Secured Title buys Finley Abstract

May 19, 2008

Kansas Secured Title announces the acquisition of Finley Abstract and Title Co. Inc., Oskaloosa.

Kansas Secured Title, owned by Topeka-based Title Midwest Inc., has operated an office in Oskaloosa since acquiring Jefferson County Title in 2001. The company provides title insurance, handles real estate closings and provides abstracting, contract servicing and other services.

Finley Abstract's operations are being merged into those of Kansas Secured Title in Oskaloosa. Finley Abstract’s managing officer, Paul Flower, has joined the company; Sherry Forge will continue as manager; and Kelly Hattemer as title examiner for the combined operation.

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North American Title Insurance Company (NATIC) is a seasoned title insurance underwriter, helping title agents to achieve their individual business goals for more than 50 years. Today, the company conducts real estate settlement services in 39 states and the District of Columbia through a network of experienced, independent agents.