Licenses & Disclosures
Updated June 03, 2015
Plateau Data Services, Inc., Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System No. 1184196 and Plateau Data Services, LLC, Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System No. 1137890,d/b/a RateMarketplace (hereinafter, “RateMarketplace”)
RateMarketplace is not a lender or a broker. The information provided by you to RateMarketplace is not an application for a mortgage loan, nor is it used to pre-qualify you with any lender or broker. If you are contacted by a lender or broker that advertises with RateMarketplace and you submit a loan application to such lender or broker, your information remains between you and that lender or broker.
RateMarketplace does not endorse, warrant or guarantee service or products of any lender or broker and does not guarantee and makes no representations of any rates, points and loan programs posted by advertising lenders and brokers. All mortgage information is subject to change without notice. This is not an advertisement for credit as defined by paragraph 226.24 of Regulation Z.
RateMarketplace shall not be responsible or liable for any products, services, information or other materials displayed, purchased, or obtained as a result of any information or offer in or results of any kind obtained in connection with this website, including, without limitation, any agent referrals, loan recommendations, application, approval, prequalification, loan or interest rate analysis. Nothing on this web site contains an offer, promise or otherwise, either to make a specific loan or that any participating lender or broker will make any loan for any purpose or on any specific terms.
In no event will RateMarketplace be liable to anyone for any delays, inaccuracies, errors or omissions with respect to the information or the transmission or delivery of all or any part thereof, for any damage arising there from or occasioned thereby, or for the results obtained from the use of the information. The entire risk as to the accuracy, adequacy, completeness, currentness, validity and quality of any information is with the user.
Alabama Mortgage Broker License No. 21881
Alaska Mortgage Broker/Lender License – Other Trade Name #1
License No. AK1137890-1
Plateau Data Services, LLC, DBA RateMarketplace
1875 South Grant Street, Suite 950, San Mateo, CA 94402
Arizona Mortgage Broker, License No. 0927987, 1875 South Grant Street, Suite 950, San Mateo, CA 94402
Arkansas Mortgage Broker License No. 106067
RateMarketplace is a Licensed Real Estate Broker, Real Estate Corporation License No. 01950130 California Bureau of Real Estate, 1651 Exposition Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95815, 877-373-4542
RateMarketplace does not make mortgage loans or commitments.
The Housing Financial Discrimination Act of 1977 Fair Lending Notice. It is illegal to discriminate in the provisions of or in the availability of financial assistance because of the consideration of:
- Trends, characteristics or conditions in the neighborhood or geographic area surrounding a housing accommodation, unless the financial institution can demonstrate in the particular case that such consideration is required to avoid an unsafe and unsound business practice; or
- Race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin or ancestry. It is illegal to consider the racial, ethnic, religious or national origin composition of a neighborhood or geographic area surrounding a housing accommodation or whether or not such composition is undergoing change, or is expected to undergo change, in appraising a housing accommodation or in determining whether or not, or under what terms and conditions, to provide financial assistance.
These provisions govern financial assistance for the purpose of the purchase, construction, rehabilitation or refinancing of one-to-four unit family residence occupied by the owner and for the purpose of the home improvement of any one-to-four unit family residence.
If you have any questions about your rights, or if you wish to file a complaint, contact the management of this institution or the agency noted below.
Bureau of Real Estate
1651 Exposition Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95815
If your inquiry is forwarded to a lender that makes you an offer, within three business days from the date you submit an application to the lender you should receive from the lender a good faith estimate required under RESPA and an initial disclosure statement required under the Truth in Lending Act.
If the lender denies your request for credit and that action is based, in whole or in part, on any information contained in a consumer credit report, you have the right to obtain, within sixty days, a free copy of your consumer credit report from the credit reporting agency which compiles and maintains files on consumers on a nationwide basis.
You also have the right to dispute the accuracy or completeness of any information in a consumer credit report furnished by the consumer credit reporting agency by contacting that agency directly. An applicant, if married, may apply for a separate account.
Mortgage Loan Disclosure Statement
RateMarketplace will receive a fee from a lender upon passing along your inquiry as compensation for its services as a mortgage broker. RateMarketplace receives this fee whether or not you close your loan. This is the total compensation RateMarketplace receives from the lender for its services and the lender pays this fee. You acknowledge that this mortgage broker fee will be paid to RateMarketplace
RATEMARKETPLACE IS A BROKER ONLY, NOT A LENDER. CONNECTICUT MORTGAGE BROKER LICENSE NO. MB-1137890.
