Looking to send earnest money?
If you want a reliable title company in DC that understands your time is as important as the deal itself, we’re ready to help. With locations across the district and agents who will come to you, we’re ready to help you close quickly and hassle-free.
Look below to find a location near you, or give us a call at (703) 934-2100 or email us at email@example.com and we’ll schedule an agent to come to you. You can also use the quick form on this page if you’re in a hurry and one of our agents will schedule an appointment around your time and location.
Your Local Title Office
Which parts of Washington DC do you serve?
We cover the entire DMV, including Georgetown and Columbia Heights, NOMA, The H street corridor, and the Navy Yards. With offices across the district, we have one close to you.
What if there isn’t an office near me?
Can’t make it into a nearby location? Don’t worry, your local closing agent can travel to your office and will be happy to work around your schedule. You won’t need to miss an afternoon of work or get stuck in rush hour on the Beltway.
What local fees do I need to know about?
Washington DC charges its own taxes and fees when property is bought and sold in addition to property taxes, including:
- Deed Transfer Tax of 1.1% if Sales Price is under $399,999 and under, 1.45% if $400,000 and over; paid by the seller.
- Deed Recordation Tax of 1.1% if Sales Price is under $399,999 and under, 1.45% if $400,000 and over; paid by the buyer.
- Recording Fee of $156.50 for a mortgage and $31.50 for a deed, plus copies if needed; paid by the buyer.
First-time home buyers could be eligible for a reduced tax rate if they qualify for the Homestead Exemption and the household income fits within the guidelines. Check with your settlement agent to see if it applies to your situation.
Are title services regulated in Washington DC?
Yes, title agents must be licensed by the district Insurance Commissioner and be bonded and insured. Anyone who manages escrow funds for closings must also undergo regular audits. Your closing services will be handled by a qualified professional who complies with all laws and regulations.