Five Star Service
The Title Insurance industry in the State of Texas is regulated by the Texas Department of Insurance, so the cost of Title Insurance is a level playing field; however the service and professionalism you experience is not.
Professionalism
MOMENTUM TITLE brings a management team and staff that has the passion, knowledge and commitment to make your Real Estate transaction a positive one. This means Momentum will respond to your needs, do everything we can to make the process smooth and communicate to you what is going on with your transaction.
Expertise
Not only does Momentum have the expertise to complete the transaction properly, our staff has worked as a team for many years, giving us the advantage of understanding what we need to do to ensure your satisfaction. You need MOMENTUM to keep your transaction moving forward.

Our Momentum Team

Brian A. Brewer

Brian A. Brewer

President/Partner

Brian got his start in real property searching property records in the county courthouse while attending Clarion University of Pennsylvania where he received a B.S. in Business Administration/Management in 1983. Over the past 30 years Brewer’s experience has progressed from his start at the courthouse to title examination, credit reporting and vendor management. In 1989 in Houston, Texas he founded General American Resources and General American Title. Brewer sold the majority of GAR/GAT to Stewart Title in 1998. He continued to work with Stewart until 2005, where he was also named President of their lender services division, E-Title. Currently, Brewer is President of Momentum Title LLC where he brings the same commitment that has been displayed in the past.

Brian has one daughter, Leah, who is a professional photographer in The Woodlands, Texas.

Chad Gauntt

Chad Gauntt

Partner

Mr. Gauntt began his legal career as an associate with the Houston office of Fulbright & Jaworski, L.L.P. in the insurance defense litigation section. He moved his office to The Woodlands in 1993 and co-founded the law firm of Gauntt & Kruppstadt, L.L.P. in June 1998. Mr. Gauntt is the author of Exploring the Examination Under Oath Process and Recent Developments in “Bad Faith” Law, papers he has presented as the speaker for continuing education courses for Texas insurance adjusters.

Mr. Gauntt typically represents insurance companies in first party insurance matters. Mr. Gauntt’s practice areas also include third party insurance defense litigation, personal injury litigation, commercial litigation, consumer protection, medical malpractice, and aviation accidents. Mr. Gauntt is an instrument and multi-engine rated private pilot. Mr. Gauntt is a member of the Montgomery County Bar Association, The Woodlands Bar Association, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, and Cornerstone Church in The Woodlands. Mr. Gauntt also serves on the Board of Directors for The Woodlands Bar Association.

Geoff Binney

Geoff Binney

Partner

Mr. Binney’s civil practice includes representation of both plaintiffs and defendants and covers a wide variety of commercial and personal injury litigation matters, including contract disputes, wrongful termination, Qui Tam lawsuits, automobile accidents, products liability, medical malpractice, catastrophic construction-related accidents, sexual assaults, premises liability, wrongful death, and litigation stemming from the purchase/sale of residential properties. Mr. Binney also represents a number of first and third party insurance defense clients.

After graduation from West Point, Mr, Binney served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Army, after which he served in the FBI for eight years. As an FBI Special Agent, Mr. Binney initiated and led Operation Candyman, one of law enforcements larges investigations into online child pornography, resulting in over 100 convictions and the identification of dozens of victims, In that regard, he appeared on several local new stations, Wired Magazine and on Fox News, The O’Reilly Factor, As a Supervisory Special Agent, Mr. Binney created and staffed the Houston Area Cyber-Crime Task Force, supervised the computer forensic examination efforts of all Houston-FBI investigations including the Enron and Arthur Anderson investigations. He also oversaw all cyber-crime related invitations, including computer intrusions, online crimes against children, fraud, cyber-terrorism, and theft of intellectual property.

Mr. Binney is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, American Bar Association (Litigation Section), The Houston Bar Association, the Montgomery County Bar Association, The Woodlands Bar Association, and the West Point Society of Greater Houston. He is licensed to practice law in Texas as well as federal court in the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas. He is a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church. Mr. Binney is actively involved in The Woodlands youth sports programs and is a board member of the South County Football League.

