Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm
Cornerstone Title is a locally owned and operated business offering real estate title insurance and escrow services throughout the State of Ohio. Our offices are located in the historic Hoover House in the heart of North Canton, Ohio. While we do maintain an office in North Canton (Stark County), we are equipped to handle title search and real estate closing services for all 88 Ohio counties.
Cornerstone Title is an agent for one of the nation's largest underwriters - Stewart Title Guaranty Company. We have three licensed title agents on staff who are well-equipped to answer all of your real estate and title insurance questions. Two of our title agents are also attorneys who have extensive experience in residential and complex commercial transactions.
Our primary responsibility as a title insurance company is to research the public records, identify liens or encumbrances affecting a specific piece of property and work toward releasing/resolving those matters prior to closing. In addition, we strive to make sure that each customer's transaction goes as smoothly as possible, from start to finish, and we make ourselves available to answer any questions that our customers may have with respect to their closing, loan documents and/or the home buying process in general.
We offer the following services:
- Title Insurance
- Closing and Escrow Services
- Title Searches
- Lien Searches
- Current Owner Searches
- Judicial Reports
- 1031 Tax-Deferred Exchanges and Reverse Exchanges
In addition to the above listed services, our attorneys can provide ancillary legal services, including preparation of Deeds, Promissory Notes, Mortgages, Land Installment Contracts, Powers of Attorney, Purchase Agreements and Lease Agreements.
Please feel free to view our attorneys' website at www.wr-law.com
or contact us via e-mail
or by telephone.
Direct Phone: 330.639.2413
Direct Fax: 330.639.2412
A partner with Winkhart & Minor, Thomas W. Winkhart has been in practice since 1989, focusing on commercial, industrial and residential real estate development and transactions, and corporate law. Mr. Winkhart has represented several industrial, retail and residential developers in all aspects of projects, including wetland permitting, environmental issues, zoning, financing and construction. He has also represented several developers, municipalities, townships and specially formed political subdivisions in creative development and financing projects. In addition, he serves as president of Cornerstone Real Estate Title Company, Ltd.
Mr. Winkhart received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Toledo and earned his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Akron School of Law. He is currently a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, where he serves on the Board of Governors for the Real Property Section and Specialization Committee, and the Stark County Bar Association Real Estate and Corporate Law committees.
Mr. Winkhart is a member of the Board of Directors of Ohio Gratings, Inc., a graduate of the Leadership Stark County program and a member of the Jackson Local School District Board of Education. He also has served on the Jackson Township Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee.
Mr. Winkhart and his family attend St. Michael's Church in Canton. He lives in Jackson Township with his wife of 30 years, Janelle, and their five children.