SearchTec for Lenders
It is no coincidence that SearchTec’s primary suite of services is designed around the needs of lending institutions. The lending community has been our focus since we opened our doors in 1990, and since that time we’ve only become more passionate about our dedication to our core client-base. Simply put, we have designed our operations to allow us to serve as a one-stop solution for community banks, credit unions and regional lenders. Finally, our sales and customer service teams put our 28 years of experience to further work by delivering our clients nuanced and knowledgeable service.
If you’re ready to optimize your lending operations, we’re ready to be at your service.
The SearchTec Advantage
Over the course of 28 years we have developed a peerless group of in-house searchers serving our most in-demand coverage areas. Moreover, in that same time we have cultivated an unparalleled network of searchers nationwide, so that no matter where your needs are, we’re prepared to deliver unbeatable value and expertise.
Public Records Searches
SearchTec provides non-insured public record information located in county and state jurisdictions. We routinely work with clients to establish customized search packages based around their specific loan due diligence needs, whether they be for commercial or consumer lending, based on the following current owner information search options:
- Deed Info
- Federal Liens
- Delinquent Real Estate Taxes
- Full Tax Certification
- Lis Pendens
- Mechanics Liens
- Addresses of Lien Holders
- Chain of Title
- UCC County Listings
- UCC State Listings
- Corporate Tax Liens
- Parcel Number
- Census Tract
- Legal Description
- Full Deed Copy
- Mortgage Copy
- Assignment Copy
- Copy of Docket
- County Services
- Flood Certificate
- Flood Life of Loan Coverage
E-Recording & Filing Services
SearchTec provides recording services for a wide range of documents, including property deeds, mortgages, satisfactions and UCC filings. Our recording operations deliver integrated and innovative electronic filing tools to achieve optimized efficiencies.
Appraisal Management Company Services
SearchTec works with lenders and a panel of state certified appraisers to facilitate the ordering, tracking, and delivery of appraisal reports.*
Our appraisal management services include:
Additional Products: Other reports are available upon request.
*SearchTec is a licensed Appraisal Management Company in Pennsylvania (License # AMC000138).
Flood Determinations & Monitoring
SearchTec utilizes its public records expertise to provide two highly-aligned essential services to lenders: flood determinations and flood monitoring. We provide determinations and monitoring that are based on sources with current FEMA information: community names, panel suffixes, flood zones, and map revision dates.
In tandem with our underwriters, First American Title Insurance Company and Old Republic National Title Company, SearchTec’s Title Insurance division provides industry-leading title insurance services to a coverage region that extends throughout the Philadelphia area and into Southern New Jersey and Central Pennsylvania.
In addition, SearchTec provides a variety of real estate settlement services to help our clients prepare for settlement. Our skilled and licensed real estate settlement staff gather all necessary documents, coordinate the closing and issue a title insurance policy.
*SearchTec Abstract Inc. is licensed in Pennsylvania & New Jersey only.
SearchTec provides witness closing services to support its lending institution clients as they grow to new regions and new scales. Utilizing a comprehensive network of notaries, which are supported by our closing documentation expertise, our witness closing service allows lending institutions to extend their remote operations through to the closing process. Simply provide the scheduling details in our order system, and we will facilitate the closing process with notary services, a closing documentation index, and document recording.