First New England Mortgage – Legit or Scam?

I came across a critical review of First New England Mortgage on a Scam Reporting website –, titled ‘They Are Sleazy, Incompetent, And Dishonest’.

DirtyScam allows anonymous submission of complaints from angry consumers and victims of scams. Since the website is hosted offshore (probably in Russia or India), we take this (negative) review against First New England Mortgage with a pinch of salt.

Here is what the review says –


G-d willing, we will actually close on our mortgage refinance this week.But the problems we’ve had today, and all along, have made this a miserable, stressful experience and force me to emphatically encourage you to look elsewhere for your mortgage refinancing needs.The only plus I can throw out there is that our mortgage broker (Kevin Carney) travels.He came to our house to sign all the paperwork, and he’s going to be traveling around a lot today getting things finalized.Oh, and he capped the closing costs from the outset. That’s what two stars gets you. But then, as of today, that’s gone away.He claims that now the closing costs have gone up, because of new regulations that went into effect April 1.Mind you, we’ve been at this process since December, so it sort of looks like they dragged their feet until they could jack us out of more money.At the minimum, he was either misleading or outright dishonest. Back to one star for him.Not to mention, the disorganization and incompetence about actually doing the work.At one point, we were scheduled to close at noon. He calls at 10 AM to say oops, turns out I don’t have all the paperwork I need.Nevermind that he told us yesterday he did. I rearranged my work schedule to do it in the middle of the day. And we’ve rescheduled five times in the last month. It’s not like this ISN’T HIS MOTHERFUCKING JOB IN THE FIRST PLACE. There’s no other word for it other than incompetent.Buying a home was stressful, and refinancing is a little like revisiting all that same stress.The first time around, it managed to go smoothly. Undoubtedly the market crashing has made it harder all around for people to get mortgages refinanced, but that’s not my problem.If you tell me it’s good to go, it should be good to go, and you should have all the paperwork you need.If not, go into a different profession, because obviously you’re not cut out for this one.And if you’re looking for a mortgage broker, DON’T GO First New England Mortgage. They are sleazy, incompetent, and dishonest. That’s the bottom line.


In case you don’t already know (assuming you came to this page by Googling ‘First New England Mortgage scam‘, or ‘First New England Mortgage review‘, First New England Mortgage is listed under the category Business on

Here is the rest of the contact information for the sole purpose of identification –

  • Address: Wells Avenue Newton MA 2459
  • Phone: (617) 244-3114
  • Website:
  • Severity of Scam: High [not sure what it means]
  • Reported Loss: 4366 $ [unsubstantiated]
  • Reported by: Anonymous [obviously]

The entity First New England Mortgage was awarded 1 / 5 Stars  based on 1 Reviews.

It is difficult to ascertain whether First New England Mortgage is a Scam, or Legit, based on this single review. In the coming weeks/days, I will try to research deeper into First New England Mortgage, analyze and list more critical reviews and identify a pattern (or lack of) to substantiate the claim mentioned above.

Regardless, until then, we give the benefit of doubt to the reviewer and list First New England Mortgage as someone you need to avoid (for now).

If you have any grievances, complaints, or anonymous tips against First New England Mortgage, please contact us immediately. If you have lost money to  First New England Mortgage, together we can work to recover your loss.

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