15 May

AGENT SPOTLIGHT: Championship Title

James L. Anderson started Championship Title of Austin, LLC, just over two years ago, but he is not new to the title industry.  He grew up in the business working at his father’s title company in Rockport where he did odd jobs until his father put him in the plant as a young teen to

24 Apr

TIPS DURING COVID: Take Time for Yourself!

I normally do my Blog on education for title; however, today it seemed like a better idea to focus on all of you and some things that may help during this time. Remember, we are all in this together!! It’s important to take time for yourself! Here are a few things that help to relieve

23 Apr

AGENT SPOTLIGHT: Craig Malatesta & Vision Title

First National Title’s Agent Spotlight this month is Craig Malatesta, Owner of Vision Title, located in Orlando, Florida. As an attorney, Craig has the experience and skill to effectively handle simple and complex residential real estate closings throughout Florida. The closing is the most important part of any real estate transaction, and having a trusted

20 Apr

Underwriting Q&A: Is an ancillary probate proceeding necessary in the State where the property is located (TX, FL, NM, AZ) when there is a foreign (out of state or another country) probate or administration?

TEXAS An ancillary probate procedure is not always required in Texas. The easiest method for handling a foreign probate (“foreign” is defined as any State in the USA or a foreign country) in Texas is authorized under Sections 503.001 et seq of the Texas Estates Code, which is basically a muniment of title procedure.  Under