Robert McLister·General·March 26, 2009Equity Lender A lender who lends primarily based on the value of the property (i.e the security). Equity lenders often put less emphasis on a person’s credit and income. Loan-to-values are usually lower at an equity lender to offset the higher risk. Like news like this?Join our CMT Updates list and get the latest news as it happens. Unsubscribe anytime. SUBSCRIBE! Thank you for subscribing. One more step: Please confirm your subscription via the email sent to you.