Equity Program


With the Equity Program, the borrower must have stable to moderate confirmable income. 1 This solution is ideal for borrowers who are salaried or self-employed and seeking to purchase or refinance a marketable property, where there is a large equity or down payment position. Borrowers may have debt service ratios that may not necessarily fit standard requirements and may be elevated.



1 – 5 year closed

3 & 5-year VRM

Eligible properties

1 – 4 units, owner-occupied principal residence.

The collateral must comply with the neighborhood and be well maintained (to be assessed on a case by case basis).

No deferred maintenance.

Property to be in an urban area with municipal services (to be assessed on a case by case basis).

Payment frequencies

Monthly, weekly, bi-weekly, accelerated weekly, accelerated bi-weekly.

Maximum amortization2

25 years

Loan amounts

Up to $1,000,000 in GTA, GVA, GMA, and Ottawa

Up to $750,000 in Hull, Edmonton, Victoria

Up to $500,000 throughout the rest of Canada


Standard income validation applies3


Primary residence

Full appraisal

No gifted down payment


No previous bankruptcy, consumer proposal, orderly payment of debt and credit counseling

No income tax arrears

No delinquencies

Min. credit score: 2


LTV, Beacon and TDS limits 2, 3

Equity 50 – 50% LTV max., credit score 680+, max. TDS 65%

Equity 65 – 65% LTV max., credit score 720+, max. TDS 60%

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1. As determined by the terms and conditions of the Equity Program.
2. Debt service flexibilities, LTVs offered and amortization options are based on the assessment of the strength of the application and are subject to change at any time without prior notification. Satisfying the minimum credit score requirement alone does not automatically entitle the borrower to maximum LTV and amortization options or debt service flexibilities. Some parameters, such as LTV, may differ for AB, SK, and NL.
3. B2B Bank reserves the right to request additional information or documentation at its sole discretion for the approval of the loan. All mortgages are funded by, registered in the name of, administered, and serviced by B2B Bank. Debt service flexibilities are based on the overall assessment of the strength of the overall completed application. B2B Bank is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Laurentian Bank of Canada.
B2B Bank acts solely in the capacity of lender and/or account administrator and does not provide investment advice. Dealers, advisors, and brokers, not B2B Bank, are responsible for determining the suitability of products and services for their clients and for informing them of any related risks. Any loan approval by B2B Bank should not be construed as an endorsement of any investment choice, program, or strategy. All loans are subject to credit approval and borrowed monies are due and payable regardless of the performance of the investments. B2B Bank products and services are only available through financial intermediaries. Satisfying the minimum credit score requirement alone does not automatically entitle the borrower to debt service flexibilities. All mortgages, loans, and lines of credit are subject to credit approval. Any illustration or example provided is for illustrative purposes only. ® B2B BANK and BANKING THAT WORKS FOR BROKERS have registered trademarks of B2B Bank.