Rio Blanco County Abstract Company has been in existence for over 100 years. The earliest records indicate that Harvey A. Wildhack was one of the original partners in the business, as evidenced by an affidavit of co-partnership that was recorded in 1911. In 1928 the business was purchased by Rio Blanco County Abstract Company, Inc. and the officers were John E. Wix, President, T.B. Scott, Vice-President and John R. Clark, Secretary/Treasurer. In 1939 Robert D. White became the assistant manager of the Company. White was also the Clerk of the District Court of Rio Blanco County. In February of 1949 White became the President of the Corporation. He was well known among real estate professionals during this time for his great knowledge of real estate. White operated the business until 1979 when he sold to Ron Kent. Mr. Kent operated the business until 1997, when Dean Hubbell of Rifle purchased the business. Rio Blanco County Abstract prides itself on having the only set of abstract books for Rio Blanco County. These impressive books have been maintained for over the past 100 years.

Rio Blanco County Abstract Company is a full service title company. We provide our customers with complete title policies, Ownership and Encumbrance reports, and Abstracts for property in Rio Blanco County. We also provide comprehensive closing services for sales, refinances and courtesy closings. Our escrow officers are experienced settlement agents who are well trained in real estate closing procedures, and their knowledge of transaction details assure you will have a smooth closing. Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company is our underwriter, and Commonwealth Land Title has a rich history of serving its customers with accuracy and efficiency, and has unequalled financial strength to back your policy. In 1876 the world’s first title insurance company, The Real Estate Title Insurance Company of Philadelphia, was created. That same year, the first modern title insurance policy was issued, and the industry was born. That same company is now known as Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company. In 2008, Commonwealth joined the Fidelity National Financial, Inc., which represents the largest title insurance and escrow services company in the world. Every employee of our company is a Notary Public for the state of Colorado. We pride ourselves on providing professional, efficient and reliable customer service, title policies and real estate closings.

 

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