First American Financial: Data & Analytics Named One of HousingWire Magazine’s Most Innovative Technology Companies in Real Estate for Second Consecutive Year


March 7, 2022, Santa Ana, CA.

Early U.S. Data and Analysis, a division of First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF) and a leading national provider of home and property data and advanced analytics solutions, today announced it has been recognized by HousingWire magazine as a 2022 HW Tech100™ Real Estate winner. This is the second consecutive year that First American Data & Analytics has been named a HW Tech100 winner in this category.

The HW Tech100 program provides housing professionals with a comprehensive list of the most innovative and impactful organizations providing solutions to the challenges that mortgage lenders and real estate professionals face daily.

“Continuous innovation is at the heart of our culture and this recognition reflects the commitment and teamwork that our employees demonstrate in their interactions with each other and with our customers day after day,” said Robert Karraa , president of First American Data & Analytics. “They are the reason First American Data & Analytics continues to power the digital transformation of the real estate industry with industry-leading solutions powered by unparalleled data and cutting-edge intelligent analytics.”

First American Data & Analytics has been recognized for providing critical property and ownership data and advanced analytics solutions to companies in the real estate, mortgage and securities industries. Its services include fraud risk management, regulatory compliance, valuation and securities automation solutions. Currently, the company maintains the largest geographic collection of title mills with a property and property dataset of over 7.5 billion registered document images and adds over 5 million new document images every months to the data set.

The division’s growing number of progressive proptech and fintech clients are leveraging the company’s data assets to drive the development of new business models designed to transform the property and real estate landscape. For example, iBuyers and other innovative companies are leveraging corporate data assets to create efficiencies and provide new opportunities for residential real estate ownership and investment. In 2021, First American Data & Analytics’ data licensing business also grew significantly.

“As the only program in the industry that emphasizes technological innovation, HW Tech100 is truly a special honor for those organizations that cover all aspects of the housing economy,” said Sarah Wheeler, Editor. CEO of HW Media. “These companies continue to raise the bar in supporting a more efficient, accessible and sustainable housing economy and each year continues to be more competitive than the last.”

About First American Data & Analytics

Early U.S. Data and Analysis, a division of First American Financial Corporation, is a national provider of information, risk management and valuation solutions focused on real estate. First American maintains and maintains the industry’s largest property and ownership data set, which includes more than 7.5 billion document images. Its main platforms and products include: DataTree®FraudGuard®RegsData®primary US tax source® and AIT®. Learn how First American Data & Analytics is powering the real estate, mortgage, and title settlement services industries with advanced decision-making solutions on

About First American

First American financial company (NYSE: FAF) is a leading provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions dating back to 1889. First American also provides title factory management services; titles and other real estate records and images; assessment products and services; home warranty products; property and accident insurance; banking, trust and wealth management services; and other related products and services. With total revenue of $9.2 billion in 2021, the company offers its products and services directly and through its agents in the United States and abroad. In 2021, First American was named to Fortune 100 best companies to work for® list for the sixth consecutive year. More information about the company can be found at



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