Q: How should the Loan Costs – Services You Can Shop For section be completed on the Loan Estimate?
A: Regulation Z has technical requirements for the completion of the Services You Can Shop For section. While creditors should review regulatory conditions and commentary, a general description of the requirement is as follows:
The Services You Can Shop For section is included as one category of Loan Costs and is to be completed by itemizing each amount that the consumer will pay for settlement services for which the consumer can shop and that are provided by persons other than the creditor or mortgage broker. Some examples of services might include:
NOTE: The number of items disclosed in this section shall not exceed 14.
For example, as excerpted from the fixed rate loan sample H-24(B), this could appear as follows:
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION – The regulatory citation for this topic is 12 CFR 1026.37(f).