Claremont Escrow is an independent company with no affiliation to any Real Estate Broker, Mortgage Broker or Title Company specializing in residential and commercial transactions including, short sales, probates, refinancing, 1031 tax-deferred exchanges, new projects/tracts, investment properties, relocations and Real Estate Owned (REO) transactions.
Our focus on relationships built over time provides the foundation for an in-depth understanding of our clients’ needs. Our escrow officers strive to consistently deliver the highest level of professional service with integrity, attention to detail and an unwavering commitment to serving each individual client.
Since 2004 Claremont Escrow has grown into a highly respectable escrow company with a commitment to excellent service. Whether you’re an agent or lender, buyer or seller, when you choose Claremont Escrow, you’ll see customer service in a whole new light and see why we are the choice of Top Producers.
Michael Cruz began his Real Estate career in 2003 as a loan originator for GEM Mortgage. After working with GEM for 2 years Michael decided to get his Real Estate license and move onto the sales side. Michael caught on quick as a Realtor closing his first deal in just 60 days of getting his Real Estate license. Michael wanted to expand his Real Estate knowledge and began doing Broker Price Opinion’s (BPO’s) for several banks and asset management companies, little did he know that doing BPO’s would help him during the market crash. Doing BPO’s for several years had helped Michael build relationships with companies like Clear Capital, First American REO, Goodman Dean, Ocwen and several other companies across the country. During the market crash Michael had become the go to Realtor for Asset Managers to assign their Foreclosure (REO) property’s. In 2012 Michael decide to join his brother Raul Cruz and started working for Claremont Escrow as an Account Executive. With almost 10 years in the Real Estate industry Michael’s knowledge and influence has helped Claremont Escrow become one of the premiere Escrow Companies in Southern California. Michael is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) and is on the Board of Directors for the San Gabriel Valley Chapter. Michael is a proud Veteran of the United States Marine Corps and is involved with many organizations supporting veterans and active duty service men and women. In his free time, Michael enjoys watching and rooting on his Los Angeles Dodger’s and Pittsburgh Steelers with his two sons, Michael & Ben.