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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 women 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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Here’s How Paying Off Your Mortgage Can Affect Your Credit

January 10, 2019

Apartment Therapy

Laura Brandao, a member of Association of Independent Mortgage Experts and president of American Financial Resources, explains “When you pay off your mortgage it’s likely that your credit score will not increase, but you won’t see a noteworthy drop in credit score points either unless your mortgage was your only installment debt…

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