17th Annual State of Real Estate Forum

The Edwards Abstract and Title Co. Executive Committee is pleased to announce that the 17th Annual State of Real Estate Forum is scheduled on Thursday, June 3, 2021. Byron Jay Lewis, President & C.E.O., Mike Overly, Executive Vice President, C.O.O. & C.F.O. and Guy S. Huddleston, III, Sr. Vice President will welcome Dr. Ted C. Jones, Chief Economist, Sr. Vice President with national title insurance underwriter, Stewart Title Guaranty Company. The State of Real Estate is Edwards' premier event that welcomes real estate industry professionals, city, county and state leaders as Dr. Jones presents the local, state and national economic forecasts. Seating is limited and reservations are required. Contact any member of the Edwards Team in Cameron or Hidalgo counties or email Elva Jackson Garza, Vice President & Marketing Manager at [email protected] This communication including any attachments contains information which is confidential and may also be privileged. It is for the exclusive…

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Edwards Abstract and Title Co. Named W.C.R. Strategic Partner of the Year
Edwards Abstract and Title Co. accepts the Strategic Partner of the Year Award as presented by the Women’s Council of Realtors McAllen Network. Pictured are (L-R) Alma Paek, 2020 WCR President (Keller Williams Realty RGV); Elva Jackson Garza, Vice President & Marketing Manager (Edwards Abstract and Title Co.); Honorable Judge Nereida Lopez Singleterry who served as the installation officer and keynote speaker; Jordan Lewis, Client Relations (Edwards Abstract and Title Co.) and Teri Sipes, 2021 WCR President (RE/MAX Elite).

Edwards Abstract and Title Co. Named W.C.R. Strategic Partner of the Year

The Women’s Council of Realtors McAllen Network has honored Edwards Abstract and Title Co. as the 2020 Strategic Partner of the Year. The title insurance company has supported the organization for over two decades. During 2020, Edwards chose to invest in WCR as a Diamond Sponsor, the highest level of support. Alma Paek, President of the Women’s Council of Realtors, made the presentation during the Annual Installation Banquet held recently. “The nominating committee voted to award Edwards Abstract & Title Co. the 2020 Strategic Partner of the Year award for their continued support of the Women’s Council of Realtors McAllen Network. Elva Jackson Garza, Vice President/Marketing Manager of Edwards Abstract served as the 2020 Membership Director. In her capacity, she not only reached out to current and new members but she continually encouraged future members. Elva also embraced our unofficial motto-teamwork! She was quick to offer a helping hand where needed and…

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Congratulations Dalia, Title Operations Manager!

Good afternoon. Please join Byron Jay Lewis and the Edwards Executive Committee in congratulating Dalia Salinas! Dalia has accepted the position and promotion as Title Operations Manager for Edwards Abstract and Title Co.! Congratulations Dalia!

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Congratulations to Holly D. Cervantes and Benita Ramirez!

Please join Byron Jay Lewis, President & C.E.O. and the Edwards Executive Committee in extending congratulations to two employees who have earned a promotion within the company. Congratulations Holly D. Cervantes and Benita Ramirez of the Brownsville office.  

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Edwards’ Rock Star of the Week

Edwards Abstract and Title Co. is pleased to recognize the Rock Star of the Week, Lisa Perkins. Lisa started her career in the title insurance industry in January, 1992 and hasn’t looked back! Twenty eight years later, Lisa enjoys her work as Commitment Typist for the Edwards Abstract and Co. Title Operations personnel. As many in the industry, Lisa gained her knowledge of the business as a receptionist that allowed her to learn the trade from all angles. She was later given the opportunity to focus on the title operations maintenance and upkeep that also opened the door to the behind the scenes work of the title operations. As Commitment Typist, Lisa prepares the documents that are necessary for an Examiner to produce the title commitment. She is the second set of eyes that assists in the preparation of a report on commercial and residential properties. Lisa’s keen assessment of documents serves…

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Edwards’ Rock Star of the Week

Edwards Abstract and Title Co. is pleased to recognize the Rock Star of the Week, Letty Rodriguez. Letty has many years of experience in the real estate market. She re-joined the Edwards Team in January, 2016 after taking a position with a local bank for a few years. She started her career at Edwards Abstract and Title Co. at the original Edwards’ Corporate Office in downtown Edinburg. Letty gained her knowledge of title the insurance industry as Escrow Assistant to Diana S. Kaufold, Sr. Commercial Escrow Officer. Working with a high performance Escrow Officer, Letty was given the opportunity to work on some of the most complex and challenging residential and commercial transactions. In 2016, Letty took on the position as Sales Representative where she worked with Edwards Marketing Dept in representing the company in civic and industry events, Property Tours and special events hosted by Edwards. In 2018, Letty reacquainted herself…

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Edwards’ Rock Star of the Week

Edwards Abstract and Title Co. is pleased to recognize the Rock Star of the Week, Janelle Keiser. She joined the Edwards Team in July, 2010 at the Edwards Corporate Office in Edinburg. Janelle’s knowledge and experience in several of the departments at Edwards makes her a valued employee. Janelle has served as Escrow Processor in the Edinburg and McAllen offices.  But truth be told, she is a “jack of all trades” as her immediate supervisor Nancy Bryant, Vice President & Edinburg Office Manager, phrased it! She has the motivation and desire to wear several hats in her daily work life. Janelle’s primary duties as Escrow Processor in Edinburg is to assist any of the Escrow Officers and other departments as needed. She is able to maneuver through the maze of tasks required to close a transaction be it commercial or residential. She also fills in as lunch-time receptionist, collections clerk, and assists…

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Edwards’ Rock Star of the Week

Edwards Abstract and Title Co. is pleased to recognize the Rock Star of the Week, Alma Rodriguez. She joined the Edwards Team in 1999 at the Brownsville office and the rest is history! Alma started her career in the title insurance industry as a receptionist where she had the opportunity to learn the business and personally meet customers. As the Director of First Impressions, Alma handled the busy office incoming calls, walk-in customers, worked with the Escrow Officers with the closing schedule, plus a multitude of other duties. This hands on approach allowed Alma to craft her skills and improve her knowledge regarding commercial, residential and construction transactions. It wasn’t long before Alma was given the opportunity to secure her license as Escrow Officer which meant she would carry her own book of business. Because of the foundation that she laid as receptionist in getting to know the customers, It didn’t take…

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