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JULY 2016  
Out & About...
George and Suzanne visit Title One in Lubbock to congratulate the new ownership.

George Stablein joins Brad Elder, owner of Century Oaks Title, and his wife, Michelle, at their new venture, CYCLEBAR in Lubbock for a fast-paced cycle class...


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Messages from the CEO | First National Title Insurance Recognized in Dallas Business Journal Middle Market 50
Annually, the Dallas Business Journal gathers data about the “Middle Market 50—Fastest Growing DFW Companies.” And this year, First National Title Insurance Company (FNTI) qualified for the first time. Middle Market is defined as having revenues between $25 million and $750 million. Over the past three years, our company has had revenues of: $26 million, $36 million and $49 million. With revenue growth rates like these, I am proud to report that our team ranked No. 27 among the companies that qualified. I am honored by this company recognition...
George's Update | Your Most Valuable Asset: Our Future Leaders
George's Update

MILLENNIALS. Every one (or almost every one) of our agents has them on their teams. I have had the good fortune of visiting our agents and get a kick out of the enthusiasm, intelligence, and drive these younger team members display on a daily basis. They are our future, and the better we understand them, the better we can build a great organization in the future. Recently, I reached out to group of millennials to ask them questions and found their answers illuminating, to say the least.  Look across the room and envision your young warriors telling you these things...

DJ's Motivational Monday | Leading by Example
DJ Horn's Motivational Monday's
Tim Redding began his title career in 1978 working at both title agencies and underwriters in various positions during his 35-year tenure. His vast knowledge served him well as president of the Texas Land Title Association (TLTA) from 1997-98, and he was honored in 1993 as TLTA Title Person of the Year. In the years I have known and worked with Tim, his extraordinary knowledge and passion for the title/real estate industry consumes him. Knowledge is power and with power comes responsibility. Tim’s responsibility is always to his clients...
Underwriting Q&A | What is the correct premium charge for amending the survey exception in an OTP versus issuing the T19.1 endorsement?
Underwriting Q&A's

Q: What is the correct premium charge for amending the survey exception in an OTP versus issuing the T19.1 endorsement?
A: The key to understanding the premium charge for “Amendment of Exceptions to Area and Boundaries” (sometimes referred to as “P-2 Coverage”, “the survey amendment”, and “survey coverage”) is to understand that the premium is based on the type of policy being issued not the type of property...

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Latest News | First National Title Insurance Team Places Third in Fishing Tournament!
Latest News

Chris Phillips and Geri Hosterman competed once again in the Patrick F. Doyle Saltwater Invitational Fishing Tournament in Galveston on June 30, 2016. The First National Title Insurance team also included Roland Love, Winstead PC, (soon to be General Counsel for FNTI) and Kelsey Granberry, Admiral Title Company. The fishing tournament has been held for 13 years with more than 50 teams participating this year. It is sponsored by our agent Pat Doyle, attorney and owner of South Land Title, LLC, in Galveston County, and the proceeds benefit...

FIRST NEWS Archives | June 2016

Messages from the CEO | First National Title Insurance's Education Milestones
George's Updates | Beyond Closings, Examinations, Claims and Underwriter - What Makes Our Agents Special...
DJ Horn's Motivational Monday's | Leading By Example
Underwriting Q&A | What is an Apostille?
LATEST NEWS: The "Title Tenors" Perform The Star-Spangled Banner to Open 2016 TLTA Conference!

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