Answer by David Dickinson:
No. 24 CFR 3500.5 indicates that any loan secured by 25 acres or more is exempt from RESPA. The home doesn't have to be on the > 25 acre portion.
Answer by Lucy Griffin:
I agree. The 25 acres gets the entire transaction out from under RESPA.
First published on BankersOnline.com 2/24/03