Surviving the Escrow Process

Escrow Violations

In California, escrow processing can be performed under various forms of licensure. Most commonly, real estate related escrows are performed by independent escrow companies licensed by the California Department of Corporations and title insurance companies licensed by the California Department of Insurance. Real estate brokers licensed by the California Bureau of Real Estate can also perform escrows, but only in transactions where the broker is acting as an agent. To determine if a specific escrow company, title company or real estate broker with an escrow division has been the subject of administrative action, please check the following sites:

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