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  • Setting the 2019 budget for your mortgage business?

    The right technology partner is more important than ever
    In the midst of significant economic headwinds, lenders are developing their 2019 budgets, and top concerns include increasing production and decreasing turn-times. The prime driver for the next year has to be efficiency, which makes choosing the right technology partner especially important. Lenders using FirstClose are seeing efficiencies in two areas that will be critical for success in the next year: home equity fulfillment process and vendor management.
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  • FirstClose gets capital infusion

    Tech provider lands multi-million-dollar investment to fuel continued growth
    Mortgage technology provider FirstClose has landed funding from Cypress Growth Capital to fuel its mission to capture more market share. While the exact dollar amount was not revealed, FirstClose, which saw its revenue climb 62% last year, said it received a multi-million-dollar investment from the Dallas-based Cypress Growth.
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  • From HW Magazine

    The FirstClose Report reduces costs and closing times

    Refinance and home equity loan solution gives lenders everything they need to close in one file
    With innovation and customer feedback top of mind, FirstClose developed a refinance and home equity loan solution, the FirstClose Report, that gives lenders everything they need to close within one file.
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    Leveraging data to provide true vendor insight and lending process improvement

    FirstClose goes beyond vendor management to give lenders a holistic view
    Financial institutions rely on their vendor partners for critical services and solutions. But understanding how vendors are actually performing — and where another vendor could offer better performance — is beyond the scope of most vendor management systems. Lenders need a truly objective look at their business processes which is only possible through reporting and analysis.
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  • FirstClose and CRIF Lending Solutions debut new API

    New API creates interface enabling lenders to process home equity loans from single software solution
    A new API from FirstClose and CRIF Lending Solutions enables lenders to process home equity loans from a single software solution. With one press of a button, lenders now can launch FirstClose's web interface directly from CRIF's ACTion solution.
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    FirstClose software solution provides faster loan decisioning

    The FirstLook Report is an instant prequalification tool for lenders
    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.
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  • Experts: Appraiser market needs more options

    Current choices: Hot dog or filet mignon
    Experts explained the difference between AVMs and full appraisals, and what the benefits are to each one. They explained lenders need more appraisal options to choose from, as their current options are like choosing from either a “hot dog, or a filet mignon.”
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  • Mortgage Cadence to provide one-stop-shop mortgage platform

    Will license FirstClose integration software
    Mortgage Cadence announced its license with a new software, FirstClose, that will allow third parties to integrate with the company’s current mortgage program. Mortgage Cadence explains what this means for its platforms, for lenders and what new services it will offer.
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