2019 has kicked off and VLTC has had a strong start! We at Valley Land Title Co love to attend various functions and events around the Rio Grande Valley throughout the year to stay aware of up-in-coming changes within the housing and title insurance industry as well as connect with the community we serve. Take a look at a few of the exciting events that have already taken place in January 2019!
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January 17, 2019
2019 State of the City of Pharr – Exciting things happening in the City of Phar!!!!
January 16, 2019
Congratulations to the Rio Grande Valley Builders Association for hosting a great and informative meeting! Guest speaker Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie Guerra discussed in part the ‘Crisis on the Border’ as well as the 2018 statistics assuring the very well attended meeting that local crime is on the decline. Thank you to all the VLTC staff that attended!
January 11, 2019
VLTC staff had a wonderful time at the WCR Industry Event with guest speaker German Madrazo (the Olympic athlete who represented Mexico at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang 2018 in the Men’s 15km Cross-country skiing event).
VLTC is kicking off the year strong!! As we look forward into February, we are delighted to share in some truly great memories we have made in helping our customers close on their new homes and providing them with the best service possible. We are just all too happy to be a part of their process! Here’s a look at just a few of them for the month of January.
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Jan 29, 2019
Congratulations Mr. Lopez on the purchase of your first investment property! Thank you Ruben Plata, Community First National Bank Mortgage Division and Rebecca Vallejo for your trust in VLTC and continued business!💙💯
Jan 25, 2019
Congratulations Vanessa Santos & Fredrick Saenz on your newly constructed home! Thank you Diana Padilla, Lone Star National Bank and Zulema Ochoa, Weslaco Branch Manager for making dreams come true.💙💯🎉
Jan 25, 2019
“Another satisfied customer!” Congratulations Saglynda Riggins Ford on the purchase of your new home!! Thank you Marisol Melgoza, WestWind Homes!! 💙🎉💯 ….Mike Chapa, Mission Branch Escrow Officer
Jan 23, 2019
Closing Day! Congratulations Yoana Y. Calzada on the purchase of your new home! 🏡💙💯 Thank you Hiram Diaz for your continued trust! We 💙 working with you!
Jan 15, 2019
Thank you Lisa Iris for your continued business and trust! 💙💙 Closing time!!! Congrats to Mrs. Garcia on this very first brand new home she had built by Villanueva Construction 🔨. Thank you for allowing myself and Gold Financial Services for helping you with this most important milestone in your life. Thank you Abby Reyna and Team for helping us with this quick closing! I sincerely appreciate it. Awesome Job! Valley Land and Title
Jan 4, 2019
Thank you Ronnie Flores Ontiveros for your continued business! Congratulations to the Martin family!!!! 🎉
Jan 4, 2019
Congratulations to you and your wife, David!🎉💙
VLTC participated at the AHSTI Mid-Valley Home Buyers Fair on Saturday, Oct. 20th at the RGV Premium Outlet Mall. Thank you to our awesome Volunteers (Nanette Palomo, Tonja Gatton, Zulema Ochoa, Nellie Cantu, Yadira Charles and Cecilia Trevino) that took time from their Saturday to come out and man the VLTC booth and visit with our customers and prospective customers!
It’s ALL about WOWing our CUSTOMERS! WOW Awards were presented at the Employee Quarterly Team meeting on Friday, Oct. 19th to Imelda Calvillo & Gracie Sandoval, Tax Service and to Rachel Ruiz, Escrow Assistant (Weslaco) & Janie Ramirez, Escrow Officer (Weslaco) for their exceptional customer service & going above and beyond their duties. They were each presented with a $50 gift card!!! Congratulations 🎉 & Thank You for WOWing our Customers!!!!!
