Invest in private lending and hard money

Earn 9-11% by Investing in Private Lending

Invest in hard money loans backed by real estate.
Build your high-yield note portfolio with Longleaf Lending.

Reasons to invest in private lending with Longleaf Lending

What does Longleaf Lending do?

We originate and service hard money loans from high-quality borrowers. These loans have several features favored by investors:

Short duration:
our average loan is paid off within 6 moanths.
High Yield:
9-11% rates offered to investors.
Real-Estate Backed:
secured by first lien notes on residential real estate.
Low LTVs:
our loans feature <70% LTVs.
invest in multiple deals to create a personal loan portfolio.
private lending is an ideal asset class for self-directed of solo 401K/IRA accounts.

How does it work?

At Longleaf Lending, we specialize in originating and funding first lien real estate loans, followed by offering unique investment opportunities in individual notes.

Enjoy a steady income stream. As we collect interest from borrowers, you receive monthly payments. Once a project concludes with a sale or refinance, your principal is returned, ready for reinvestment.

What you can expect:

High yield rates

We offer 9-11% APRs.

Direct lender

We handle all loan origination and servicing in-house, ensuring quality and consistency.

Texas specialist

Leverage our extensive local knowledge and experience in the Texas real estate market.


Our loans typically reach maturity within 6 months, ideal for short-term investment strategies.

Lender friendly

Texas is a non-judicial state, simplifying the lending process.

Low LTVs

With LTVs up to 70%, our loans are secured by real estate, balancing reward and risk.

About the Longleaf Lending Team

Longleaf Lending is a veteran-owned, direct lending firm with a deep focus on the real estate market. Established in Texas, we bring over two decades of combined experience in real estate, hard money lending, and investment banking.

Funding Experience

Since 2018, we have funded over 600 hard money loans, totaling more than $125 million in loan value.

Expert Leadership

Our leadership includes co-founders Pete Underwood and Matt Weidert, who bring extensive experience from real estate investment, investment banking, and military service.

Commitment to Innovation

We are committed to providing innovative real estate solutions, with a strong focus on integrity and professionalism as a member of the American Association of Private Lenders.

For more about our journey and the dedicated team behind Longleaf Lending, visit our full About Us page.

Build your high-yield note portfolio with Longleaf

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