15 Nov

Underwriting Q&A: What in the world is PACA and PSA?

Q: What in the world is PACA and PSA? A: “PACA” refers to the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act, while “PSA” refers to the Packers and Stockyards Act. These statutes were designed to protect agricultural and livestock producers who were commonly subjected to wrongful/unfair business practices. Over time, these statutes were strengthened to add trust provisions

19 Aug

George’s Update | A Love Letter

“Writer’s block—a  phrase that creates literary paralysis to all authors, and one I had until the last three days I spent in one of my two favorite towns—El Paso, Texas.  (My hometown of Scottsdale, Arizona is the other.) Following the shootings on August 3, 2019, the citizens of El Paso had a huge part of

16 Aug

LATEST NEWS: FNTI Recognized 3rd Year in a Row on the Inc. 5000!

From all of us at First National Title Insurance Company, we would like to thank our loyal customers and friends who have helped us make the the Inc. 5000 list for the third consecutive year! We are truly grateful to all of our loyal customers who helped us get here! #fnti #inc5000 #3years #growing #loveourcustomers

16 Aug

AGENT SPOTLIGHT: Florida’s Title Insurance Company

When you add “white glove” customer service with a heavy dose of fun, what results is an award winning title company. Attorney Bryce Gilbert, President and CEO, and Jessica Gutierrez,  Vice President, run the daily operations of  Florida’s Title Insurance Co. (FTIC).  In addition to its unparalleled customer service, FTIC proudly stands behind its “No Junk

12 Aug

Training & Education | What is a title defect?

Recently, I was asked by a consumer what exactly a title defect was and what kind of things a policy won’t cover. It’s important for everyone in our industry to understand all aspects of title and not just how to cure title. Below will explain exactly what a title defect is along with some examples