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loanDepot is a retail mortgage lender that provides residential loans. The company operates direct, retail and wholesale business channels. It offers a range of consumer credit products, such as home loan products, home equity loans, unsecured personal loans, as well as home and personal loan servicing.

HQLake Forest, US
Employee Ratings3.3
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2020)5,618(+3%)
Job Openings245
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at loanDepot

John Lee

John Lee

Anthony Hsieh

Anthony Hsieh

Candis Duke

Candis Duke

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loanDepot Office Locations

loanDepot has an office in Lake Forest
Lake Forest, US (HQ)
26642 Towne Centre Dr, Foothill Ranch
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loanDepot Financials and Metrics

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loanDepot total Funding

$131.7 m

loanDepot latest funding size

$40 m

Time since last funding

5 years ago
loanDepot's latest funding round in December 2015 was reported to be $40 m. In total, loanDepot has raised $131.7 m
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loanDepot News and Updates

loanDepot launches new digital pre-approval process exclusively for Meritage Homes customers

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., April 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- loanDepot today announced a new digital pre-approval process that allows homebuyers instant access to a mortgage approval. This is the latest digital tool developed by the mello technology ecosystem at loanDepot and is exclusively...

LoanDepot CEO Anthony Hsieh shuts down 10 rumors about his company

Anthony Hsieh is the founder and CEO of one of the most prominent nonbanks in the industry, loanDepot. For a CEO of a company that has funded more than $100 billion in loans since its inception, he regularly opens up a seat at the table for others to listen in on what it’s like to be at the helm of …

SEC chair explores reason behind major drop in IPOs

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton wants to fix the drastic decline in initial public offerings, hoping to in turn give individual investors more access to smaller companies. This is an issue that housing is not immune from. Remember when loanDepot pulled its IPO two years …

loanDepot expands executive leadership team, adding two new EVPs

loanDepot announced an expansion of its executive leadership team with the creation of two new positions, appointing Eric Gutierrez as its executive vice president of marketing, and Pat Flanagan as executive vice president of Next Generation Lending. Both will report to CEO Anthony Hsieh.

loanDepot increases VA home loan volume by nearly 225% in two years

loanDepot’s commitment to veterans has skyrocketed over the last two years, as the company’s latest mortgage report shows a huge jump in VA home loans. In 2016 alone, loanDepot helped serve more than 23,000 veterans, active military and spouses, resulting in nearly $7 billion in VA loan financing.

loanDepot Blogs

Past imperfect? What you need to know before buying a historic home

Crown molding, mahogany wainscoting, custom built-ins … these is no denying old and historic homes have charms we can rarely find in contemporary architecture. If you’ve ever dreamed of living in a lovely old Victorian, a quaint Cape Cod, or a stately Georgian colonial, how about finding out if that…

What not to do once your home is in escrow

Congratulations! You’re buying a new home. There’s much to be done: you put down the deposit, open escrow, schedule the appraisal and home inspection ... Once everything has been approved, you get excited as there is much to be done.   Time to go shopping right?   Wrong.  No matter how solid the dea…

Fannie Mae HomeStyle Renovation Loan

When you’re ready to buy a house, odds are you’ll experience intense competition, especially for a starter home. The availability of starter homes has decreased a whopping 48.6 percent during the past six years. But there is an easier way to land a home. Have you considered houses that need work, co…

4 important steps in planning a home renovation

A home renovation or remodel is a big project. If you don't plan carefully, there can be pitfalls and unexpected expenses. However, with a little pre-project preparation and diligence, you can minimize unforeseen issues that can result in time or cost overruns and lay a solid foundation to ensure a …

What are the benefits of a cash out refinance?

A man or woman’s home is their castle, but life is not always a storybook and it’s not uncommon for us to go through chapters in our lives when the bills get out control. In these cases, financial commitment you’ve shown to your home can come to the rescue in the form of a home equity loan or a cash…

Manage your wish list to match your budget

The best part of the homebuying process might just be the moments before you seriously start your search, as you dream of all the fantastic features you’d love to have in your new home. A few weeks later, you’ve possibly visited dozens of properties without finding a single one that checks every box…
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loanDepot Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was loanDepot founded?

    loanDepot was founded in 2010.

  • Who are loanDepot key executives?

    loanDepot's key executives are John Lee, Anthony Hsieh and Candis Duke.

  • How many employees does loanDepot have?

    loanDepot has 5,618 employees.

  • Who are loanDepot competitors?

    Competitors of loanDepot include Guild Mortgage, Academy Mortgage and New American Funding.

  • Where is loanDepot headquarters?

    loanDepot headquarters is located at 26642 Towne Centre Dr, Foothill Ranch, Lake Forest.

  • Where are loanDepot offices?

    loanDepot has an office in Lake Forest.

  • How many offices does loanDepot have?

    loanDepot has 1 office.