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Down Payment Assistance Programs Get First-Time Buyers In the Door

October 7, 2021

Mortgage Research Center

“For the first-time homebuyer, assistance programs can help buttress their existing funds so that they have the cash reserves necessary to ensure they can obtain the house they are interested in buying,” said Bill Packer, executive vice president and COO of American Financial Resources, a lender in Parsippany, New Jersey.

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Be The Boss You Always Wanted – By Laura Brandao

National Mortgage Professional

A trailblazer is a pioneer who is considered a first in their area of expertise. As leaders, they point the way, take the risks, and change the world. They have a vision for a different future, a faith that turns their dreams into reality and a determination that cuts through barriers and obstacles. I had the honor and pleasure of interviewing Chrissy Brown…

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Housing Industry Icons

Mortgage Professional America

Many would likely agree that mortgage is a lucrative career. But as the adage goes, “money is a good servant, but a bad master”. That’s why Laura Brandao, president and partner of American Financial Resources and one of this year’s Housing Industry Icons, remains vigilant about keeping her why in focus. Our industry is not so much about what we do, but why we do it,” says Brandao.

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