Fred Arnold is an industry leader and seasoned veteran in the areas of mortgage lending and public speaking. Fred began his career in 1991 after graduating from California State University Northridge. Fred is a mortgage professional with American Family Funding and his business is 100% referral based and he has helped his clients obtain over a billion dollars in mortgage loans over the past two decades. His belief is that if you help enough people get what they want out of life, then you will always achieve your goals and dreams.
Fred often speaks to business and consumer groups on the economy, the state of the housing market and how to get the best investment when buying real estate. Fred hosts a TV show, ”Out of the Rough”, on SCVTV and hosts the radio show, “The SCV Chamber Business Spotlight”, on AM 1220 KHTS. Fred was recognized as one of the Top 40 Business People under 40 in Southern California by “The San Fernando Business Journal”.
Fred currently serves on the OLPH school board, COC Foundation Board, Child and Family Foundation Board and Santa Clarita Valley Coalition Board. He most recently served as the Chairman for the SCV Chamber of Commerce (2013), served as treasurer for The National Association of Mortgage Brokers (2013), Secretary for Matadors Community Credit Union and was the President for the California Association of Mortgage Professionals (2008-2009). Fred is licensed by the California Department of Real Estate (01173600) and the NMLS (214841).
- Fred did a great job. In 2013 we had some financial issues arise that affected our credit (not bk or foreclosure), we have been working hard since then to make up for what used to be amazing credit. We weren't quiet ready to refi our mortgage, but some medical issues came up that made it inevitable. Over that last few months we reached out to 3 other lenders/brokers (including the major bank that had our original first and second) and they would recommend whatever was stated on their rate sheet. But Fred is a problem solver and went above and beyond what the others didn't seem to want to do. He was responsive and is hard working. I highly recommend him!Julie
- I've had the pleasure of working with Fred and his team for years. Under stressful circumstances, they are always incredibly patient, and kind. Their positivity and helpfulness is clearly by design, rather than on accident. I am consistently impressed with the level of professionalism with a personal touch, provided by American Family Funding and recommend them wholeheartedly.Erika
- Fred and his team are absolutely amazing! I'm a huge fan of how attentive and responsive everyone was to all of our questions and concerns. Fred is incredibly creative and thoughtful in recommending products that are best suited for his clients. The best thing about the experience was his accessibility. Thank you for all you do, Fred!Brian
Fred Arnold was exceptional with his attitude, helpfulness and anticipating our needs based on his experience. We will definitely recommend Fred and American Family Funding to our friends and family.Thomas
Fred Arnold and his team were able to secure a loan for our family that larger banks were not able to fund. Not only did they get the loan the terms were better than we found anywhere else. To top it all off, his team lead by Tara provided exceptional service and kindness making the dreaded experience of applying for a home loan much more pleasant. We could not be more happy.Christopher
- Fred has professionally placed several new and refi loans for our family for years. He makes sure the process is smooth and with minimum time and effort required from us. Fred is family and community committed and a good guy.Jake