Fundamentals of Mortgage Lending


Description: Explore key elements in the mortgage lending industry. Course topics include the major mortgage financing programs and guidelines, construction lending and land development financing, the impact of regulations on the mortgage process; property appraisals review and types of mortgage fraud.

Audience: Financial service professionals who want a broad overview of mortgage lending, including those who intend to pursue a career in mortgage lending (business development, underwriting, processing) or those individuals who recently joined a mortgage lending department.

Fundamentals of Mortgage Lending and The Mortgage Lending Business replace the previous Introduction to Mortgage Lending course.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Describe mortgage financing programs and options
  • Explain applicable compliance laws and their impact on the mortgage process
  • Describe how a property appraisal is completed and how they are used in mortgage financing
  • Describe the basic principles involved in real estate investment and finance, including the business of construction and development lending
  • Describe the different forms of mortgage fraud and its impact on the industry and financing process

6 weeks
Member: $300
Non-Member: $375

Locator Number Start Date End Date
26347 – FML1 12/12/2016 01/27/2017
26353 – FML2 04/03/2017 05/12/2017
26354 – FML3 07/10/2017 08/18/2017

Required Textbook: There is no separate textbook for this course. All reading materials are posted online in the Learning tab of your course.