Rachel Ruiz, Escrow Assistant-Weslaco was also presented with a 2nd WOW for her selflessness and having a great big heart! Rachel saw a need and acted on it without hesitation! Rachel was instrumental in helping a woman with Alzheimers and her invalid son get a new roof on their home. Due to the recent storms their roof had suffered a lot of damage. Rachel contacted our customer Camar Construction who assessed the roof and decided that the home needed a new roof which they promptly installed due to the threat of upcoming rains. A HUGE THANK YOU to Camar Construction and ALL the area businesses who donated supplies.
Valley Land Title Co. celebrated two important milestones on Oct. 19th at our Employee Quarterly Team meeting. Sonia Villarreal, Escrow Officer at the Edinburg branch, celebrated 25 years of employment!!!! Sonia started off at our McAllen location as a receptionist and was then transferred to various departments throughout the company. Mr. Rodriguez, CEO presented Sonia with a framed certificate and a token of appreciation for her dedicated and loyal service to VLTC. Congratulations Sonia, here’s to another 25! 🎉🙏💙
VLTC is also extremely proud to recognize Anna Ortega, Order Entry for celebrating 5 years of service. Mr. Rodriguez also presented Anna with a framed Certificate and a token of our appreciation for her dedication and contribution to VLTC. Congratulations Anna! 🎉
Thank you PEDC, SAMES, Valley Land Title Co., BBVA, VTX1 and Credit Management Concepts for sponsoring the City of Pharr Commercial Property Tour!
On Wednesday, September 12, 2018 commercial brokers, Real Estate agents and guests got a first hand look at the commercial sites available for development within the city of Pharr. Our last stop was at the acclaimed global sports and entertainment venue Top Golf. We had the opportunity to visit with Mayor Dr. Ambrosio Hernandez as well as Mr. Cliff Twiggs, Director of Operations and his staff, who gave us the 411…and some awesome SWAG!!
We ended the tour with a presentation to discuss the benefits on opportunity zone investing while enjoying a delicious lunch provided by Tamales Guadalajara.
One thing is for sure – The City of Pharr is Happening!
On Tuesday, September 25, 2018, Valley Land Title Co. hosted a 1031 Exchanges seminar for Realtors, Attorneys, and CPAs at the Greater McAllen Association of Realtors Office. VP of Investment Property Exchange Services, Inc. (IPX1031®) Carl Pikus presented a course for 1 hour CE Credit discussing topics such as types of 1031 exchanges, rules and timelines required for a successful exchange, potential short and long term tax benefits, and types of properties you can exchange – Carl’s extensive background in real estate financial planning enables him to strategically offer customized comprehensive 1031 solutions. VLTC will host additional events like this for CE credit in the coming future.
Valley Land Title Co. is extremely proud to CELEBRATE two milestone ANNIVERSARIES!!!! We are happy to recognize Janie Ramirez, Escrow Officer (Weslaco) for celebrating 15 years of service and Berta Ramirez, Policy Dept (McAllen) for celebrating 20 years of service. They were both recognized & presented a framed Certificate as a token of our appreciation for their dedicated service and contribution to VLTC at our Employee Quarterly Team Meeting on Friday, July 20. Congratulations Janie & Berta and thank you for all you do!!!! Pictured with Janie Ramirez, are Zulema Ochoa, Weslaco Branch Manager & Susan Valdez, Director of Administration. Susan is also pictured with Berta.
WOW Awards were presented at the Employee Quarterly Team meeting on Friday, July 20 to Janie Marquez, Sr. Escrow Officer; Tana Salinas, Escrow Officer; Griselda Rodriguez (not pictured) & Cassie Esparza, Escrow Assistants (McAllen office); & Mike Chapa, Escrow Officer (Mission office) for their exceptional customer service & going above and beyond their duties. They were each presented with a $50 gift card!!! Congratulations & Thank You!
Valley Land Title Co. was excited to sponsor the Women’s Council of Realtors (WCR) Annual Run for the Roses 2018. Mike Chapa, Mary Barrientos, Nanette Palomo & Susan Valdez attended. VLTC’s horse “Jump Jet” won the 4th Race!!!! “It was a great event and we all had a great time!”