In the News

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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Being You! (aka Exploring Your Niche) in the New Year

December 19, 2018

National Mortgage Professional Magazine

In a Special Focus on the The Future of Mortgage Banking, Bill Packer, COO of American Financial Resources talks about finding and bringing “something unique and differentiated to the marketplace.”

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Wholesale giants sign on to platform for brokers

December 10, 2018

Mortgage Professional American Magazine

AFR Wholesale is among some of the nation’s largest lenders who have agreed to partnerships with a new marketplace for mortgage brokers, conceived in partnership with the Association of Independent Mortgage Experts (AIME).

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SettlementOne Approved as AFR Wholesale Partner

December 4, 2018

Newswire

SettlementOne is pleased to announce that it has been approved as an AFR Wholesale AMC partner. This partnership enables AFR brokers and correspondents to utilize SettlementOne’s diverse and highly qualified nationwide appraiser panels as well as SettlementOne’s leading technology.

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