I had the pleasure of interviewing Laura Brandao. Laura’s vision of bringing families home has become the foundation of the culture at AFR. For the past 12 years she has developed a mindset within the company to make it the personal responsibility of each employee to bring the families of AFR’s lending partners home.
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
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 >>
In the News
American Financial Resources, Inc. (AFR) has been honored again as a Scotsman Guide Top Mortgage Lender. Recognized as one of the nation's leading companies in overall volume, AFR ranked 10th in correspondent volume and moved up to 14th in wholesale volume.
“American Financial Resources’ expertise in the mortgage industry is a welcome addition to our growing network,” said Stacey Epperson, president and founder of Next Step Network. “Their participation in the SmartMH program will provide a path to sustainable, affordable homeownership for individuals across the nation.”