About Us

We are a local title company serving the DMV since 1996

Our passion is to educate homebuyers about the closing process

We are reinventing the closing process by leveraging customer service with technology. We provide the tools for a streamlined and transparent closing.

Title Services

Commercial

Close IT

Mobile Closing

Real Credit

eNotary

STAFF

TODD EWING

CEO & Settlement Attorney

Todd is also a partner with Tobin, O'Connor & Ewing and co-founder of the first online marketplace in the U.S. for real estate closings.

Todd received his J.D. from Drake University Law School and his B.A. from Iowa State University. He has practiced real estate law in the DC metro area since 1991 and is a member of the DC Bar and Maryland & Virginia Land Title Associations.

In 2013 he created Close It!, the first mobile app that accurately calculates cash-to-close and net proceeds for real estate transactions.

JOE GENTILE

President & Settlement Attorney

Joe Gentile is a real estate settlement attorney who received his J.D. from The George Washington University Law School in 1999.

He also received degrees in Economics and Italian Language & Literature from the University of Maryland. Joe has practiced real estate law in the DC metro area since 2000 and is a member of the Maryland Bar with title insurance licenses in DC, Maryland, and Virginia.

STEPHANIE DUDLEY

Settlement Attorney

Stephanie Dudley is a real estate settlement attorney who received her J.D. from The Catholic University of America.

She has been working in the title industry since 2005 and has title insurance licenses in DC, Maryland and Virginia. She is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association and in her free time volunteers her legal expertise with the Archdiocesan Legal Network of Catholic Community Services. She is the managing attorney of our Downtown office, which opened in the fall of 2015.

CATHERINE SCHMITT

Settlement Attorney

Catherine Schmitt is a real estate attorney who received her Juris Doctor from Drake University Law School.

She holds two bachelor's degrees from the University of Maryland and has title insurance licenses in DC, Maryland and Virginia. Along with her more than 20 years of experience in the title insurance business, Catherine is a retired U.S. Marine Corps lieutenant.

BEN RAFFEL

Settlement Attorney

Ben Raffel is a real estate settlement attorney who received his Juris Doctor from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School in 2013.

He received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from The Pennsylvania State University. Ben is a member of the Maryland and Michigan Bar, with title insurance producer licenses in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia.

24
Years of Experience
40,000
Closings
3
Locations
100
Cups of Coffee a Day