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First American launches new appraisal solutions technology

Now offers hybrid appraisal tools
First American Mortgage Solutions launched a new appraisal solutions technology which could change how many appraisals are done and the time it takes to do them. Currently, much of the time it takes to close a loan is held up by the appraisal process, but First American’s appraisal offering could make that a thing of the past, shortening wait times as it combines technology with the traditional appraisal process.
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First American: Rising interest rates finally takes toll on home affordability

Houses still remain pretty affordable, though
Affordability took a hit in November, according to First American, which tracks what it calls “real house prices.” But while real home prices saw an uptick for the month, reversing a six-month trend, First American’s chief economist explains home prices are still at their most affordable point in nearly two decades.
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First American acquires TD Service Financial Corp.

TD Service founder Dale Dykema retiring after leading company since 1964
For the first time in more than 50 years, someone other than Dale Dykema is about to lead TD Service Financial Corporation, as First American Financial Corporation announced plans to acquire California-based TD Service and several of its subsidiaries. As part of the deal, Dykema will retire from TD Service, ending his tenure at the company he founded in 1964.
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First American acquires TitleVest

Acquisition will expand title insurer’s New York presence
First American Title Insurance Company, a provider of title insurance and settlement services and the largest subsidiary of First American Financial, is set to expand its operations in New York.
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