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CONSUMER ALERT - Cyberfraud RED FLAGS in Real Estate

Tuesday, May 23 2017 8:56 AM
When you buy, sell or refinance a home, you'll be required to submit personal information to your lender and/or settlement or escrow agent. This information may include Social Security numbers, bank account numbers and credit and loan account numbers. Unfortunately, would-be fraudsters sometimes attempt to steal personal information and even money through real estate transactions. OPEN THIS FLYER FOR CYBER FRAUD RED FLAGS TO WATCH FOR. IF YOU SEE ANY OF THESE RED FLAGS, PLEASE CONTACT YOUR R...

CYBERFRAUD Handout and NAR Data Privacy Security Toolkit

Thursday, December 15 2016 2:20 PM
CYBERFRAUD in real estate is still occurring and will be for a long, long time. This is a great time for Realtors to review their Data Security and Privacy policies by using this helpful guide provided by the National Association of Realtors. Cyberfraud Handout and NAR Data Privacy Security Toolkit

Kansas Recording Fee Calculator

Monday, December 15 2014 9:39 AM
To assist you in calculating recording fees in Kansas, Security 1st Title has developed on online recording fee calculator.  See it now at www.KansasRecordingFees.Com.

New office is now open in Northeast Wichita

Saturday, November 15 2014 10:31 AM
Beginning on Monday, November 17, 2014 we will be open in our new Northeast Wichita Office at 2127 N. Collective Lane.  This office is a relocation of 8621 E. 21st, Suite 150.  We look forward to the new closing offices and layout that will provide a much improved experience for our customers.

Now open in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas

Monday, November 3 2014 10:29 AM
It is with great pleasure that we announce the opening of our office in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas.  Our staff is very knowledgeable and experienced in providing professional and friendly service.  Please join us in welcoming Debbie Corby, Greg Foster, Tina Lundgren-Saia, Earl Romine, and Darrin Web to Security 1st Title. Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas3512 SW Fairlawn Rd. Suite 400Topeka, KS 66614Ph: (785) 430-5390Fx: (785) 430-5391  

Sedgwick County TREM Report updated for August, 2014

Monday, October 13 2014 4:42 PM
Our Sedgwick County TREM Report which provides information regarding public record filings, building permit activity, mortgage lending, and MLS sales all in one convenient report has been updated.

New office in Pittsburg, Crawford County, Kansas

Monday, October 6 2014 4:49 PM
We would like to announce the acquisition of Pittsburg Title, LLC in Pittsburg, KS (Crawford County). With this acquisition we have hired Cathy Craig and Katy Monsour to continue taking great care of our customers.  We look forward to serving the communities in Crawford County, Kansas. GO TO LOCATION PAGE

Kansas recording fees will change on January 1, 2015

Monday, October 6 2014 4:16 PM
Mark your calendars for the upcoming change in the Kansas Recording Fees beginning on January 1, 2015.  For your convenience, Security 1st Title has created a user-friendly desk reference guide for you to use when calculating the new fees.  You may access the guide by following this link. DOWNLOAD RECORDING FEE GUIDE

Email Wire Fraud ALERT

Tuesday, August 19 2014 3:45 PM
This alert is to notify our customers of a recent notice from our Underwriters regarding Email Wire Fraud Scams. We have recently learned of a scheme in which Title Companies, Lenders and Homebuyers have received emails aledging to be from other parties involved in their real estate closing. These emails contain false wire instructions and direct the Title Company, Lender and/or Homebuyer to wire closing funds to bank accounts that are actually owned by the hackers themselves. The emails may ...

Sedgwick County TREM Report Updated for June, 2014

Friday, August 15 2014 1:31 PM
Our Sedgwick County TREM Report which provides information regarding public record filings, building permit activity, mortgage lending, and MLS sales all in one convenient report has been updated.

Now open in Abilene, Dickinson County.

Thursday, August 7 2014 3:04 PM
We are excited to announce the acquisition of Wyatt Land Title Services in Dickinson County. The office is located at 209 NW 15th in Abilene. Ray Wyatt, who was the previous owner, has been named the County Manager/Escrow Officer and Tate Wyatt is the Title Officer.

We are on the move!!

Thursday, June 19 2014 8:33 AM
We are pleased to announce that our downtown Wichita office at 434 N. Main will be relocating to River Park Place, 727 N. Waco, Suite 300. Our last day at 434 will be Friday, June 20th. The move will be complete and we will be open for regular business at 8:00 AM on Monday, June 23rd. Our company has grown to the point that the current office is no longer adequate for our needs in giving the best possible service that you, our customers, deserve. The new space is larger and is designed to en...

New Offices in Johnson and Miami County, Kansas

Tuesday, June 3 2014 11:30 AM
We are pleased to announce the acquisition of Homestead Title and Miami County Title.  The office in Louisburg will continue to be staffed by Margaret Martin.  The office in Olathe will continue to be staffed by Missi DeNoon, John Jones, and Kathy Lovett.  The office in Paola will continue to be staffed by Shannon Bruchtin, Barbara Karigan, Helen Tagler, and Debbie Wilper.  All the locations will be managed by John Clark and will provide Title and Closing Service...

New Location in Garden City, Kansas

Thursday, March 27 2014 9:42 AM
We are pleased to announce our new office in Garden City.  The Garden City office is staffed by Susan Ketterling, Alexxi Rosales, and Lisa Grant.    This Office will provide Title and Closing Services, as well as 1031 Exchanges and Contract Escrow Servicing in Finney County.

New Locations in Independence and Coffeyville, Kansas

Monday, December 2 2013 10:01 AM
Please join us in welcoming are new staff in Independence and Coffeyville, Kansas.  Our new team in Montgomery County has years of experience with title insurance and closings.

New Office Open in Anthony, Kansas

Monday, November 4 2013 4:48 PM
At Security 1st Title, we always look for opportunities to better serve our customers.  We are proud to answer the call and open an office in Anthony, Kansas.  We hope to see you soon!

Largest Collection of Restrictive Covenants Online

Friday, November 1 2013 3:56 PM
Did you know we have the largest collection of restrictive covenants online? To access our collection at no charge, please visit the Restrictive Covenants area of our website. You will be able to search by county and subdivision name.  Feel free to view the Covenant from our website or share via email. View Restrictive Covenants

60+ Ways to Lose Your Property

Tuesday, October 1 2013 3:00 PM
You don't want problems from prior ownerships to interfere with your rights to your property. And you don't want to pay the potentially ruinous cost of defending your property rights in court. A title insurance policy is your best protection against potential title defects, which can remain hidden despite the most thorough search of public records and the most careful escrow or closing. For a one-time premium our title insurance underwriter agrees to reimburse you for loss due to defects ex...