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FirstClose Announces Expanded Portfolio Review Service


AUSTIN, Texas, May 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FirstClose, an Austin, Texas-based mortgage technology service provider, announced today the expansion of its Portfolio Review Service for current home values, liens and encumbrances. Lenders can now access a detailed asset valuation that meets compliance requirements, but also exceeds expectations with a summary of the featured properties’ transactional histories.

FirstClose Partners with Dent Wizard to Offer New Appearance Service Plan to Lenders


ST. LOUIS, Mo., Oct. 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dent Wizard International, the global leader in automotive cosmetic reconditioning, recently announced an arrangement with FirstClose, an online service for loan originators, which will allow users of FirstClose to offer consumers an automobile appearance service plan – called Ding Guard – as part of their loan. This exclusive product offered by FirstClose provides a unique, non-interest income product opportunity for banks and credit unions that use FirstClose.

FirstClose Hires Industry Veteran Chip Caldwell as VP, Southeast Region Manager


AUSTIN, Texas, May 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FirstClose, a recognized aggregator in mortgage settlement services, announced that it hired Chip Caldwell to manage the company’s Southeast territory. The addition of Mr. Caldwell helps satisfy a growing demand for FirstClose’s end-to-end settlement services offering and supporting technology solutions for use by mortgage lenders.

Dave Widmoyer Joins FirstClose as VP, Midwest Region Manager


AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FirstClose, a recognized aggregator of mortgage settlement services, announced that it recruited Dave Widmoyer to manage and grow its Midwest territory. The addition of Mr. Widmoyer establishes a regional footprint in the Midwest to offer its settlement services and technology solution to lenders headquartered in that region.

FirstClose Designated to Inc. 5000’s Annual List of Fastest-Growing Companies


AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FirstClose, a leading aggregator of mortgage settlement services, announced that it has been named to Inc. 5000’s 2012 fastest-growing private companies list. FirstClose ranks 2,876 with an industry rank in the real estate category of 47 and notable three-year sales growth of 79 percent.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Title Insurance: Borrowers Are Often Overpaying


AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FirstClose Title announced that its CEO, Cynthia Waterman, will be available at the 99th MBA Annual Convention and Exposition at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago, Illinois October 21-24 to discuss title insurance issues in the mortgage banking industry and how they can be remedied. She is available by appointment at the show or via phone interviews after the show.

FirstClose Taps Doug Beaty as Executive Vice President of National Sales


AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FirstClose, a recognized aggregator of mortgage settlement services, announced it hired industry veteran Doug Beaty as executive vice president of national sales. In this role, he is responsible for providing leadership to execute on the company’s goal of expanding its business and marketing its product line.