Welcome to The Escrow Firm:
The Escrow Firm, Inc. is one of the top boutique full service escrow companies in the state, with 3 offices in Southern California. The Escrow Firm has a distinguished reputation for experience, stability, and dedicated customer service.
Since its establishment in 2003, the firm has focused on a single mission: to deliver the highest level of professional service to its clients. As part of a comprehensive, collaborative real estate team (Realtor®, Lender, Title Officer, Escrow Officer, Transaction Coordinator), the company acts as a neutral party to facilitate a variety of real estate transactions for a diverse range of clients.
The Escrow Firm is fully licensed by the Department of Business Oversight which holds it to a higher standard in both experience and trust accounting practices. The Escrow Firm is part of HomeServices of America Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate. This powerful alliance reinforces the strength, excellence and integrity of its service to you.Learn More
Agent Resource Center:
Our Resource Center has valuable resources like our information about our Altos Research Market Reports & the The Escrow Firm App™ that makes YOU the expert! Provide answers to your listing clients’ most common question: “What will be my net proceeds on the sale of my home?” Stay up-to-date on industry changes with easy access to information about American Land Title Association (ALTA) & Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB) Best Practices and how it affects you and your clients.
Our Resource Library has valuable documents & educational information from Grant Deeds to Power of Attorney Documents, plus tons of information for your Buyers & Sellers from Escrow 101 to Common Ways to Hold Title, that you can download, print, and give to your clients free of charge to educate them and guide them through the Escrow Process.Resource Center
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“Working with Shana Smith and her team, we’ve had some great experiences. She has not only been very accessible, but also has great attention to detail, she is easy to get in contact with, the follow-up and follow-through with our direct clients has been amazing. That is what we…
Dear Shana Smith – Thanks for all the great service on the recent transaction – wonderful to have you on our side! - Deborah Greenspan, Pacific Sotheby's International
Shana Smith - thank you so much for all your hard work and efforts. I’m super excited we closed Escrow. We couldn’t have done it without you!! All the best! - Candi DeMoura, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
Shana Smith, I wanted to take a moment to let you know how wonderful your team was throughout the entire process of purchasing my condo. They responded to all of my inquiries (and there were a lot of them) with lightning speed. They never made me feel as…
"I have been a full time real estate agent since 1991, and during my career I have encountered many excellent escrow officers. Out of all of them, one stands out: Jennifer Barnes. She is very knowledgeable, efficient and trust worthy. At the same time, she has a very…
"I have been in the real estate industry for 17 years. I can honestly say Karen Ormond is by far the best Escrow Officer on the planet. Not only are the transactions bulletproof, but Karen is the kind of person who does not measure time or effort. Often…