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07 May

DJ’s Motivational Mondays | Focus

I was having a hard time with my iPhone recently with the pictures I was taking. They were not in focus and so blurry I could barely make out who was in the picture. Seems all I needed was a hard start of my phone to fix the problem. The problem in our title business

04 May

Message from the CEO | First National Title Addresses the Future and Issues Facing our Industry

I was recently asked to address a group about the future of our industry and the issues that will impact the independent title agent. Our industry is coming off record revenues in 2017 and a robust economy. While that is encouraging and optimistic, there are underlying problems to face. I believe the primary concern of

20 Apr

Underwriting Q & A | Are there any tricks when a title agent needs information from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regarding a party to a real estate transaction?

Q: Are there any tricks when a title agent needs information from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regarding a party to a real estate transaction? A: Earlier this year, the IRS instituted a new identity verification process requiring third parties calling on behalf of a taxpayer to verify their identity by providing personal information such

16 Apr

Message from the CEO | First National Title Announces Expanded Plant Services

I am pleased to announce that First National Title Insurance Company is currently in the process of licensing additional Texas counties for our Title Production Facility that allows us the ability to provide title plant services in the 33 most populous counties in Texas. Our services will cover all the major metropolitan areas and a

15 Apr

Out & About | FNTI Agent Summit 2018

First National Title Insurance held it’s annual Agent Summit for a handful of selected clients this past month. This year it was held in Coronado, California at the beautiful Hotel del Coronado. Thanks to all our agents who attended! Looking forward to the next one!  

05 Apr

LATEST NEWS: FNTI is Assigned Financial Stability Rating® of A’ (A Prime), Unsurpassed, by Demotech, Inc.

LATEST NEWS: FNTI is Assigned Financial Stability Rating® of A’ (A Prime), Unsurpassed, by Demotech, Inc. April 5, 2018 First National Title Insurance Company (FNTI) is proud to announce that it has been assigned a Financial Stability Rating® (FSR) of A’ (A Prime), Unsurpassed, by Demotech, Inc. This level of FSR is assigned to insurers

23 Mar

George’s Updates | “You Got a Friend”

First things first…no more daylight saving time! Now that I got that out of the way, let’s talk about what we want to become in your lives—a friend. Looking at our remittances (which are again on another record pace), it is interesting to see that the closer our relationship is with an agent, the greater