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American Financial Resources (AFR) has grown to become a major nationwide retail, wholesale and correspondent lender, funding over $3.5 billion in the past year alone
American Financial Resources (AFR) has grown to become a major nationwide retail, wholesale and correspondent lender, funding over $3.5 billion in the past year alone.   The year 2017 marks the 20th anniversary for AFR, a family business dedicated to helping other families realize their dreams of... Keep Reading....
Most home sellers made an effort in 2016 to negotiate their listing agent’s commission to a lower price, according to a survey commissioned by the real estate brokerage Redfin
Most home sellers made an effort in 2016 to negotiate their listing agent’s commission to a lower price, according to a survey commissioned by the real estate brokerage Redfin.   The survey, which was conducted in December, found 57 percent of sellers admitting that they tried to negotiate their... more
Movement Mortgage has hired Michelle Donnelly as its first chief commercial officer
Movement Mortgage has hired Michelle Donnelly as its first chief commercial officer. Donnelly, a Harvard Business School alum, will report to Chief Executive Casey Crawford and be responsible for helping the company achieve its business objectives, implement commercial strategy and continue to... more
Pittsburgh Waterfront Pic/Credit: SeanPavonePhoto
When it comes to Millennials seeking homeownership, Pittsburgh is the hottest market for this young property buyers.   According to a new study by LendingTree, Pittsburgh topped the list of major markets where Millennials are looking to buy a home, with 48.4 percent of all purchase mortgage... more
National Credit-reporting System Inc. (NCS) has announced that Lisa Binkley has joined the company as senior vice president of business development
National Credit-reporting System Inc. (NCS) has announced that Lisa Binkley has joined the company as senior vice president of business development. Binkley, a recognized industry expert in third-party verifications, quality control and valuations, will lead NCS's solution development team and... more