A mortgage origination agreement is required to be provided to a borrower and kept in a licensee’s files under Miss. Code Ann. §81-18-33. DocuTech has been providing its own version of such an agreement (Cx3315), however, in keeping with our policy to provide model or official documents where possible,…
The following changes will be made to DocuTech’s New Jersey lock-in agreement:
1. A new Clause E will be added to the “I Do Want an Interest Rate Lock-In at This Time,” which will disclose the commitment fee that will be locked-in (if any)….
In order to mitigate confusion arising from certain balloon loan verbiage contained in DocuTech’s Private Mortgage Insurance disclosures (Cx29, 862 and 4668), these disclosures will be changed to only print this verbiage if the subject loan contains a balloon payment….
Pursuant to the findings of our state-specific disclosure audit this year, the following changes will be made to five of our Texas-specific disclosures:
1. The language and format of “TX Mortgage Banker Disclosure” (Cx2999; required by Tex. Fin….
Copies of the FNMA Form 1003 with only one borrower on them (where the co-borrower information is empty) should have “Not Jointly” checked under section “VI. Assets and Liabilities” to indicate the application was not filled in on a combined basis….
Pursuant to the findings of our annual state-specific disclosure audit, our “DE Mortgage Loan Broker Regulations” (cx3593) and “DE Broker Agreement” (cx3583) will now be generated only when a loan is secured by owner-occupied property.
Both documents are required to given in connection with a “mortgage loan,” which is defined under Del….
RESPA Review, 801 and 802
It has been nearly two years since the mandatory implementation of HUD’s 2010 RESPA rule. You might think that things would now be quiet along the RESPA front, but there is still uncertainty regarding several of its provisions and the industry continues to grapple with compliance. …
Pursuant to this year’s state-specific disclosure audit, as well as client requests, the following edits are being made to several disclosures that are provided for loan transactions secured by property in Maryland:
1. A new “MD Written Acknowledgement of Delivery of the Note” (cx16099) will be provided in closing document packages pursuant to the “safe-harbor” provisions of Md….
Currently “Discount Points” are printing in item 4 of the Vermont Mortgage Loan Commitment Agreement (cx4671). Since the amount for itemized line 802 in ConformX is only to be used for “Discount Points” charged on the loan, itemized line 802 currently prints on the form in item 4….
Witness signatures are not required on Michigan security instruments. Therefore the witness lines were removed years ago from the ConformX Michigan Mortgage (cx331) as allowed by Fannie Mae.
Since they are unnecessary, the witness lines have now also been removed from the Michigan FHA Mortgage (cx384) and Michigan Second Lien Mortgage (cx489). …