Mara Alyson

September 21, 2020

UNDERWRITING Q&A: Can a Quitclaim Deed be used, instead of a foreclosure, to eliminate the interest of a vendee? (Florida)

A: Most likely, no.   An Agreement for Deed, also known as an “Installment Land Contract” is a form of owner financing.  The seller initially conveys equitable […]
August 24, 2020

UNDERWRITING Q&A: What is the Data Call and is it really required? (Florida)

A: Florida DFS-licensed title agencies, located in and outside Florida, are required to  submit information (“The Data Call”) about their businesses to the Florida Office of […]
July 21, 2020

Underwriting Q&A: How do I correct an error in a legal description? (Florida)

A: Effective July 1, 2020, Scrivener’s Errors found in legal descriptions shall be corrected by Curative Notice recorded in the public records.   Errors found in quitclaim […]
April 30, 2020

CONGRATULATIONS Randy Gilbert and Florida’s Title Insurance Company

We at FNTI would like to congratulate Randy Gilbert of Florida’s Title Insurance Company for being chosen as a panelist at the recent ALTA webinar on […]
August 16, 2019

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, […]
March 15, 2019

AGENT SPOTLIGHT: The Closing Table of Florida

The spotlight shines bright on The Closing Table of Florida. With a knowledgeable and caring team, Hope Kahn leads the way in ensuring her clients receive […]
September 19, 2018

Underwriting Q&A: The Grantor in the proposed insured transaction is a Trust. How does the Deed have to be prepared so that a title insurance policy can be issued?

Question: The Grantor in the proposed insured transaction is a Trust. How does the Deed have to be prepared so that a title insurance policy can […]
July 16, 2018

Underwriting Q & A | I came across a notary signature with reference to Florida Statute 118.10. Also, the document appears to be notarized in another country. Is this a valid notary acknowledgement?

Q: I came across a notary signature with reference to Florida Statute 118.10.   Also, the document appears to be notarized in another country.  Is this a valid […]