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FirstClose Adds Five Credit Union Clients and Four New Hires

AUSTIN, Texas, May 30, 2018 – FirstClose, a provider of technology solutions for mortgage lenders nationwide, announced its recent corporate expansion, securing five new community and federal credit union clients and hiring four new employees in the last 30 days.

Its new credit union customers include Bremerton, Wash.-based Kitsap Credit Union, Edgewood, Ky.-based Cove Federal Credit Union, Santa Cruz, Calif.-based Santa Cruz Community Credit Union, Birmingham, Ala.-based Alabama Central Credit Union and West Lafayette, Ind.-based Purdue Federal Credit Union.

Each credit union is implementing the FirstClose Report, a comprehensive home equity and refinancing tool that provides lenders with the information they need in order to close home equity and other types of loans. Now, these financial institutions are able to receive credit, valuation, flood, tax and title data within a single report.

To accommodate this recent growth, FirstClose increased size internally with the hire of four new employees. Among these new employees includes two additional members of the valuation team who will be instrumental in executing desktop valuations due to the increased client base. These additions enable FirstClose to continue to provide exceptional customer service and premier product offerings.

“We have experienced tremendous growth this month and our hope is that these new deals reflect our ability to meet the needs of lenders in a uniquely holistic way,” said Tim Smith, co-founder and president of FirstClose. “We anticipate continuing this pattern of growth while maintaining our high level of quality customer service.”


About FirstClose

Headquartered in Austin, Texas, FirstClose provides technology solutions to mortgage lenders nationwide and serves as a middleware application that provides access to a host of national and local real estate service providers via the web or through direct integration into various loan origination systems. The FirstClose reporting suite is the first comprehensive solution with capabilities to deliver title, flood, valuation and other important data elements in one report. For more information, visit

Client | We pride ourselves on providing our members with the best possible service, and we’re looking forward to working closely with FirstClose to achieve this.

David Lancaster, VP of Lending, Pen Air