THE CONNECTICUT HOME MORTGAGE DISCLOSURE ACT PROHIBITS DISCRIMINATION AGAINST HOME PURCHASE LOAN, HOME IMPROVEMENT LOAN OR OTHER MORTGAGE LOAN APPLICANTS SOLELY ON THE BASIS OF THE LOCATION OF THE PROPERTY TO BE USED AS SECURITY. THE AGENCY WHICH ENFORCES COMPLIANCE WITH THIS LAW IS:
DEPARTMENT OF BANKING
260 CONSTITUTION PLAZA
HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT 06103
IF YOU BELIEVE YOU HAVE BEEN UNFAIRLY DISCRIMINATED AGAINST, YOU MAY FILE A WRITTEN COMPLAINT WITH THE COMMISSIONER AT THE DEPARTMENT OF BANKING AT THE ABOVE ADDRESS.
Delaware Broker License No. 018192
If you transact with one of our participating lenders, the lender shall issue a written agreement, in accordance with §2113, 5 Del.C., Chapter 21, prior to receiving a fee and prior to the time the lender undertakes to perform mortgage loan brokerage services. The agreement: (1) Must describe the services to be provided by the mortgage loan broker and the time period within which such services are to be provided; (2) Must specify the amount and terms of the fees that the mortgage loan broker is to receive; and (3) Shall otherwise contain such information and disclosures, in such format, as the Commissioner by regulation may provide.
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
District of Columbia Mortgage Broker License No. MLB1137890 Financing Agreement:
If you transact with one of our participating lenders, the lender shall issue a Financing Agreement in accordance with D.C. Code Ann. § 26-1113. This agreement shall include: 1) the terms and principal amount of the loan, 2) explanation of the type of mortgage loan being offered, 3) the rate of interest that will apply to the loan and, if the rate is subject to change, or is a variable rate, or is subject to final determination at a future date based on some objective standard, a specific statement of those facts, 4) the points and all fees, if any, to be paid by the borrower or the seller, or both; and 5) the term during which the financing agreement remains in effect. The financing agreement executed by the lender shall be delivered to the borrower at least 72 hours before the time of settlement agreed to by the parties.
Mortgage Broker License No. MBR1593
This disclosure is written to give you notice that RateMarketplace does not originate mortgage loans or commitments. Although RateMarketplace will forward your loan request to its participating lenders, RateMarketplace does not guarantee acceptance into any particular loan program.
Should you choose to apply for a mortgage loan with a participating lender, that lender will provide you with a Good Faith Estimate itemizing fees, including loan origination and/or other settlement service fees. The documentation you receive will also include information on whether any fees paid are refundable.
YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO PURCHASE ADDITIONAL PRODUCTS OR SERVICES FROM RATEMARKETPLACE OR FROM ANY PERSON OR ENTITY SUGGESTED OR RECOMMENDED BY RATEMARKETPLACE. HOWEVER, RATEMARKETPLACE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO APPROVE THE ENTITY SELECTED BY YOU, WHICH APPROVAL MAY NOT BE UNREASONABLY WITHHELD.
A LENDER IS ALLOWED TO REQUIRE THE USE OF AN ATTORNEY, CREDIT REPORTING AGENCY OR REAL ESTATEAPPRAISER CHOSEN TO REPRESENT THE LENDER’S INTEREST.
Mortgage Broker/Lender License No. MBL-8313
Iowa Mortgage Broker License No. 2014-0033
Kentucky Mortgage Broker License No. MC102701
RateMarketplace provides a matching service only and does not act as a representative, agent or correspondent for any lender.
Maine Loan Broker License #1137890
Maine law requires that the disclosures below be provided to consumers before any contract is signed with, and before any money is paid to, a credit services organization or third parties.
NOTICE TO CONSUMER: Do not sign this agreement before you read it. You are entitled to a copy of this agreement.
PLEASE PRINT THIS INFORMATION AND SAVE IT FOR YOUR RECORDS. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE READING AND RECEIVING A COPY OF THIS DISCLOSURE TO CONSUMER.
RateMarketplace is not a lender and does not make loans or credit decisions in connection with loans. RateMarketplace is only an online lead generator. We only provide matching services. We provide your request to participating lenders who may contact you with their conditional loan offers. You must rely on your own judgment in deciding which available loan product best suits your needs.
RateMarketplace does not endorse, recommend or favor the products of any participating lender. RateMarketplace is not an agent of either you, the consumer, or any participating lender. Additionally, we cannot guarantee you will be offered the lowest price or best terms available in the market.
RateMarketplace does not charge you a fee to use its services. RateMarketplace provides mortgage information at no cost to you.
