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JANUARY 2017  
Out & About...
George Stablein delivered the first FNTI webinar of 2017 for Texas agents on the subject of same-sex marriages and title insurance, and it was a record attendance with almost 250 people participating. Please join us for the next webinar, “Short Sales,” on February 21st at 9:30 a.m., CST. Watch for the invitation in your email box!

First National Title Insurance welcomes our newest agent office in Doral, Florida, Unlimited Title Group. Pictured from Left to Right: Julie Borges, Emelinda Moran, and Guillermo Gonzalez. We are so proud to have these great people and family business representing FNTI.


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Messages from the CEO | First National Title Insurance Expands Legal Staff

First National Title Insurance Company (FNTI) recognizes that the services you need to grow your business must involve the support of a strong legal team.  A team that is available to answer your underwriting questions and find the solutions you need to close your transactions.  When we formed FNTI, our initial priorities were to hire the best underwriting counsel in the business.  We were extremely fortunate when Ellen Wied joined our nascent organization as our first underwriting counsel.  She had the experience and knowledge to be the underwriting resource for the agents joining our network.  Ellen knows the business from all sides and advises our agents with her innovative approach to getting transactions closed.  Her dedication to the industry and our agents is evident as she responds to the myriad questions and unique scenarios posed to her daily.  She finds solutions...

George's Update | My Fellow Americans...
George's Update

Friday we swore in the 45th President of the United States. Regardless of your political leanings, such an event demonstrates the greatness of our country through a peaceful transfer of power, which despite our blemishes, is the envy of the whole world. Most inaugural addresses have moments that leave an indelible imprint on the fabric of the American story.  While in no way do I profess the ability to inspire the masses as these moments have, they do inspire me to provide you with the...

DJ's Motivational Monday | How Fit is our Company?
DJ Horn's Motivational Monday's

Welcome 2017! As each year begins, people flock to the gym in January to fulfill a New Year resolution to become fit. In the same way, January is a good time to assess the fitness level of our companies. We have to understand our business health level in order to improve it. I hope to provide you some beginning thoughts to help start this analysis for any company and turn 2017 into the very best year yet! A physical body cannot perform at its full potential unless we understand its starting point, identify specific training exercises to perform, and then test it. Our companies are no different. If a company is healthy and fit, it will be ready to perform...

Underwriting Q&A | When a Texas licensed broker receives earnest money, how long does the broker have to deposit the funds into a trust account or deliver the funds to an escrow agent?
Underwriting Q&A's

Q: When a Texas licensed broker receives earnest money, how long does the broker have to deposit the funds into a trust account or deliver the funds to an escrow agent?

A: In accordance with TREC Rule 535.146(b)(3), the broker must deposit any trust funds, including earnest money, that it receives into a trust account, or deliver the trust funds to an authorized escrow agent, such as a title company, no later than the close...

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Latest News | FNTI Hires Sean Everest as Underwriting Counsel
Latest News

First National Title Insurance Company (FNTI) expands its underwriting team with the addition of industry veteran, Sean Everest. “The number of agents representing First National Title Insurance continues to grow along with the demand on our existing underwriting staff...

FIRST NEWS Archives | December 2016

Messages from the CEO | FNTI Recognized by Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship and SMU Cox School of Business
George's Update: Just Wait 'Til Next Year!
DJ Horn's Motivational Monday's | FNTI to Support Charity for Military Warriors in 2017
Underwriting Q&A | How Do I Handle Overtime Now?
LATEST NEWS: FNTI Announces a New Agent, Town Square Title!

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