Robert McLister·General·December 2, 2006Misc. Mortgage Factoids Canadians receive an average of 2.2 rate quotes when purchasing a mortgage. (Source: CIMBL) Royal Bank’s mortgage business is up 12% year-over-year, while their provision for bad loans is at a 3-year high.(Source: Bloomberg) Like news like this?Join our CMT Updates list and get the latest news as it happens. Unsubscribe anytime. SUBSCRIBE! Thank you for subscribing. One more step: Please confirm your subscription via the email sent to you.