Lecia Prince

Lecia Prince

Senior Escrow Officer

Lecia has been in the title industry for over 20 years and has been with Momentum since March, 2013. As an Escrow Officer, she has the pleasure of assisting almost every kind of Texas real estate transaction, including, residential re-sale, refinance, builder and REO/foreclosure re-sales. Her pleasure and passion is to assist people in achieving their dream of homeownership.

Her husband Tim and she have been married for 20 years. They have two beautiful daughters, one who now attends UTSA as a freshmen and the other a junior in high school where both are active in many school programs and sports. They are the joy of their lives. As a family, they love to re-charge while floating the Frio River with family and friends each year.

Craig Steindorf

Craig Steindorf

Senior Title Officer/Examiner

Craig has been with Momentum since January, 2014, and has been in the title industry for over 25 years in all aspects of title including Customer Service, Abstracting and Examining, Escrow, and as a Title Officer. He was born in California and lived there for 42 years, now in Texas with his wife Christy. They have three wonderful children, Trent, Chloe and Logan. He enjoys playing hockey, mountain biking and watching his two youngest do Tae Kwon Do, both of whom are black belts.

Crystal Vargas

Crystal Vargas

Bilingual Escrow

Crystal has been with Momentum Title since April 2016.  Crystal began her real estate career in home sales with a major builder.  In 2011, Crystal decided to transition to the title company industry and has predominately worked on the escrow side of the business.

Crystal is married and she and her husband enjoy jogging, playing tennis and relaxing at home.

Dayna Rasberry

Dayna Rasberry

Escrow Assistant/Post Closing

Dayna has been in the title and escrow industry since 2000.  Dayna has worked in all aspects of the title business including, operations, relocation, refinance, FSBO, cash and resale transactions.  Although Dayna has worked in all aspects of the title company, she enjoys Post Closing, where she is able to take the file all the way to the final policy.

Dayna has two daughters, Taylor, a sophomore at SHSU, studying nursing and public health and Allie is going into 6th grade a Schultz Jr High in Waller, Texas.

Dayna enjoys spending time with family and friends on Lake Conroe.  She also enjoys baking and creating desserts.


Underwriting

Our Strength in Partners

Momentum Title knows that an important partner in the Title Insurance business is your underwriter. We have chosen our underwriters based on knowing that they must bring not only financial stability, but also industry expertise, excellent customer service and the integrity to resolve an issue if it should occur.

WFG National Title Insurance

Williston Financial Group, LLC (WFG) was formed in late 2009 to acquire various businesses in the title insurance and real estate settlement services industry. Since then, Williston has acquired WFG Lender Services (formerly known as New Millennium Title Group, LLC), a provider of title, closing and settlement services for mortgage lenders nationwide (January 2010); WFG National Title Insurance (formerly known as TransUnion National Title Insurance Company), a title insurance underwriter incorporated in 1974 and currently licensed in 38 states and DC (February 2010); WFG Title Insurance Company (formerly known as TransUnion Title Insurance Company), a California title insurance underwriter incorporated in 1925 (March 2010); and WFG National Title Company of Washington (formerly Northpoint Escrow and Title, LLC), an established title, escrow and settlement services company in Washington (July 2011).

WFG is currently the nation’s sixth largest Title Insurance underwriter.


Old Republic Title Insurance

OLD REPUBLIC TITLE INSURANCE GROUP*

Old Republic Title is one of the largest title insurance groups* in the United States. They operate through a national network of Company-owned offices, affiliates, authorized agents, and approved attorneys, which allows them to service customers in both large and small markets across the country.

Old Republic Title has been writing title insurance in Texas since 1966.

STRENGTH AND CONSISTENCY

Since 1992, no other title insurer has had higher overall ratings than the Old Republic Title Insurance Group. No group has equaled its consistent high rating, which reflects the ORTIG's strong capitalization, favorable operating performance, conservative investment strategy, strong commitment to technology, and its strategic relationship with its Chicago-based parent, Old Republic International  Corporation.

Overall their unequaled ratings indicate secure claims-paying ability and high financial stability, an independent assessment yet to be matched by any other title underwriters.

Location

Momentum Title

  • 281-825-4111, FAX 866-895-6888
  • info@momentumtitletx.com
  • http://www.momentumtitletx.com
  • 25700 I-45 North, Suite 100
    Spring, Texas 77386

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