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Since this course is an online instructor led (“OIL”) course, you will have access to instructors through office hours, forums and email. You will be able to work on this course anytime and anywhere you have a high speed internet connection.
By NMLS specifications,you will have to pause and wait for instructor feedback at times during the course. Our flexible system allows you to purchase and then wait as long as you want before starting any module. Once you enter a module, you will have three to five days to finish.
3 Hour SAFE PE – New York State Law
This course covers New York Law relevant to Mortgage Loan Originators (MLOs) and is structured to reflect the outline of the New York State License Exam. During this 3-hour pre-licensing course covering New York Mortgage law, we will cover several laws including: Articles 12-D and 12-E of New York Banking Law; Part 420 of the Superintendent’s Regulations, and Parts 38 and 41 of Banking Board regulations. We also discuss current licensing regulation as well as the changes to be implemented prior to July 30, 2010.
The course is divided into six sections:
Section 1: State Banking Department – Covers the Regulatory authority of the department, the department / agency structure and its responsibilities and limitations
Section 2: State Law and regulation definitions – Introduces you to basics of State Law & Regulation Definitions beginning with discussion of Mortgage loans, fees, and obligations addressed in Articles 12-D and 12-E of New York Banking Law; Part 420 of the Superintendent’s Regulations, and Parts 38 and 41 of Banking Board regulations.
Section 3: License Law and Regulations – Covers Persons required to be licensed, licensee qualifications & the application process, the grounds for denying a license and license maintenance.
Section 4: Compliance – Details prohibited conduct and practices, required conduct, fees and charges, disclosures and agreements and advertising
Section 5: Disciplinary action – Discusses notifications, hearings and appeals, then suspension, revocation and rescission of licenses, then finally, penalties/fines and civil and criminal liability
Section 6: Unique New state test areas – In Section VI, we briefly discuss New York real property law relating to sections 265 and 265-b of Banking Law. Also, we have provided two examples of the New York State mandated “Pre-Application Disclosure and Fee Agreement”; the first for Mortgage Bankers and Exempt Organizations and the second specifically for use by the Mortgage Broker.
Upon successful completion of this course you will have a strong understanding of several of the laws and regulations specific to mortgage loan originators and lenders in the state of New York. You will also have a good background of information for taking the New York State Exam.