Preferred Mortgage Lenders

Need a lender recommendation for your home loan? We work with trusted lenders who will walk you through the entire process and have your best interest at heart. See our preferred lenders below. If you decide to call them, be sure and let them know we sent you! Need an introduction? Give us a call at 888.446.5602 or email 

CNN Mortgage

After 20+ years working side-by-side in the mortgage industry, Ned Kneadler and Chris Lagerblade founded CNN Mortgage in 1997. CNN Mortgage has built a strong reputation as a well-known mortgage banker/broker firm, serving the lending needs of real estate professionals, builders and individual homebuyers throughout the state.

Mrs. Taradash has been in the Mortgage industry since 1994, and has closed over 3000 mortgage loans totaling over $750 million in total volume. A graduate of the University of Washington and former NCAA All American Swimmer, Mrs. Taradash takes the same competitive drive and spirit once used in the pool and has translated it to her profession. She prides herself in ensuring every transaction goes smoothly and the referral business she has garnered is a testament to her professionalism. The loyalty of Mrs. Taradash’s clients speaks to her dedication and unwavering support of her customers. Over the years her hard work and dedication to her clients has helped her expand her business into California as well as in Arizona. She started building her team in 2011 and has grown from personally doing $40-$60 million annually to her total team production of over $190 million in 2017.

With over 15 years of experience, Tiffany has established herself and her team as a popular choice in the Phoenix area for several builders and condominium developers and has over 10 preferred lender relationships with other builders and developers in Arizona and California.

Tiffany Taradash

NMLS #: 208707

Branch Manager


American Financial Network Inc.

American Financial Network, Inc. is a direct lender with delegated authority to underwrite, fund, and service Fannie Mae, FHA, USDA, VA, and Jumbo loans products in-house. 

Phyliss is a resourceful and enthusiastic Sr. Mortgage Banker with 18 years of financial experience. She personalizes each mortgage to incorporate the clients’ goals and help them strategize to get the maximum financial benefit with the least amount of costs. Many of her past clients reward her with referrals and repeat business.


Phyllis Zanichkowsky