Our People

Metro Title has assembled an experienced team of underwriters and a title attorney to help the real estate attorney and paralegal resolve title related problems efficiently and professionally. Moreover, you will experience a smoother transaction and have greater peace of mind when you work with Metro Title. Day in and day out, we will earn your trust by consistently offering you exceptional service and the highest quality work. Click names for bio and contact info.

David Huffstetler, Title Attorney

David Huffstetler is President and Underwriting Counsel. Prior to entering the title insurance industry, David was in private practice in Raleigh with a law firm that focused on residential and commercial real estate matters. He then spent 10 years with two national title underwriters as Triangle Area Manager and as State Counsel before founding Metro Title in 1995.

David received his B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his JD from Wake Forest University School of Law. He has been a CLE and CPE speaker on title insurance, ethics and various real estate matters.

Direct Dial: 919.532.3003
Cell: 919.274.3660
E-mail: david.huffstetler@mettitle.biz 

Christine Moston, Residential and Commercial Underwriter

Christine Moston is a Residential and Commercial Underwriter and also our Customer Service Representative (jack-of-all-trades) with over 10 years experience in the title insurance industry. She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Direct Dial: 919.532.3001
E-mail: christine.moston@mettitle.biz

Brett Summer Oates, Commercial Underwriter

Brett Oates is a commercial underwriter focusing on national commercial transactions. Brett has over 10 years experience in the title insurance industry coordinating and underwriting the title insurance side of single-site and multi-site commercial transactions. She is a summa cum laude graduate of Peace College.

Direct Dial: 919.532.3007
E-mail: brett.oates@mettitle.biz

Kristen Shoffner, Residential Underwriter and Marketing Representative

Kristen Shoffner is the marketing representative for eastern North Carolina. Kristen has over 10 years of residential and commercial underwriting experience. Prior to joining Metro Title she managed the Southport, NC branch of a national title insurance underwriter. Kristen is a North Carolina Certified Paralegal and a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

Cell: 910.367.9378
Direct Dial:  919-532-3005

E-mail: kristen.shoffner@mettitle.biz

Dixie Smith, Commercial Underwriter

Dixie Smith is a commercial underwriter focusing on local commercial transactions. Dixie has over 15 years experience in the title insurance industry handling complex, multi-million dollar commercial transactions. She is a graduate of North Carolina State University and the Meredith College Paralegal Program.

Direct Dial: 919.532.3004
E-mail: dixie.smith@mettitle.biz 

Anne Swaim, Residential Underwriter

Anne Swaim is a residential underwriter with over 10 years experience in the title insurance industry. Prior to entering the tite insurance industry Anne worked as a real estate paralegal with a Raleigh law firm. She is a graduate of Peace College, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Meredith College Paralegal Program.

Direct Dial. 919.532.3006
E-mail: anne.swaim@mettitle.biz 

Contact Info

Metro Title Company, LLC
726 North Blount Street
Raleigh, NC 27604
Main: 919.833.1284
Fax: 919.834.7839

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