In the News

AFR Receives SOC 2 Type II Attestation

March 5, 2019

Kirkpatrick Price

This attestation provides evidence that American Financial Resources has a strong commitment to deliver high quality services to its clients by demonstrating they have the necessary internal controls and processes in place.

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Laura Brandao Podcast: Be the Leader In Your Space

February 26, 2019

Middle Market Executive

“I’ve gained such respect for manufactured homes and modular homes and the affordability they offer new first time home buyers or the people downsizing that might be empty nesters looking to have a more affordable option.” Hear from AFR President Laura Brandao on how to be the leader in your space with host Jack Sweeney on the Middle Market Thought Leader podcast.

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AFR ‘s MH Training and Certification Program

February 20, 2019

Manufacturedhomes.com

Through the AFR University Training and Certification program, they provide loan officers with instructional webinars to help them get more knowledgeable and comfortable with manufactured home-specific loans. Once a loan officer has completed a set course of instruction, AFR provides a “Manufactured Housing Specialist” seal.

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Laura Brandao Wins 2019 Best 50 Women in Business Award

February 8, 2019

NJBIZ

NJBIZ recognizes leading woman in business who are shaping their organizations, industries and the economic landscape of the Garden State. Following an open nomination process, winners were chosen by a panel of independent judges based upon their professional success, community involvement and advocacy for women.

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Learn the Art of Specialty Lending

February 1, 2019

Scotsman Guide

Laura Brandao, President of AFR, explains that in this business climate, as a mortgage originator or lender, it pays to be a niche player. In the wholesale arena, especially, there are advantages to specializing in specialty lending.

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Bill Packer Weighs in on How to Save Money on Mortgage Fees

January 13, 2019

Consumer Reports

You’ve signed a commitment to buy a home, locked in a mortgage at a competitive interest rate, and bargained with your real estate agent for a lower commission. Bill Packer, chief operating officer at American Financial Resources, a lender based in Parsippany, N.J., weighs in on how you can save money on mortgage fees.

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