HUD's FAQs - At What Point Can a Loan Originator Charge a Loan Applicant Fees for Services Other Than the Cost of Obtaining a Credit Report?

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Q: At what point can a loan originator charge a loan applicant fees for services other than the cost of obtaining a credit report?

A: After a loan applicant both receives a GFE and indicates an intention to proceed with the loan covered by the GFE, the loan originator may collect fees beyond the cost of a credit report for origination-related services.

This can be found in GFE-General – FAQ #10 of HUD’s FAQs.  HUD’s FAQs can be found at http://www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/rmra/res/respa_hm.cfm.

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