July 21, 2021

UNDERWRITING Q&A: I have a transaction where the parties intend to put title to the property in the names of minor children. Will this require a conservatorship proceeding? (CO)

A.  No.  Title can be vested in an adult age 21 or older as custodian for minor children under the Colorado Uniform Transfers to Minors Act […]
July 16, 2021

Regional Update with Brian Phillips | Growing Out West

Summer is well under way in the Rocky Mountains, and the shops and restaurants have been buzzing with excited tourists returning to some sense of normal […]
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 […]
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 […]
December 30, 2020

Message from the CEO | 2020 Was a Year for the Title Industry Record Books!

Who could have imagined that 2020 would become a record year for the industry?  In January, the economy was humming along and interest rates were low.  […]
December 10, 2020

UNDERWRITING Q&A: I have a Colorado property wherein the property owner is deceased. The owner did not live in Colorado and the owner’s probate is being administered in another state. Is an ancillary probate proceeding going to have to be opened in Colorado to deal with the Colorado property? (CO)

A.  In most cases, no.  C.R.S 15-13-204 provides a very simple process for authenticating an out-of-state personal representative’s authority to dispose of property located in Colorado.  […]
November 23, 2020

Message from the CEO | Giving Thanks and Honoring our Veterans

November has traditionally been the time of year our nation gives thanks.  President Lincoln officially declared the fourth Thursday of November as a day of Thanksgiving […]