Georgia NMLS-Approved Mortgage Continuing Education

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Our NMLS-approved Georgia mortgage loan originator (MLO) CE courses help you stay licensed and compliant and are specifically designed for Georgia mortgage loan officers.  We offer comprehensive and core courses as video or online self-paced.

7 Hour SAFE Core: Understanding Origination Regulations Video CE

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 7

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 4303US19150A00

$139.00

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Understanding Origination Regulations 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 TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Rule, including a look at the Loan Estimate and Closing Disclosure, as well as several laws that reinforce ethical obligations of mortgage licensees like Regulation N and the Bank Secrecy Act. Students will also review rules for the origination of FHA and VA loans.

8 Hour GA SAFE Comprehensive: Maintaining Mortgage Industry Awareness (Online)

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 8

Category | Comprehensive

SKU | 4303GA19000A00

$129.00

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Maintaining Mortgage Industry Awareness 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 Truth-in-Lending Act, the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Rule, and the Qualified Mortgage Rule, including issues related to considering the triggers, tolerances, and thresholds that enable loan originators to determine when disclosures are due and what information is required. In addition, students will take a look at the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, specifically rules related to lead agreements, marketing services agreements, co-marketing, desk licensing agreements, and affiliated business arrangements. Students will also review several nontraditional mortgage products, such as adjustable-rate mortgages and fixed-rate mortgages with terms of 15 and 40 years. Finally, students will review mortgage laws and regulations specific to the state of Georgia. This course is NMLS-approved for eight hours of continuing education required for Georgia mortgage loan originators, as specified by the S.A.F.E. Mortgage Licensing Act and Georgia law. Annual S.A.F.E. Act continuing education requirements for Georgia loan originators include three hours of federal law, two hours of ethics, two hours of nontraditional mortgage lending, and one hour of Georgia-specific laws and regulations, for a total of eight hours.

1 Hour GA SAFE: Georgia Mortgage Law Updates (Webinar)

Format | Webinar

Credit Hours | 1

Category | Elective

SKU | 4303GA19500G00

$69.00

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This course will focus on the laws and rules that regulate mortgage loan originators, lenders, and brokers doing business in Georgia. Throughout this course, students will review fictionalized scenarios based on real regulatory decisions made by the Department of Banking and Finance in recent months, paired with a discussion of the relevant sections of Georgia law and regulations. In Module 1, students will review standards for obtaining and maintaining a license, disclosures, fees and charges, and advertising. In Module 2, students will look at prohibited conduct for licensees, as well as disciplinary action that may be taken when violations of the law occur. Students will also review provisions of the Georgia Fair Lending Act.

1 Hour GA SAFE: Georgia Mortgage Law Updates (Live)

Format | Classroom

Credit Hours | 1

Category | Elective

SKU | 4303GA19500B00

$69.00

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This course will focus on the laws and rules that regulate mortgage loan originators, lenders, and brokers doing business in Georgia. Throughout this course, students will review fictionalized scenarios based on real regulatory decisions made by the Department of Banking and Finance in recent months, paired with a discussion of the relevant sections of Georgia law and regulations. In Module 1, students will review standards for obtaining and maintaining a license, disclosures, fees and charges, and advertising. In Module 2, students will look at prohibited conduct for licensees, as well as disciplinary action that may be taken when violations of the law occur. Students will also review provisions of the Georgia Fair Lending Act.

1 Hour GA SAFE: Georgia Mortgage Law Updates (Online)

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 1

Category | Elective

SKU | 4303GA19500A00

$39.00

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This course will focus on the laws and rules that regulate mortgage loan originators, lenders, and brokers doing business in Georgia. Throughout this course, students will review fictionalized scenarios based on real regulatory decisions made by the Department of Banking and Finance in recent months, paired with a discussion of the relevant sections of Georgia law and regulations. In Module 1, students will review standards for obtaining and maintaining a license, disclosures, fees and charges, and advertising. In Module 2, students will look at prohibited conduct for licensees, as well as disciplinary action that may be taken when violations of the law occur. Students will also review provisions of the Georgia Fair Lending Act.

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Georgia Mortgage License Requirements

Georgia Mortgage License Requirements

Learn about the Georgia mortgage education needs and additional requirements for mortgage licensing. In the state of Georgia, mortgage loan originators 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 Georgia.
  4. Take and pass a National Test.
  5. Sponsored by a Georgia-licensed company.

Georgia NLMS 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

NOTE: PE education must be completed within 3 yrs of new or subsequent license application

Georgia 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 Georgia state-specific education

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.

Georgia Mortgage Licensing: More Information

Georgia Department of Banking and Finance
Phone: 770-986-1633
Email: newapps@dbf.state.ga.us 
Website: dbf.georgia.gov  

NMLS Resources:

To view the Georgia MLO License Description Page, please click here 
Professional Standards: Mortgage Education – click here 
Professional Standards: Criminal Background Check – click here 
Professional Standards: Credit Report – click here 
Professional Standards: Mortgage Education – click here 
Professional Standards: MLO Testing – click here

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