2010 Tennessee Code
Title 45 - Banks And Financial Institutions
Chapter 13 - Tennessee Residential Lending, Brokerage and Servicing Act
Part 2 - Licensing of Mortgage Lenders, Mortgage Loan Brokers and Mortgage Loan Servicers
45-13-206 - Records and financial statements Deposits and periodic payments Disclosure.

45-13-206. Records and financial statements Deposits and periodic payments Disclosure.

(a)  Every licensed mortgage lender, mortgage loan broker and mortgage loan servicer shall keep and maintain at all times in its principal place of business correct and complete records of all residential mortgage loan transactions arranged by the licensee.

(b)  The financial statements furnished to the commissioner by each licensed mortgage lender, mortgage loan broker and mortgage loan servicer shall be prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles consistently applied.

(c)  If a deposit is required in connection with an application for a residential mortgage loan, there shall be a written agreement, signed by the parties, pertaining to the disposition of the deposit, whether the loan is finally consummated or not, and the term for which the agreement is to remain in force before return of the deposit for nonperformance can be required. A licensee who receives deposits shall preserve and on request make available to the commissioner all information related to the deposits. The licensee shall further preserve all agreements between the parties involved in the transaction and all contracts, agreements and instructions pertaining to the transaction.

[Acts 2009, ch. 499, § 8.]  

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