Banking & Finance

Our licensing and compliance team understands the unique issues faced by private lending businesses like yours. We are well equipped to bring you peace of mind with every loan — no matter the state.

50-State Surveys: Licensing and Compliance

Scaling a lending business presents challenges due to the variety of requirements and regulations across states. As the largest private lending law firm in the U.S., we are well-versed in the intricacies of lending regulations across all 50 states and can provide the guidance you need for a successful expansion.

50-State Licensing

Expanding your lending operations to a new state requires thorough knowledge of licensing requirements. Our comprehensive licensing research covers requirements for all parties through the life cycle of a business purpose mortgage loan, including loan originators, processors, underwriters, brokers, lenders, servicers, sellers and purchasers, and owners of mortgage servicing rights. We provide clarity on whether a license is required and even explore the possibility of leveraging a broker’s license.
Each state’s summary details:
The surveys also contain information on:
This is especially helpful for those currently use or plan to use Lightning Docs for drafting files. The Lightning Docs system will automatically insert all the necessary language and documentation to make for a smooth closing process; however, it does not provide protection if loans are arranged without the appropriate licenses in place.

50-State Compliance

To ensure compliance, you must be aware of each state’s list of requirements. Protect your investments with these supplementary surveys:
*Note that the document above contains all surveys grouped into one. Each survey is available separately.
If you’d like more information about our 50-State Surveys, please reach out to our team below!

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Please note that our firm focuses primarily on private lenders. Unfortunately, we are unable to assist with consumer matters.