July 21, 2021

Underwriting Q&A: If RON (remote online notarization) is utilized for notarization of a document to be recorded in a County that has not adopted e-recording, is there a method available to effect recordation of a hard copy of the document with digital signatures and electronic notarization (RON)?

A:  Subject to advance verification of the County Clerk’s willingness to recognize the procedure, there is a mechanism set out in statutes in the Property Code that […]
June 24, 2021

LATEST NEWS | First National Title Insurance Company™ Expands and Hires Jacquie Brink as SVP, Great Lakes Region Agency Manager

March 30, 2021

Message from the CEO | Deep Freeze to Spring Blossoms

The national news painted a grim, but accurate, scene in Texas last month. There were rolling blackouts lasting anywhere from two hours to two days. Temperatures dropped to […]
March 30, 2021

Message from the CEO | Deep Freeze to Spring Blossoms

The national news painted a grim, but accurate, scene in Texas last month. There were rolling blackouts lasting anywhere from two hours to two days. Temperatures dropped to […]
March 24, 2021

TITLE TIPS: TX Title Agents! Make Sure Your Title Agent Bond Is Enough!

HEADS UP! As you get ready to renew your title agent license with the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI), make sure that your title agent bond […]
February 26, 2021

LATEST NEWS | First National Title Insurance Company™ Adds Norma Scott as Agency Manager

January 27, 2021

Message from the CEO | Recap of 2020

The title insurance industry is one of the few to emerge from 2020 in better shape than it was at the end of 2019. Due to […]
January 20, 2021

Underwriting Q&A: Is a Small Estate Affidavit an acceptable/insurable procedure to handle the affairs of an intestate decedent?(TX)

A: In limited situations, the Small Estate Affidavit may be relied upon to evidence a transfer of the decedent’s homestead property as discussed below. The Small […]
January 15, 2021

EDUCATION & TRAINING: TDI Notices and Updates

View on/as webpage Notices and reminders for escrow officers and title agents / direct operations Escrow officers can now use Sircon to renew and apply for a license. Paper application […]