Southwestern Title offers title insurance from major underwriters and all of the title and escrow resources necessary to assist with your real estate needs. CHOOSE TO DO BUSINESS WITH A LOCALLY OWNED COMPANY – your choice has many benefits! We offer the products of major, national insurance companies and a strong connection to the local economy.
In addition to Santa Fe city and suburbs, we serve the following areas, communities and villages in Santa Fe County:
Agua Fria, Apache Canyon, Arroyo Hondo, Arroyo Seco, Canada de los Alamos, Canoncito, Cerrillos, Chupadero, Cuarteles, Cundiyo, Cuyamungue, Cieneguilla, Edgewood, Eldorado, El Rancho, Galisteo, Glorieta, Jacona, Jaconita, La Bajada, La Cienega, La Mesilla, Lamy, La Puebla, Las Campanas, Lone Butte, Madrid, Nambe, Ojo de la Vaca, Pojoaque, Rancho Viejo, Rio en Medio, San Marcos, Santa Cruz, Seton Village, Stanley, Tesuque, Tierra Contenta, Valencia, plus those areas of Espanola, Pecos, Golden and Chimayo that are in Santa Fe County. We also can assist you with any real property title and escrow needs you have in Rio Arriba County through our office in Espanola, NM. From Chama to Guachuponge, from El Vado to Edgewood, we have Rio Arriba and Santa Fe Counties covered!
Title & Exam Department:
Our Title and Exam department is staffed by highly experienced experts in title searches and the examination. The department is managed by Mike Thompson with over 20 years in the industry. Fred Barela is now in his 40th year providing title services. We can’t count how many years of experience Fred Apodaca has under his belt. Cindy Delbrook rounds out our search and exam staff with over two decades of title search and examination experience, not to mention several years working in the business in a neighboring state. Jennifer Pearson specializes in title report research and preparation as well as in updating the only local title plant in Santa Fe. Susie Jaramillo sets up new files & processes new orders, starting the search process. Victoria Porter handles and distributes title work after completion by our examiners. Ryan Shea gets the papers and checks in the hands of those who want them most – quickly and efficiently (while keeping the delivery vehicle on all four wheels). The quality from start to finish is of utmost importance at Southwestern Title. Our professional team has the track record to instill confidence in the quality of every file we prepare.
Management and Ownership
John Fox, President and owner of Southwestern Title is a native Santa Fean and has practiced law in Santa Fe since 1978. He practiced with his father, Robert Fox, until 1994 and with the Sommer Fox Law Firm from 1991 to 2001. John’s legal practice has focused on real estate, title, transactions, exchanges, trusts and estates, and small business. John is a graduate of the University of New Mexico and of Santa Fe’s St. Michael’s High School. John believes strongly in supporting local businesses and education.