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 Visit www.firstclose.com.
In a competitive mortgage market, lenders need the right tools to pre-qualify and close loans faster while still being compliant. With that in mind, FirstClose developed its FirstLook Report to serve as an instant, prequalification tool for mortgage lenders. The FirstLook Report delivers credit score, value, flood zone indicator, title search and tax information instantly within a single file.
Brickman takes to helm of one of the largest mortgage companies in the U.S. today, and while times at the government-sponsored enterprise are filled with uncertainty, Brickman sees nothing but excitement for the future of Freddie Mac.
When buying a home, many Americans consider a 20% down payment to be the norm, the ideal amount of money to put down to get a conventional mortgage with no private mortgage insurance and to keep monthly payments reasonably affordable.