United Heritage Credit Union selects The FirstClose Report™ with instant title, valuation, flood, tax and lien protection insurance for its home equity business

AUSTIN, TX (July 19, 2016) — First Lenders Data, Inc. (FirstClose) announced today that United Heritage Credit Union has chosen The FirstClose Report™ to support all of its Home Equity Lines of Credit (HELOCs) and Home Equity Loans. The patent-pending FirstClose Report provides credit union lending operations with instantaneous title search, flood certification, valuation and property information with $500,000 of lien protection insurance. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, United Heritage Credit Union serves communities in Austin, Tyler and Central Texas, and is the next in a long list of financial institutions who view The FirstClose Report as a way to gain a competitive edge.

Because The FirstClose Report delivers everything that it needs to approve these loans instantly, United Heritage Credit Union can dramatically reduce closing times from 40+ days to less than 10 days. At the same time, The FirstClose Report helps cut costs by an average of 40% and reduces risk with $500,000 of A+ XIII rated lien protection insurance per loan.

“United Heritage Credit Union saw our product as a way to get on the express lane to lower costs, reduced turn-times and shortened closing windows,” said Timothy R. Smith, Chief Revenue Officer of First Lenders Data, Inc. (FirstClose).

“By utilizing The FirstClose Report, we are now better positioned to effectively streamline our costs and services for United Heritage Credit Union Members. Their unique solution offers us all the instant data we need to close our home equity loans and lines more efficiently,” stated Keith Varney, VP of Real Estate Lending at United Heritage Credit Union.

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About FirstClose

FirstClose is a highly respected provider of best-in-class property & borrower data intelligence and settlement services nationwide. We specialize in delivering a powerful web app and LOS plugin that is the industry’s first and only home equity and refi tool that offers everything from application to servicing (credit score, valuation, title, tax, flood, closing and recording) on one easy-to-navigate platform. In addition, we deliver simplified vendor management by consolidating vendors and products on this one platform. FirstClose makes it easy to identify and repair the gaps where lender profits can be maximized. For more information on FirstClose, Your ONE Solutions for Property & Borrower Data Intelligence, call 877.677.3282 or visit


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