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Chris Kelso Area Sales Manager

  • NMLS # 158229

About Chris Kelso

Chris Kelso NMLS #158229 is a trusted Area Sales Manager who is ready to make your dreams of owning a home a reality. Chris Kelso is committed to providing the community with the very best in customer service, so come speak with New American Funding today and learn how we can help you!

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Company Culture

NAF360 is our commitment to 360 degrees of trust and respect

NAF360 is our strength of character. It starts with each of us and flows from one person to another. It’s the trust we build with our clients, an understanding we’re here to help. It’s our ongoing contributions to the local community, the assurance we extend a helping hand. NAF360 is felt in our offices, transmitted in every call, evident in every referral, and shines brightly in countless glowing reviews.

Pathway to HomeOwnership

Are you Ready?

At New American Funding, we believe that every person deserves a clear path to achieving their dream of homeownership. So, we created the Pathway to Homeownership initiative to alleviate some of your financial worries.

What is the Pathway to

Homeownership Initiative?

The Pathway to Homeownership offers qualified borrowers in select areas up to $8,000 in assistance. These funds are not a loan that needs to be repaid and are available to first-time homebuyers in designated areas.

This program can also potentially be combined with other down payment assistance programs to offer you even more support as you build the life of your dreams.

Contact me today for more information!

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NAF Cash Can Turn You into a Cash Buyer

Buying in cash means convenience, certainty, and may mean cost savings too. In fact, buying in cash may help you save up to 11% over those using a traditional mortgage.* With NAF Cash, you can make a competitive, true cash offer that is not contingent on financing and close in little as seven days without having to sell your current home first.

*According to a study from researchers at the University of California - San Diego, cash buyers have paid about 11% less than using a mortgage. Reher, Michael and Valkanov, Rossen, The Mortgage-Cash Premium Puzzle (September 24, 2021). Available at SSRN: or

You're In Good Hands!

5/5 Based on 2 reviews


Transaction Completed:

"I am beyond thrilled with the exceptional service provided by The Kelso Group and New American Funding. From the first moment of contact and throughout the entire process, their team demonstrated unparalleled professionalism and expertise. The entire process was seamless. What sets The Kelso Group apart is their dedication to finding the best possible terms for their clients. The team worked tirelessly to secure a competitive interest rate and favorable loan terms. The efficiency and attention to detail during the underwriting and approval phases were remarkable. Their commitment to customer satisfaction, coupled with their expertise, makes them the go-to choice for anyone seeking a mortgage. I wholeheartedly recommend Chris Kelso, The Kelso Group and New American Funding to anyone in need of a reliable and customer-centric mortgage partner."

Houston, Texas


Transaction Completed:

"My husband and I worked with Chris on purchasing our new home in Houston. While the process was stressful due to us being out of the country, Chris and his team went above and and beyond to accommodate all of our requests. From answering questions late night to responding to our emails outside of business hours. Its is great to work with individuals who care. I would recommend his services 100%. "

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Mission Statement: New American Funding (NAF) is an industry leader in culture, dedication to service, and lending to underserved communities. Through Latino Focus, the company identifies and addresses the challenges of Latino consumers in their pursuit of homeownership and to enhance the quality of their lending experience. We utilize education and awareness that aims to lift the community and build generational wealth through homeownership. By 2024, NAF is committed to providing $25 billion in home loans to the Latino community.


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