The Sierra Group of Independent Title Agents
The Sierra Group of Independent Title Agents is an independent association consisting of six separate companies operating in 2 states, 7 counties, 13 cities and 21 offices. Each company has its own individual history and background, each contributing to the development of the Sierra Group. These six companies are run by independent Title Agents and include:
The origin the Sierra Title Group began with it's formation in Edinburg, Texas, September, 1969. Today, Sierra Title has expanded, and maintains offices in Weslaco, McAllen and Edinburg.
Sierra Title of Cameron and Willacy Counties was formed in October, 1979 in Brownsville and Harlingen, Texas as Metro Title Company, Inc. The company covered business primarily in Cameron County and several years later, included Willacy County in 1995. Through the course of twenty years, Sierra Title of Cameron and Willacy Counties has grown from three employees to more than 41 employees today.
Sierra Title of El Paso has roots that grow more than fifty years “deep.” The company started in 1946 as Southwest Title and Abstract Company, the premiere title company in West Texas at the time. Southwest then sold to Pioneer National Title, which then became Ticor Title. After years of successful advancement, Ticor merged with a Chicago Title in 1993, which then resold to Sierra a year later. Today, Sierra Title of El Paso operates seven locations, specializes in both commercial and residential re-sales, and runs the largest relocation closing department in El Paso.
The newest member of the Sierra Group is Sierra Title of New Mexico, Inc., which acquired the assets of VISTA Title in Doña Ana County (Las Cruces), New Mexico in July, 1999.
Established in April of 1978, Sierra Title of North Texas, Inc. has been serving the Denton County area for 21 years. The company offers policies from Chicago Title Insurance, Security Union Title Insurance, Title Resources Guaranty, Fidelity National Title Insurance Company and First American Title Company. Accommodations can be made to have policies written any place in the state of Texas and through nearly any other underwriter of a customer’s choice. The company has received honors from: