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10 Jun

DJ’s Motivational Mondays | Be Yourself

Brooks Koepka, the winner of the 2019 PGA Championship Golf Tournament last month, has found an effective way in dealing with the stress while playing in a major golf tournament.  As he began his final round of the PGA Championship, he said in an interview, “It’s just another tournament or round of golf. I tell

28 May

Underwriting Q&A: If the current seller was awarded the property in a divorce proceeding, do we need to worry about a federal tax lien recorded against the ex-spouse post-divorce?

Q: If the current seller was awarded the property in a divorce proceeding, do we need to worry about a federal tax lien recorded against the ex-spouse post-divorce? A: The answer will depend on what steps were taken after the divorce to provide notice to creditors and the characterization of the subject property as set

23 May

George’s Update | Howdy Friend

“As social animals, we need friends and what attracts them is trust.” – Dalai Lama “People do business with those they know, like, and trust.”-First National Title Insurance Company “We try to take a person from customer to partner to friend.” – George Howard Stablein Esq. As the captain of our sales force, I am

20 May

Out and About: FNTI Presents “Talents and Tasks” in Castroville, Texas

April Roberts, Suzanne Tinsley and Chance Perkins recently traveled Castroville to provide an education program for the staff of Garner Abstract. Suzanne presented a segment on team building through personality profiling, April talked about processes, while Chance concluded the sessions with training on examination. If you are interested in having an educational event with your

17 May

AGENT SPOTLIGHT: AA Davis Title, LLC

It’s a Family Affair AA Davis Title, LLC in Crockett, Texas is a family affair in more ways than one. Sisters Liz Currie and Pam Pugh have each worked in the title business for 40-plus years. They started in the industry at one of the town’s title companies where they learned all aspects of the

06 May

DJ’s Motivational Mondays | Battle Ready

Margaret Thatcher, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990, was dubbed by a Soviet journalist as the “Iron Lady” because of her uncompromising politics and leadership style.  Though not a great speaker In her early political career, she was always well-prepared and fearless with her answers to questions.  She was the

03 May

Message from the CEO | Q1 Results Show Increases for First National Title Insurance Company

First National Title Insurance Company (FNTI) continues to grow its revenues and market share. Our steady and consistent growth can be attributed to the growing number of agents supporting FNTI as an underwriter that advocates for the independent agent. Our primary focus is to meets the needs of these agents and to ensure they have

24 Apr

George’s Update | I

“There is no ‘I’ in team.” Anyone who coached youth sports knows this phrase.  It goes on to say, “There are only ‘us and we.’” Heard by G.H Stablein Esq. J.D. at a bar at Arizona State University Calvin Coolidge, our 30th president, made 22 speeches during his presidency. Those speeches created 52,094 words. In