Blog

Romspen Gave 3 Stoners Over $54 Million Dollars To Fund A Failing Cannabis Business. Now The Canadian Lender Is Shocked To Learn 2 Of The Partners Have Disappeared Romspen gave 3 stoners a $54 million loan fund their giant marijuana grow operation in Oakland, California. Now it appears Romspen’s money has gone up in smoke….

By Steve
5 min read

Romspen Investors Are Mad As Hell And Want Their Money

Romspen Investors Are Mad As Hell! They’re Telling Romspen, “It’s My Money And I Want It NOW!” Most Americans outside the world of commercial finance have never heard of Romspen. Let alone, their Romspen Investment Fund. That’s because Canadian commercial lenders like Romspen have a reputation of being the Fredo Corleone of the commercial lending…

By Steve
6 min read

Romspen Is Withholding Partial Redemption Payments

Romspen Is Withholding Partial Redemption Payments In August. They Cite Poor Loan Performance. Or Is It Just Cover For A Shell Game? Canada’s largest private mortgage lenders is at it again. Romspen is withholding partial redemption payouts to investor for the fourth time in under a year. The Canadian lender is citing weak loan repayments…

By Steve
4 min read

Romspen Investor Warning

Romspen Investor Warning: Canadian Lender Froze and Has Reduced Investor Redemptions for Nearly A Year. Have They Become The Roach Motel Of Commercial Lending? This Romspen investor warning is going out to all our readers who invest in commercial real estate.  It appears Canadian real estate lender Romspen has become the Roach Motel of the…

By Steve
6 min read

Zillow Home Loans Launches 1% Down Mortgages

Zillow Home Loans Launches 1% Down Mortgages In An Attempt To Compete With Rocket And UWM Zillow Home Loans announces it is launching a 1% Down Payment program. The new Zillow program would allow eligible first-time home buyers to pay as little as 1% down on their next home purchase. Right now, Zillow is only…

By Steve
3 min read

AmeriFirst Financial Files For Bankruptcy

AmeriFirst Financial Files For Bankruptcy Less than Two Months After The Resuming It’s Forward Origination Business Retail lender AmeriFirst Financial filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Delaware. The Amerifirst Financial bankruptcy comes just two months after the company resumed it’s forward mortgage origination business. Amerifirst Financial relaunched its forward mortgage origination business in June….

By Steve
3 min read

Mortgage Payments Increased 17% Annually In July

The Mortgage Bankers Association Says Mortgage Payments Increased 17% Annually As Homebuyer Affordability Becomes More Challenging The Mortgage Bankers Association says homebuyer affordability remained unchanged in July from June. However, mortgage payments increased 17% from last year. The MBA’s Purchase Applications Payment Index (PAPI) measures how new monthly mortgage payments vary across time. The index…

By Steve
2 min read

Bank of America Has Prevailed In Ghetto Loans Lawsuit

Bank of America Has Prevailed In The Cook County Ghetto Loans Lawsuit As 7th Circuit Court of Appeals Rules In It’s Favor Bank of America has prevailed in a ghetto loans lawsuit brought against it by Cook County, Illinois. Cook County sued the bank alleging predatory mortgage loans to Black and Hispanic borrowers in the Chicago…

By Steve
2 min read

Freedom Mortgage Spanked By CFPB

Freedom Mortgage Spanked By CFPB To The Tune Of $1.75 Million For Illegal Kickbacks To Realtors Last week, Freedom Mortgage was spanked by the CFPB to the tune of $1.75 million. The CFPB say Freedom Mortgage paid kickbacks to real estate brokers in exchange for mortgage loan referrals. The CFPB said Freedom provided real estate…

By Steve
3 min read

Romspen Investment Corp. Sues Fake Real Estate Tycoon

Canadian Lender Romspen Investment Corp. Sues Fake Real Estate Tycoon Caroline Weiss For Foreclosure After Throwing $21.3 Million At Her Are you an inexperienced real estate developer who is being sued for fraud by your own daughter and need a $21.3 million dollar loan? Well, we have perfect lender for you! Yes, Canadian lender Romspen…

By Steve
4 min read