For a loan with a savings account as collateral, can all of the loan fees (doc fees, credit report fees, etc) be included in the savings hold?
Our financial institution is not a bank or credit union and is regulated by the state. We do not see a choice to enter our regulator on the HMDA LAR. What do we do?
Are we required to always follow the E-sign rules when emailing a CD to the borrower 3 days before closing? For instance if we deliver the CD by email (without following E-sign) and the borrower replies that they have received and read the CD, is that sufficient proof that the CD was delivered 3 days before closing? We do not require the borrowers to sign the CD.
I am preparing education training for Realtors. My topic: "How to Work With Lenders." I want to address the age old response I hear from Realtors when asking for referrals. Often they will say, "we have to give out three lender names." I can't find anything under RESPA that requires this. Is this a part of Section 8 or another regulation? Briefly, what can a Realtor do that won't get the mortgage lender in trouble which may be beneficial to everyone?
I am auditing loan extensions, and I am coming across several loans where the payment the customer makes after the extension is not bumping the next payment due date. I have figured out that this is due to our loan staff not collecting enough accrued interest. So the customer's payment went to interest, not bumping the due date. My question is : When granting an extension, what interest amount should be collected? What is currently accrued and owed at the time of the extension? or like my Bank is doing taking the per diem X the number of days extending? What is the best practice?