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Congratulations 2016 Texas TLTA Land Title School Scholarship Recipients Ethan Baker, Lupita Ortiz and Courtney Coulter!
Texas Title in El Paso opened its new Zaragoza office with nine new employees added to the team. Chris Phillips, George Stablein and Suzanne Tinsley joined in the Mardi Gras-themed celebration.

Always willing to roll up his sleeves and get the job done, FNTI CEO, Chris Phillips, sets up Celia Telles of Texas Title on First Net ICL’s.


Suzanne Tinsley of FNTI and Debbie White hosted a Goal Setting and Vision Board Workshop for Keller Williams of Fort Worth. Goals were set high for a prosperous and a balanced life for all in 2016. MCE was provided with the $100 collected going to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.


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Messages from the CEO | Independent Agents Help FNTI Reach $50 Million in Gross Revenue

I am pleased to report our results for 2015 and am challenged to express my feelings at reaching this remarkable milestone. With an increase of 37 percent in 2015, our gross revenues grew to $50 million. It is an incredible growth rate and a tribute to you, our independent agents, and your tremendous support that we reached this milestone in just four years. We made great strides getting First National Title Insurance Company’s (FNTI) message out to the independent agents, and I am humbled by your response...

George's Update | From Cookies to Captains of Industry
George's Update

It’s a lazy Saturday afternoon—no baseball, basketball, or anything else scheduled, which happens about two times a year. As I’m running my errands and checking another item off my “to do” list, I encounter those captains of industry and possibly the greatest sales force known to mankind—Girl Scouts selling cookies! As I look over the choices, I no longer have any guilt since discovering the name for my physique—Dad Bod—meaning that as long as I exercise regularly, I can have a cookie or two and still be acceptable! I bought my box of cookies and ask myself, “What just happened?” I realize that what just happened is what happens every day at our agents’ offices making them the best agents in the industry...

DJ's Motivational Monday | Spring Training
DJ Horn's Motivational Monday's
This is a story that I’ve wanted to tell for some time, and because the Major League Baseball players report to Spring Training middle of this month, I find it fun to tell now. Chris and Matt Withrow are professional baseball players (both Pitchers who I have followed since they were in High School) and the sons of Mike and Judy Withrow. Mike and Judy own and operate Basin Abstract & Title in Odessa, Texas. They have built an amazing title company and were one of our first title agents at FNTI (since October 2012). After working with Mike and Judy for years at my previous employer, the relationship has become...
Underwriting Q&A | Can we insure a sale transaction where seller acquired title by a tax foreclosure deed?
Underwriting Q&A's

Q: Can we insure a sale transaction where seller acquired title by a tax foreclosure deed?
A: Yes, FNTI will insure a subsequent sale by a purchaser who acquired title by tax foreclosure deed (Sheriff’s Deed) under the following conditions: 1. If notice of the suit to obtain a judgment on the tax lien was served by publication, four (4) years must pass from the date on which the tax deed was filed of record....

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Latest News | March is Independent Agents' Month!
Latest News

The month of March has special meaning to First National Title Insurance Company (FNTI) and starting this year, we declare it Independent Agents’ Month to celebrate you! First National Title was created in March 2012 to serve the independent title agents. You, our agents, are the reason we have achieved success in our four years of operation. You should receive your FNTI Care Package sometime next week in order to celebrate Independent Agents’ Month with your own desk flag to kick off a month of celebration...

FIRST NEWS Archives | January 2016

Messages from the CEO | Agent Driven Success
George's Update | You Have Spoken
DJ Horn's Motivational Monday | Adversity Defines Us
Underwriting Q & A | When we receive a contract for the sale of a 1-4 family residence and there is no HOA addendum attached, who pays for the resale certificate?
Latest News | Title Insurance Article Explains What We Do!

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