At Pickford Escrow we are known and pride ourselves on having outstanding customer service. We are not a title insurance owned (regulated by the Department of Insurance) or real estate broker owned (regulated by the Bureau of Real Estate) escrow company, we are an independent Escrow Company licensed and regulated by the California Department of Business Oversight (DBO) (license number: 963-1656).

All Escrow Officers who work at Pickford Escrow are approved by the DBO and subject to background checks by the Department of Justice. We are also subject to regular audits by the DBO, and a financial and internal controls audit by a Certified Public Accounting firm licensed in California. Controlled BRE and DOI companies are not subject to such regulations or held to such high standards.

Pickford Escrow Company can further protect your assets because it is bonded by the Escrow Agents Fidelity Corporation with insurance similar to the insurance provided by the FDIC that protects your assets when deposited in a trusted bank. At Pickford Escrow Company, your assets are protected.

Our Escrow Officers are held to a very high standard and provide extensive experience to handle most real estate transactions. We have experience handling:

  • - Residential Resale
  • - Refinance
  • - New Homes
  • - Commercial / Industrial
  • - Investment Properties
  • - Relocations
  • - Real Estate Owned (REO)
  • - Short Sales

REO Division

Pickford Escrow has created an REO division to cater to the specific needs of closing managers, asset managers and vendor managers, as well as the buyers and sellers of Real Estate Owned (REO) properties. We have a proprietary performance matrix that we create with all of our REO clients to ensure that we can exceed service expectations in all escrows transactions as well as competitive pricing.

Relocation Division

Pickford Escrow has a Relocation Division made up of highly trained Escrow Officers to handle the unique needs of the Relocating Employee and Third Party Relocation Companies who manage these Corporate moves. Our Escrow Officers are highly trained and skilled at understanding the relocation process, timing needs and cost constraints. If you are a Relocation Company interested in closing services, we can tailor a program just for you!


Homes Services of America has created the HomeServices Title & Closing Network – A National Network of Local Providers. We’ve helped put together a national network of LOCAL providers to help meet the needs of several national accounts and provide the type of outstanding service Pickford Escrow is known for.

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HomeServices Title & Closing Network offers closing services on a national scale. The network offers “brick and mortar” services in all 50 states connected by a web based work-flow system. The transaction is then managed by our HUB, your single point of contact. The ability to offer a consistent, measurable and predictable level of service on a national basis is one of the things which sets us apart from the rest. With over 500,000 transactions closed by our Network Members in 2010 we have the knowledge and expertise you are looking for.