RESPA: Kickbacks and Affiliated Business Arrangements
The Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act section 1024.14 & 1024.15, also known as “Section 8” prohibits certain payments and business arrangements. Section 1024.14 prohibits the paying or receiving of referral fees for mortgage loans and allows lenders to receive compensation only for services actually performed. The law does allow banks to pay their own employees for loan referrals. Section 1024.15 sets requirements on affiliated business arrangements. This course provides detail on the prohibition against kickbacks and unearned fees and affiliated business arrangements. This course is intended for compliance personnel, management, and board of directors.