Government Profile and Contracting Vehicles
Our flagship company, Answer Title, is a full‐service title and escrow company with appointments to national title insurance underwriters that allow us to manage commercial and residential property transactions throughout the US – unrestricted by size, complexity, or geographic location.
Staff members have Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD‐12) clearances and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Public Trust clearances.
EASEMENTS, RIGHTS‐OF‐WAY, AND LAND TRANSFERS – The Answer Companies’ real estate closing services provide solutions for government agencies, private developers, and quasigovernmental organizations who lead transportation and redevelopment initiatives. We offer comprehensive title abstracting, title reports, and title examination services and curative instruments that clear liens and encumbrances, allowing agencies to hold access rights or marketable title. We manage transactional issues regarding rail corridor, utilities, and other complex parcels.
CLOSING AGENT SERVICES – Answer Title offers a complete portfolio of services and resources for residential or commercial transactions. The firm also provides closing agent services for government‐held loans/ real property assets including title abstracting and settlements for residential properties and vacant and foreclosed properties. Moreover, we provide acquisition consulting for projects involving various owners’ interests and federal‐ and state‐owned land.
CERTIFICATIONS AND CONTRACTING VEHICLES
District of Columbia Certified Business Enterprise (CBE)
(Formerly Local, Small and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise) ‐ Answer Title receives the maximum 12 preference points
US Small Business Administration 8(a) Business Development Program
US Small Business Administration Woman‐Owned Small Business Program (WOSB)
GSA Schedule – Financial and Business Solutions (FABS) Contract No. GS‐23F‐0036V
520 1 Program Financial Advisor
520 3 Due Diligence & Support Services
520 5 Loan Servicing & Asset Management
Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) ‐ US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Baltimore District, Real Estate Division ‐ Title Services
State of Maryland Minority, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (MBE/DBE)
Certification No. DOT MBE 06‐395
Real Estate Consultants Offices (Real Estate Consulting Services, Escrow Services, and Title Services), Title Abstract and Real Estate Settlement Services
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) ‐ Metropolitan Washington Unified Certification Program Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) Local, Disadvantaged, Business Enterprise (LDBE)
- 541191 – Title Abstract and Settlement Offices
- 522390 – Other Activities Related to Credit Intermediation
- 531210 – Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers
- 531320 – Offices of Real Estate Appraisers
- 531390 – Other Activities Related to Real Estate
- 541611 – Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services
- 561790 – Other Services to Buildings and Dwellings