What information is placed in the Loan ID# field if the creditor is unknown?
Assuming the Creditor's Loan ID# is not reasonably available to the mortgage broker it may be left blank. CFPB staff has said this is consistent with official commentary, which states the creditor's name can be left blank if unknown.
Citation(s): Commentary ¶37-1 and §1026.37(a)(3)-2
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