RateMarketplace receives a modest fee from the participating lenders for matching your loan request.
Escrowing of Consumer Funds: RateMarketplace does not accept any fees from the consumer, including third party fees.
Consumer Protection Bond: A consumer protection bond is on file with the State of Maine. If you have a claim against our company which cannot be resolved through informal means, you may institute an action to recover your loss from that bond by filing a written complaint with the Director, Office of Consumer Credit Regulation, 35 State House Station, Augusta, Maine, 04333- 0035
If you would like a counter-signed acknowledgement of this disclosure statement please print and mail, along with a return address to:
Attn: Legal Department
1875 South Grant Street, Suite 950
San Mateo, CA 94402
Michigan 1st Mortgage Broker License No. FL0019318.
Michigan 2nd Mortgage Broker Registrant SR0019317.
Minnesota Residential Mortgage Originator License No, MN-MO-1137890
RATEMARKETPLACE IS NOT ACTING AS YOUR AGENT IN CONNECTION WITH OBTAINING A RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE LOAN. WHILE WE SEEK TO ASSIST YOU IN MEETING YOUR FINANCIAL NEEDS, WE CANNOT GUARANTEE THE LOWEST OR BEST TERMS AVAILABLE IN THE MARKET.
This is not an offer to enter an interest rate lock-in agreement under Minnesota law.
Licensed by the Mississippi Department of Banking and Consumer Finance # 78672
Missouri Residential Mortgage Brokers License No. 14-2172
Loan Brokerage Agreement and Loan Brokerage Disclosure Statement
NOTICE TO CONSUMER: Do not sign this agreement before you read it. You, or your attorney, are entitled to a copy of this agreement.
This document is provided pursuant to the Residential Mortgage Brokers License Act and related rules.
We operate under the name of Plateau Data Services, LLC d/b/a RateMarketplace (hereinafter, “RateMarketplace”). We are a Limited Liability Company and do not broker any loans.
RateMarketplace is regulated by the Missouri Commissioner of Finance whose phone number is (573) 751-4243. Your lender will provide you with any additional required documentation.
RateMarketplace is not a lender and does not make loans or credit decisions in connection with loans.
RateMarketplace does not fund any loans. Funding is provided by another entity, which may or may not affect the availability of funds.
RateMarketplace does not charge you, the consumer, a fee to use our service. We are paid by its participating lenders for matching your request.
RateMarketplace is not an agent of either you, the consumer, or any participating lender. Our services are administrative only. You should rely on your own judgment in deciding which available product and lender best suits your needs and financial means.
RateMarketplace does not guarantee that completing a request to be matched will result in you being matched with a lender, receiving an offer from a lender or receiving a loan or service from a lender.
If your matching request is forwarded to any lender, you may be required by lender you select to pay an application or other fee to cover the costs of an appraisal, credit report or other items. The lender will determine the amount of any such fee and should provide information to you regarding any refunds you may receive.
This agreement dated as of the date you submit your loan request. Please print and retain a copy of this agreement and the Loan Information Page for your records.
MORTGAGE BANKER UNDER THE MORTGAGE BANKERS REGISTRATION AND LICENSING ACT.
LICENSED BY THE NEW HAMPSHIRE BANKING DEPARTMENT. NEW HAMPSHIRE MORTGAGE BROKER LICENSE NO. 19371-MBR
Mortgage Loan Company License – NMLS ID# 1137890.
North Dakota Money Broker License No. MB102744
NOTICE: MONEY BROKERS ARE LICENSED AND REGULATED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, 2000 SCHAFER STREET, SUITE G, BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA 58501-1204. THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS HAS NOT PASSED ON THE MERITS OF THE CONTRACT AND LICENSING DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN APPROVAL OF THE TERMS OR OF THE BROKER’S ABILITY TO ARRANGE ANY LOAN. COMPLAINTS REGARDING THE SERVICES OF MONEY BROKERS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS.
If your loan request is forwarded to one or more participating lenders, you will receive from the lenders detailed information about your loan, including the loan amount, interest rate, points, fees and other terms.
Mortgage Broker License No. MB010255.
Oregon Mortgage Lending License No. ML-5318
Licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Banking Mortgage Broker License No. MB 46415
Office: 1875 South Grant Road, Suite 950, San Mateo, CA 94402
If you choose to transact with a lender, you may be required by the lender to pay an application fee to cover the costs of an appraisal, credit report or other items. The lender determines the fee amount. Your loan documents will disclose whether these fees are refundable or nonrefundable.
