Who is Joy Title?
Founded by a group of real estate professionals with more than 100 years of collective real estate experience, Joy Title Co. is a locally owned and operated title agency based in Lubbock, Texas.
Our dedicated team of Escrow professionals are passionate about providing quality service to all parties in the real estate transaction - both residential and commercial. We work in unison with real estate professionals, lenders, and industry experts. We strive to deliver the best service to ensure each client walks away with confidence in their transaction.
Our title polices are underwritten by Stetwart Title, National Investors Title Insurance Company, and North American Title Insurance Company.
The Name Joy
Our name was chosen as a tribute to the legacy of a great woman, who was known for making all those who knew her feel special. Adopting her legacy, a group of individuals came together to create a business focused on the needs of clients. We believe that great success comes naturally to a company when it goes out of its way to provide incredible customer service -- such that our clients are confident that their needs are being taken care of and their expectations are being met. We strive to encompass values such as courtesy, sincerity and reliability as well as reminding ourselves frequently how important it is to "lead from the back.”
Britt Naponic, General Counsel
Britt is a title industry legal expert with 18+ years of experience managing claims and litigation across the United States. Her expertise is sharply focused in both real estate and corporate litigation. She has built onboarding processes and corporate cultures within the title industry at multiple major industry leaders. Her extensive experience creating internal, scalable processes serves our family of companies by streamlining back end tasks so we can deliver results faster and more efficiently while maintaining precise legal compliance. Britt received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University and earned both her Masters of Business Administration and Doctor of Jurisprudence from The University of Memphis. Britt acts as both Bspoke Title Holding's Executive Vice President, looking for new opportunities for expansion, as well as its General Counsel.
Sarah Blackburn, President
Sarah is a recognized leader in the title insurance and real estate industries with a history of building successful operations in many geographical locations. Her entrepreneurial experience across multiple title company partnerships, combined with her legal background, has provided development of superior skills. Her expertise in operations management, escrow, real estate financing for both residential and commercial sectors, and legal issues surrounding real estate and business transactions has broadened her scope of influence. She has created a platform capable of supporting the real estate transaction across multiple states. Sarah received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Abilene Christian University and went on to complete a Doctor of Jurisprudence at Texas Tech University.
Miranda Minnix – Vice President
Miranda is a marketing executive with a real estate background that extends into her childhood. In 2005, she earned her real estate license and began her career in her family’s business. Her career development has lead to partnering with multiple title companies across Texas as a go-to expert for West Texas real estate. Born in Lubbock, Miranda spent much of her childhood moving around the country with her family before settling in New England. Upon graduating high school, she moved to Malibu, CA to play Division I soccer for Pepperdine University where she earned her degree in art. She moved back to her home of Lubbock in 2000 where she is now raising her three beautiful children. Miranda’s art and real estate background serve Joy Title not only as an invaluable business partner, but also as a marketing expert.