Florida

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 […]
September 17, 2020

Out & About: Scalloping with Frontier Title Group

FNTI spent Labor Day Weekend with the Bushnell Frontier Title branch scalloping out of Crystal River, FL into the Gulf of Mexico! Frontier Title is run […]
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 […]
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 […]
April 23, 2020

AGENT SPOTLIGHT: Craig Malatesta & Vision Title

First National Title’s Agent Spotlight this month is Craig Malatesta, Owner of Vision Title, located in Orlando, Florida. As an attorney, Craig has the experience and […]
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, […]
July 25, 2019

Underwriting Q&A: If the subject property is the seller’s homestead, can I remove the abstract of judgment against the seller (debtor) from the Commitment?

Q: If the subject property is the seller’s homestead, can I remove the abstract of judgment against the seller (debtor) from the Commitment? A: Texas– No. […]
June 21, 2019

AGENT SPOTLIGHT: Coastal Land Title, LLC

Serving Clients and Building Relationships on the Coast Jeff Boll started Coastal Land Title in 2015 and soon after became an agent for FNTI through his […]
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 […]