About Us

nationsIn 1989, Nations Companies were formed to provide nationwide real estate information products and services to national residential mortgage lenders. Providing banks national title insurance, settlement, appraisal and foreclosure services was new to the mortgage industry in the early years, with less than five true national providers that sprung up in the U.S. at this time.

Now with 20 years of experience, Nations is a recognized name and a leader in nationwide information services provided to U.S. banks, realtors, builders, and attorneys. Our primary members include:

Nations Lending Services (NLS)

Currently, services are provided to mortgage lenders on a nationwide one-stop basis from two NLS Super Centers for title, settlement and appraisal services in all U.S. states. Large and small clients are offered services that are state of the art in regard to technology. Most clients provide SAAE16 secure orders via electronic interface or web ordering on the NLS website, which is the best in the industry today.

Nations Title Agency (NTA)

Regional banks, top realtors and builders and mortgage lenders utilize Nations Title branches, now serving 11 states, for title, settlement and appraisal. The Nations Title Agency branches also provide services in their respective geographic areas to meet the local and traditional needs of builders, realtors and attorneys. These local NTA branches have local expertise blended with all the high level technology that Nations has been providing the real estate industry for 20 years.

Nations Valuation Services (NVS)

National AMC appraisal production is run out of Nations Valuation Services (NVS). With three national centers in San Diego, CA, Columbus, OH, and Kansas City, KS, NVS is a leading provider of appraisal and valuation products for local, regional, and national lenders, banks and brokers in the residential real estate industry. Every appraisal is reviewed for quality assurance before it is delivered ensuring adherence to the strict guidelines of USPAP, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, OTS, and Appraiser Independence Requirements (AIR) as well any specific guidelines set forth by clients’ underwriters and risk management departments. With over 20 years of appraisal experience, NVS’ client-team based technology leads the industry in streamlining communication with the client.

Nations Default Services (NDS)

Since 1995, Nations has owned and operated Nations Default Services (NDS) out of Overland Park, Kansas. As a national provider of judicial and non-judicial foreclosure services in 41 states, NDS serves many of the top 20 U.S. banks with national or regional services. As a one-stop shop for national services related to distressed loans, NDS is a leader in the industry.

As a privately held Kansas corporation in business for over 20 years, Nations brings experience to the table at a time of legislative caution surrounding settlement, appraisal, and foreclosure services. Trust in Nations to be the most up to date national service provider in the U.S. As a partner of Nations, each company is certified to be a secure and compliant. Please contact Nations for SSAE16  and other current Fortune 100 information protection qualifications.