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1

A discount point is BEST described as a charge the borrower pays to:

A lender to decrease the interest rate on the mortgage loan

2

A buyer has made an earnest money payment of $5,000. The buyer pays an additional $2,000 in option money to be credited at closing on a property with a sale price of $160,000. If the required down payment is 20%, how much additional money will the buyer need to provide toward the down payment at closing?

$25,000

3

If an applicant works 40 hours every week and is paid $13.52 per hour, what is the applicant's monthly income?

$2,343.47

4

The requirement for private mortgage insurance is generally discontinued when the-loan-to-value ratio is falls below:

80%

5

Which of the following documents itemizes all settlement costs including lender charges?

HUD-1 form

6

According to the Truth-in-Lending Act (TILA), the term "refinance" applies to:

The satisfaction of an existing obligation and its replacement by a new obligation

7

What does a loan originator use to determine the estimated value of a property based on an analytical comparison of similar property sales?

An appraisal

8

Which of the following methods of disclosure does NOT meet the requirements of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA)?

Telephone

9

The term "20 basis points" expressed as a percentage is:

0.20%

10

According to the Truth-in-Lending-Act (TILA), which of the following fees is EXCLUDED from the calculation of the annual percentage rate?

Hazard insurance

11

TILA is overseen by:

FRB - Federal Reserve Board

12

RESPA allows for the borrower to inspect the HUD-1 Settlement how many days prior to the actual settlement?

1 day

13

What three RESPA federally required disclosures must be provided within three days of receipt of the loan application for a purchase money loan?

GFE, Mortgage Disclosure Servicing Statement, a Special Information Booklet, which contains consumer information regarding various real estate settlement services

14

Another name for TILA is:

Regulation Z

15

The Equal Credit Opportunity Act is overseen by which agency:

FTC - Federal Trade Commission for Mortgage Broker and the OCC - The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency for Mortgage Bankers

16

Reg. B Section 202.5 of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act states that you cannot discourage an application for the following reasons:

Information regarding a spouse, Marital status, Income from alimony/child support, Sex of applicant, Dependent information, Race, color, religion, origin

17

The Fair and Accurate Transactions Act of 2003 ("FACT Act") amended the Fair Credit Report (FCRA). This regulation is overseen by:

FTC - Federal Trade Commission

18

The Entities Regulated by the Fair and Accurate Transactions Act (The FACT Act) are:

Consumer Reporting Agencies (CRAs), users of Consumer Repots, and furnishers of information to Consumer Reporting Agencies (CRAs)

19

The Truth-in-Lending Act (TILA or Reg Z) regulates the following disclosure requirements:

Truth-in-Lending Disclosure Statement, Adjustable-Rate Disclosures, Right of Rescission (Right to Cancel), High-Priced Mortgage (Section 35), High-Fee Mortgages (Section 32)

20

The Truth-in-Lending Act (TILA or Reg Z) requires that disclosures must be:

Clear and Conspicuous, in writing, retainable by the consumer, reflect terms of the legal obligation, use estimates appropriately (and if based on estimates indicate this fact), provide to the applicant within 3 business days after receipt of an application for credit

21

The Home Ownership and Equity Protection Act of 1994 (HOEPA) addresses certain deceptive and unfair practices in home equity lending. It amends the Truth-in-Lending Act (TILA) and establishes requirements for certain loans with high rates and/or high fees. The rules for these loans are contained in what Section of Regulation Z?

Section 32

22

The Home Mortgage Disclosure Act - Regulation C (HMDA) was passed in 1975 and is overseen by what entity?

FRB - Federal Reserve Board

23

Which of the following types of loans are exempt from RESPA?

Loans on property with 25 acres or more

24

The National Flood Insurance Reform Act Regulation H, was passed in 1994 and is overseen by:

FRB - Federal Reserve Board

25

Violations for not determining the flood status, not notifying the borrower of the status and insurance requirements, failing to escrow premium if an escrow account is required for the other payments and/or failing to place insurance when required are:

$360 for each violation with a maximum $100,000 per calendar year

26

When the APR is out of tolerance, the creditor must do what?

Disclose the changes or provide a completely new disclosure statement so it is received at least three (3) business days before consummation.

27

Each early TILA disclosure must include what statement?

"You are not required to compete this agreement merely because you have received these disclosures or signed a loan application."

28

HMDA data allows government agencies to do what?

Evaluate lender compliance with anti-discrimination laws

29

How is the conforming loan set each year?

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) uses the October to October percentage increase/decrease in average housing prices in the Monthly Interest Rate Survey of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) to adjust the conforming loan limits for the subsequent year.

30

Mortgage Fraud is investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and is punishable by up to what:

30 years in federal prison or $1,000,000 fine, or both