Our Office

United Real Estate Columbia is part of the largest fully integrated network of real estate and auction professionals in the nation. The company has been an innovator in real estate marketing since 1925. Our Management team knows the needs of agents in urban and metropolitan markets. We address those needs by providing powerful marketing programs along with technology-based services that are unique to the industry.


Preston Young

Managing Broker

Preston Young Managing Broker

Approx. 19 years of Real Estate Management experience, Very involved with local REALTOR Association ( 2008 President ), prior SC REALTOR Executive comm, to include Regional VP, currently on SCR Professional Standards Comm, Lifetime Member Circle Of Excellence, served on Richland County Board of Zoning Appeals, two terms on City Of Columbia Zoning Board, Residential & Commercial sales  real estate experience.


Winston Velpula


Winston Velpula Broker-Owner

As Owner of United Real Estate Columbia, Winston Velpula combines his years of real estate experience with more than fifteen years in the IT industry; his knowledge of marketing and technology places him squarely in the role of innovator among his area peers. He was named Rookie of the Year during his first year of sales, and he has continued to be a strong presence in Columbia real estate ever since. Winston works alongside his wife Sylvia and has two daughters; he is also a generous supporter of local charities and a patient mentor and motivator to his agents.