""Ernst Publishing Company"":http://www.ernst.cc/, based in Albany, New York, has just released a new real estate closing cost data search engine called Smart Query II. Having provided closing cost data to the industry for 20 years, Ernst updated its offering to include additional data and provide information faster than before.[IMAGE] [COLUMN_BREAK]
""The new version has everything our clients have been asking for, and a few more things that will make their jobs that much easier,"" said Jan Clark, VP at Ernst Publishing.
Smart Query II delivers fee and tax information while incorporating geo-coding and client-specific information to provide the most accurate results.
Without having to re-enter the same information each time they use the system, lenders save time and access data ""in seconds or less,"" according to Ernst.
The search engine ""includes everything a loan originator needs to provide accurate third party closing cost information to borrowers,"" said Gregory E. Teal, Ernst's president and CEO.
""This new offering removes compliance risk, increases a lender's ability to attract and maintain loan applicants through the closing process and is easier to use than ever,"" Teal added.
Smart Query II offers fee data for good faith estimates, HUD-1 preparation, as well as deeds, appraisal reviews, title reports, and more, according to Ernst.