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Our NMLS-approved California - BRE mortgage loan originator (MLO) CE courses help you stay licensed and compliant. Our California 8-hour mortgage SAFE comprehensive course is designed specifically for California mortgage loan officers and is offered as an online, self-paced or audio course. 

8 Hour SAFE Comprehensive: Compliance Risks You Need to Know 2018 Audio CE

SKU : 4303US18140A00

Credit Hours | 8

Category | Comprehensive

$160.00

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Sit back and listen to your mortgage continuing education! State regulators and the MMC have uncovered topics that pose compliance risks and are mandated to be covered in 2018 CE! Students will focus on compliance issues related to RESPA, TILA and ECOA. Students will then delve into the BSA, identity theft and prohibited telemarketing practices. Students will continue with a look at nontraditional products. This mortgage CE audio course concludes with an overview of the changes to HMDA effective in 2018. Examples and case studies throughout the course provide real-life examples of the topics discussed.

8 Hour SAFE Comprehensive: Examining Industry Issues in Today's Mortgage Market (OSP)

SKU : 4303US18000A00

Credit Hours | 8

Category | Comprehensive

$129.00

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As the mortgage industry continues to evolve, mortgage loan originators must stay abreast of the topics most pertinent to their everyday business. Examining Industry Issues in Today’s Mortgage Market provides a review of relevant issues facing mortgage loan originators today, specifically those outlined by NMLS as required topics for continuing education. Students will examine provisions of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, the Truth-in-Lending Act, and the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Rule, specifically rules for filling out the Loan Estimate and Closing Disclosure for both a fixed-rate and an adjustable-rate mortgage transaction. In addition, students will take a look at the new Uniform Residential Loan Application and provisions of the law related to money laundering in the mortgage industry. This online course is NMLS-approved for eight hours of continuing education required for mortgage loan originators, as specified by the SAFE Mortgage Licensing Act. Annual SAFE Act continuing education requirements include three hours of federal law, two hours of ethics, two hours of nontraditional mortgage lending, and one hour of elective education, for a total of eight hours.

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  • NMLS approved mortgage pre-licensing, continuing education and late CE courses
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California BRE Mortgage License Requirements

Learn about the California (BRE) mortgage education requirements for mortgage licensing.

In the state of California, mortgage loan originators, under the Bureau of Real Estate (BRE), are required to:

    1. Complete a Criminal Background Check (CBC).
    2. Authorize a credit report through the NMLS that demonstrates financial responsibility.
    3. Fulfill all state and federal education requirements as designated by your state agency.
    4. Take and pass the National Component.

California (BRE) NMLS Pre-Licensing Education Requirements:

New state-licensed MLOs are required to complete 20 hours of NMLS-approved education. This includes:

  • 3 hours of federal law
  • 3 hours of ethics
  • 2 hours of non-traditional mortgage lending training
  • 12 hours of electives

California (BRE) Continuing Education Requirements:

State-licensed MLOs are required to complete 8 hours of NMLS-approved mortgage education annually beginning the year they are licensed (unless PE was completed in the same year). This includes:

  • 3 hours of federal law
  • 2 hours of ethics
  • 2 hours of non-traditional mortgage lending
  • 1 hour of electives

MLOs are advised that to comply with the SAFE Act’s “successive years” rule, they may not take the same CE course two years in a row.

California (BRE) Mortgage Licensing:

  • California Bureau of Real Estate
  • Phone: 877-373-4542
  • Website: www.BRE.ca.gov

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