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FirstClose Partners with WeGoLook® to Enhance its Innovative Product Offering

Austin, Texas, November 19, 2019 – Today, FirstClose, a provider of technology solutions for mortgage lenders nationwide, announced a new partnership with WeGoLook®, a subsidiary of Crawford & Company®, the world’s largest publicly listed independent provider of claims management and outsourcing solutions to insurance companies and self-insured entities.

With this integration, FirstClose can now provide clients of financial institutions with WeGoLook’s Property Condition Report. The report details the exterior dwelling condition, appearance of occupancy and other visible details relating to a client’s property. This report can also be used with electronic valuations or automated valuation models in order to satisfy the requirements of the interagency guidelines in regards to valuations.

Corey Smith, chief product officer at FirstClose stated “With our partnership and integration with WeGoLook, we are improving our valuation product offering by delivering solutions to help lenders stay in compliance with interagency guidelines.”

“We’re thrilled to partner with FirstClose. This alliance will give their customers the freedom to obtain reports quickly, saving both time and cost by leveraging our on-demand network of over 45,000 agents,” said WeGoLook president, Meredith Brogan. “We will continue to deliver on our mission of restoring and enhancing lives, businesses and communities by using WeGoLook’s innovative technology to gather and validate information whenever and wherever clients need it most,“ continued Brogan.

About WeGoLook

WeGoLook operates as an independent subsidiary of Crawford & Company (NYSE: CRD‐A and CRD‐B) with more than 45,000 independent contractors dedicated to operations. For further information, visit 

About Crawford

Based in Atlanta, Crawford & Company (NYSE: CRD‐A and CRD‐B) is the world’s largest publicly listed  independent provider of claims management and outsourcing solutions to insurance companies and self‐insured entities with an expansive global network serving clients in more than 70 countries. The Company’s two classes of stock are substantially identical, except with respect to voting rights and the

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