NMLS and NMLS Consumer Access System Maintenance, July 21-26, 2021

Mortgage Origination|

From Wednesday, July 21, 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time (7:00 p.m. Central Time) through Monday, July 26, 7:00 a.m.... Read More → NMLS and NMLS Consumer Access System Maintenance, July 21-26, 2021

Notice of Precomment Draft and Stakeholders Webinar – Mortgage Licensing Rule Review

Mortgage Origination|

The Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending (SML or the Department) is considering repeals, new rules, and... Read More → Notice of Precomment Draft and Stakeholders Webinar – Mortgage Licensing Rule Review

Third and Fourth Quarter Assessments

Thrift Regulation|

SML will not be collecting third and fourth quarter assessments for FY21. The significant growth in the... Read More → Third and Fourth Quarter Assessments

License Fee Reduction

Mortgage Origination|

Effective March 1, 2021, the application fee for an initial mortgage loan originator license is reduced to... Read More → License Fee Reduction

Home Equity Lending Guidance: COVID-19 Emergency Measures

COVID-19|

Note: This guidance revises and replaces the home equity lending guidance published by the joint financial... Read More → Home Equity Lending Guidance: COVID-19 Emergency Measures

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Texas Bankers Association ATM Crime Task Force Report

Thrift Regulation|

In the late summer and fall of 2020, TBA began to receive an increasing number of communications from member... Read More → Texas Bankers Association ATM Crime Task Force Report

Notice of Precomment Draft and Stakeholder Webinar

Thrift Regulation|

The Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending (SML or the Department) is considering amendments to 7 Texas... Read More → Notice of Precomment Draft and Stakeholder Webinar

Loan Payoff Statements

Mortgage Servicing|

On August 21, 2020, the Finance Commission adopted amendments to 7 TAC §155.2, concerning Payoff Statements... Read More → Loan Payoff Statements

Proposed Amendments to 7 TAC §79.1 and §79.2

Mortgage Servicing|

The Department has proposed amendments to 7 TAC 79.1 and 7 TAC 79.2, both of which affect mortgage loan... Read More → Proposed Amendments to 7 TAC §79.1 and §79.2

Assessments – First Quarter Fiscal Year 2021

Thrift Regulation|

On August 21, 2020, the Finance Commission adopted amendments to 7 TAC §76.98 Annual Fee To Do Business. The... Read More → Assessments – First Quarter Fiscal Year 2021

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