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This 1 hour course on Rhode Island laws and regulations fulfills the state elective requirement for annual renewal. Licensed mortgage loan originators in the state must take 8 hours of continuing education each year, with 3 hours being dedicated to Federal law, 2 hours of ethics, 2 hours of non-traditional mortgage lending, and this 1 hour of state-specific content. 

We'll begin with a review of the national SAFE Act, as well as an overview of the mortgage licensing laws and regulations that govern MLOs in Rhode Island. Then, we'll dive into updated MLO regulations regarding financial responsibility, criminal background, and bonds. The first module finishes with coverage of important topics including license renewal and MLO prohibited practices. 

In the second module is an overview of the Rhode Island Home Loan Protection Act, which includes reporting responsibilities, prohibited practices for loans, and potential civil actions. Following is a look at community obligations and banking offenses relevant to the mortgage industry. Finally, the course closes with a thorough review of the anti-discrimination laws outlined in the Rhode Island Fair Housing Practices Act. 

To promote comprehension, students will complete a 5-question quiz and short activity after each module. A 15-question final exam will wrap up the course.

  • Course ID(s): 12094
  • Approved By: NMLS

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.