Family of Companies

Mother Lode Holding Company

Mother Lode Holding Company was established in 1987 by Leo French as the parent company of Placer Title Company. It has grown to include separate title companies in Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Texas, Arizona and Washington.

Companies under the MLHC umbrella also include two operations offering services nationwide: National Closing Solutions and Premier Reverse Closings. Each company in the Mother Lode family strives to uphold French’s vision as a place that takes care of its customers and employees.

This shared mission allows each individual company to thrive and serve the needs of its local community while always having the strong support and resources of a regional and industry leader.

Montana Title & Escrow

Montana Title and Escrow (MTE) is committed to bringing exceptional title and escrow services to the state of Montana from their offices in Bozeman, Livingston and Big Sky Montana, Montana. MTE offers title and escrow services for both residential and commercial properties and maintains a knowledgeable staff to ensure an exceptional experience.

Placer Title Company

Placer Title Company (PTC) has the distinction of being one of the only independent title insurance and escrow agencies licensed in all 58 California counties. In addition, Placer Title and its affiliates constitute the largest independent title insurance and escrow agencies on the West Coast. The experienced, highly qualified people at PTC provide title searches and examinations, issue title insurance policies, facilitate escrows and provide other real estate related services.

North Idaho Title

Serving the Coeur d’Alene, Sandpoint, and surrounding areas, North Idaho Title (NIT) specializes in providing residential, commercial, and builder/developer title and escrow services. Our escrow teams at North Idaho Title are committed to building partnerships with our communities and clientele, handling each resale and refinance transaction with precision and care. We provide superior customer service and integrity, maintaining our excellence and dedication to the industry.

Premier Title Agency

Mother Lode Holding Company is proud to have Premier Title Agency (PTA) as their retail operations in Arizona, headquartered in Phoenix.

Premier Title Agency is led by title industry veterans, Jerry Calley and Tanner Herrick.

Jerry serves as President/CEO, with Tanner as Executive Vice President of the Arizona operation. Both men came to Mother Lode Holding Company with a wealth of experience in the local Arizona market.

Texas National Title

Mother Lode Holding Company expanded to include the Lone Star State in 2016. Texas National Title primarily serves the Austin and Corpus Christi markets while having the ability to do work on transactions anywhere in Texas and is led by president David Tandy.

Washington Title & Escrow

Serving Spokane County, Washington Title and Escrow (WTC) specializes in providing residential, commercial, and builder/developer title and escrow services. Our escrow teams at Washington Title are committed to building partnerships with our communities and clientele, handling each resale and refinance transaction with precision and care. We provide superior customer service and integrity, maintaining our excellence and dedication to the industry.

Wyoming Title & Escrow

Wyoming Title and Escrow (WTE) is committed to bringing exceptional title and escrow services to Teton County and Lincoln County. WTE provides title searches and examinations, issues title insurance policies, facilitates commercial and residential escrows, and provides other real estate related services. WTE stands behind their mission to satisfy their customers with every title and escrow transaction and base their efforts on traditions of service and integrity.

In addition to these independent subsidiaries, Mother Lode Holding Company operates Placer Title Insurance Agency of Utah, National Closing Solutions of Alabama and National Closings of Maryland as part of the NCS network.

Centric Title & Escrow

Centric Title & Escrow (CTE) is committed to bringing exceptional title services to New Mexico. Established in 2021 with an office in Albuquerque, the Centric Title team provides title searches and examinations, issues title insurance policies, facilitates commercial and residential escrows, and provides other real estate related services for transactions throughout the Land of Enchantment. The growing team is committed to showing its new customer base the difference a people-first title and escrow provider can have in the modern market and is excited to bring the MLHC brand to another southwestern state.

National Closing Solutions

National Closing Solutions (NCS) is a full-service real estate settlement services and vendor management company providing title insurance, escrow services and ancillary products to the first mortgage, refinance and equity mortgage industry.

National Closing Solutions of Alabama

National Closing Solutions of Alabama, LLC (NCSAL) provides title insurance and escrow services to the refinance, reverse mortgage and equity mortgage industry.

National Closing Solutions of Maryland

National Closing Solutions of Maryland, Inc. (NCSMD) provides title insurance and escrow services to the refinance, reverse mortgage and equity mortgage industry.

Premier Reverse Closings

Premier Reverse Closings (PRC) offers full service nationwide title and settlement services to the reverse mortgage industry. Throughout the years, the professionals at PRC have closed more than 150,000 transactions, expanded their knowledge and gained nationwide experience by building strong relationships with reverse mortgage investors, lenders and brokers. We firmly believe that our clientele deserve the best treatment in the industry; that is why PRC is where reverse mortgages take center stage.

Premier Title Insurance Agency of Utah

Placer Title Insurance Agency of Utah, Inc. (PTI) provides title insurance and escrow services to the first mortgage, refinance, reverse mortgage and equity mortgage industry.