Stewart Valuation Services Receives Positive Trend Residential Vendor Ranking from Morningstar Credit Ratings

Ranking reinforces Stewart’s commitment to the mortgage services industry

HOUSTON (May 13, 2016) – Stewart Valuation Services LLC (Stewart) announced today that it has been assigned a ‘MOR RV2’ residential ranking with a positive forecast by Morningstar Credit Ratings, LLC (Morningstar). Stewart has received this recognition as a residential vendor in the asset valuation market. The assigned ranking reflects Stewart’s dynamic workflow, imbedded quality control standards, regulatory compliance and the organizational expertise in the managing process.

Stewart is a leading provider of Appraisal Management Services and valuations for the real estate lending industry. Products and technology are used by mortgage originators, default servicing organizations, home equity lenders and capital markets.

“Stewart is honored to receive this ranking from Morningstar,” said Bill Sullivan, executive vice president, valuation services and national sales, Stewart Lender Services. “Morningstar’s thorough analysis is a direct reflection of the professionalism of our Stewart associates, our dynamic workflow controls, and the expertise of our staff appraiser and panel partners. This ranking is an affirmation of Stewart’s commitment to excellence, quality and service.”

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About Stewart Lender Services

Stewart Lender Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Stewart Title Company, provides centralized origination title, default services, quality control, due diligence, and collateral valuations solutions to lenders, mortgage servicers and capital markets nationwide. With a unique approach to client relationships and more than a century of experience, Stewart Lender Services helps lenders, servicers and investors meet the rapidly changing demands of today’s market by calling upon our financial strength, industry knowledge and proven flexibility to perform throughout the lifecycle of a loan. More information can be found at