About broker mortgages
B2B Bank mortgages and lines of credit are available through the broker channel in all Canadian provinces. To learn more about how to get started, contact your Business Development Manager.
Our full range of solutions is designed to help clients who meet traditional criteria, as well as those with unique circumstances, including:
- Self-employed individuals who cannot provide standard income documentation to qualify for a traditional conventional or insured mortgage
- Borrowers with previous credit difficulties that have since been resolved, including discharged bankruptcies
- People with secondary income
- Individuals who are seeking to purchase or refinance a marketable property where there is a large equity or down payment position
Learn more about our suite of mortgage solutions.
The application process
After you’ve assessed your client's needs, you should submit the application electronically via D+H Expert (select B2B Bank from the drop down menu). We’ll review the application and provide you with a credit decision. Our application process is a bit different in Quebec. Learn more about processing applications in Quebec.
If approved, your client(s) will need to supply us with:
- A signed application
- Employment documentation as stated on the commitment letter/letter of approval
- Offer to purchase
- MLS listing with picture
- Written confirmation of down payment
- Lawyer’s name, address, fax and telephone numbers
- Instructions regarding creditor insurance.
To serve you better, we accept eSignatures1 on the following documents:
- Mortgage Commitment Letter2
- Appendix for Co-Borrower Disclosure
- Down Payment Gift Letter
- Mortgage Application
- Consent Form
- Employment Letter
- Declaration of Income & Expenses
- Purchase and Sale Agreement3
1. B2B Bank reserves the right to ask for a wet signature in certain circumstances or when required by law.
2. We will accept the initial mortgage commitment letter with an eSignature, however, the final mortgage commitment letter will require a wet ink signature signed at the Lawyer’s office or with a First Canadian Title representative.
3. eSignatures were previously accepted by B2B Bank for Purchase and Sale Agreements.
B2B Bank issues annual statements to mortgage clients. These statements detail all payments throughout the year and include specific information on the current interest rate, opening and closing balances and the breakdown between principal and interest payments.
Yes, we have a program that compensates brokers on mortgage applications that are advanced by B2B Bank. These one-time fees are paid on the funded value of the mortgage. Contact your Business Development Manager.
For more information
Our dedicated team of client service representatives can respond to all your clients’ inquiries. They can be reached by calling 1‑800‑263‑8349.
During the COVID-19 crisis, B2B Bank is offering payment deferral of principal and interest (skip payment) for an initial period of up to three months.* If clients require more than three months of deferral relief, we are asking that they please call us back after the initial three month deferral period. Please note that all payment deferral requests must be submitted on or before June 30, 2020.
Should your clients choose to defer any payments, remember that interest continues to accrue during the skipped periods and will be added to their principal balance.
If your clients can manage their regular payments, they should be encouraged to do so.
*Terms and conditions apply. This offer may be revoked, changed or end at any time without notice, deferral requests will be approved on a case by case basis.
Programs in place are to support clients who are experiencing financial hardship. They are not intended for clients who are still able to manage their financial obligations. If your clients can manage their regular payments, they should be encouraged to do so.
B2B Bank is committed to helping all our customers who are experiencing financial difficulties due to the impacts of COVID-19. Deferrals are not automatic. If your client is having difficulty making payments on their mortgage, please direct them to fill out the mortgage deferral request form.
Mortgage deferral requests could take up to five days to process. If your client is within five days of their regular mortgage payment date, the current payment will be processed, and the next payment may be skipped.
All requests for deferrals must be made prior to June 30, 2020.
- Mortgage deferral means that principal payments and interest are skipped for a defined period of time.
- A payment deferral is not payment forgiveness and your client will have to pay back the amount you defer, plus interest.
- The interest during the deferral period will be added to the outstanding balance of the mortgage and the total mortgage cost will increase as a result.
- The interest on your client’s deferred payments is incorporated into their monthly/weekly/bi-weekly/semi-monthly mortgage payment, either when payments resume at the end of the deferral period or upon renewal at the end of the mortgage’s term. Their mortgage payments will effectively become higher after the deferral period or at renewal of the mortgage.
- Deferring their mortgage payments may significantly increase their interest costs over the life of the mortgage, so it's important to carefully evaluate their financial situation and priorities before exercising this option.
To help provide relief to those who need it, fees specific to mortgage deferral requests and NSFs will be waived throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Approved mortgage deferrals are not counted as a missed payment and will not appear on credit reports or impact credit scores.
B2B Bank offers a lookback rate guarantee so that your clients will automatically get the lower rate five days prior to funding. Note that if your client applied for the Net Worth Program, you will be required to request the rate drop.