Mortgage Lender Lake Forest, CA | theLender


simplified lending experience

At theLender, we strive to provide an intuitive and streamlined lending experience, to ultimately become your most trusted home financing partner. Our solid dedication to honesty, integrity and ethics is the foundation of all our relationships; with every interaction, we’re committed to delivering an exceptional experience. We are purposeful in the growth and success of our client’s investments and aim to help real estate investors, both first-time and seasoned, build-out exemplary and extensive portfolios that multiply assets and afford capital.


trustworthy partnerships

Together, as a group of proven industry leaders, our partners created theLender to make an impactful difference and provide the most positive lending experience. Having recently founded one of the largest and fastest growing mortgage companies in the United States, we now aim to change the stagnant landscape of mortgage financing through our retail division.

We have utilized our products to help investors increase their buying power and leverage the equity of their existing assets to produce high performing portfolios. Aiding our clients in taking advantage of passive income to create the potential for substantive, long-term payouts is a top priority. When it’s time for an expert, investors can feel confident in building a trustworthy and lasting partnership with us.



Over 5.5B

loans funded


clients served

4 years

top workplace


choose us

Devout in our pursuit of excellence, our team of professionals at theLender are here for you. Our drive and motivation consistenly produce results that matter and demonstrate a history of trust and loyalty with our clients – we will be with you every step of the way.

When you need funding, you are on a schedule and don’t have time for a long, drawn-out process; no one understands that better than we do. We understand the importance of being steadfast in analyzing opportunities and funding deals quick; we move swiftly, without compromising excellence, to get you closed as soon as possible.

As a direct lender, our credit decisions and exceptions are all made in-house, which provides for flexible qualifications and accelerated approvals. You will have a streamlined experience with our in-house processing and underwriting, better deals without any intermediaries, formal pre-qual letters so you can confidently bid on properties and timely delivery of funds.

We expect there to be questions when you are considering which lender to partner with. Given our many years of experience in real estate investments and lending, our team is passionate about helping our clients make the most educated and informed decisions – start the conversation and we will do the rest.