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When purchasing a new home or refinancing an existing mortgage, do you know what transpires from the time of application to the day of settlement? At First Community Title and Escrow Company, we realize your home is your most valuable asset.

We understand the stress associated with purchasing or refinancing a home and are available to answer any questions or concerns you may have regarding your settlement. Our staff of dedicated professionals will guide you through the entire process and will make sure that you are protected against adverse title claims or risks long after your settlement.

Prior to Closing

  • Conduct title search
  • Coordinate all aspects of title services with appropriate parties
  • Prepare all necessary documents
  • Schedule settlement 

During Closing

  • Account for all funds
  • Review closing documents
  • Disburse all mortgage loan or sale proceeds

After Closing

  • Satisfy all lender requirements
  • Record transfer documents
  • Issue title insurance policy

Get Started Today

Meet our General Counsel, David Martalla, featured below. Schedule a free appointment with David today for a personalized look at how we can help. Or, if you live in Rutherford County, you may contact First Community Title and Escrow Company, dba Waterstone Title at (615) 617-3309.


David Marttala, General Counsel

David Marttala, a closing attorney and closing agent for over twenty years, will assist you with a smooth, prompt and professional closing of your real estate transaction. David, a graduate of Duke University and the Vanderbilt University School of Law, oversees the operation of the title company and personally conducts most of the closings. David is available to address the many legal issues that frequently arise in real estate transactions.

Please contact David Marttala at (931) 473-4402 or [email protected] to schedule an appointment, or complete the title order form to get the process started.