Mortgage brokers may be flustered by new rules limiting how much they can make on loans, but the restrictions might be a positive for all residential lenders overall.

A new report from Moody's Investors Service said the Federal Reserve's rules on loan officer compensation are likely to reduce mortgage defaults.

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