7 Tex. Admin. Code § 81.200 - Required Disclosures

(a) Specific Notice to Applicant by Mortgage Banker. An originator sponsored by a mortgage banker under Finance Code, Chapter 157 must provide the following notice to a residential mortgage loan applicant with an initial application for a residential mortgage loan, and the mortgage banker and its sponsored originator must maintain in their records, evidence of timely delivery of such disclosure:

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(b) Specific Notice to Applicant by Mortgage Company. An originator sponsored by a mortgage company under Finance Code, Chapter 156 must provide a residential mortgage loan applicant with the notice required by § RSA 80.200(a) of this title at the time of the initial application for a residential mortgage loan and must maintain or otherwise ensure the mortgage company maintains in its records, evidence of timely delivery of such disclosure.
(c) Posted Notice on Mortgage Banker Websites and Social Media Sites. A mortgage banker or its sponsored originator must post in conspicuous fashion the following notice on each website and social media site of the mortgage banker or sponsored originator that is accessible by a mortgage applicant or prospective mortgage applicant and either used to conduct residential mortgage loan origination business by the mortgage banker or sponsored originator, or from which the mortgage banker or sponsored originator advertises to solicit such business, as provided by § RSA 81.203 of this title:

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(d) Posted Notice on Mortgage Company Websites and Social Media Sites. An originator sponsored by a mortgage company under Finance Code, Chapter 156 must comply with the requirements of § RSA 80.200(b) of this title.
(e) Disclosures in Correspondence. An originator must provide the following information on all correspondence sent to a mortgage applicant:
(1) the name of the mortgage banker or mortgage company sponsoring the originator, followed by its NMLS identification number; and
(2) the name of the originator, followed by the originator's NMLS identification number.
(f) The determination of what constitutes a mortgage application for purposes of triggering the notice required by subsections (a) and (b) of this section will be made in accordance with applicable federal law determining what constitutes an application for purposes of the Truth in Lending Act, as implemented and defined by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in Regulation Z ( RSA 1026.2 ).
(g) The notice under subsection (c) of this section is deemed to be conspicuously posted on a website when it is displayed on the initial or home page of the website (typically the base-level domain name), or is otherwise contained in a linked page with the link to such page prominently displayed on such initial or home page. The notice under subsection (c) of this section is deemed to be conspicuously posted on a social media site when it is readily apparent or otherwise easily accessible to the mortgage applicant or prospective mortgage applicant upon visiting the home page, profile page, account page, or similar, on such social media site, without the necessity to review various historical content posted by the mortgage banker or sponsored originator in order to derive the information required by the notice, which may include an interactive link to the information with such link prominently displayed on such home page, profile page, account page, or similar.

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7 Tex. Admin. Code § 81.200
The provisions of this §81.200 adopted to be effective July 5, 2012, 37 TexReg 4873; amended to be effective September 5, 2013, 38 TexReg 5703; Amended by Texas Register, Volume 40, Number 44, October 30, 2015, TexReg 7623, eff. 11/5/2015; Amended by Texas Register, Volume 46, Number 01, January 1, 2021, TexReg 0160, eff. 1/3/2021

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