HOUSTON (December 15, 2009) – Stewart Lender Services (SLS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Stewart Title Company, has announced a strategic alliance with StreetLinks to provide lenders complete valuation services. Stewart, already providing centralized title, closing and settlement services to the nation’s top lenders, now includes a full suite of compliant and warranted valuation products in its offering.
Stewart recognized StreetLinks for not only being an industry leading provider, but also for its complementary approach to serving its customers. The association helps Stewart to support lenders throughout the full lifecycle of a loan with best-in-class services.
“We are very excited about our affiliation with StreetLinks,” said Jason Nadeau, SLS president and chief executive officer. “They have a very thorough and customer-centric method for appraisal management. We believe they will significantly help us in our efforts to ensure we support our customers and fulfill all their loan origination requirements.”
“We joined with Stewart because of their longstanding reputation for exceptional customer service, integrity and quality,” explained Tom Hurst, StreetLinks Managing Director. “In a day where joint ventures for monetary gain dominate our landscape, it is nice to be part of a strategic partnership based upon superior quality and exemplary service.”
About Stewart Lender Services
Stewart Lenders Services (SLS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Stewart Title Company, is a nationwide provider of centralized origination, loss mitigation and REO asset solutions for mortgage lenders and servicers. With more than a century of experience matched with the industry’s leading technologies, SLS helps lenders and servicers meet the rapidly changing demands of today’s market. SLS has the financial strength, industry knowledge and proven flexibility to perform throughout the lifecycle of a loan. More information can be found at http://www.stewartlenderservices.com.
Stewart Title Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE-STC), provides a single point of contact for U.S. and multinational customers that require special expertise in closing and underwriting for single and multi-site commercial transactions. Stewart is
a customer-driven, technology-enabled, strategically competitive, real estate information, title insurance and transaction management company. Stewart provides title insurance and related information services required for settlement by the real estate and mortgage industries throughout the United States and international markets. Stewart also provides post-closing lender services, automated county clerk land records, property ownership mapping, geographic information systems, property information reports, flood certificates, document preparation, background checks and expertise in tax-deferred exchanges. More information can be found at http://www.stewart.com.
StreetLinks National Appraisal Services is a real estate appraisal management company that provides nationwide valuation services to lenders and other mortgage origination firms. The company specializes in providing comprehensive valuation solutions that provide its clients the ability to engage StreetLinks for all real estate appraisal-related procurement, management, accounting, tracking and reporting functions. StreetLinks operates under a “Non-Influence” methodology which maintains the anonymity of the appraiser from the originating firm, providing StreetLinks clients the assurance of compliance with existing and proposed regulation/legislation surrounding the collateral valuation process as well as promoting enhanced portfolio performance.