(1) Within three business days after taking an application for a residential mortgage loan from a buyer, a registrant or licensee shall deliver to the buyer a residential mortgage loan origination disclosure statement that contains all of the following:
(a) The name, address, and telephone number of the buyer;
(b) The typewritten name of the loan originator and the number designated on the loan originator's license;
(c) The street address, telephone number, and facsimile number of the registrant and the number designated on the registrant's certificate of registration;
(d) The signature of the loan originator or registrant;
(e) A statement indicating whether the buyer is to pay for the services of a bona fide third party if the registrant is unable to assist the buyer in obtaining a mortgage;
(f) A statement that describes the method by which the fee to be paid by the buyer to the registrant will be calculated and a good faith estimate of the total amount of that fee;
(g) A statement that the lender may pay compensation to the registrant;
(h) A description of all the services the registrant has agreed to perform for the buyer;
(i) A statement that the buyer has not entered into an exclusive agreement for brokerage services;
(j) If the residential mortgage loan applied for will exceed ninety per cent of the value of the real property, a statement, printed in boldface type of the minimum size of sixteen points, as follows: "You are applying for a loan that is more than 90% of your home's value. It will be hard for you to refinance this loan. If you sell your home, you might owe more money on the loan than you get from the sale."
(k) To acknowledge receipt, the signature of the buyer.
(2) If the loan is a covered loan as defined in section 1349.25 of the Revised Code, the registrant shall also deliver a copy of the residential mortgage loan origination disclosure statement to the lender.
(B) If there is any change in the information provided under division (A)(1) of this section, the registrant or licensee shall provide the buyer with the revised residential mortgage loan origination disclosure statement and a written explanation of why the change occurred no later than twenty-four hours after the change occurs, or twenty-four hours before the loan is closed, whichever is earlier.
(C) A registrant or licensee shall deliver to the buyer, immediately upon receipt, a copy of any nonproprietary or publicly available credit score and report obtained regarding the buyer by the registrant or licensee for the purpose of the residential mortgage loan application .
If the loan originator or registrant uses an automated valuation model to determine an appraisal report, the registrant or licensee also shall include a copy of the automated valuation model report.
(D) A registrant or licensee shall deliver to the buyer, at the same time that the registrant or licensee delivers the residential mortgage loan origination disclosure statement pursuant to division (A) of this section, both of the following documents:
(1) A good faith estimate statement that discloses the amount of or range of charges for the specific settlement services the buyer is likely to incur in connection with the residential mortgage loan. The good faith estimate statement shall meet the requirements of the "Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act," 88 Stat. 1724 (1974), 12 U.S.C.A. 2601 et seq.
(2) An underlined notice in at least ten-point type, new roman style, as follows:
"Nature of Relationship: In connection with this residential mortgage loan, you, the borrower(s), has/have requested assistance from ............ (company name) in arranging credit. We do not distribute all products in the marketplace and cannot guarantee the lowest rate.
Termination: This agreement will continue until one of the following events occur:
1. The loan closes.
2. The request is denied.
3. The borrower withdraws the request.
4. The borrower decides to use another source for origination.
5. The borrower is provided a revised good faith estimate statement.
Notice to borrower(s): Signing this document does not obligate you to obtain a residential mortgage loan through this mortgage originator nor is this a loan commitment or an approval; nor is your interest rate locked at this time unless otherwise disclosed on a separate Rate Lock Disclosure Form. Do not sign this document until you have read and understood the information in it. You will receive a redisclosure of any increase in interest rate or if the total sum of disclosed settlement/closing costs increases by 10% or more of the original estimate. Should any such increase occur, mandatory redisclosure must occur prior to the settlement or close of escrow."
(E) No registrant or licensee shall fail to comply with this section.
Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.17, SB 124, §1, eff. 12/28/2009.
Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9, HB 1, §101.01, eff. 10/16/2009.
Effective Date: 05-24-2002; 01-01-2007
Related Legislative Provision: See 128th General AssemblyFile No.17, SB 124, §5
See 128th General AssemblyFile No.9, HB 1, §745.60.