RC_LA_EA_300.1 Escrow Analysis

MBA Member Price: $49.00

Nonmember Price: $79.00


This is a single-family/residential course.

Escrow Analysis examines the process lenders use to determine whether monthly escrow deposits will provide sufficient funds to pay taxes, insurance, and other bills when due. The course begins with a description of the two basics types of escrow analysis: the initial escrow analysis and the annual escrow analysis. Next, the course provides an overview of Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) regulations and RESPA's impact on escrow analysis. It then reviews some of the laws that affect the handling of escrow accounts, including the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, the Truth in Lending Act, the Homeowners Protection Act or The PMI Act, and bankruptcy laws. Next, the required method of escrow analysis - the aggregate method - is described. The course goes on to define escrow shortages, surpluses, and deficiencies and how these are handled. It then provides an overview of initial and annual escrow analysis statements. Finally, the course lays out the steps involved in an escrow analysis.


  • Escrow Analysis Basics
  • RESPA Regulations and the Escrow Analysis
  • Laws Affecting Escrow
  • Analysis Method
  • Surpluses, Shortages, and Deficiencies
  • Escrow Account Statement
  • Steps Involved in Escrow Analysis

    Seat time approximately one (1) hour.

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