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#1078528 - 11/07/08 09:19 AM Escrow Shortage
Rosebud123 Offline
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Registered: 10/09/03
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If a client has an escrow shortage can we give them a loan for the shortage and charge interest. Commercial or Residential?

I am thinking that residential we cannot.

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#1078568 - 11/07/08 09:41 AM Re: Escrow Shortage [Re: Rosebud123]
rlcarey Offline
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You have to follow the escrow rules in RESPA for residential loans subject to RESPA.

Commercial is wide open unless prohibited by State law. I guess if someone can't pay thier escrows, I would question why you would make them another loan?
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#1078577 - 11/07/08 09:46 AM Re: Escrow Shortage [Re: rlcarey]
Rosebud123 Offline
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good point. What the lender wanted to do is increase the loan amount if the bank pays for the taxes.

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#1078622 - 11/07/08 10:07 AM Re: Escrow Shortage [Re: Rosebud123]
rlcarey Offline
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If you are talking about a commercial loan, you would have to look to your loan contract or escrow agreement for guidance.

It would be prohibited under RESPA.
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