First American Document Solutions Launches Online Post-Closing Portal

December 11, 2008

First American Document Solutions, a post-closing and servicing solutions provider and a member of The First American Corporation (NYSE: FAF) family of companies, unveiled, its new online portal designed to help lenders and servicers reduce their post-closing document management costs and improve investor compliance. is a new platform that enables lenders and servicers to handle all of their document retrieval, trailing document, lien release and assignment tasks through a single online system. The platform offers customers instant access to the nation’s largest property database, which includes more than 4 billion imaged records and access to a nationwide network of abstractors and field researchers. By utilizing, servicers will be able to accelerate the delivery of data and documents, centralize post-closing document management and eliminate the need for overlapping document and quality control functions that exist within many institutions.

The services that are available online through include:

  • Nationwide document retrieval: Search and retrieve recorded document images, view transaction histories in more than 700 counties and order courthouse searches in any recording jurisdiction in the nation. Options include single-document or bulk ordering and standard or certified copy delivery.
  • Trailing documents and title policy retrieval: Automated tracking of final title policies and recorded deeds, full audit trail and reporting for quality assurance reviews.
  • Lien release services: Document creation, execution and tracking; eRecording and automatic Mortgage Electronic Registration System (MERS®) updates and delivery to borrowers.
  • Assignment services: Document and data gathering, document preparation and execution and pool or bulk sales processing.
  • Data solutions: Enhanced portfolio data analysis using fraud, valuation, compliance, lien search and ownership solutions.
  • Electronic vault: Secure document storage and retrieval, MERS® eRegistry and eDelivery integration, full auditing and security seal.

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North American Title Insurance Company (NATIC) is a seasoned title insurance underwriter, helping title agents to achieve their individual business goals for more than 50 years. Today, the company conducts real estate settlement services in 39 states and the District of Columbia through a network of experienced, independent agents.