Q: May we pay the property taxes in Texas for 2017 and insure that 2018 taxes are “not yet due and payable”? A: Short Answer is “no”. Please read on as Procedural Rule P-20.C.1 found in the Basic Manual of Rules, Rates and Forms for the writing of Title Insurance in the State of Texas […]
Jamie Barker, Ray Reece and Cheri Swanson attend the Dallas 100 finalist reception at the SMU Cox Caruth Institute on October 12th. Final award rankings are to be announced next month. Congratulations to our entire FNTI team for this incredible recognition. We also thank all of our independent agents for their continued support.
I recently heard John Maxwell speak about, “What you do TODAY matters.” What we do matters every day in all aspects of life. Recently, I have started writing a short note every morning to my son Will, taping it to the mirror in his bathroom. I do this to pass along something positive to start […]
First National Title Insurance Company (FNTI) qualified for the second year in a row as one of the Dallas Business Journal’s “Middle Market 50—Fastest Growing DFW Companies.” Middle market is defined as having revenues between $25 million and $750 million. Over the past four years, our company has had revenues of $26 million, $36 million, […]
Q: Is there a redemption period when a Tax Lien Deed of Trust is foreclosed in Texas? A: Yes, Section 32.06 of the Texas Tax Code delineates the requirements for a person/entity to pay the ad valorem taxes of another person and take a transfer of the tax lien, subject to a one year wait […]
Suzanne Tinsley and Sean Everest enjoyed a festive night with Legend Title and Abstract in Laredo, Texas, commemorating Dia de la Independencia, Independence Day, a Mexican holiday to celebrate the “cry of independence”. Legend Title hosted their local real estate industry friends at their main office location for this popular annual event.
Last Friday afternoon I sat in the Jacksonville airport dealing with an extremely delayed flight because of a broken plane. As I sat in the terminal and watched Hurricane Harvey make landfall in South Texas, I quickly changed my perspective when I realized what was to come for the residents along the Texas coast. It […]
First National Title Insurance Company (FNTI) has a mission. That mission is to support the independent agents throughout Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, and Florida. And now, more than ever, our independent agents in the gulf region of Texas need our support. You should have already received notice that we set up a website https://www.youcaring.com/fntiagentsinsourtheasttexas-920431 for […]
The devastating impact of Hurricane Harvey will have a long-term impact on the Gulf Coast for many, many months. There is an immediate need for the basic necessities, but there will also be a long-term need as families and businesses rebuild their homes and offices. We won’t know how long our title insurance family businesses […]
Chris Phillips and Suzanne Tinsley enjoyed an evening of festivities at the unveiling of Select Title’s new Sugar Land location. The grand opening was a chance for the Sugar Land real estate community to mix and mingle and experience the “VIP” treatment from the team at Select Title. The Sugar Land branch is one of […]