Variable Interest Rate Disclosure
Pennsylvania’s Loan Interest and Protection Law applies to loans of $50,000 or less. This law requires a lender offering a mortgage with a variable interest rate to also offer a mortgage with an interest rate that will not change. This fixed interest rate mortgage must be offered to you at reasonably competitive terms and rate. On variable interest loans, the lender will explain to you how the interest rate can change in the future, the effect of changes in the index on the rate and term, and an explanation of the index.
RateMarketplace holds a Mortgage Company License under the Mortgage Broker License Act from the Department of Savings & Mortgage Lending.
IF YOUR LOAN REQUEST IS FORWARDED TO OUR PARTICIPATING LENDERS, UTAH LAW REQUIRES THAT WE ADVISE YOU THAT THE LENDER YOU SELECT MAY TRANSFER SERVICING RIGHTS TO YOUR LOAN TO ANOTHER LENDER. THE LENDER THAT MAKES YOUR LOAN WILL PROVIDE YOU A SEPARATE WRITTEN DISCLOSURE STATEMENT REGARDING THE SERVICING OF YOUR LOAN AND THE LIKELIHOOD THAT THE SERVICING WILL BE TRANSFERRED TO ANOTHER LENDER.
Utah DRE Mortgage Entity License No. 9139128 – Other Trade Name #1, License No. 9139133.
Vermont Mortgage Broker License No. 1207 MB
Vermont Mortgage Broker License – Other Trade Name #1- License No. 12108 MB
Pursuant to Vermont Regulation B-96-1, you are hereby advised that:
- RateMarketplace is acting in a brokerage capacity only. RateMarketplace will not be making the loan to you. In Vermont we are licensed as Plateau Data Services, LLC and Plateau Data Services, LLC d/b/a RateMarketplace.
- RateMarketplace represents the interests of Prospective Borrower(s) while performing the above services. RateMarketplace services are consultative only. We transmit your request to participating lenders. You may then be contacted directly by the participating lenders with their loan product offers. You must rely on your own judgment in deciding which available loan product best suits your needs and financial means. You are not relying on RateMarketplace to select a product for you.
- RateMarketplace does not charge you a fee to use our services. If you decide to work with participating lenders, lenders may charge you an application fee and fees for other services, which may or may not be refunded.
- RateMarketplace receives fees from the participating lenders for matching your loan request with prospective lenders. RateMarketplace is paid a modest fee, which will not exceed $60.00, by participating lenders for each consumer profile transmitted. We do not receive any additional fee or other compensation from the lender if an application is taken or a loan closes.
- By using our matching service, you agree to the above terms and conditions, our terms of service and you authorize the release of all information by the lender relating to the disposition and status of the mortgage service inquiry form.
Licensed by the Virginia State Corporation Commission, License No. MC-5834
Washington Mortgage Broker License No. MB-1137890
If your loan request is forwarded to one or more participating lenders you may receive a good faith estimate of settlement costs under RESPA and an initial disclosure statement required under the TILA.
Any interest rate quoted in connection with the loan you select is subject to change without notice unless and until an interest rate lock-in agreement has been made between you and the lender.
RateMarketplace does not offer lock-in agreements and does not guarantee any rate of interest quoted by any participating lender. If you enter a lock in agreement with any participating lender and are required to pay a lock-in fee, the terms and conditions under which the lock-in fee may be refunded, if any, will be set by the lender. The lender is obligated to send you written confirmation of the terms of any lock-in agreement within three (3) business days (including Saturdays) via first class mail.
RateMarketplace will not collect any fees from you in connection with your completion of a loan request. All fees will be collected from and payable to the lender. If the lender is licensed under the Mortgage Broker Practices Act, the fees paid by you for your third-party provider services (such as an appraisal or credit report), may be held in a trust account and any moneys remaining after the payment to third-party providers will be refunded to you.
If you are unable to obtain a loan for any reason, the lender, if licensed under the Mortgage Broker Practices Act, will, within five (5) days of a written request by you, give copies to you of any appraisal, title report, or credit report paid for by you, and transmit the original appraisal, title report, or credit report to any other mortgage broker or lender to whom you direct. Transmission of these reports includes the right to use these reports. You are also entitled to receive a copy of any appraisal paid for by you, pursuant to the federal Equal Credit Opportunity Act. Washington state law is against discrimination and prohibits discrimination in credit transactions because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex or marital status. The Washington State Human Rights Commission administers compliance with this law.
West Virginia Mortgage Brokers License No. MB-33655
Mortgage Broker License No. 2668