Barb is a licensed title agent
serving all of Pennsylvania and concentrating on the Northeast
Pennsylvania region. She has nine years experience as a title
agent and over 20 years in the title industry as a title searcher,
examiner and closing agent.
Abstract Resources is the result
of years of accumulating knowledge in the title insurance industry.
Barb has personally searched titles in Luzerne, Lackawanna, Wyoming,
Susquehanna, Lycoming, Schuylkill, Carbon, Lehigh, Sullivan, Wayne,
Pike and Monroe Counties. She has examined title for Centre, Northumberland,
Berks, and other southern and middle PA counties. These titles
are for residential and commercial properties.
The secondary market is also an
area of expertise. Barb worked in the equity area of the mortgage
industry in the refi boom and is used to accurate work in a very
timely manner. She has the knowledge to review judgments and liens
and determine if they apply to the situation at hand. She brings
to the client’s attention any peculiarities that are customary
practice to her, but new to the client.
Barb is a notary public and conducts
witness closings. She has conducted thousands of mortgage closings:
purchases, refinances, construction and commercial, over the last
Throughout this Barb is also involved
in her community. She is a member of the Advisory Council for
Loyalville United Methodist Church and volunteers at their monthly
dinners by baking desserts and attending to the serving of customers.
She is a past board member of Back Mountain Business Association
and has volunteered for its Children’s Fair, Halloween Parade
and Christmas Shopping for Children in connection with the Back
Mountain Rotary Club. She is a past member of the Harvey’s
Lake Women’s Club and Committee Member, Boy Scout Troop
241. She is a past member of the Leadership Wilkes-Barre Alumni
Council. She serves as co-chairperson of the Northeast Chapter
of the Pennsylvania Land Title Association.
Barb lives in the Back Mountain
with her husband Jerry and their sons, Jerry and Andrew, and their
two dogs, Crouton and Trixie. Her relaxation time is spent gardening,
quilting, reading and restoring her 1957 Nash Metropolitan.