8 Hour SAFE Comprehensive 2018 MLO CE

$45.00

8 Hour Course

Course ID: 7904

Approved By: NMLS

4.7 31 Reviews

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This 8 hour class satisfies all of the requirements for continuing education updates for Mortgage Loan Originators in the state of Michigan, both with the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services and for the NMLS.

Our Mortgage Loan Originator course for the state of Michigan begins by providing the student with a module that covers the history of Federal Mortgage Lending laws. We review the SAFE Act in this portion also. Then we include an overview of the federal agencies responsible for oversight of mortgage practices in America. We also provide information on the TILA-RESPA Integrated Mortgage Disclosure (TRID).

The class then continues as we examine ethics, consumer protections and fair lending practices as well. During this portion we look at the larger concepts of ethics and fair lending as they relate to mortgage loan originators in the field. During this portion we also cover the basics of what can constitute fraud and how MLOs can avoid some of these pitfalls. A portion of 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.

During our instruction, we keep the student engaged with in-text quizzes and case studies that you can use to spot-check your knowledge. It will also help prepare you for the final exam that comes at the conclusion of the class.

  • Module 1
    • Federal Law Update [24 Activities]
      • 01. 3 Hour SAFE Federal Law Update Module for 2018 for MLOs
      • 02. Where We're Going
      • 03. A History of Home Mortgages Up to the 1960s
      • 04. Equalizing Mortgage Opportunities and Deregulation
      • 05. Mortgages in the New Millennium and the 2008 Recession
      • 06. The SAFE Act and Registration of MLOs
      • 07. Rules for Mortgage Loan Originators
      • 08. Requirements for State Licensing and Registration of MLOs
      • View Additional Activities
        • 09. MLOs Must be Unique - (12CFR1007.105)
        • 10. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and its Function
        • 11. Administrative Tools Under the SAFE Act
        • 12. Regulation Z and ATR
        • 13. Qualified Mortgage Standard Under Regulation Z
        • 14. Examination Procedures for Mortgage Origination
        • 15. Loan Originator Compensation Rules under TILA
        • 16. Other Rules Under the SAFE Act
        • 17. Governing the Licensing and Registration of MLOs
        • 18. Integrated Mortgage Disclosures
        • 19. Disclosures Prior to October 3, 2015
        • 20. Disclosures Under TILA-RESPA After October 3, 2015
        • 21. More Information on Disclosures
        • 22. Average Costs and Tolerances for TRID
        • 23. Examples of Fees and Tolerances
        • 24. Conclusion of Class on Federal Mortgage Laws For MLOs
    • Federal Law Update Case Study (6 questions)
    • Federal Law Update Quiz (5 questions)
  • Module 2
    • BioSig Authentication - Middle#1
    • Ethics, Consumer Protection, and Fraud [18 Activities]
      • 01. Module 2: 3 Hour SAFE Ethics, Consumer Protection, and Fraud for 2018
      • 02. Consumer Protection and Fair Lending Practices
      • 03. The Mortgage Lending Industry and Ethics
      • 04. A Crisis of Trust for MLOs
      • 05. Principles of Ethics
      • 06. An Understanding of What Ethics is Not
      • 07. Ethical Duties
      • 08. Approaches to Ethical Decision Making
      • View Additional Activities
        • 09. Sample Codes of Ethics
        • 10. The Ability to Repay/Qualified Mortgage Rule
        • 11. Fraud for Mortgage Loan Originators
        • 12. The Current State of Mortgage Fraud in America
        • 13. Mortgage Fraud Broken Down
        • 14. Fraud by Those Outside the Industry
        • 15. Fraud by Those Within the Industry
        • 16. Scams and Other Frauds
        • 17. Ending Mortgage Fraud
        • 18. Conclusion to 3 Hour SAFE Ethics, Consumer Protection, and Fraud Module for 2018
    • Ethics, Consumer Protection, and Fraud Case Study (6 questions)
    • Ethics, Consumer Protection, and Fraud Quiz (5 questions)
  • Module 3
    • BioSig Authentication - Middle#2
    • Nontraditional Mortgages [9 Activities]
      • 01. Module 3: 2 Hour SAFE Nontraditional Mortgages 2018 Module
      • 02. Nontraditional Mortgage Loans
      • 03. Reverse Mortgages
      • 04. 2017 Overhaul of the HECM Program
      • 05. Subprime Loans
      • 06. High-Cost Mortgages
      • 07. Adjustable-Rate Mortgages
      • 08. Lending Standards for Adjustable Rate Mortgages
      • 09. End of 2018 Nontraditional Mortgage Products 2 Hour Module
    • Nontraditional Mortgages Case Study (6 questions)
    • Nontraditional Mortgages Quiz (5 questions)
  • Course Completion
    • BioSig Authentication - End
    • Final Exam (25 questions)
    • Mandatory Questionnaire
    • Certificate of Completion
    • MLO CE Feedback

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.

Course Reviews

December 12th, 2018
Easy to navigate, great content.

December 12th, 2018
I needed a course that I could take at my own pace and come back to when I had time. This course was perfect.

December 3rd, 2018
just about the right amount of information the bio signature thing is a pain in the butt

November 28th, 2018
Quick and Easy to understand. A couple of the quiz questions were confusing to understand what was actually being asked.

November 8th, 2018
Love your course. Best on-line ever.

October 29th, 2018
Course was pretty much a repeat of information I have learned. However, it's nice to have. It's a refresher to make sure I retain all important information. I really enjoyed the case studies. They were extremely helpful. I would suggest keeping them.

September 6th, 2018
I thought it was pretty decent. The course material was fairly basic. Redundant from previous years, but that may just be the nature of CE, only so much to say. The website was easy to work though and was as good as any other CE service I have used.

September 3rd, 2018
Very informative!

November 8th, 2018
Not bad but some of the "test" could use some more detail for answers

October 10th, 2018
I do think some of the quiz questions did not belong .

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