Title and Settlement Services
Our centralized title and settlement department works with you to review the title search and prepare the documents.
Document Fulfillment Solutions
Cost effective solutions for variable digital printing and shipping your sensitive documents.
Document Imaging and Indexing
Convert, scan, image paper (both small and large) media into digital formats for effective management, resulting in greater efficiencies.
Appraisal Management Services
Full suite of valuation solutions with expertise in retail, wholesale, consumer, FHA, REO, loss mitigation, residential and commercial services.
Diversity. Integrity. Authenticity. High Performance. Accountability. Agility. Teamwork.
Urban Settlement Services, LLC (d/b/a Urban Lending Solutions) (“ULS”), founded by Charles Sanders in 2002, and its subsidiaries provide a wide variety of outsourced services to its clients including mortgage fulfillment services, home retention solutions, appraisals and valuation services, title and settlement services, document fulfillment, call center and collection services.
Based in Pittsburgh, PA, with additional offices in Broomfield and Highlands Ranch, CO, Troy, MI, and Westlake Village, CA, ULS creates long-term partnerships by thoroughly understanding clients’ needs. ULS also invests time and capital to assess and train each staff member, so employees have extensive knowledge of regulations that impact the mortgage industry. ULS’ clients include lending institutions, credit unions and mortgage servicers. ULS also offers document fulfillment to the following sectors: 1) healthcare, 2) government, 3) utilities, 4) higher education, and 5) oil and gas.
Top Job Creators
•ULS is listed No. 8 in Inc. Hire Power Awards as one of the Top Job Creators of 2013. Additionally, ULS received a ranking of No. 2 in the real estate industry and No. 1 in Pennsylvania companies.
One of the Top Real Estate Companies
•In 2013, ULS was listed No. 45 in the Top 100 real estate companies and No. 38 in the Top 100 Pennsylvania companies by Inc. magazine.
NO. 1 IN REVENUE GROWTH
•ULS is listed No. 1 in revenue growth in Black Enterprise Magazine's Top 100 list and No. 23 as one of the fastest-growing minority-owned companies in America.
One of the Fastest Growing Companies
•From 2010 to 2013, Inc. 500/5000 recognized ULS' achievements in its list as one of fastest-growing private companies in the United States.
ULS’ family of companies are uniquely positioned to offer a variety of solutions:
Urban Fulfillment Services (UFS)
provides mortgage processing, underwriting, and closing services,
home retention solutions, and loss mitigation support.
Urban Lending Solutions Appraisals, LLC (ULSA) provides independent and accurate valuations of collateral.
Walled Lake Credit Bureau LLC, a licensed collection agency, provides FDCPA compliant call center services.
As a privately owned company, ULS is unique in its ability to quickly adapt to industry changes and requirements, which provides ULS with a competitive edge in the marketplace. ULS has industry-experienced teams dedicated to providing end-to-end outsourced business processing solutions. ULS offers the ability for clients to utilize portions of its outsourced business solutions as an à la carte offering. This allows companies to leverage their existing platform to improve their process where bottlenecks or issues occur.
ULS is a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) that has also achieved Corporate Plus® status. This is an unprecedented membership program of the National Minority Supplier Development Council designed specifically for MBEs that have a proven capacity to handle national contracts for major corporations. ULS has developed a strong reputation for quality business solutions as a Tier 1 vendor (prime corporation supplier) for many national banks. ULS’ Minority Business Enterprise status currently provides value added services to some of the largest banks in the United States, helping to meet the banks’ supplier diversity goals as well as boost their delivery performance in today’s ever-changing economic and regulatory climate.
The co-founders of ULS help fund and support global charities and youth programs. These charitable contributions are an extension of the ULS Core Values of diversity, integrity, authenticity, high performance, accountability, agility, and teamwork. ULS’ support of community-level and world-wide charitable organizations helps foster these same values in the youth they serve, while also benefiting ULS customers’ local communities on a measurable scale.
OUR EXECUTIVE TEAM
Meet our highly acclaimed experts!
There are many topics to discuss at this year’s MBA Annual Convention & Expo 2016 in Boston, MA, at the Hynes Convention Center, October 23 – 26: The reduction of inventory in the housing sector The extension of HARP until September 2017, and the FHFA’s new refinancing plan Urban Lending Solutions is looking forward to[…]
Come visit Urban Lending Solutions (ULS), booth #986, at the 2016 NMSDC Conference & Business Opportunity Exchange, October 23 – 26 in Chicago at McCormick Place.
ULS’ Minority Business Enterprise status currently provides value added services to some of the largest banks in the United States. Recently, ULS has partnered with Fifth Third Bank to boost diversity awareness, supplier strategy, and customer relationships with market-leading solutions. This relationship will help meet the banks’ supplier diversity goals as well as elevate their[…]
Boosting Diversity Awareness, Supplier Strategy, and Customer Relationships with Market-leading Solutions Urban Lending Solutions (ULS), a leading national provider of outsourced financial services, today announced that Fifth Third Bank has engaged in a supplier partner relationship with Urban Lending Solutions Appraisals (ULSA), a subsidiary of ULS. The bank signed an agreement for appraisal management services[…]
To better control the security and turnaround time of its documents, ULS bought two production inkjet presses and started a new in-plant. Click here to read the story.
Urban Lending Solutions’John Bettis and Janae Gans attended the EMSDC inaugural Stellar Awards Luncheon. During the opening remarks, Valarie Cofield, president and CEO of the EMSDC welcomes attendees, “We are honored to have each of you here with us at this inaugural luncheon where we get to recognize the best in class. We are recognizing[…]
Brett Birky, SVP of operations for document fulfillment at Urban Lending Solutions, speaks at the 2016 Inkjet Summit
Brett Birky, SVP of operations for document fulfillment at Urban Lending Solutions, speaks at the 2016 Inkjet Summit, April 18-20, at Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. The Inkjet Summit is an invitation only event attended by over 200 industry executives, thought leaders, and suppliers. This event is in its fourth year and focused on giving[…]
Outsourcing to a provider that responds to your needs, keeps you updated, and goes the extra mile to help you capture your market share.
Urban Lending Solutions (ULS), a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) held its 2nd Annual Urban Exchange and Open House, aimed to grow other minority-owned businesses.
Chuck Sanders has been named the recipient of the 2015 James Brown Award
Urban Lending Solutions (ULS) has a compliant, cost effective solution to deliver your applicants’ appraisals and valuation products