Author: Independence Title
Kelli Burns – Escrow Officer
Kelli Burns has been with Independence Title from the very beginning. In fact, she was one of the “original 12.” She started in the title industry as a paralegal intern. “I worked in the plant as a title examiner and was recruited into the branch as an escrow assistant,” she says. “A couple of short […]Read More of Kelli Burns – Escrow Officer >>
Meet Misha Davis
By Sarah Rooney, Social Media Manager Misha Davis started her career in the real estate industry in 2004, working with a lender. “I was very young, and it was a great introduction because I got to do a little of everything from payroll to janitorial. You name it, I did it,” she laughs. Before long, […]Read More of Meet Misha Davis >>
Title Insurance Rates to Decrease in September
Yes, you read that correctly. Every few years, the Texas Department of Insurance (the state agency that regulates title insurance) looks at title industry data to see how we are doing, and to see if a rate increase or decrease is warranted. The statistical data is provided to TDI by title insurance agents and underwriters. Currently, […]Read More of Title Insurance Rates to Decrease in September >>
Introducing Janelle Landry
By Sarah Rooney, Social Media Manager Janelle Landry might be the newest escrow officer at our Rollingwood office, but she’s been with Independence Title since our inaugural year in 2005. She had just graduated with a B.S. from Texas State and says she wasn’t exactly sure what to do with her brand new math degree. […]Read More of Introducing Janelle Landry >>
Does Your Social Media Need A TREC Check Up?
Is it us or do the TREC requirements for posting the IABS and Consumer Protection Notice on social media seem a little confusing? “So what exactly DOES TREC want from me? Am I compliant?” These are questions we are asked often. We all know TREC is asking that the Information About Brokerage Service and Consumer […]Read More of Does Your Social Media Need A TREC Check Up? >>
Beware! Wire Fraud is at an All Time High.
You’ve done it! You took a Buyer from shopping for a house, to a contract on a house, to the closing table and you couldn’t be more ecstatic for them. Then… in total shock you find out your Buyers have wired thousands of dollars to a thief! You discover the “I could never be a victim to wire fraud, it’d never happen to me” […]Read More of Beware! Wire Fraud is at an All Time High. >>