FirstClose offers property search, legal and vesting services under new partnership

by Francis Monfort19 Jun 2018

FirstClose has announced that it now offers its financial institution clients property search and legal and vesting products and services through a partnership with Chicago Title Insurance.

Through the integration, the products and services will be provided through the FirstClose Report. FirstClose is a provider of technology products for mortgage lenders.

The company’s new property search report offering covers items including the last grantee of record, a legal description of the property, a list of mortgages and liens on record, the permanent index number, and the latest transfer deed on file. FirstClose said the report can be used with residential or commercial properties.

The partnership’s full legal and vesting services covers the last grantee of record, a legal description of the property in text format, and the latest transfer deed on file.

“We are thrilled to be working with Chicago Title and know that this partnership will only improve our product offering and allow us to better serve our clients,” FirstClose CEO Tedd Smith said. “Giving our clients options when it comes to products and services has always been a key part of our business. Partnering with a powerhouse like Chicago Title will help us continue to drive our business forward.”

“Our comprehensive title products and services enhance FirstClose’s home equity and refi suite of offerings to add efficiencies and further expedite closing times for lenders,” Chicago Title Vice President Thomas Curry said.


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