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. Our Answer Construction Management Services (ACMS) division offers site development and project management services with oversight of hiring compliance, project budgets, design/build, project closeout, and other construction management tasks with specific expertise in new building services, construction, renovation, and land redevelopment.

Staff members have Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD‐12) clearances and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Public Trust clearances.

CORE COMPETENCIES

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.

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT – The ACMS team performs as construction managers with oversight of complex federal, state, and local construction projects including the execution of the entire design and construction process including repairs and restoration, environmental remediation, and construction and demolition services.

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)

 

 

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Various Building Construction Codes

238910
Site Preparation Contractors

561720
Janitorial Services

562910
Environmental Remediation Services

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 andDwellings