by 22 Jun 2009

— Customized for Multiple Markets—

CredStar – a member of the First American Family of Companies, the nation’s largest provider of business data – today announced the availability of its newly upgraded, customized Internet presence. The revamped Web site,, features tailored content to appeal to the company’s expanding industry reach, which includes credit unions and the mortgage lender and broker markets. allows existing customers and new prospects, based on their industry, to self-select and access customized content that pertains just to them. The site features a new user interface combined with an intuitive design that makes it easy for CredStar customers to access market-specific products and services, streamlining their overall online experience.

“The upgraded site is part of our ongoing commitment to providing unsurpassed customer service, which includes fast, convenient online access to our product solutions and important updates for all our customers,” said John Bauer, executive vice president of business development for CredStar. “No matter what industry our customers represent, the new site lets them access market-specific content, making their online interactions with us that much more meaningful and productive.”

The new online interface allows customers to conveniently access a growing family of product solutions, including credit reporting services, fraud and compliance tools, tax return verification, portfolio management solutions, flood services, LoanSafe™ loan risk analysis and more.

Offering a broad range of integration options, CredStar’s lending products are available through one of the most flexible, customized Web based lending platforms in the industry. The 100 percent Web based system utilizes the latest standards for connectivity, while meeting or exceeding compliance requirements. Built-in features empower customers with a wide range of user-friendly formats and reports, as well as management and billing tools.

CredStar is integrated with Fiserv® as well as other major industry enterprise platforms for credit unions. CredAccess, the company’s direct connection to the Fiserv lending platform, provides fast and convenient access to single-bureau credit reports within seconds. For more information on CredStar and the new Internet presence, visit or call 800.767.8569.

About CredStar

Part of the First Advantage Corporation, a member of the First American Family of Companies, CredStar has been serving the lending industry for over two decades offering agile, innovative credit information solutions for credit unions, lenders and brokers. The company leverages an expansive product and service offering through one of the most flexible, customized Web based lending platforms in the industry. More information about CredStar can be found at

About First Advantage Corporation

First Advantage Corporation (NASDAQ: FADV) combines industry expertise with information to create products and services that organizations worldwide use to make smarter business decisions. First Advantage is a leading provider of consumer credit information in the mortgage, automotive, payday lending and specialty finance industries; business credit information in the transportation industry; lead generation services; motor vehicle record reports; employment background verifications; occupational health services; applicant tracking systems; recruiting solutions; skills and behavioral assessments; business tax consulting services; corporate and litigation investigations; computer forensics; electronic discovery; data recovery; due diligence reporting; resident screening; property management software and renters insurance. First Advantage ranks among the top companies in all of its major business lines. First Advantage is headquartered in Poway, California, and has offices throughout the United States and abroad. More information about First Advantage can be found at

First Advantage is a majority-owned subsidiary of The First American Corporation (NYSE: FAF), a FORTUNE 500® company that traces its history to 1889. First American is America’s largest provider of business information, supplying businesses and consumers with valuable information products to support the major economic events of people’s lives. Additional information about the First American Family of Companies can be found at

For more information, please contact David Woodruff at 619.938.6809 or e-mail



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