Lenders

Whether you’re handling a purchase or refinance transaction in your community, or if you are processing high volume refinance and home equity files on a national scale, Title First is equipped to help you manage the moving parts. For more than half a century, Title First has been assisting banks, credit unions, private bankers, and community banks with their real estate title and settlement needs.

NATIONAL REACH WITH A LOCAL TOUCH

Gain access to resources you would expect form a national service provider while enjoying the hands on attention you would receive from a local presence. Title First provides comprehensive vendor management products and title services nationwide. We are licensed in 32 states and have an extensive partner network that enables us to provide complete coverage throughout the United States.


With clients that include some of the nation's largest lenders, Title First employs a consultative approach that allows us to uncover and address your unique business needs or processes. We assemble specialty account teams for each client in order to facilitate direct communication with you and to ensure accountability at each stage in your customized process. This allows you to work with the same team in both the planning and implementation stages.


More Information on National Lending

Closing & Settlement Services

HUD-1 Preparation

Title First prepares the settlement statement for your refinance, purchase or home equity transaction to help you close with ease.

Mobile / Notary Signing

Title First provides a mobile notary or attorney to sign documents in all 50 states.

Recordation

Title First will receive various documents and present them to the county recorder's office for recordation (i.e. mortgages, quit claim deeds, subordinations, loan modifications and lien releases). We take care of all the details and provide prompt, meticulous preparation and recording services to aid in the legal transfer of real estate. Title First provides document tracking and recording status information via Transaction Center.

Disbursements

Benefit from timely, accurate disbursements of funds.

Title Services & Insurance

Throughout the real estate process, trust the details to Title First. We work hard to ensure your transactions are handled with the care and attention–to–detail you want from a title company. You'll benefit from prompt turnaround times, concise records searches and conscientious service on your search, exam, and commitment.

Record Searches

Our experienced, professional title searchers conduct uncompromisingly thorough record searches including:

  • Title searches to identify vesting deed, tax information, mortgages, and encumbrances
  • Property records searches
  • Limited mortgage and deed searches
  • UCC filing and searches
  • Official state, local database, and other searches

Document Preparation

Title First can manage manage details involved in preparing title documents related to your transaction, including deeds, mortgages, easements, affidavits, and power of attorney.

Document Retrieval

Search the public records for specific documents that may include, but are not limited to: recorded deeds, mortgages and liends, lis pendens and judgment, assignments, discharges and lien releases, county certified copies, and subordinations.

Title Insurance / Final Policy

Title First helps you gain the advantage of choice by offering multiple underwriter options. As an independent agency, Title First represents a number of the nation's largest title insurance underwriters. This allows you to meet the needs of any client across the country.

Following the closing, Title First issues the final loan policy, along with preparing any necessary closing documents for a fast, convenient, hassle-free experience for you and your customer.

Commitment

You shouldn't have to settle for anything less than meticulous preparation and speedy delivery of all documents. Title First prepares the commitment for the borrower/lender, notating matters of title which affect the property. The commitment provides the binder for insurance, and Title First will underwrite the file based upon the commitment. Work with Title First and benefit from the highest standards on all your title work.

Title Curative

Title First works with the lender to obtain payoffs and lien releases, clear judgments and process subordinations.

Online Ordering Portal

Title First offers Transaction Center, which is a fast, convenient way to order title services. The secure online portal enables you to:

  • Communicate with all parties to the transactions
  • Track all documents involved in the closing process
  • Upload and download important documents
  • Manage multiple orders
  • Avoid the hassle of storing paper files
  • Benefits from direct LOS integration capabilities

Legal & Vesting Report

Search public records back to the last deed of record and provide the property legal description. Current Owner Search - Search the public records back to the last deed of record and provide the property legal description, vesting information, mortgages of record, and available property tax information. This report is not an opinion of Title First nor is it insured.