Ben Raffel

Settlement Attorney

Ben Raffel is a settlement attorney at Federal Title & Escrow; he began in 2018. He appreciates meeting new clients and guiding them through settlements.

Ben grew up in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, earned a BA in Psychology from Penn State University and a JD from Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School.

Immediately after graduating from law school and a few years prior to joining Federal Title & Escrow, Ben gained title insurance experience, fulfilling a variety of tasks as a settlement attorney: abstracting, underwriting, processing and post-closing procedures, as well as conducting settlements to solidify an understanding of the title process from the ground-up.

In his spare time, Ben enjoys running and bike riding. His favorite sports teams are the Washington Football Team and Penn State’s football team.

Federal Title & Escrow Co.

For nearly 25 years, our independently owned title company has leveraged technology to streamline the closing process, providing top-notch service at a competitive price for buyers, sellers, agents and lenders across the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

  • We are proud pioneers of creating a better closing experience for buyers, sellers, agent and lenders.
  • Our instant REAL Credit™ for ordering settlement services online has saved our neighbors upward of $18 million to date.
  • Our paperless, custom-built closing workflow software allows us to proactively keep customers in the know and avoid settlement surprises.
  • Our free mobile app Close It!™ helps homebuyers and their agents better understand the complete cost to be paid at closing.

Often imitated but never replicated – we set the bar other title companies aspire to reach.

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Closing Costs Explained…

Closing costs include taxes, lender fees and title fees that a homebuyer pays at settlement. Watch this video to prepare for the process.