Founded in 1985, the family-owned and operated title research, abstracting and settlement services company has grown from local San Antonio roots to a well-respected state-wide firm with national clients.
Company Founded 1985
On a bet, while strolling Fiesta's Night In Old San Antonio, father and son conjured to establish a title research business. With orders from family and friends in the banking, legal, and real estate business, we produced our first title searches from San Antonio later in the year on November 5th under the assumed name: James L. Hollerbach & Associates – Title Research & Abstracting.Partnership 1985
In partnership with Chicago Title Company, we were the first to provide title research services to the U.S. Marshals Service - Asset Forfeiture throughout Texas, emphasizing the Mexican border from Brownsville to El Paso.1989Company Incorporated 1989
We lost partner, Jim Hollerbach (Sr.), and the company incorporated under the brand: Hollerbach & Associates, Inc. – Title Research & AbstractingApproved Provider 1989
Became an approved provider for the Resolution Trust Corporation in the dissolution of failed thrifts throughout Texas and Louisiana.1990First Research Center 1990
Opened first research center in the Dallas County Records Building at 500 Main StreetCompany Headquarters 1990
Moved company headquarters in San Antonio to the 14th Floor of the Tower Life Building1992Boysville 1992
Anyone that knows our founder knows that this worthy cause is a favorite we help to supportHouston Research Center 1992
Opened the Houston Research Center in the Greenway Plaza Building1995Adopt-A-Map Program 1995
Helping save little pieces of Texas history, one map at a time. We celebrated our 10th anniversary by advocating for the Texas General Land Office's Adopt-a-Map program.1998Law Amendment 1998
Participated with the Texas Conference for Homeowner's Rights that enabled Texans to pass landmark legislation to amend a 100-year-old constitutional law and allow for Home Equity Lending.1999Fiesta Sponsorship 1999
While we are involved almost every year in some capacity, this was the first year our company participation in this community eventH.E.L.P. Center 1999
Partnered with Chicago Title Company to establish the Home Equity Loan Production (H.E.L.P.) Center in San Antonio. In addition to servicing local and regional customers, the center provided title searches to national mortgage and consumer lenders.2005Courthouse Preservation 2005
Behind every transaction is a courthouse. We celebrated our 20th anniversary advocating for the Texas Historical Commission's Courthouse Preservation Program2010Expanded Headquarters 2010
Expanded the company headquarters in the Tower Life Building to the 17th floor.2015World Heritage Sponsor 2015
Our company is on a mission to help raise awareness and support the restoration of historic sites throughout Texas. When the five San Antonio Missions were named a UNESCO World Heritage site, it just made sense to get involvedCurrent Headquarters 2015
Moved company headquarters to its present location at 6700 N. New Braunfels Ave. in San Antonio2020Covid Times 2020
We’ve maintained being fully operational even through this pandemic. For some staff and customers it may have been virtual, but we are all back together now and happy to celebrate our 35th year!
Hollerbach & Associates remains an independent firm providing title research, title insurance, abstracting and a wide range of settlement services (residential and commercial), mortgage lending (including default and foreclosure-related) and oil and energy fields. With a thorough understanding of the unique Texas property record system, Hollerbach & Associates has gained a reputation as a company that delivers diversified, in-depth research to professionals who depend on comprehensive, accurate and up-to-date real property information. The company has clients of all sizes nationwide, including banks, mortgage lenders, attorneys, title insurance and settlement services businesses and government entities.
It has been an unforgettable journey! As the company looks to the future, Hollerbach & Associates hopes to continue to grow and adapt new cloud-based technologies and processes to streamline efficiencies and improve the customer experience. Looking forward to serving our customers for the next 35 years!