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8 Hours of South Carolina DCA MLO Continuing Education

South Carolina CE 8 Hours Online Self-Study Bundle

Complete 8-hour package for SC MLO licensees. Includes the DCA 1-hour state specific requirement

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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 South Carolina. The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) 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 SC-specific law and regulations.

Included in this course package are:

  • 1 Hour SC-DCA SAFE: South Carolina Mortgage Laws (NMLS ID 10830) - This one-hour course for DCA licensees covers the required topics as outlined by the BFI and SCDCA. We'll start with an overview of both agencies. Then we'll review consumer protection laws, licensing requirements, and mortgage regulations. Please review the Course Syllabus for more details about this course.
  • 7 Hour SAFE Core: 2019 Originator Fundamentals (NMLS ID 10691) - 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 the TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosure, RESPA Section 8 and Marketing Service Agreements, and ECOA [3 hours federal law]; Identity Theft Rules, Telemarketing Sales Rules, and SARS [2 hours ethics]; and the VA home loan guarantee [2 hours mortgage loans]. 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.

Summary

Price: $50.50 (USD)
+ $12.00 NMLS Credit Banking Fee
Hours: 8 Hours
Category: Mortgage > Continuing Education > South Carolina
Purpose: Complete 8-hour package for SC MLO licensees. Includes the DCA 1-hour state specific requirement
Features: online video, printable certificate, PDF eBook

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Courses Included In This Package:

1 Hour SC-DCA SAFE: South Carolina Mortgage Laws

NMLS Course ID: 10830

NMLS Sponsor ID: 1400327

Hours Provided: 1

Category: CE Elective

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The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) require those who hold a South Carolina mortgage license to completed a one-hour course on South Carolina mortgage laws and regulations as a requirement for annual license renewal. This online course covers the required topics as defined by the SCDCA for license renewal through the NMLS.

The first module is an overview of the two agencies that keep an eye out for unfair lending practices that might harm South Carolina residents while enforcing the state's mortgage lending regulations: the South Carolina Board of Financial Institutions (BFI) and the South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA).

The second module covers various mortgage lending and consumer protection regulations such as prohibited acts and practices, proper fee disclosures, required forms, and mortgage log requirements.

The third module describes the changes made to South Carolina mortgage regulations and laws from the passage of Senate Bill 366 back in September 2017.

This course is approved for South Carolina DCA licensees. If you are licensed with the BFI, please purchase the course titled "1 Hour SC-BFI SAFE: South Carolina Mortgage Laws" (NMLS ID 10829).

Topics and Learning Objectives

This course consists of three modules and a final exam:

  1. Module 1: Overview of the BFI and SCDCA (8 minutes)
  2. Module 2: Mortgage Regulations (22 minutes)
  3. Module 3: Updates to the Mortgage Broker Act and Mortgage Lending Act (10 minutes)
  4. Final exam (10 minutes)

This course will prepare South Carolina-licensed MLOs to:

  • Outline the divisions of the Board of Financial Institutions and the Department of Consumer Affairs
  • Review both agency's mission statement and purpose
  • Explain when to provide the attorney insurance preference form
  • Identify where licensee NMLS IDs are required on documents
  • Describe how to comply with state regulations when a licensed lender acts as a mortgage broker
  • Explain how to properly disclose fees on mortgage broker fee agreements and the timeline in which the agreement must be provided
  • Recognize the importance of signing forms correctly
  • Review the disclosure requirements that identifies which agency consumers may submit complaints or inquiries to
  • Describe how South Carolina law varies from federal law regarding prohibited activities and the mortgage broker fee agreement
  • Outline the mortgage log requirements
  • Identify the changes made to several key definitions
  • Outline the update to the criminal background check and testing requirements for license applicants
  • Recognize when a residence can be recognized an a branch office
  • Review updated exemptions in mortgage lending laws
  • Describe the change to the physical presence for mortgage brokers

Total study time: 1 clock hours

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.

7 Hour SAFE Core: 2019 Originator Fundamentals

NMLS Course ID: 10691

NMLS Sponsor ID: 1400327

Hours Provided: 7

Category: Comprehensive

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This NMLS continuing education 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 California NMLS continuing education course consists of three sections and an end-of-course final exam:

  1. Federal Mortgage Related Laws
  2. Ethical Treatment of Consumers
  3. The VA Home Loan Program
  4. Final Exam

Total study time: 7 hours

Module 1: Federal Mortgage Related Laws

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

  • TILA-RESPA Integrated Mortgage Disclosures Rule (TRID)
  • Other TILA Requirements for Mortgage Loans 
  • RESPA Section 8 Summary 
  • The Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA)

In the first module of this course we'll review the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID), covering the loan disclosure requirements of the Truth in Lending Act (TILA, 12 CFR 1026) and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA, 12 CFR 1024). We'll review the types of loans the regulations are applicable to, the rate tolerances and permitted fees allowed by the rules, and changes that can be made to the Loan Estimate and Closing Disclosure. We'll also review Marketing Service Arrangements (MSAs) and the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA, 12 CFR 1002).

Module 1 Objectives

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

  • review the permissible fees and finance charges permitted under the Truth In Lending Act (TILA), codified as Regulation Z, and the Real Estate Procedures Act (RESPA), codified as Regulation X.
  • explain actions that must be taken when when finance charges on the initial Loan Estimate are overstated or understated.
  • outline the types of loans that are applicable to complying with the Integrated Disclosure Rules.
  • list additional Regulation Z regulations regarding open-ended and closed-ended credit.
  • recognize the risks associated with Marketing Services Agreements (MSAs) and potential RESPA violations.
  • examine the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, codified as Regulation B, and its rules relating to requesting information, evaluating applications, and extending credit.

Module 2: Ethical Treatment of Consumers

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

  • Identity Theft Rules
  • Telemarketing Sales Rules
  • BSA/AML Suspicious Activity Report Filing Requirements

The second module is written with a focus on consumer protection. We'll outline the Identity Theft Rules, 16 CFR 681, and the requirements covered entities have with protecting their customer's accounts. Then we'll examine the Telemarketing Sales Rules, 16 CFR 310, outlining deceptive and abusive practices when soliciting for business by cold-calling consumers. Finally, we'll summarize the BSA/AML Suspicious Activity Report filing requirements.

Module 2 Objectives

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

  • describe the FTC's Identity Theft Rules, which entities are required to comply with the rules, and the requirements for covered entities to establish an identity theft prevention program.
  • summarize the prohibited deceptive and abusive acts as outlined in the Telemarketing Sales Rules.
  • describe the information that should be included on a preliminary suspicious activity report.
  • recognize the penalties for failing to comply with Suspicious Activity Report filing requirements.

Module 3: The VA Home Loan Program

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

The third module covers unique mortgage product solutions for unique customers. This year we will examine the Department of Veteran Affairs VA home loan guaranty program, covering topics such as eligibility, occupancy requirements, refinances, underwriting, and how the guaranty benefits lenders.

Module 3 Objectives

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

  • Outline people, property and purposes that are eligible for VA loans.
  • Describe the various aspects of VA loans, including entitlement, guaranty, IRRRLs, and funding fees.
  • Explain what a lender must consider when underwriting a VA loan.

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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