Bond amount changes for Connecticut Mortgage Brokers, Lenders and Originators

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Published: Jun 24, 2011

With bill will revise the existing licensing laws for mortgage lenders, brokers and originators. Under existing law a surety bond was required to be posted in the minimum amount of $40,000. This was enlisted to regulate the bond amount by the licensee’s loan origination volume. The revised bill will require mortgage lenders and correspondent mortgage lenders to post a the minimum of $100,000 surety bond and mortgage brokers would be required to post a minimum $50,000 bond. The licensee would have to obtain a bond that covers all loan originators that the licensee sponsors at all locations after the initial bond that covers the license for the main office.

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Victor Lance is the founder and president of Lance Surety Bond Associates, Inc. He began his career as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps, serving two combat tours. As president of Lance Surety, he now focuses on educating and assisting small businesses throughout the country with various license and bond requirements. Victor graduated from Villanova University with a degree in Business Administration and holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business.