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New American Funding Branch

Columbia, SC

1320 Main St. ste 350
Columbia, SC 29201

Your New American Mortgage Starts Here

In November 2016, the New American Funding Columbia Branch was established. Located in The Meridian Building on Main Street, the branch continues to grow with hardworking individuals and staff members who strive for nothing short of absolute satisfaction for the customers. This office is anchored by industry veteran Wonida Welch, Chris Marr, Craig Johnson, Dedra Isenbarger, and Felicia Welch. With our seasoned and dedicated loan officers here in Columbia, our New American Funding Columbia office provides first-time residential buyers with hands on education, a step-by-step process from qualification to closing, and maintains lasting relationships with customers as well as real estate agents.

New American Funding was founded in 2003 in Orange County, California, by Patty and Rick Arvielo.  New American Funding has been recognized nationally as a true industry leader, influencing legislation, providing advice to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and establishing itself as one of the foremost experts on affordable lending to underserved borrowers. With over a century of combined lending experience amongst our management team, a vast array of loan products and an emphatic commitment to superior customer service, the company has grown over 660% since 2008. Today New American Funding is a Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Ginnie Mae Direct Seller/Servicer, FHA Direct Endorsement – HUD Approved mortgage lender. We have over 1,800 employees, are licensed in multiple states, and fund over $900 million in home loans every month. 

New American Funding is an all-inclusive mortgage bank.  From origination to funding, our underwriters and funders all work in-house creating a cohesive team that enables us to close loans fast and improve the customer experience. 

Here at New American Funding, we value hard work, integrity, team effort, and customer service.  It is a belief of ours that our hard work and values pushes New American Funding to stand out against our competition.  New American Funding treats their customers with integrity by openly disclosing the information they need to make well educated decisions. Team effort is what makes us strong, while customers’ satisfaction is what makes us America’s exclusive mortgage lender.

 

New American Funding Columbia Branch proudly serves the entire state of South Carolina including, but not limited to …

Lexington • Cayce • Forest Acres • Blythewood • Chapin • Murray

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Social Survey review of

Craig Johnson

Craig and his whole staff were extremely attentive and responsive to all my questions and concerns they were very friendly and very willing to help. Getting a mortgage can be an aggravating process and they made it smooth and informative. I appreciate all the work that he and his staff did to help us purchase our home. -Sigalit E

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Craig Johnson

As first time homebuyers we had no idea about the home buying process. Craig walked us through every step and was there to answer any question we may have. We will recommend him to anyone we know who is starting the home buying process, Thank you, Craig! -Margaret S

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Craig Johnson

Craig and his team could not have been better people or more professionals to work with! Truly Blessings! We would recommend everyone we know interested in buying a house to go through him! Kym D

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Craig Johnson

I really appreciated how knowledgeable Craig was throughout all aspects of my loan process. He was responsive and quick to give me feedback when needed. I also enjoyed the reassurance through the process. There was a lot of information I had to supply but the organized way in which Craig and his team gathered information was extremely helpful! At each stage of the process I worked with another team member. They always contacted me to introduce themselves and welcomed any questions! -Teena A

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Wonida Welch

The home buying process is very stressful but with Wonida, it was smooth and easy to understand. She was always there when I had a question or concern and I appreciate her for all that she has done for me and my husband. -Velencia C

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Wonida Welch

It was truly a pleasure handling business with Wonida Welch! She and her New American Funding staff were courteous and professional. Thank you again and I am going to enjoy my home!!! -Flora F

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Wonida Welch

Wonida worked with us diligently from start to finish in this home loan process. All of our questions were answered in a timely manner. She was very knowledgeable about her job. -Cynthia S

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Chris Marr

I appreciated Chris's knowledge of the entire loan process. He is very accurate and communicates in great detail. There was never a questionable moment of abnormality. Chris cared a great deal about what our needs were and provided us with accurate information from the beginning. There was never a surprise. The electronic signing of the documents made the process very easy. The office staff, particularly Danielle, was an excellent support group that made this a very smooth process. -Sharif W

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Chris Marr

Chris and his team were wonderful. He helped me from beginning to end. He made it a smooth process and I truly appreciate all the help that he had given me and my family. He's really right person that you need in your corner during this process. Thank you Chris for all that you have done to get me and my family into this home. -Henry H

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Chris Marr

Chris was very knowledgeable about the loan process. He took the time to explain everything with me and did not once complain about all of my questions. He goes above and beyond to help and assist in any way. -Cantress N

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Dedra Isenbarger

I called numerous times , I had questions, concerns, even confusion about what my best options were . Dedra was patient and was always eager to talk with me, answer questions, even be a sounding board for different options as I talked them out. Lovely experience. -Jennifer M

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Dedra Isenbarger

Working with Dedra was a pleasure. When I first spoke with her and told her I was willing to do the work as long as I had someone who was willing to work with me to make this happen. She assured me that she would and she did just that. She made this experience one that I would never forget. She is absolutely great!!!! Thanks Dedra!!! -Felicia M

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Dedra Isenbarger

Dedra was very persistent throughout the process. She didnt mind riding the emotional Rollercoaster that goes with closing on a property and her feelings seemed to be very genuine. I'll will never forget that. She was as excited as i was to finally be able to close on my property. -Carey R