Lender Spotlight: Debra Alford, First Federal Mortgage
Debra Alford | First Federal Mortgage, Tuscaloosa
Debra Alford has more than 15 years of mortgage experience, is a top performer in her area, and was a 2013 recipient of the Oliver Robinson Foundation's Black Achievers Award. Alford has been using AHFA's homeownership programs for the past 4 years and says they account for 65 percent of her monthly production.
Q: How did you hear about AHFA programs?
A: Through my company, and also through word of mouth and the AHFA website.
Q: What do you think is the greatest benefit of AHFA's programs?
A: The programs assist customers with their down payments, and help customers who don't qualify for some of the other 100 percent down payment programs.
Q: What do you like most about the programs?
A: The fast turnaround times and being able to speak with AHFA's loan underwriters with any concerns or issues.
Q: What do you find most rewarding about your job?
A: I love meeting and talking to people, making their dream of homeownership a reality, and seeing the smiles on their faces at closing!