There were many signs … many months before … Mortgage Order Mills NFN and NRES went belly-up. You can read about all the early signs at Foreclosurepedia.org.
The typical signs of a near-death Mortgage Order Mill pig is long pay-out times … taking 45 … 60 … 90 … days to pay. Another sign is property preservation discounts rates higher that 15%. Another sign is cutting bids after the work is performed. It is best to just avoid the mortgage segment. It is the home of 99.5% of the fraud, greed and corruption in the industry. It is also the home of the $3 mortgage inspection.