Bond amount changes for Connecticut Mortgage Brokers, Lenders and Originators
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.