Arizona

September 23, 2021

Regional Update with Brian Phillips | Housing Market Roller Coaster

The Roller Coaster like ups and downs of interest rates, refinance applications, and shortages in available housing has continued to be the driving force of the […]
August 24, 2021

Regional Update with Brian Phillips | Reshaping the Underwriting Industry

Have you heard? FNTI is reshaping the underwriting industry in the West!  So, we’ve been hitting the pavement, going from Arizona, to Colorado, Montana, Nevada, New […]
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 […]
December 10, 2020

UNDERWRITING Q&A: I have a property that is being sold, encumbered or purchased by a trust. Is there an alternative in Arizona for requiring a copy of the trust agreement? (AZ)

A.  Yes.  A certification of trust statement from a trustee pursuant to A.R.S. 14-11013.  The statute states that in lieu of furnishing a copy of the […]
October 20, 2020

UNDERWRITING Q&A: What are the guidelines for insuring following a Sheriff’s Sale in Arizona?

A:  You must review the Order Authorizing the Sale.  The Court’s Order should set forth rights of redemption following the sale.  It is very important that […]
September 21, 2020

UNDERWRITING Q&A: At what point will title be insurable following a tax sale in Arizona?

A:  These will always be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.  Prior to obtaining a Treasurer’s Deed, the purchaser at a tax sale must bring an action […]
June 24, 2020

LATEST NEWS: First National Title Insurance Company Adds Staff to Western Regional Division

PLANO, TEXAS – Dallas based First National Title Insurance Company (FNTI) added three industry experts to its growing footprint in the western United States. Brian Phillips […]
February 14, 2020

AGENT SPOTLIGHT: Belinda Rivera and Las Cruces Abstract & Title Company

This month we’d like to highlight, Belinda Rivera, with Las Cruces Abstract & Title Company! She received the “2019 Realtors Choice Award” this month! Brad Foreman, […]
April 19, 2019

AGENT SPOTLIGHT: Pioneer Title & Yavapai Title Agency

Pioneer Title Agency is a family-owned business with strong local ties.  The Newlon family; Bob, his wife Betty, son Keith, and wife Cindy; founded Pioneer Title […]