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Nonbank Hometown Lenders files for bankruptcy

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Hometown Lenders has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Alabama, blaming the Federal Reserve’s policy to curb inflation for its debacle. “After exhausting all reasonable alternatives, Debtor has determined that a resolution outside of this Bankruptcy Court cannot be fairly and equitably achieved,” it states.

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Bankruptcy judge approves Celink stipulation in RMF bankruptcy case

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The presiding judge in the ongoing bankruptcy case of Reverse Mortgage Funding (RMF) has approved a stipulation that would resolve an administrative claim made against the company’s estate by reverse mortgage servicing company Celink , authorizing both companies to consummate the agreement. Celink continues to defend itself in both cases.

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California leads all states for highest bankruptcy risk to seniors

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Across all states, California poses the highest risk of bankruptcy for Americans ages 65 and older, according to a study released by personal finance website Moneywise. citizens at the greatest risk of bankruptcy. The study analyzed 11 factors to determine which states put elderly U.S.

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RMF parent obtains Chapter 7 bankruptcy status

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The presiding judge in the bankruptcy case involving Reverse Mortgage Investment Trust (RMIT) — the parent company of former leading reverse mortgage lender Reverse Mortgage Funding (RMF) — has approved a request to transfer the company’s bankruptcy status to Chapter 7 from its current Chapter 11 status.

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RMF estate, now ‘out of money,’ seeks conversion to Chapter 7 bankruptcy

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The bankruptcy plan administrator for Reverse Mortgage Investment Trust (RMIT), the parent company of former industry lender Reverse Mortgage Funding (RMF), has filed a court petition to convert from Chapter 11 bankruptcy to Chapter 7 bankruptcy. TCB and Ginnie Mae dispute RMIT filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in November 2022.

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MV Realty files for bankruptcy

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Right-to-list agreement firm MV Realty has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 33 states. The story was first reported by CBS News. MV Realty currently faces lawsuits in multiple states for allegedly misleading consumers and homeowners. MV Realty operated in 33 states and has more than 500 real estate agents.

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Mortgage lender AmeriFirst Financial files for bankruptcy

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filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Delaware, just two months after it got back into the forward mortgage origination business. Bankruptcy Court for Delaware. Other creditors in the AmeriFirst bankruptcy with unsecured claims exceeding $500,000 include – RCP Customized Credit Fund ($5.97 million, court pleadings show.