6 Hour Course
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Course ID: RCE.0470
Approved By: Connecticut Real Estate Commission
In this 6-hour course, real estate licensees will review the basics of real estate financing, as well as learn some more advanced financing concepts and loan programs that are available.
Students will explore the federal regulations that affect real estate lending, including the updated mortgage disclosures that conform to TILA-RESPA regulations. We’ll also discuss mortgage fraud and predatory lending practices to be aware of.
We’ll also look at sources of financing for real estate purchases. Licensees will review the federal monetary system that affects lending policies, and they will learn how to counsel clients in selecting the best financing methods for their personal situation.
Next, we’ll take a look at the different loans and loan programs that are available to homebuyers. Licensees will learn to help clients navigate the process of applying for a loan, and understanding the different options available to them.
The course will also specifically cover government-financed loan programs, including FHA and VA loans. We’ll cover eligibility requirements as well as the terms and benefits of these loans.
We’ll also discuss some less common methods of financing, such as wraparound mortgages, chattel mortgages, and sale and leaseback arrangements. Last, we’ll cover financing documents that are important to understand, including deeds of trust, promissory notes, and land sale contracts.