8 Hour SAFE Comprehensive MLO CE Course

$45.00

8 Hour Course

Course ID: 7048

Approved By: NMLS


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For renewal requirements for mortgage loan originators in the state of Iowa, this 8 hour continuing education class covers all the bases. It covers all the requirements specified by the Iowa State Division of Banking and the NMLS as well, with all the topics necessary to cover the  federal content.

At the opening of the class, we’ll look at the the history of mortgage lending in America, focusing on the history of the regulations themselves. We will then take you into the portion of the course pertaining to the creation of the SAFE Act as it followed the mortgage crisis of the early 2000s. Then, some class time will be spent exploring the federal oversight agencies that are responsible for the administration of the SAFE Act and for mortgage loan origination in America and Iowa overall. TILA-RESPA integrated mortgage disclosure and its effect on MLOs will be discussed as well.

Your coursework will continue with a closer look at ethics in general, and fair lending practices and protections for consumers as well. We will look at the concepts of ethics and fair lending on a broader level as they apply to mortgage loan originators in the field. During this segment we also cover the basics of what can constitute mortgage fraud and what MLOs can do to help themselves avoid these pitfalls. The course also provides an in-depth examination of lending standards for nontraditional mortgage loans that include adjustable rate mortgages, subprime and high-cost loans, and reverse mortgages as well.

As you go through the class, we have tools to help you stay focused on the task at hand. We use real life case studies and in-text quizzes to quick-test and reinforce your knowledge. These tools will also help prepare you for the final exam at the conclusion of the class.

  • Module 1
    • Federal Mortgage Law [7 Activities]
      • 01. A Brief History of Mortgage Regulation
      • 02. S.A.F.E. Act
      • 03. Federal Agencies that Administer the SAFE Act
      • 04. Federal Agencies that Administer the SAFE Act, Part 2
      • 05. Federal Agencies that Administer the SAFE Act, Part 3
      • 06. TILA-RESPA Integrated Mortgage Disclosure (TRID)
      • 07. TILA-RESPA Integrated Mortgage Disclosure (TRID), Part 2
    • Case Study #1 (6 questions)
    • Quiz #1 (8 questions)
  • Module 2
    • Ethics, Fraud, Consumer Protection, & Fair Lending [7 Activities]
      • 01. Ethics in Mortgage Lending
      • 02. Principles of Ethics
      • 03. Ethical Duties, Part 1
      • 04. Ethical Duties, Part 2
      • 05. Fraud, Part 1
      • 06. Fraud, Part 2
      • 07. Consumer Protection and Fair Lending Practices
    • Case Study #2 (7 questions)
    • Quiz #2 (8 questions)
  • Module 3
    • Lending Standards for Nontraditional Mortgage Products [4 Activities]
      • 01. Nontraditional Mortgage Loans
      • 02. Lending Standards for Adjustable Rate Mortgages
      • 03. Subprime and High-Cost Loan
      • 04. Reverse Mortgages
    • Case Study #3 (6 questions)
    • Quiz #3 (5 questions)
  • Course Completion
    • Final Exam (25 questions)
    • Mandatory Questionnaire
    • MLO CE Feedback
    • Certificate of Completion

Instructor Bio


Mary Tillery real estate atyourpaceonline instructor
Mary Tillery, loan originator and Sales Manager at Guild Mortgage, in Grants Pass Oregon, has been actively involved in home lending since 1986. She has originated everything from first time homebuyers, to complex construction financing and reverse mortgages, besides all forms of more traditional lending. Mary combines her depth of knowledge with a sincere desire to know, love and serve her clients. She has been teaching home buying classes for 20+ years and loves to share her knowledge with not just her clients, but with people in the industry who are interested in growing.