In the News

Ken Capling Provides Basic Training for VA Lending

November 20, 2018

National Mortgage Professional Magazine

As a specialty lender, all of us at American Financial Resources (AFR) consider it a privilege to educate and inform veterans of their rights as they explore home ownership, and serve them as they have served our country.

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AFR Pays Agent Fees for VA Loans

November 14, 2018

PR Newswire

American Financial Resources, Inc. (AFR) announces that beginning on Veterans Day it will pay any required VA agent fees for its brokers and correspondents on all AFR-related VA loan submissions. The Veterans Administration generally requires an annual fee of $100 per third party originator for each entity that sponsors their origination.

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Women’s Affinity Group kicks off AIME Fuse

October 29, 2018

Mortgage Professional America

The first national conference of the Association on Independent Mortgage Experts (AIME) was kick-started by a gathering of the AIME Women’s Affinity Group. At the event, executive sponsor Laura Brandao, president of American Financial Resources, said that she is committed to growing a group that will bring value to all female independent brokers.

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A Manufactured-Housing Boom Could Be Coming

October 15, 2018

Scotsman Guide

With an insufficient inventory of traditional stick-built homes available and as the resale market for these single-family houses continues to be robust, the nation could be poised to experience a dramatic increase in manufactured housing.

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Mortgage Banking’s Most Powerful Women Roundtable

October 10, 2018

National Mortgage Professional Magazine

Selected to this year’s National Mortgage Professional Magazine ’s “Mortgage Banking’s Most Powerful Women” list, AFR President Laura Brandao presents her thoughts on some of the industry’s most pressing topics.

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Don’t Ignore Human Interaction in a Tech-Obsessed World

September 21, 2018

Scotsman Guide

In a world gone digital, technology is making business more efficient, but effective personal communication still remains key. Everyone involved in the mortgage industry still needs to make the most of each face-to-face meeting and every phone call.

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