At the foundation of Becker Title is our level of client service. With thousands of successful real estate closings totaling over a billion dollars in real estate value, the Becker Title team expertly guides clients through the closing process from start to finish.

Settlement Agent Services

Becker Title will act as the settlement agent on purchase, refinance, REO, Short Sales, and Sale by Owner transactions concerning residential and commercial properties. As the settlement agent, we perform the following services:

  • Draft preliminary settlement statements for a closing cost estimate
  • Obtain written request for payoff information on any outstanding mortgages
  • Obtain written request for estoppel letters from homeowners and condominium associations
  • Clearance of any outstanding interests of prior owners, their heirs at law or spouses
  • Dispose of money judgments and federal or state tax liens affecting the property
  • Examination of any judicial proceedings affecting the chain of title
  • Interaction with mortgage lenders to ensure their numerous requirements are complied with
  • Document preparation, including Closing Disclosures, Deeds, Bills of Sale, Affidavits of Title, and other documents necessary for the effective transfer of title and creation of security interests
  • Prorate real estate taxes, insurance, maintenance dues and rents
  • Order boundary survey
  • Coordinate closing with real estate agents, lender, buyers and sellers
  • Conduct the settlement, including document signing & notarization, throughout multiple offices in the state of Florida
  • Disbursement of closing funds and the payoff of existing liens
  • Recordation of Deeds, Mortgages, Deeds of Trust, and Releases in the public records of the county where property is located
Virtual Closings

Utilizing the latest technology and our vast resources as the in-house Florida based title company of law firm, Becker & Poliakoff, we offer clients online notarization, e-signing, and mobile closing services to make the closing process as convenient, efficient, and safe as possible.

Issuance of Title Insurance Policies

Becker Title will issue Owners’ and Lenders’ Title Insurance Policies for residential, commercial, leasehold, and co-operative properties as agents of Fidelity National Title Insurance Company and Old Republic National Title Insurance Company.

Perform Searches

Becker Title can perform general Title Searches as well as specific Title Searches to determine the existence of specified encumbrances or issues. In addition, Becker Title performs Municipal Lien Searches, Municipal Taxes Search, UCC Searches, Bankruptcy, and Foreclosure searches.

Escrow Services

Becker Title will hold the earnest money deposit in escrow for your transaction as well as post-closing escrows for repairs, FIRPTA, post-closing occupancy agreements, and other post-closing matters.