8 Hour Course
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Course ID: 10749, 10778
Approved By: NMLS
The 8 hours of content in this course will fulfill all of the education needed to renew your Florida license.
This course is broken down into 5 modules. Each module contains:
The first module of the course focuses on federal laws and rules that apply to mortgage loans and mortgage loan originators. The federal regulations addressed in this portion of the course include the SAFE Act and the TILA-RESPA rule.
The second module of the course will cover ethics and consumer protection. Aside from ethics and ethical duties, this portion of the course will also talk about fraud in mortgage lending and fair lending practices.
The third module of the course will discuss non-traditional mortgage loan products like adjustable rate mortgages and reverse mortgages. Not only will this segment examine these types of mortgages, it will also look at some of the regulations governing them.
The national portion of the course will end with a 25 question final exam designed to test students on concepts from across the course.
Next, the course delves into state-specific information. This section of the course begins with an overview of the Office of Financial Regulation (OFR), the Division of Consumer Finance, the NMLS, and the adoption of the federal SAFE Act. The bulk of this section reviews relevant sections of the Florida Statutes Title 33, Chapter 494 and the Florida Administrative Code, Chapter 69V-40. There is also a small section on the F.A.C.’s Anti-Coercion Regulations.
We’ll finish the course with a look at a few recent amendments to the law and the most recent information on the adoption of Electronic Surety Bonds in Florida and throughout the country.
The course is completed with a 15 question quiz on the state-specific information.