Consumers wishing to file a complaint against a Mortgage Banker or a Licensed Mortgage Banker Residential Mortgage Loan Originator should complete and send a complaint form to the Texas Department of savings and mortgage lending, 2601 North Lamar, Suite 201, Austin, Texas 78705. Complaint Forms and instructions may be obtained from the department’s website at www.Sml.Texas.Gov. A toll-free Consumer hotline is available at 1-877-276-5550.
The department maintains a recovery fund to make payments of certain actual out of pocket damages Sustained by borrowers caused by acts of licensed mortgage banker residential mortgage loan Originators. A written application for reimbursement from the recovery fund must be filed with and Investigated by the department prior to the payment of a claim. For more information about the recovery Fund, please consult the department’s website at www.Sml.Texas.Gov.”
The notice is deemed to be conspicuously posted on a website when it is displayed on the initial or home page of the website (typically the base-level domain name), or is otherwise contained in a linked page with the link to such page prominently displayed On such initial or homepage. The notice is deemed to be conspicuously posted on a social media site when it is readily apparent Or otherwise easily accessible to the mortgage applicant or prospective mortgage applicant upon visiting the homepage, profile Page, account page, or similar, On such social media site, without the necessity to review various historical content posted by the Mortgage Banker or sponsored originator in order to derive the information required by the notice, which may include an Interactive link to the information with such link prominently displayed on such home page, profile page, account page, or similar. 7 tac $80.200 and 7 tex. Admin code $81.200.