CMT Team·Globe and Mail ColumnsMortgage Tips & Advice·August 5, 2012If a Lender Fails The bulk of Canada’s 400+ prime mortgage lenders are smaller institutions. (That number includes credit unions.) At any given time, one of these lenders—perhaps one you’ve never heard of—could offer the best mortgage deal. That’s especially probable today with major banks avoiding publicized rate competition. The question is, should concern that a lesser-known mortgage company may fail deter you from dealing with that lender? That topic is probed in this week’s Globe column, and from the story title, “Don’t fear the small mortgage lender,” you can likely infer the answer. Rob McLister, CMT 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.