Escrow of the West is Southern California’s leading full-service, independent escrow company. Licensed by the Department of Business Oversight (963-2166), bonded by the Escrow Agents Fidelity Corporation, and in compliance with all current CFPB regulations, Escrow of the West boasts state-of-the-art cyber security and insurance to safeguard clients’ funds in an otherwise unstable environment. Our highly knowledgeable and experienced professionals are dedicated to delivering comprehensive escrow settlement services with the highest level of accuracy, security, professionalism, and genuine care. Leveraging state-of-the-art technology, we ensure each transaction is expedited both efficiently and effectively. Led by Galit Ofengart, an industry leader with more than 25 years of experience, Escrow of the West has built its reputation on a foundation of trust and its superior knowledge of the dynamic real estate market.
Escrow of the West has experience in a wide variety of escrow settlement transactions, from residential re-sale, new construction to commercial and much more, our team has developed a mastery across the full industry spectrum. One of the few escrow companies with experience in subdivision/tract escrows and new construction homes, Escrow of the West administers escrows for high-end properties and developments with a team of highly skilled professionals. You’re guaranteed to find the right officer for your needs.
Our escrow officers consider effective communication to be paramount in meeting and exceeding your expectations throughout the process and do what it takes to propel your escrow forward. Timely responses, consistent updates, and carefully executed internal processes allow us to deliver accuracy and attention to your file from contract to close.
Relationships are at the epicenter of our focus every day. We understand that your transaction is both urgent and important, and it’s treated as such. Escrow of the West officers proactively work in your best interest, anticipating your needs before they arise and working tirelessly to open, execute, and close for you. We value every transaction and customer that comes through our doors.
I have used many different escrow companies in my 26 years in the business and not one of them can compare to Ellen and Escrow of the West. I look forward to many more years of the fantastic level of service that we have grown to love and our clients have come to expect.
The Silver-Milstein Group at Keller William Beverly Hills has been using Escrow of the West for many years. We have done business with all the large escrow companies in town and none of them hold a candle to the quality of level of customer service and professionalism that we experience with every transaction.
With Galit’s knowledge and expertise in the escrow field, we feel we can count on her to provide us with the best service possible. She is willing and able to help with any questions or concerns we, our sales team, lenders, or our buyers have…She is honestly a pleasure to work with.
Our company is notorious for complicated deals and our terms can change by the minute. Galit has always handled them with a great precision a smile and a fabulous attitude. We have worked with many escrow companies and escrow officers and Galit Ofengart is always our first choice.
I have been in real estate for over 20 years and I can say from experience that Clif goes above and beyond with every transaction. We have trusted him with every escrow we have had over several years and will continue to.
My experience with Gail Hershowitz has gone beyond my highest expectations. Her professionalism, integrity and ability to get the job done surpass anything that I have ever experienced.
Lynne Davis has been handling our business for years and we wouldn’t choose anyone else. Her communication is timely, she anticipates problems and solves them, and she goes above and beyond to provide excellent customer service.
Therese has not only been my “go to” escrow professional, but also my mentor in learning how the process works. If you are a new agent or a seasoned agent, you will want to work with someone as experienced and qualified as Therese Jansen.
We proudly congratulate Gail Hershowitz for closing the single largest residential escrow transaction in the history of Malibu and one of the largest transactions ever in California.
I sincerely thank you for all of your hard work and dedication that went into closing this transaction quickly and smoothly. You’re absolutely the best!