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Gus Whetsell

Mortgage Banker, NMLS #415668
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1333 Main Street Suite 200
Columbia SC 29201
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(803) 682-1971

How can I help you achieve your goals?

Gus has been a mortgage banker for over 20 years now and has helped thousands of buyers become homeowners. Whether buying, building, renovating, or refinancing, Gus provides his clients with detailed options to meet their unique financial needs.

Gus is a native of SC, born in Columbia and raised in Orangeburg. A graduate of OW in Orangeburg SC, he served honorably in the Marine Corps as an infantryman before transitioning to residential lending. When not originating loans, he enjoys camping, hiking, fishing, hunting, mountain biking, and shooting.


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The decision to refinance a home mortgage can involve many factors. You might want to take cash out of your home when you refinance to use for other purposes. But the most common purpose is to obtain a lower interest rate and lower monthly payments. In the latter case, the decision to refinance should be based on lowering the overall mortgage costs and breaking even on the refinance in a reasonable period of time.

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At Ameris Bank, we help turn your home buying dreams into reality! We also understand that there is no purchase more important, rewarding or exciting as a new home. We are dedicated to helping you through the process and keeping you updated with your loan status each step of the way. Ameris Bank Mortgage Services is backed by Ameris Bank, a strong and stable community bank built on relationship banking and customer service.
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