SECTION .0400 - REPORTING AND NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
04 NCAC 03M .0401 REPORTING REQUIREMENTS
(a) No later than 90 days after the end of the calendar year, mortgage lenders, mortgage servicers, and mortgage brokers shall file an annual report in the NMLS&R. The annual report shall be supplemented with additional information about operations, characteristics of loans made, or other similar composite data if the Commissioner determines that this additional information is necessary to safeguard the interests of the borrowing public. Mortgage brokers shall as a part of the annual report provide certification from an insured depository institution that the broker has for the year of the current annual report owned and held on a continual basis cash or other liquid assets of at least ten thousand dollars ($10,000) in a deposit account under the firm's name. Failure to submit an annual report within 90 days after the end of the calendar year is grounds for summary suspension pursuant to G.S. 53-244.114.
(b) Mortgage lenders, mortgage servicers, and mortgage brokers shall provide an audited statement of financial condition or a certified statement of financial condition as required by G.S. 53-244.104 within 90 days of the end of the licensee's fiscal year. If not shown in the audited statement of financial condition, mortgage lenders shall provide evidence of available warehouse lines of credit or other funding facilities.
(c) Mortgage lenders and mortgage brokers shall provide information on the characteristics of loan originations in an electronic format prescribed by the Commissioner on a quarterly basis within 45 days after the close of the calendar quarter. Mortgage lenders shall provide:
(1) information sufficient to identify the mortgage loan and the unique identifier of the mortgage loan originator, mortgage broker (if applicable), and mortgage lender for the loan;
(2) information sufficient to enable a computation of applicable loan terms in the Federal Truth in Lending disclosures, including the annual percentage rate, finance charge, and a schedule of payments, and any deviations between the final disclosures and the most recent disclosures issued prior to the final disclosures;
(3) information included in the "Loan Estimate" (LE) or "Good Faith Estimate" (GFE) disclosure required under the Federal Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act including the rate, the date of any interest rate lock, itemization of settlement charges, and all broker compensation;
(4) information included in the final Closing Disclosure or HUD-1 Settlement Statement, if maintained by the mortgage lender in an electronic format;
(5) information related to the terms of the loans, including adjustable rate loan features (including timing of adjustments, indices used in setting rates, maximum and minimum adjustments, and floors and ceilings of adjustments), the undiscounted interest rate (if maintained by the mortgage lender in an electronic format), penalties for late payments, and penalties for prepayment (including computation of the penalty amount, duration of prepayment penalty, and the maximum amount of penalty);
(6) information used in underwriting, including the appraised value of the property, sales price of the property (if a purchase loan), borrowers' income, monthly payment amount, housing debt-to-income ratio, total debt-to-income ratio, and credit score(s) of borrower(s); and
(7) information included in a Loan Application Register for mortgage lenders required to submit information pursuant to the Federal Home Mortgage Disclosure Act.
Mortgage brokers shall provide information identified in this Paragraph unless such information is not prepared or known by the mortgage broker and the mortgage broker does not have access to the information in an electronic format.
(d) On a quarterly basis, mortgage lenders and mortgage brokers shall provide call reports containing financial and loan activity information in an electronic format through the NMLS&R.
(e) A licensee or registrant shall report within 30 days the name of any person suspected of making a misstatement of a material facts or material borrower information in connection with the mortgage lending or servicing process to the Commissioner. Mortgage lenders and mortgage brokers shall report within 30 days any loan repurchased due to a misstatement of material borrower information made in connection with the mortgage lending process.
(f) A licensee or registrant shall report within 30 days the name of any person suspected of making a misstatement of material facts or material borrower information in connection with an inquiry, investigation, or examination to the Commissioner.
History Note: Authority G.S. 53-244.104; 53-244.108; 53-244.115; 53-244.118;
Eff. April 1, 2003;
Amended Eff. July 1, 2010; July 3, 2008;
Readopted Eff. August 1, 2018.