By utilizing the FirstClose Dashboard, you have more choices than any other settlement service provider in the mortgage industry. From large name brand credit, flood, AVM, and appraisal providers, to national title and closing companies, to specialists in recordings and document preparation, you can customize your choice of service providers at the click of a button and even add your own local vendors.
National Name Brand Providers:
FirstClose has integrated and partnered with the brands you know and trust.
Multiple Ways of Ordering:
Because every lender is unique, FirstClose provides many different ways to order products and services.
Add Your Local Vendors:
FirstClose even allows you to add the local vendors you've been using.
Single Point of Contact:
One Contract with FirstClose provides access to multiple service providers.
- Credit Reports
Your success depends on good risk management and decisions based on up-to-date information. We have partnered with the top Credit Reporting Agencies (CRAs) in the nation. With cutting-edge credit information technology and interfaces, our CRAs provide the best services available and are dedicated to equipping mortgage professionals with an unsurpassed level of service and technology. more info
- Flood Certification & Insurance
Lenders utilizing the FirstClose platform have access to the top flood providers in the industry, thereby increasing the probability of receiving an instantaneous determination while meeting federal flood compliance requirements. more info
- AVMs & Property Condition Reports
An automated valuation model (AVM) may be the best economic choice depending on the loan. With top AVM and Property Condition Report vendors to choose from, we help ensure compliance with the latest Appraisal and Evaluation guidelines along with the widest footprint of coverage available in the industry. more info
- Desktop Valuations & Broker Price Opinions
Property valuations that bridge the gap between AVMs and Traditional Appraisals used for origination of second mortgages, HELOCs, and due-diligence on appraisals in pre or post funding. We also offer Broker Price Opinions (BPOs) from the top appraisal management service providers in the industry. more info
- Appraisals, Reviews, and REO's
Our appraisal management partners are staffed by veteran valuation industry customer service, quality control and management professionals who take great pride in providing our customers with the best products possible, each time, every time – helping our customers to complete their transactions with speed, accuracy, and confidence. more info
- Title, O&E, Legal & Vesting, and Property Reports
Title services are provided by nationally recognized title companies or your existing local title provider. We deliver unsurpassed service and turnaround times on our title products. With our best-in-class providers, we can offer title products that have turn-around times that are unmatched in the industry. Title products are available for every county in the United States. more info
- Lien Protection Insurance (Alternative Title Report)
Equiguard is available to customers nationwide and is designed to streamline the closing process for all 2nd mortgage products. In addition to saving over half the cost of a title search, Equiguard also saves time and effort used to clear up discrepancies found in a search. more info
- Income Verification, Tax Tracking, & Fraud Tools
As borrowers become more adept at altering tax returns and income documentation to obtain a loan, Lender's exposure to income fraud is increasing. The only reliable way to verify tax and income information is to compare the material provided by the borrower with what was actually filed with the IRS. more info
- Document Preparation
FirstClose is proud to provide lenders access to customizable loan documents that best fit their individual lending needs. Lenders can send, modify, and retrieve loan documents quickly and conveniently. Eliminate re-keying of borrower information by uploading the mortgage application directly into the document system. more info
- Closing & Recording
FirstClose offers lenders the ability to close residential mortgage loans at the borrower's convenience, anywhere, anytime, nationwide. We also offer nationwide recording services. Relationships with the top title, closing, and recording companies enable us to deliver second to none service and quality. more info
“Coffee with FirstClose” is the easiest way to learn about our services. It is an informal and informative online presentation that every lending professional should see.
Just pick a time that works for you, sit back in the comfort of your office and enjoy a cup of coffee with FirstClose.more info