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FlexClose Funding Overview

In this course we will overview FlexClose Funding.

FUEL 2.0 Wire Order Training

This course is a brief overview of how to order a wire through the new FUEL 2.0 portal. You can access the FUEL 2.0 portal at www.FUELLOANS.com/2

FirstFunding Overview Training 2021

FirstFunding Overview Training

Welcome to the FirstFunding Overview Training Course.  The objective of this course is to provide you with a comprehensive overview of working with us, including our systems, processes, how your warehouse line works and how to monitor your pipeline.

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The contents are intended to convey general information only and not to provide legal advice or opinions.  The contents, and the posting and viewing of the information, should not be construed as, and should not be relied upon for, legal advice in any particular circumstance or fact situation.  The information presented may not reflect the most current legal developments.  Further, this information may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors.  No action should be taken in reliance on the information and we disclaim all liability in respect to actions taken or not taken based on any or all of the contents to the fullest extent permitted by law.  An attorney should be contacted for advice on specific legal issues.

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Funding Authorization Training

In this course we will review the necessary steps for reviewing the closed loan package, authorizing title or escrow to disperse the wire and how to notify the parties involved to trigger release of the collateral package.

FirstFunding Overview Training for Account Executives

FirstFunding Overview Training

Welcome to the FirstFunding Overview Training Course.  The objective of this course is to provide you with a comprehensive overview of working with us, including our systems, processes, how your warehouse line works and how to monitor your pipeline.

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The contents are intended to convey general information only and not to provide legal advice or opinions.  The contents, and the posting and viewing of the information, should not be construed as, and should not be relied upon for, legal advice in any particular circumstance or fact situation.  The information presented may not reflect the most current legal developments.  Further, this information may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors.  No action should be taken in reliance on the information and we disclaim all liability in respect to actions taken or not taken based on any or all of the contents to the fullest extent permitted by law.  An attorney should be contacted for advice on specific legal issues.

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Account Executive On-Boarding Training

Welcome to FirstFunding! In this course we will cover important details of working at FirstFunding including the history, technology tools, best practices and procedures.

The SAFE Act Licensing Course

Welcome to the SAFE Act Licensing Course.  The objective of this course is to provide you with a better understanding of the SAFE Act, the requirements for licensing and how this law helps protect consumers.  As an advocate for your customer it is up to you to be diligent in your understanding of the laws and regulations affecting our industry, how they affect you in your business and how to adhere to them for compliance and consumer protection.

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Fair Lending Training

Welcome to the Fair Lending Training Course. In this course we will cover the rules and regulations regarding Fair Lending in the Mortgage industry. 

It is important to understand that there are several regulations that govern Fair Lending Requirements and each plays an important role.  Best practice is for all employees, no matter their role, to complete Fair Lending Training annually.

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Anti-Money Laundering Training

Welcome to Anti-Money Laundering Training Course. In this course we will cover the requirements for completing annual Anti-Money Laundering (AML) training under the Bank Secrecy Act.

All employees who are in a position to identify red flags for fraud or money laundering must complete annual AML Training.  All mortgage companies including banks and non-bank lenders and brokers need to comply with laws that regulate the mortgage industry. The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) implemented regulations that requires all non-bank institutions to comply with laws regarding Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs). This course will help you to understand the requirements of mortgage compliance.

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Old Retired – FastPass – How to Interface Calyx with FastPass

 

How to Interface Calyx with FastPass

FastPass is a Next Generation Warehouse Lending Platform that gives FirstFunding customers more control over the wire order process.  In this course we will show you how to utilize the CALYX Interface in FastPass via the F.U.E.L. Web Portal.

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Building a Culture of Customer Service

Building a Culture of Customer Service

Each and every one of us serves customers, whether we realize it or not. Maybe you’re on the frontlines of a company, serving the people who buy your products. Perhaps you’re an operations manager, serving the employees by keeping the company running. Or maybe you’re a company owner, serving your staff and your customers.

This course will look at all types of customers and how we can serve them better and improve ourselves in the process.

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CFPB – Consumer Complaint System

CFPB – Consumer Complaint System

Published on Aug 3, 2015

In this recording, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, (CFPB) explains the Consumer Complaint System.

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CFPB – Understanding Credit Reports & Scores

CFPB – Understanding Credit Reports & Scores

Published on Feb 18, 2015

In this video, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, (CFPB) explains how to read credit reports and how to understand credit scores.

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CFPB – What is HMDA?

What is HMDA?

Published on Sep 18, 2013

In this video the CFPB explains the purpose of HMDA.  Want to learn more about the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA)? Visit http://www.consumerfinance.gov/hmda/ today!

You can check out the HMDA tools on http://github.com/cfpb.

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CFPB – HMDA Final Rule Video #1

HMDA Final Rule

This video was recorded on Jul 20, 2016 and provides an overview of the HMDA final rule issued by the CFPB on October 15, 2015. This video is the first in a series of videos published by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, (CFPB).

Additional material and resources to help you understand and implement the HMDA final rule are available at http://www.consumerfinance.gov/policy…

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CFPB – HMDA Final Rule Video #2

HMDA Final Rule

This recording was published on Aug 5, 2016 by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). 

This video provides an overview of the HMDA final rule issued by the CFPB on October 15, 2015. Additional material and resources to help you understand and implement the HMDA final rule are available at http://www.consumerfinance.gov/policy…

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Broker vs Banker

 

Broker vs Banker

This course will detail the difference between a Mortgage Broker and a Mortgage Banker.  They are not the same, but both can serve the customer seeking to obtain a mortgage loan.

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Process – Understanding Closing

 

Closing/Consummation/Funding

In this course, Jim Dunkerley, President of First Funding, Inc. talks about the difference between Closing, Consummation and Funding and explains the definition of each as they relate to the residential real estate transaction. This is important for mortgage bankers to know and especially important relative to the new TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosures.

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Process – The Closing Process

Closing is more than just drawing or signing documents

In this course, Jim Dunkerley, President of First Funding, Inc. talks about the process of closing and explains that it is in fact more than simply drawing or signing documents.  

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Process – Automation

Automation

In this course Jim Dunkerley, President of First Funding, Inc. talks about what should be considered in automating repetitive job functions in the lending process. 

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