Simplified Solutions for Every Challenging

Real Estate or Title Issue

Bringing 34 years of experience in the title industry to your service

About John Hebda

Prior to forming Hebda Property & Title Solutions, John worked for over 34 years in the title insurance industry in Los Angeles, Ventura, Alameda, San Diego, and Santa Barbara Counties.

As a dedicated title professional, John has spent many years honing and perfecting his real property research skills. He has extensive experience handling transactions affecting properties in multiple counties and has had the opportunity to work closely with some of the top title insurance underwriters in California.

John has the ability to craft creative, common-sense solutions to very challenging title issues.

  • President/Owner, Hebda Property & Title Solutions (2009 –Present)
  • California State Title Manager, Stewart Title (2008 – 2009)
  • Santa Barbara County Manager, Stewart Title (2006-2008)
  • Santa Barbara County Manager, Lawyers Title (1998-2006)
  • Title operations manager and assistant county manager, Equity Title (1991-1998)
  • Title officer and title operations manager, Santa Barbara Title (1983-1990)
  • Searcher/examiner to Title Operations Manager, Safeco Title/Chicago Title (1975 – 1983)

A Santa Barbara native and a graduate of Bishop Garcia Diego High School (1967), John graduated from Loyola Marymount University (LMU), as a math major, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1971.

Military Service

Upon graduation from LMU, John served three years in the United States Army stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.


California Land Title Association, affiliate member

Community Activities
  • Volunteer, United Way (1993-1994)
  • Volunteer Mentor, Endowment for Youth (1997-1998)
  • Board of Trustees, Bishop Garcia Diego High School (2005-2008)
  • Event Chairman, Semana Nautica Summer Sports Festival (1993-1997)
John Hebda

Our services are dedicated to assisting:

  • Attorneys
  • Title Companies
  • Commercial, Industrial and Agricultural Real Estate Professionals
  • Residential Real Estate Professionals
  • Utility companies and contractors
  • Government agencies
  • Surveyors
  • Developers

Who We Are & What We Do

Over the last 30 years John Hebda has become a recognized expert for accomplishing the requisite research and historical context necessary to craft sensible solutions for the Title issues encumbering property ownership throughout the state - especially those issues that are often unique to Santa Barbara County properties. Hebda Property & Title Solutions is committed to sharing that expertise with Professionals seeking quality research and common sense solutions regarding a host of complex real property issues.

Any time that you face important, complex or complicated title or real property history issues we can give you the information you need. We will help you identify the scope of the work that you will want and develop the right game plan for finding your best solution.