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Orange County Five Star award winner


Leigh McMahon

Mortgage Broker
Mortgage Updates Co.
Powered by Movement Mortgage
17877 Von Karman Ave Ste 230
Irvine, CA 92626
Office: 949-239-4252
Cell: 760-899-1864


My philosophy: "I believe in not only taking care of the client, but also the real estate agent that referred them to me!

I understand that communication and honesty is what people crave most."

  • This understanding keeps me in constant contact with my borrowers and real estate agents. I also understand that there wouldn't be borrowers without the Real Estate Agent. So I pride myself in the ability to provide tools to help real estate agents build and grow their businesses.

  • I believe that my role as your Loan Officer is to make your Purchase as Effortless as Possible, that align with your short/long term goals and constant availablity to answer your calls with clear & simple explanations. To ensue a strong professional relationship that can last through many years of Transactions. Committed to ongoing training: Not only am I going through constant, up to date training, I offer constant training. Please contact me for any help you may need utilizing the tools I provide

Leigh has been helping prospective homeowners in the Southern California and Texas area since 2002 and consistently ranks at the top of her profession, thanks to both her clients and her peers. Her personalized approach to the mortgage business ensures that she will match you with the perfect product that meets your immediate needs – and enables your future success. With Movement Mortgage, Leigh has access to a wide range of innovative loan products.

Leigh takes a personal interest in each of her clients and provides customized, responsive service that’s uniquely tailored to each client's unique wants and needs. Her goal is not just to meet client expectations, but to exceed them. Leigh is a strong believer in client education. It is her goal not only to obtain the strongest financing possible but for each client to be confident in their decisions with every question answered.
Movement Mortgage was founded in 2008 as a custom mortgage company that puts the client first. Its mission is to provide strong financing that fits the individual, the family and the situation. In today’s market, it has never been so critical to find and utilize the services of mortgage professionals committed to accuracy, reliability, and responsiveness. Movement Mortgage and its representatives take great pride in providing the highest level of service and strive to build lasting relationships, and look forward to beginning one with you.
Valuing her years of experience, Leigh's clients consistently rank her at the top of her profession
Lifelong relationships have been and will always be key to Leigh's business — more than 90 percent of her business comes from the referrals of satisfied clients, past and present


Helping first-time homebuyers negotiate the process
Deep knowledge of the ever-changing mortgage industry

Non-QM, JUMBO Loans- 40 year fixed, Interest Only Options, ARM's 

FHA Credit Qualifying Streamline Refinances

Direct Lender to VA and Military Certified in every State (Leigh's Favorite Loan) 

Personal interest: Travel, Food and Live Music. Key to Leigh's happiness as well is a fresh cup of coffee!


Four-year Five Star Mortgage Professional
Five Star Mortgage Professional award winner 2019
Awarded Expertise Best Mortgage Broker in Orange 2022
Awarded Top 1% in Nation by UWM as certified partner 2021
Awarded Best in Irvine, California 2020
Awarded National Ranking by UWM Speed of Closing 2019
Elite Women In Mortgage2016


Five Star Professional conducts market-specific research throughout the U.S. to identify service professionals who demonstrate professional excellence and provide quality services to their clients. The Five Star Mortgage Professional program is the largest and most widely published award program for mortgage professionals in North America, covering more than 40 major markets. Five Star award winners do not pay a fee to be included in the research or on the final list of award winners.

The Five Star Professional research team contacted thousands of recent homebuyers, consumers and industry leaders to identify Orange County-area mortgage professionals who stand out in their industry and community.

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