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MARCH 2016  

We had so much fun celebrating with all of our Independent Agents this month! Congratulations to our weekly contest winners below!

Capital Title - Lake Conroe

Greystone Title Agency



Sonja Owens Baldridge
Chambers County Abstract Company

Heather Kitchens
Capital Title - Park Center

Aria Farrar
Texas Secure Title Company

To see our full re-cap of the entire month's festivities, please click here!

Messages from the CEO | Independent Agents' Month

We are celebrating YOU this month. You, your agency, your examiners, and your closers have all played a part in making First National Title Insurance Company (FNTI) the company it is today. As the flyer that arrived in your office earlier this week states, March is a special month for us and we want to celebrate. And we have lots to celebrate...

George's Update | Independent
George's Update

Independent – [in-di-pen-duh nt] 1. Free from outside control; not depending on another’s authority. 2. Not influenced or affected by others. These are two of many definitions for a term whose meanings are the basis of this month’s celebration commemorating First National Title’s four-year anniversary. It is really a celebration of YOU, our FNTI agents. I’ve had the pleasure of meeting many of our agents and look forward to getting to know the rest of you very soon. I’ve found that all of our agents share common traits that make them “independent” and have become successful because they are not influenced or affected by outside pressures...

DJ's Motivational Monday | Happy Independent Agents' Month!
DJ Horn's Motivational Monday's
If you’ve seen our email blast and social media, you should already know that March is First National’s birthday month. We been serving independent agents for four years now, and we’re bringing the celebration to you. Our company was created with the Independent Agents in mind, and we would not have achieved our successes without you. First National can’t express the amount of appreciation we have for our agents, and we want to be sure that you get the recognition you deserve...
Underwriting Q&A | Regarding FIRPTA, is a title agent required to complete the IRS forms and determine the amount to be withheld when a foreign person is selling property?
Underwriting Q&A's

Q: Regarding FIRPTA, is a title agent required to complete the IRS forms and determine the amount to be withheld when a foreign person is selling property?
A: No, and if a title agent does so, it might expose the agent to additional liability if the forms are not completed correctly and/or the amount withheld is incorrect. Background: “FIRPTA” was adopted in 1980 as the...

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Latest News | First National Has Your Credit Hours!
Latest News

Are you in need of continuing education hours or want to get a head start on your hours? First National can help you with this process with our online continuing education program in conjunction with TLTA. The 60-plus courses available have been previously presented by TLTA and are now available on demand for FREE to First National agents. The courses include a full range of title industry-related topics including an ethics class. All are available for continuing education for escrow officers and some even offer State Bar of Texas MCLE credit. These are not limited to escrow officers and attorneys—anyone in the office can view these for the outstanding information they provide...

FIRST NEWS Archives | February 2016

Messages from the CEO | Independent Agents Help FNTI Reach $50 Million in Gross Revenue
George's Update | From Cookies to Captains of Industry
DJ Horn's Motivational Monday | Spring Training
Underwriting Q & A | Can we insure a sale transaction where seller acquired title by a tax foreclosure deed?
Latest News | March is Independent Agents' Month!

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