Title Insurance & Entity Papers

My name is Dave Phillips. The Gilbert Law Dictionary defines entity as: An existence, a being, be it actual or artificial, e.g., a person, corporation, or trust.  Many transactions involve property that is being sold or purchased by an artificial entity, such as…

An Overview of the Oil and Gas Lease

My name is Dave Phillips. This article will concern the basics of the oil and gas lease as it pertains to title insurance. It is standard procedure for the title policy to take exception to an oil and gas lease affecting a parcel of…

Committed to Excellence

At one of our recent production meetings, a discussion regarding “value” broke out. The issue was raised by John Shepard, our Vice President and legal counsel. It was an interesting discussion. Reputation First Title Agency understands that for us to maintain a healthy business we must…

‘Twas the Day of the Closing

‘Twas the day of the closing when all through the agency, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The paper was stacked by the copier with care, in hopes that the workers soon would be there. The title…