First American Opening Home Warranty Call Center

December 29, 2009

First American Corp. is opening a Phoenix call center where it expects to employ about 400 people within two years.

First American Home Buyers Protection Corp., a unit that offers warranties to homebuyers, is starting the center.

The company expects the center to have 100 workers when it opens and 200 by the end of 2010 and 400 by 2012.

First American expects to hire customer service representatives, claims agents and managers.

The unit offers home warranties in 35 states.