Become an Approved Correspondent Lender

Potential correspondents must apply to become approved lenders. This allows the correspondent to sell to CBC Mortgage Agency and to offer Chenoa Fund™ down payment assistance.

  1. To apply for approval, access the application by clicking here.
  2. Complete a full application and upload all required documents for review in Optimal Blue.
    1. A list of required documents will be provided to you once you accept the invitation to apply to be a correspondent lender with CBC Mortgage Agency
  3. Once you have uploaded all required documents, CBC Mortgage Agency will do a full file review of your application
    1. During this review, if any documents are missing or deficient then we will advise and allow you to correct any deficiencies
  4. Once we have determined that we have a complete application, the application materials will be sent to our legal department for a final decision
    1. The average turnaround time for a final decision by the legal department is about two weeks

For any other questions about the application process or required documents, please contact Shaunna King ( For general questions on the program, please contact For questions about pricing, please contact

The Chenoa Fund™ program is only offered through wholesale lenders, but brokers may offer Chenoa Fund™ through our correspondents. Reach out to our information team to learn more.

Requesting Information

If you would like more information about this program, please contact our program development team.

Phone: 866-563-3507


CBCMA Does Not Originate Mortgage Loans. This is not an offer to lend money nor a solicitation of a mortgage application by CBCMA.