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Laura Brandao: From Scratch to the Top

September 22, 2020

Insights Success Magazine

Amidst the COVID 19 pandemic, the world is in great need of exceptional leaders who hold the potential to bring back businesses to their utmost stature. Insights Success admires such leaders and takes pride in featuring Laura in its special edition, “The 20 Most Influential Businesswomen to Follow in 2020.”

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Goodbye, City Life – by Laura Brandao

September 1, 2020

Scotsman Guide

The COVID-19 pandemic could spark societal changes to how people work and live. Some experts are already predicting that urban residents will start moving farther away from city cores as work-from-home trends morph from temporary fixes to permanent arrangements.

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AFR Introduces Streamline Express

August 4, 2020

Yahoo News

American Financial Resources Inc. introduces Streamline Express, offering an expedited process and special pricing for eligible FHA refinances. The company saw the recent steep decline in interest rates as an opportunity to improve the refinance process.

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AFR provides its business partners with unique products

February 12, 2020

Rob Chrisman's Daily Mortgage News & Commentary

AFR provides its business partners with unique products and value-added features, including no pricing add-ons for Manufactured Housing programs. AFR is also one of the few lenders that offers financing for MH singlewides! In addition to unique lending products…

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Are you ready to expand your business with One-Time Close loans?

January 22, 2020

Rob Chrisman's Daily Mortgage News & Commentary

American Financial Resources, Inc. (AFR) is excited to invite partners to an OTC Masterclass, featuring President Laura Brandao as your guide! Exclusive and engaging One-Time Close training that introduces the who, what, when, where and why of One-Time Close.

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AFR Announces Availability of USDA Renovation

January 17, 2020

PR Newswire

American Financial Resources, Inc. (AFR) is pleased to announce the addition of the USDA Renovation program to its suite of specialty loan programs. USDA Renovation loans allow eligible borrowers in designated rural communities to combine the purchase of a home with any necessary renovations into a single loan.

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AFR Loan Center Upgrades

December 18, 2019

Rob Chrisman's Daily Mortgage News & Commentary

American Financial Resources, Inc. (AFR) continues to develop exceptional technology to meet the needs of its clients. AFR recently announced the integration of new features and upgraded functionality within their proprietary online loan portal AFR Loan Center.

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AFR Loan Center Upgrades Announced

December 16, 2019

PR Newswire

American Financial Resources, Inc. (AFR) is pleased to announce new features and upgraded functionality that have been integrated into AFR Loan Center, its proprietary online loan portal. Key improvements include integrated product support and a refreshed user interface for both clients and lending partners.

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Construct Your New-Home Niche – Bill Packer

December 4, 2019

Scotsman Guide

Originators who aren’t already in the new-home marketplace need to seriously consider utilizing homebuilder outreach and diversified lending partnerships as part of their 2020 business plans. The figures from this past August are a clear reflection of the robust health of the new-construction market. Buoyed by low mortgage rates and rising household incomes, demand for new homes remains strong.

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AFR strives to help veterans, and their families, all year long.

November 13, 2019

Rob Chrisman's Daily Mortgage News & Commentary

Veterans Day might have come and gone, but AFR strives to help veterans, and their families, all year long. With over two decades of VA Loan experience, AFR remains dedicated to helping its clients make financing possible for eligible military men and women by offering a robust VA financing product portfolio including: VA Renovation, VA One-Time Close, VA IRRRL and VA Jumbo loans….

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