Riverside, California-based ""PartnerFirst, LLC"":http://www.partnerfirst.org/, recently announced its partnership with Coraopolis, Pennsylvania-based ""ServiceLink"":http://www.servicelinkfnf.com/index.html, the national lender platform for Fidelity National Financial. By combining resources, the two companies are aiming to provide a ""one-stop-shop"" solution to national mortgage servicers and homeowners through the ServiceLink Short Sale Agent Network.[IMAGE]
ServiceLink clients can refer defaulting homeowners to select a certified real estate agent from the Short Sale Agent Network to help them streamline the short sale process. The company says it understands the need for the highest-quality and most comprehensive pre-foreclosure solutions in today's market. It is important that non-performing and distressed assets are managed properly and resolution is reached quickly, and ServiceLink says it has the flexibility to create unique outsourcing solutions to meet national mortgage servicers' pre-foreclosure needs.
""Teaming up with PartnerFirst allows ServiceLink to leverage PartnerFirst's extensive knowledge of the real estate community and thorough understanding of the short sale process,"" said Scott Thompson, V.P. of Realtor Services for ServiceLink. ""ServiceLink is excited about heading down this path with PartnerFirst and delivering meaningful advantages to all of our mortgage servicer and mortgage investor clients and to struggling homeowners all across the country.""
PartnerFirst provides national mortgage servicers and default service providers an outsourcing solution called the Agent Management Services platform. This platform provides agent training, pre-foreclosure specialist certification, and custom client education modules. In addition, users have access to short sale lead distribution management, a brand neutral agent database, a ""find an agent"" homeowner referral database, a minority outreach initiative, and a multitude of homeowner contact solutions.
""We are pleased to be handling agent fulfillment services for ServiceLink, including providing its clients with a homeowner-friendly searchable network of certified short sale agents,"" said Son Nguyen, COO of PartnerFirst. ""This partnership is truly a first of its kind. We are setting the standard within the real estate industry in how mortgage servicers and default service providers connect with defaulting homeowners through a nationwide agent based solution.""