A mortgage broker is defined as any person who directly or indirectly solicits, processes, places or negotiates mortgage loans for a borrower, or offers to solicit, process, place or negotiate mortgage loans for a borrower. As part of the Alabama Mortgage Brokers Licensing Act (§ 5-25-1 et seq., Code of Alabama 1975), the Alabama Consumer Credit Act (§ 5-19-1 et seq., Code of Alabama 1975), and/or the Alabama Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act (Act #2009-627), applicants must provide a surety bond to become a mortgage broker. Bond amounts are based on previous calendar year residential loans closed for existing brokers. New applicants can obtain a $25,000 minimum bond. Below is the tier structure for the state mandated bond amounts:
- $25,000 Bond Amount
- $0 -$25,000,000 in closed residential loans
- $50,000 Bond Amount
- $25,000,001 to $100,000,000 in closed residential loans
- $75,000 Bond Amount
- Over $100,000,000 in closed residential loans
This surety bond has an expiration date of December 31st. Prorated quotes are available.
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