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Recession over? You tell me!

Last year this time, I found myself heaping praise on Wells Fargo for being basically the lone survivor in the Canadian Sub Prime or Alternative mortgage market. Now as of yesterday they are no more, they have thrown in the towel and hitched up their wagon and left town, just like all the others. See the note below. However there is one silver lining to this story, as I believe that we live in a vacuum, as one leaves another arrives. Earlier this week we received an announcement that Toronto Dominion bank has their own alternative lender ( called VFC)  now open for business. So now even if your credit is less than perfect, or you are self employed and can only qualify for a stated income mortgage ( because you make 150K but only claim 25K for example) there … Read more