American Financial Resources, Inc.

Established in 1997 and based in Parsippany, NJ, AFR has evolved adding both B2B (AFR) and B2C (eLEND) residential mortgage divisions. We serve thousands of mortgage brokers, bankers, lenders, homeowners, home buyers, realtors and contractors nationwide, with their residential financing needs. We are driven by our incredible employees and their desire to help families across the country obtain their dream of homeownership.

  • Full service mortgage lender nationwide
  • Serving Wholesale, Correspondent, and Consumer Direct Channels
  • Diverse delivery options including FHA, VA, USDA, Ginnie Mae, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
  • Ranked #1 in 203(k) lending for sponsored originations*
  • One of the nation’s leading renovation and manufactured home lenders
  • We offer an extensive program suite, eclectic channels of operations and cutting-edge technology
*Neighborhood Watch, US Department of Housing and Urban Development, January 31, 2016

Our Business Divisions

Consumer Direct Lending
Wholesale and Correspondent Lending

AFR Gives Back

We are dedicated to the pursuit of growth and education, while also being an active member in many of the communities which we serve. Every year we sponsor and participate in a number of charitable events and work to enhance the business and social environments throughout our footprint.

Learn more about the AFR Gives Back program
AFR is a group of trusted, innovative and responsive mortgage banking professionals who, through our hands-on approach, bring a dedicated focus to simplify the lending process. We provide uniquely differentiated products, services, and technologies to our customers – broadly defined as all constituents involved in the process. We are single-mindedly focused on assisting our customers to achieve their goals while we never lose sight of ours – bringing families home.

Our Executives

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Administrative Officer
President
Senior Vice President
SVP of Capital Markets
Executive Vice President & Chief Operations Officer

In the News

If you’re thinking about a Renovation Loan, it makes sense to partner with AFR

August 15, 2019

Rob Chrisman's Daily Mortgage News & Commentary

If you’re thinking about a Renovation Loan, it makes sense to partner with a trusted expert like AFR Wholesale! AFR’s Renovation Portal not only provides AFR’s lending partners with the ability to view loan activity throughout the loan origination cycle, its partners can also view progress on the project even after the loan has closed.

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2019 Woman of Influence: ​​​​​​​Laura Brandao

August 2, 2019

HousingWire

Laura Brandao is president of American Financial Resources, and the driving force that has catapulted AFR to the top of manufactured home, one-time close, and renovation lending in the U.S.

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AFR’s One-Time Close Suite of Products

July 19, 2019

Rob Chrisman's Daily Mortgage News & Commentary

AFR Wholesale’s One-Time Close offerings include FHA, VA, USDA and Conventional OTC programs. Designed to simplify the financing process for homebuyers, eliminating the need to obtain a construction loan and permanent mortgage,...

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We’re Hiring!

AFR is made up of ambitious, creative individuals striving to create an environment where people are respected, feel personally and professionally fulfilled and look forward to coming to work each day. We are dedicated to the pursuit of growth and education and provide our employees with the tools they need to succeed. We’re looking for smart, motivated people to join our team and help us continue to simplify the mortgage process.

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