closed-end credit.
  • Identify the kinds of promotions the TILA consider to be advertisements, including prohibited acts when advertising mortgage services.
  • Summarize the acts that would require issuing a revised Loan Estimate or Closing Disclosure.
  • Recognize the RESPA liabilities when dealing with Marketing Service Arrangements
  • Describe the loss mitigation procedures that loan services must comply with under RESPA

Module 2: Ethical Mortgage Advertisement Practices

This module is written with a focus on consumer protection. Most, if not all of the regulations of the mortgage and banking industry are implemented to protect the consumer. In this module you'll be provided with a better understanding of laws that protect consumers from untruthful mortgage advertising. Understanding what you can and cannot do in regard to advertising loan products is vital when dealing with the public and promoting your services. As an advocate for your customer it is up to you to be diligent in your understanding of the laws and regulations affecting our industry, how they affect you in your business, and how to adhere to them for compliance and consumer protection.

Module 2 Objectives

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

  • Identify the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's rules on mortgage advertising, including the scope, definitions, and prohibited representations for mortgage loan promotional advertising.
  • Give examples of statements used in mortgage lending advertising that may be in violation of the CFPB's advertising rules.
  • Recognize the difference between the CFPB advertising rules and the rules set forth in the Truth in Lending Act.
  • Describe the restrictions on kickbacks and referral fees outlined in the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act.
  • Explain the Federal Trade Commission's rules regarding advertised endorsements.
  • Recognize the importance of consumer privacy protection rules by understanding the national Do Not Call registry and the CAN-SPAM Act.

Module 3: Complying With the BSA/AML SAR Filing Requirements

This module will review the compliance requirements of the Bank Secrecy Act in regards to Anti-Money Laundering and the reporting of Suspicious Activity. We will outline the anti-money laundering compliance requirements and reinforce your knowledge of your requirements to report suspicious financial activity. The topic of failing to comply with BSA/AML SARs filing requirements is required study by all mortgage licensees for their 2018 NMLS renewal.

Module 3 Objectives

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

  • Identify the stages of money laundering.
  • Outline the process of authenticating a customer's identity at the point of establishing a
  • relationship or account with the customer.
  • Describe the information that should be included on a preliminary suspicious activity report.
  • Review the process a compliance officer must follow to file a suspicious activity report (SAR)
  • with FinCEN.
  • List various red flags that could imply fraud in the transaction.
  • Recognize the penalties for not complying with SAR filing requirements

Module 4: Non-traditional Mortgage Products

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 such as the Federal Housing Administration's 203(k) property rehabilitation loan, four types of energy efficient mortgage products, and the Fannie Mae HomeReady® rehab loan product.

Module 4 Objectives

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

  • Describe the guideline for the FHA 203(k) rehabilitation loan product.
  • Recognize the qualified improvement differences between the standard 203(k) and the limited 203(k).
  • Paraphrase the purpose of energy efficient mortgages (EEMs).
  • Review four EEM programs: the FHA EEM, the VA EEM, the Fannie Mae HomeStyle®
  • Energy Mortgage, and the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Program.
  • Outline Fannie Mae's rehabilitation mortgage product, the HomeReady Mortgage program.

Module 5: Fair Lending in Today's Market

All mortgage lenders, mortgage loan originators, and all who are involved in the mortgage lending industry are subject to various state and federal fair lending laws. It is important for us to understand the laws that govern the mortgage business in order to remain in compliance and to fully understand fair lending practices. This module will cover the various requirements in place to remain in compliance with fair lending laws and protect consumers, your company, and yourself from discriminatory lending practices.

Module 5 Objectives

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

  • Identify discriminatory practices in the mortgage industry.
  • List classes that are protected from discrimination.
  • Define what is required to provide fair lending in the mortgage industry.

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 purchase.

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