After 30 years in the title business, we saw that so many of the big players are slow, complacent and lacking in fresh ideas. We knew we could do title insurance faster and better than anyone else. So we created Janus Title.
Trusted by the real estate community
I’ve referred over 250 clients to Pete Janus. He will provide you the professionalism you deserve and you will have a great closing experience.
I have worked with many title companies and they are definitely not all the same. With the Janus team, we have the confidence to move forward without hesitation because we know we have the best in the business supporting us. We always look forward to working with Janus.
I’ve known Pete Janus since he began in the title insurance business and have always found him to be knowledgeable, accessible and fair-minded. I have the greatest respect for his ability and integrity.
Who We Are
Our team draws on deep experience in commercial and residential real estate, incorporating traditional approaches when they make sense and forging our own path when they don’t.
An attorney, title expert and industry leader, Pete Janus has been a major player in commercial and residential title insurance for 30 years. He’s the creator of the Janus Turnaround™―a faster approach to title insurance, delivering title in under 48 hours. Before founding Janus Title, Pete led teams at numerous law firms and title insurance agencies throughout Chicagoland. His passion for doing things better and his boundless enthusiasm for the title industry are apparent in everything he does
- Rollins College
- Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
- Admitted to the Bar of the Illinois Supreme Court, 1994
- Admitted to the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1997
- Fidelity National Title Group Rising Star/ Excellence in Action Awards, 2014-2017
With 20 years of experience as a closer, title examiner, escrow processor and real estate broker, Paula Avenaim is well-versed in every aspect of the title industry. Her ability to communicate effectively with everyone from attorneys to lenders to homebuyers made her an essential addition to the Janus Title team.
Tuwanna is a true real estate expert with experience working in brokerage, mortgage lending, loan origination and title recruiting. She is guided by core values of caring and honesty and has a passion for advising other real estate professionals on market trends, technology and customer care.