Welcome to Whatcom Land Title Company
We will provide our clients with professional title and escrow services. Our goal is to always acknowledge you, whether in person or on the phone, in a courteous, friendly manner.
We are professionals in our industry and strive to maintain a high level of knowledge, experience and education in our chosen profession.
At Whatcom Land Title Company, we appreciate our clients, and the business you provide us.
The Whatcom Land Title family continues to grow!
Welcome Jenn Oen!
Jenn comes to us having previously worked for a local lending institution and is taking on several responsibilities at Whatcom Land Title. While officially Jenn is titled as an Order Entry Clerk, she is also regularly supporting our Customer Service department in a variety of ways including answering incoming phone calls and backing up our Receptionist at the front desk.
Welcome Laura Claussen!
Laura joins us as an Order Entry Clerk as well as being additional support for the Title Department. Laura most recently worked for CPA firms in CA but has previous experience in both TItle and Escrow from her time working with Land America Title Company in CA as well as San Juan Title Company here in WA.
Kim has returned to the Whatcom Land team in a part time Escrow Support role. KIm originally began working at Whatcom Land back in 2011 but took an indefinite leave when she and her husband, Sergey, welcomed their first child, Lucas, into their family. Now both KIm and Sergey are working here at Whatcom Land!
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Recording Fee Increase
Effective October 9, 2015 recording fees will increase by $1.00 for all recorded documents. This comes after State Legislature passed House Bill 2195 which will use the collected funds for the Washington State Heritage Center. Additional details on this increase along with contact information for the Whatcom County Auditor's Office is available here.
Whatcom Land Title Company is ALTA Best Practices Compliant!
In 2012, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued rules and regulations that place liability on any lending institution for the actions of their service providers with respect to compliance with Federal consumer finance laws. In response to these rules and regulations as well as the many industry changes coming up in 2015, The American Land Title Association (ALTA) has developed standards known as Title Insurance & Settlement Company Best Practices or “ALTA Best Practices.” Whatcom Land Title Company is pleased to announce our compliance with these Practices and Procedures!
To learn more about ALTA Best Practices, please visit: www.alta.org/bestpractices.
If you have questions about the actions Whatcom Land title Company is taking to be compliant with ALTA Best Practices or are a lender client who needs to request a vendor packet from Whatcom Land Title Company, please e-mail us HERE.
Whatcom Land Title Company is proud to come to your office to complete escrow transactions. Your customers won't have to come to us because we'll come to you.
Your office... becomes our office!
Michael Erickson, Whatcom Land Title Company's primary traveling closer, is more than just a notary service provider. He has been a part of the Whatcom County real estate industry for over 20 years having previously worked as a real estate agent and in Whatcom Land Title Company's escrow department. He is fully equipped to explain the documents being signed as well as answer any questions the signing parties may have. He has accommodated signings for clients at their homes, nursing homes, building sites and hospitals both during business hours as well as before and after hours and even on weekends!
To request a traveling signing, contact your favorite escrow closer by referring to our Escrow department staff directory, or give us a call at 1-360-676-8484.