Items Tagged with 'First American Financial'

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  • First American, Old Republic Title bringing blockchain to title insurance

    Old Republic will use First American-designed blockchain solution
    Two of the biggest names in title insurance are joining together to bring blockchain to the title insurance industry. First American Financial announced Wednesday that it is launching a shared blockchain system to be used in the title insurance process. And the first company to sign on to use First American’s blockchain system is Old Republic Title Insurance Group, the nation’s third largest title insurance underwriter.
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  • First American: Our property ownership database now covers 100% of nation

    Boasts first all-America coverage through DataTree
    Last year, First American Financial launched a new property research website, boasting that DataTree would be the “fastest, most comprehensive and easiest to use property research solution on the market.” At the time, First American claimed that DataTree would include 99% of U.S. housing stock. But 99% wasn’t enough for First American.
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  • First American completes acquisition of RedVision

    Financial terms not disclosed
    First American Financial Corporation, a provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, announced Wednesday that it completed the acquisition of RedVision Systems, an independent national provider of title and real property research.
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  • What will the looming Fed rate hike do to housing?

    Impact expected to be felt by first-time homebuyers
    It’s now less than a week until the next meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee, during which many analysts expect that the FOMC members will vote to raise the federal funds rate for the first time since June 2006. So what would be the impact of a Fed rate hike on housing?
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  • First American introduces new tools to fight fraud

    Offers new solutions to streamline investigations
    First American Financial, a provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, announced the integration of its DataTree property research solution with its FraudGuard loan-level fraud detection and data integrity tool.
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  • Mortgage application defects keep rising

    Michigan, Florida, Texas lead First American application defect index
    Defects found on mortgage loan applications is on the rise and have been throughout 2015, according to a new report from First American Financial. Which states and markets are the biggest risks of application fraud? Click here to find out.
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  • First American launches “most comprehensive” property research website

    Company says DataTree is built on industry’s largest property database
    First American Financial, a provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, announced the launch of a new property research website, which the company said is “built to be the fastest, most comprehensive and easiest to use property research solution on the market.”
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  • Low interest rates drive First American revenue up 10%

    Refinance orders increased 62% in first quarter
    Driven by a 15% increase in direct title orders closed and a 62% increase in refinance title orders, First American Financial saw its revenue grow by 10% in the first quarter. According to First American, its total revenue rose to $1.11 billion in the first quarter of 2015, up from $1.01 billion in the same time period last year.
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