Valor Lending Group is so proud to be featured on the cover of Legend Magazine in their March 2021 issue!
The interview with Darren Carlin, Founder of Valor lending Group will also be featured in Hollywood Magazine (2 issues), Founder Magazine, Goals Magazine, and April Magazine (2 issues).
“Thank you Team Legend for allowing me the opportunity to participate in your mission to inspire others to keep chasing their dreams!
Cheers San Diego and beyond!”
Darren Carlin

Legend Magazine is on a mission to inspire business owners and entrepreneurs to keep chasing your dreams! You can do it!

Legend Magazine boasts a huge 20,000,000 people reach.

Joseph Bonner, Entrepreneur, international media mogul, mental health expert, human rights executive and motivational speaker

Making his first television appearance in the year 2000 on ABC’s Court TV, Joseph served as a panel guest, speaking on the global plight of school bullying and violence. Later that year he was featured in the New York Times and interviewed by People Magazine and Extra. A highlight for Joseph was his appearance on the late-night talk show, Real Time with Bill Maher, addressing numerous teen issues and world topics.

Additional career accomplishments:


Producing and hosting the Joseph Bonner Show

Securing strategic partnerships with iHeartRadio, Spotify and Google Play for online distribution

Began publishing Legend Magazine to provide insight and tips on men’s lifestyle, health, fitness, and fashion. The magazine later went on to add news and investigative reporting via the Joseph Bonner Reports and media partnership with CNN.

2016 -2017

Founded iCast Media Network LLC, taking over the publishing of Legend Magazine, producing podcast shows and providing branding, marketing, and social media services.

Expanded iCast Media Network services to include publicity services and celebrity mental health support for media personalities and athletes.

2018 to current

Launched Bully Avengers, a national anti-bullying program providing support to families internationally.

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       Recap of our Loan Products:

  • Stated Income Loans (No Tax Returns, no W-2s, No P&L) up to $3M
  • Bank Statement Income Loans (Great Bank Statement Programs for business owners and self-employed)
  • Hard Money Loans (As low as 20% down / minimal documentation) Fund in 7-10 days.
  • Flipper Loans (Flip a property with one of our many options) up to 90% leverage
  • Commercial Line of Credit
  • 100% Financing (cross collateralize- hard money)
  • Foreign Nationals Loans (no social security or residency required)
  • Raw Land & Lot Loans
  • Ground up Construction for spec homes, custom homes and commercial ground up to $500M.
  • 2nd Position Loans up to $5M
  • Rental Property Loan – No tax returns or DTI calculation! Based on subject property cash flow
  • Farms, Vineyards, Ranches and Agricultural Properties (20-30% down)
  • 10% down Jumbo’s with NO MI up to $2M
  • Manufactured Housing / Mobile Homes (20% down / 620+ credit score)
  • Acreage Properties
  • Commercial Loans up to $500M
  • 5% down Jumbo (Up to $2M Lender paid PMI)

                                                                       We also offer:

  • 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 year Fixed, Conventional Conforming Loans (under $484,350)
  • High Balance Conforming aka Super Conforming (from $484,350-$726,525)
  • Jumbo’s to $10 Million / Super low rates! / 10% down Jumbo to $3mm
  • ARM’s
  • Reverse mortgages up to $10 Million Value

Valor Lending Group features an incredible array of niche mortgage loan programs.

Every Mortgage Loan in the Book!

We are direct to: 

  • 21 Life Insurance Companies
  • 4 Family Offices
  • 2 Hedge Funds
  • 2 Thrifts that fund on Wall Street | Fireman’s Pension & Annuities
  • 1 REIT
  • 200+ Private Money Investors
  • And we broker to over 100 Direct Lenders

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Valor Lending Group
CA DRE #02026238  |  NMLS #1600345

Petco Park DiamondView Tower
350 10th Ave | 10th Floor
San Diego, CA 92101
Office: (619) 344-2640
Fax: (619) 872-2400

Arizona Branch

Valor Lending Group, Inc.
Branch ID# 2245288 | MB-1030262

Eagle Ridge
1548 Hawkeye Ridge Ave
Prescott, AZ 86301
Office: (619) 344-2640
Fax: (619) 872-2400