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American Financial Resources Announces Expansion of its One-Time Close Program

April 30, 2019

PR Newswire

American Financial Resources, Inc. announces it will now offer a Conventional One-Time Close (OTC) program – in both its wholesale (AFR Wholesale) and retail (eLEND®) channels – which provides permanent financing for a new stick-built or manufactured home, that converts to a standard conventional mortgage once construction is completed. This offering rounds out the mortgage lender’s existing single-close construction financing suite of products and features.

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Mortgage Success Through Execution and Hard Work with Laura Brandao

Mortgage X

On this episode of Mortgage X, Laura Brandao, President of American Financial Resources joins Christine and Frazier to talk about how she built a wholesale channel in 2007 from nothing, starting with just a desk, computer, one product, and her hustle to generate 200 million a month in production in one year.

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How AFR created a digital mortgage platform in Azure

April 10, 2019

Microsoft in Business

When buying a home, especially a first home, most buyers are focused on things like location, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, and square footage. They’re most likely not thinking about things like current interest rates, loan underwriters, or whether or not their mortgage company is utilizing the latest technology. A company like American Financial Resources (AFR), however, is not only thinking about all the concerns of the homebuyer—bedrooms and bathrooms included—they’re also thinking about the latest innovations and how they can streamline processes for their clients.

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Recruit and Mentor Workers Who Don’t Look Like You

National Mortgage Professional Magazine

Bill Packer, AFR COO, explains why the absence or disparity of women and other minorities is problematic in the workplace; this lack of diversity creates blind spots on critical issues that impact the underrepresented groups. These blind spots lead to product, systems and marketing designs and programs that don’t appeal to these critical groups.

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