NE 3.0 hours Good Guys/Bad Guys - Who's Who in Mortgage Fraud - Course Syllabus

Course Syllabus:

3.0 Elective Hours.

Mortgage loan fraud occurs when false statements are made to qualify for a loan. There are a number of practices contributing to loan fraud. This course will provide real estate professional with an overview of mortgage fraud, a new awareness, what to look for and how it can be prevented.

Course Objective

Describe those actions encompassing predatory lending practices.

Learning Activity: Video

Identify the potential customers, scams and techniques of predatory lending and mortgage fraud.

Learning Activity: Video

Describe various techniques used by predatory lenders.

Elaborate on ways to protect the client/consumer from predatory lenders by identifying techniques.

Recognize how fraud groups work together to perpetrate mortgage fraud and predatory lending practices.

Describe how scammers use this form of short sale fraud to conduct a short sale and then flip the property.

Identify ways that scammers utilize the bankruptcy provision that delays foreclosure.

Review and discuss the role of straw buyers, unrecorded second mortgages and the technique of shell corporations.

Demonstrate an ability to identify fraud schemes.

Illustrate knowledge of how dishonest appraisers and attorneys can manipulate using various techniques.

Discuss cases focused on the operations of groups involved in fraudulent mortgage activities.

Explain how real estate agents can use the information in this course to take precautions to avoid mortgage fraud.

Scheduled Outage: July 22, 2017 7:00 - 7:15 EST