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Steve LaForest Branch Manager/Loan Consultant

  • NMLS # 292178
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  • LMB # 100018717

About Steve LaForest

Steve and his team have extensive experience in the mortgage industry. Steve has been a loan originator, branch manager and regional sales manager in the mortgage industry for over 45 years and in Greeley and Weld County for over 30 of those years. Along with Steve’s mortgage business, he has been involved with many organizations in Greeley including the Chamber of Commerce Education Committee, President of the Chamber of Commerce, Board Member of the ACE committee, President of the Success Foundation and on the St. Mary Finance Council Board. Steve is responsible for helping our Northern Colorado customers and business partners find the right loan and at the right terms. He is dedicated to finding the very best loan for our borrowers--and ensuring they receive personalized, attentive service in the process.

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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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Meet The Team

Steve LaForest
Steve LaForest

Branch Manager/Loan Consultant

NMLS #292178

LMB #100018717

Tel: (970) 381-4374

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Michael Bustamante
Michael Bustamante

Sr. Loan Consultant

NMLS #276579

LMB #100028059

Tel: (970) 227-7098

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Kellen Miles
Kellen Miles

Loan Officer Assistant

NMLS #1030046

LMB #100042957

Tel: (970) 213-8572

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Courtney Costinett
Courtney Costinett

Loan Officer Assistant

Tel: (970) 381-6585

Carrie Walker
Carrie Walker

Sr. Loan Consultant

NMLS #1119930

LMB #100051963

Tel: (970) 381-7081

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You're In Good Hands!

4.96/5 Based on 457 reviews


Transaction Completed:

"Steve and his team gave us great communication throughout the transaction. This was over a year long process for the buyers and everyone worked hard to get the outcome we did."

Greeley, CO

Daniel B

Transaction Completed:

"Steve, Kellen, and the NAF team competed for my business and were transparent not only about their process but also other lender processes and what hidden fees to watch for. Ultimately, NAF offered us a rate and associated closing cost that saved our family a noticeable amount of money per year versus other offers"

Erie, CO

Leah Maureen

Transaction Completed:

"Professional, knowledgeable, communicated well, thorough, and friendly!"

Greeley, CO

Lori E.

Transaction Completed:

"Steve and Kellen are top notch! Take take care of every little detail and leave the real estate portion to me. It is so comforting to know that I don’t have to worry about communication or that things are getting done in a timely fashion and within the contractual deadlines. I will continue to work with Steve and his team as they have never let me down."

Golden, CO

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1829 56th Ave, Ste. A
Greeley, CO 80634

Direct: 970-381-4374


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