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Licensing Requirements for Residential Mortgage Lending (N.J.S.A. 2A:50-56 and N.J.S.A. 17:11C-1)


In 2019, Governor Phil Murphy signed nine new laws that affect New Jersey foreclosures. The laws aim to help homeowners and reduce foreclosures. This article describes the law that relates to licensing requirements for residential mortgage lending.

Residential mortgage lenders are usually the companies that provide the actual money for a mortgage. Many homeowners do not communicate with the residential mortgage lender after the original mortgage loan closing.

Under the new law, many out-of-state lenders now must be licensed with NJ DOBI. There are other duties, also. 

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