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EDWARDS Mobile Closing Services - We'll Come to You!

2016 Mobile Closing ServicesWE’RE SHOOTING FOR THE STARS WITH EDWARDS’ NEWEST SERVICE! When time is of the essence, let Edwards take care of closing your transaction with the Edwards Mobile Closing Services. A licensed Escrow Officer will make the necessary arrangements to accommodate your schedule. (Special requests must be agreed upon and coordinated in advance.)

We’ll come to you in Hidalgo and Cameron Counties to close your residential, commercial, farm and land, refinance and other orders that you have entrusted to Edwards Abstract and Title Co. 

Learn more about the Edwards Mobile Closing Services on the marketing flier attached. We appreciate your business and thank you for the opportunity to serve you!

EDWARDS Part of GMAR Guest Panel at Lunch & Learn

Lunch Learn FlyerThe Greater McAllen Association of Realtors is hosting the first Lunch & Learn of the new year on Wednesday, January 18.  Marilyn De Luna, Vice President of Education & Training with Edwards will serve on the guest panel.   Understanding & Closing More Deals in 2017  is the topic that will be covered by panelists that include Ricardo Torres, Gold Financial Services; Steven Nittler, SMN Appraisals; Lee Jinks, Jinks Realty and Marilyn De Luna.

The location is TonyRoma’s located at 2121 S. 10th St. in McAllen. Price per person is $15.00 and reservations must be made in advance.

13th Annual State of Real Estate Forum

2017 Edwards Abstract Real Estate Forum March 2

Elva Jackson Garza Honored by Women’s Council of Realtors As Member of the Year

2016 WCR Member of the Year PRThe Women’s Council of Realtors held the Annual Installation Banquet on Thursday, December 8 at the McAllen Country Club.  Ramon Ignacio (Nacho) Pecina, III, (Zapphire Real Estate Group) 2016 President, was recognized for his service and leadership to the organization by Texas Network President Ethel O’Dell.  Laura Ann Diaz (Keller Williams RGV), was installed as incoming President by Texas Secretary of State Carlos H. Cascos, who served as the Installation Master. She will take office effective January 1, 2017.

During the presentation of the 2016 President’s Awards and the special acknowledgement of WCR members who rose above service to the organization, President Pecina announced that Elva Jackson Garza, Vice President and Marketing Manager with Edwards Abstract and Title Co. was honored as the Member of the Year.  “Elva Jackson Garza is very deserving of the award as she has been instrumental in sharing the message regarding the opportunities that the Women’s Council of Realtors McAllen Chapter has to offer real estate industry professionals,” said Nacho Pecina. She has served on the WCR Governing Board as Program Chair for the past three years and has been actively involved in all facets of the organization.  Jackson Garza has coordinated the program speakers and sponsors for the monthly meetings which have positively impacted support and attendance of the Women’s Council of Realtors McAllen Chapter Business Resource Meetings.

“It is a pleasure to work with such an energetic group of real estate industry leaders,” said Elva Jackson Garza. “I want to thank the Nominating Committee headed by Former WCR President Rosanna Muniz (Century 21 Muniz Realty) for the special recognition and award as the Member of the Year. I look forward to 2017 and the new programs that will be offered to the WCR membership,” she added.

The Women’s Council of Realtors McAllen Network is a group of real estate industry professionals and affiliate members whose mission is to advance women and all of the members including men, as professionals and leaders in business, the industry and the communities they serve. WCR is a statewide and national volunteer based organization that empowers members by providing education, monthly industry related program. The Women’s Council of Realtors McAllen Chapter meets at the McAllen Country Club from 11:30-1:00. The next meeting is scheduled on Thursday, January 12. On Facebook, please friend WCR at www.facebook.com/wcrmca.

The Women’s Council of Realtors McAllen Chapter has recognized Elva Jackson Garza, Vice President & Marketing Manager with Edwards Abstract and Title Co. as the Member of the Year.  Pictured presenting the award are Rosanna Muniz, Century 21 Muniz Realty (Former President); Ramon Ignacio Pecina, III, 2016 WCR President,  Laura Ann Diaz, 2017 WCR President; Elva Jackson Garza, Edwards Abstract and Title Co.  and Robby Valadez, Robby Valadez Real Estate, LLC (Former President).

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EDWARDS Abstract and Title Co. Presented Affiliate Member of the Year Award by GMAR

realtor affiliate of the yearCivic organizations across the country count on the support of local and area businesses to produce their programs, sponsor and support events, serve as citizen volunteers and to promote their mission to help others.  The Greater McAllen Association of Realtors has the support of many affiliated businesses in the real estate industry.  

Edwards Abstract and Title Co. was nominated, recognized and honored as the 2016 Affiliate Member of the Year during the annual Installation Banquet held recently.  The company is an avid supporter of the GMAR events, programs, realtor education and training in addition to sponsoring several association activities.  “We are honored to be acknowledged by the Board of Directors and the Nominating Committee for doing what we do best, giving back to those we serve,” said Byron Jay Lewis, President and Chief Executive Officer of Edwards.

The Greater McAllen Association of Realtors Nominating Committee outlines criteria that must be met in order to be considered as a nominee. These include the affiliate member activity in local the Association; Professionalism and Affiliate Spirit. Six special requirements must also be met in order to be considered for the award.

During the Installation Banquet, 2016 GMAR President Adrian A. Arriaga (AAA Real Estate & Investments) was honored for his service and leadership.  Incoming President Aaron Nick Cantu (Jinks Realty) was officially installed to begin serving effective January 1, 2017.  The 2017 Board of Directors and Committee Chairs were also recognized at the banquet.

During 2016, Edwards Abstract and Title Co. has celebrated a milestone in the company’s history. The business was founded in 1880 and is proudly commemorating a proud legacy of service for the past 136 years.  Edwards Abstract and Title Co. is an independently owned title insurance provider in the South Texas region.  The company operates full service offices in Hidalgo and Cameron Counties in the cities of Brownsville, Edinburg, Harlingen, McAllen and South Padre Island.  For more information visit the website at www.edwards-titleco.com or social media.


EDWARDS Sponsors Women's Council of Realtors and Welcomes Secretary of State Carlos Cascos - December 8

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