(A) For the purposes of this section, "lender" or "lenders" means any building and loan association, savings and loan association, bank, or insurance company, which is supervised by an instrumentality of the United States or by any state within the United States, any service corporation, in which the entire capital stock is owned by one or more such building and loan associations, any agency or instrumentality of the United States or any state thereof, or any mortgagee approved by the federal housing administrator.
(B) A building and loan association may participate with another lender or lenders in making real estate loans or may purchase participating interests in real estate loans which would be qualified under Chapter 1151. of the Revised Code for investment by the association, but only the amount of the association's participation interest shall be included in applying any per cent of assets limitation of Chapter 1151. of the Revised Code.
(C) A building and loan association may sell one or more participating interests in a mortgage loan or loans. Sales of participating interests may be made with or without recourse to the seller.
(D) No association shall engage in any participation loan transaction not authorized by this section without prior written approval by the superintendent of building and loan associations.
(E) An association may service any real estate loan in which:
(1) The association held an interest at any time;
(2) Any member, stockholder, borrower, or depositor of the association held an interest at any time;
(3) An interest is held by a deposit guaranty association organized under sections 1151.80 to 1151.92 of the Revised Code, or any private or public association organized for a similar purpose as may be approved by the superintendent;
(4) Any lender as defined by division (A) of this section.
Effective Date: 12-09-1982 .