Q: What are some of the most common misconceptions about Texas probate/estates encountered with underwriting calls? A: Some of the most common areas of confusion encountered recently fall in the following categories: (i) Situation: an intestate death of a person in title, combined with an affidavit of heirship that discloses a deceased heir at law: […]
First National Title Insurance Company (FNTI) licensed its 101st agent this week with the approval of Monarch Title of Texas, LLC in Fulshear, Texas, which is in Ft. Bend County. Our goal has always been to carefully add agents that share our entrepreneurial vision of the title industry and that adhere to the rigorous standards […]
“Take time to be thankful for what you have. You can always have more, but you could have less.” This past week was Masters Week in the Golf World. Watching the Masters this past weekend on television I thought about how this one Professional Golf Association tournament is full of all the masters of the […]
Drum-roll Please… The time has come! Below are the winners of our 2017 #FNTIMonth Contest! Congratulations! Your office will receive Lunch on Us! Our team will be in touch to coordinate your free lunch with your office! 🙂 Thank you so much again to all the agents who participated throughout the month. We love our […]
Lubbock real estate agents were treated to a class on “How to Stage a Home to Sell.” Title One, an agent partner of FNTI, offered this fun and entertaining class to over 30 people in attendance, taking full advantage of the beautiful, West Texas weather.
FNTI Supports Capital Title at their Clear Lake Open House!
Please join us in congratulating FNTI’s Cherí Swanson, Vice President, Compliance/Audit Specialist, on her recent accomplishment of earning her Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) credential, placing her in an elite group of international anti-fraud professionals. The CFE Exam tests your knowledge and expertise in the four primary areas of fraud examination: Financial Transactions & Fraud Schemes, […]
“Injustice in the end produces independence.” – Voltaire “Mickey Mouse is, to me, a symbol of independence. He was a means to an end.” – Walt Disney “One’s continued independence depends on whom he chooses to be dependent upon.” – George Stablein Above are quotes from people from various walks of life regarding a fundamental mindset all […]
Q: When receipting a contract and earnest money, is it acceptable to receive and/or deliver an option fee? A: Delivery by the Realtor to the title agent does not constitute delivery for purposes of establishing an option period under the TREC promulgated 1-4 Single Family Contract. There is no bright line TREC rule prohibiting such […]
Hmmm…Better think about this! Facing challenges are tough, and a moto I like to think about when facing times of challenge is, “I will find a way, or create one, to meet or beat the challenge.” This requires just a little thinking—identify the challenge specifically, draw ideas from past experience, create a plan, and go […]