Regulation X/Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) Policy
The purpose of this Regulation X Policy Template is to address how a bank, credit union, or other type of financial institution adheres to Regulation X – “Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act” (RESPA). The purpose of RESPA is to provide borrowers with pertinent and timely disclosures regarding the nature and costs of the real estate settlement process. Also, RESPA protects borrowers against certain abusive practices, such as kickbacks, and places limitations upon the use of escrow accounts. See more information about this product below.
Regulation X Policy
The purpose of this Regulation X Policy Template is to address how a bank, credit union, or other type of financial institution adheres to Regulation X – “Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act” (RESPA). The purpose of RESPA is to provide borrowers with pertinent and timely disclosures regarding the nature and costs of the real estate settlement process. Also, RESPA protects borrowers against certain abusive practices, such as kickbacks, and places limitations upon the use of escrow accounts.
Table of Contents
- Purpose and Contents – Topic 1
- Policy Statement – Topic 2
- Definitions – Topic 3
- E-SIGN Applicability – Topic 4
- Coverage – Topic 5
- Application Disclosure Requirements – Special Information Booklet – Topic 6
- Application Disclosure Requirements – Good Faith Estimate – Topic 7
- Use of HUD-1 and HUD-1A Settlement Statements – Topic 8
- Reproduction of Settlement Statements – Topic 9
- Inspection, Delivery and Record keeping of Settlement Statements – Topic 10
- Mailing – Topic 11
- No Fee – Topic 12
- Prohibition Against Kickbacks and Unearned Fees – Topic 13
- Affiliated Business Arrangements – Topic 14
- Title Companies – Topic 15
- Escrow Accounts – Topic 16
- List of Homeownership Counseling Organizations – Topic 17
- Mortgage Servicing – Topic 18
- Audit Policy – Topic 19
- Staff Training – Topic 20
- Retention of Documentation – Topic 21
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