Monroe County Title Co. was established in 1920, and has remained the leading title company in Monroe County for over 90 years. The company provides its customers with title insurance for assurance that the amount of their investment in their property is secured. Monroe County Title Co. takes pride in providing conveyance closings and escrow services that meets customer preferences for efficiency and timely processing of closing real estate transactions.

As a member of the Fidelity National Title Group, and agents for Chicago Title Insurance Company, Monroe County Title Co. is backed by the largest title company in the nation. Chicago Title Insurance Company has a 150 year tradition of industry leadership and is the premier name in the title industry.

Monroe County Title Co. possesses a data base title plant of the recorded documents on file in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds of Monroe County, Illinois. The company title plant includes all recorded documents dating back to the original government land grants, and allows for title professionals at the company to identify any and all recorded documents that would affect title to any tract of real estate in Monroe County, Illinois. Monroe County Title Co. is the only title company that possesses and maintains a title plant with respect to Monroe County real estate, and this plant allows the title professionals at Monroe County Title Co. to efficiently and accurately ascertain the status of title to Monroe County real estate.

Monroe County Title Co. is a member of the following organizations:

  • Illinois Land Title Association
  • American Land Title Association
  • Waterloo Chamber of Commerce
  • Columbia Chamber of Commerce


  • Quality Commercial Title and Closing Services
  • Highly Experienced Title Experts
  • Underwriter Services and Closing Coordination
  • Sale/Lease back Transactions
  • IRS Section 1031 Tax deferred Exchanges
  • Construction/Permanent Loans
  • Contact us for additional Commercial Services


  • Quality Residential Title and Closing Services
  • Quick, accurate document preparation
  • Home purchase step by step guidance and preparation
  • Home sellers comprehensive transaction service
  • Title Insurance service
  • Escrow Services
  • Contact us for additional Residential Services



Ronald S. Kaiping
Ronald S. KaipingPresident
Ronald S. Kaiping is known as “Ron” at the Title Company and to people engaged in real estate sales, financing and construction in Monroe County and in the surrounding area.
Lauren M. Weber
Lauren M. Weber Real Estate Closer
Lauren graduated from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business administration. She has been employed by the Monroe County Title Co. since 2000 and is familiar with all aspects of real estate transactions and the title process.
Becky M. McConachie
Becky M. McConachieExecutive Assistant
Becky is a 2005 graduate of Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Communications with a minor in marketing. She has over six years of experience in sales and customer service.


231 South Main Street, Waterloo, Illinois 62298