In a few weeks CMG Mortgage in San Ramon, Calif., will bestow a gift on loan brokers in five western states: It will begin accepting their submissions for a new jumbo product with balances as high as $2.5 million.

Because jumbos can no longer be readily securitized, mortgage brokers that rely on wholesale funding have been hard-pressed to find any reliable jumbo funding sources outside of the nation's two megalenders, Wells Fargo & Co. and Bank of America Corp.

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