7 Hour SAFE Core CE: Today's Lending Trends

Mortgage Continuing Education Highlights

Have you ever taken a mortgage continuing education course and left feeling like there were no real takeaways? With our engaging top-rated NMLS course (Today's Lending Trends), you will leave with the knowledge and confidence to enter the real world, offer new products, and close more loans. With the ever-changing mortgage marketplace, we keep you up-to-date and ahead of your competition with simple NMLS renewal.

This course was designed by active industry loan originators specifically for a loan originator like you. With over 9,500+ raving alumni, Real Estate Institute’s mortgage continuing education courses go beyond the NMLS-required topics.

Choose an Option to Fit Your Schedule:

Online Icon   Online Self-Study ($114.00)

7-Hour SAFE Core CE: Now 100% Video in Online Self-Study

  • Covers the topics you need to know to maintain your license and stay compliant
  • Beyond the ordinary check-the-box online training experience
  • Easy to complete anywhere, any time
  • Fast NMLS credit-banking
Webinar Icon   Live Webinar* ($124.00)
  • For this option, you will be prompted to schedule your webinar before completing checkout
  • Spend the day on training that goes way beyond the ordinary check-the-box experience
  • Best for those who prefer live, interactive training
  • Ask the instructor questions and interact with other students just like you would in a classroom but from the comfort of your home or office
  • Fast NMLS credit-banking
  • No final exam

*NMLS requires webinar participants to be visible on camera from at least the shoulders up for the duration of the course instruction. If you are unable to comply with these requirements, we must remove you from the webinar and reschedule you to a future date.


Key Course Features:

  • Review the most common violations noted in audits of mortgage companies so you can avoid trouble with your regulators.
  • Understand the duties imposed on your companies by the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, including a review of the required privacy notice.
  • Stay on top of in-demand products in today's market with a deep-dive into FHA lending and the Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund.
  • Be ready to protect yourself, your company and your borrowers’ data with a look at cybersecurity concerns, including a review of trends in hacking and an exploration of the required cybersecurity program.


This Course is Successive Year Compliant

Successive Year Rule
The SAFE Act stipulates that a state-licensed MLO may not take the same approved course in the same or successive years to meet the annual requirements for continuing education. NMLS has interpreted the term successive years to mean two years in a row.

NMLS Approved Course ID 16233 NMLS Approved Course ID 16276


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Course Credit:

7 Hour Continuing Education

Online Self-Study or Webinar

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  1. This program requires the use of a desktop or laptop computer. NMLS does not approve courses to be taken on mobile devices. Attempting to complete this course with any mobile device may disrupt your learning experience. Click here to test your computer's compatibility with our webinar platform.
  2. This program requires the use of a webcam. NMLS requires students to be visible on camera from at least the shoulders up for the duration of the course instruction. If a student is unable to comply with these requirements, they will be removed from the webinar.
  3. The required comprehensive course materials are included in the course tuition and supplied to each student, providing an explanatory and informative permanent reference.
  4. Some states also have state-specific education requirements that must be met. This course covers the 7-hour core requirement. See the NMLS State-Specific Education Requirements Chart for details.
  5. As a reminder, the SAFE Act mandates that an MLO may not take the same course two years in a row.