Happy Birthday to July Babies, Goodbye July, Hello August!

Our Lakewood Title Company would like to say HAPPY BIRTHDAY to all those born in July. Cheers to you! AND let us toast to a great month coming up with hopefully many blessings in store. Let’s all stay positive and make it a good one!

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Lakewood Company Title Reviews

A huge THANK YOU to all those that took the time to review our title company. We really do strive to make our clients happy!

J.J. Chapa says: As a Realtor of a large team; we depend on high quality professionals to help our business run smoothly and our client’s to be well cared for. There is no other title company I would ever trust with this more than Lakewood Title. They are responsive, professional and provide the best client experience with the dedication to make convenience a tenant for our clients by working with them on closing times and locations. I’ve had them close a client in their home after business hours. There are no better folks to work with.

Kelley MacKay says: Tracy is very communicative easy to get a hold of and works hard to make things go smoothly. They go out of their way to make closings easy on the buyer seller and the agents.

Lisa Trees says: I have had the pleasure of working with Lakewood Title as a Realtor, and as a buyer. Without a doubt, their customer service exceeds all expectations. This amazing group of people truly care about their clients and their quality of work is out of this world.

Tracy and Mark are miracle workers!  Just had the worst lender of all time on a deal but thanks to Tracy Koonce and her constant diligence and Mark Carlson’s cool head in and quick thinking in a dire situation, they moved heaven and earth to get my client closed today!! He was able to make his flight this afternoon to leave on a long planned trip.  THANK YOU Lakewood Title!  You always do an amazing job for us.

Lakewood Title has been incredible to work with. We switched from a prior title company because we were not receiving the type of service that we required. We considered several title companies, but decided to give Lakewood Title a try. We close several deals every month and Lakewood Title has not only met, but has exceeded our expectations. Our latest closing required creative thinking to eliminate numerous problems and issues. Richard supplied the creative solutions, and Mary got it closed on time. Anyone with title needs should use this company.

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Let’s keep this candle burning for all the veterans who can’t be with us this Memorial Day Weekend!

Let’s keep this candle burning for all the veterans who can’t be with us this Memorial Day Weekend!

Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Memorial Day 2021 will occur on Monday, May 31.

Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding family gatherings and participating in parades. Unofficially, it marks the beginning of the summer season.

READ MORE FACTS: https://www.history.com/topics/holidays/memorial-day-history

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Lakewood Title supports the SoupMobile community in Dallas!

Lakewood Title supports the SoupMobile community in Dallas!

Due to Covid and this Dallas, Texas cold spell, they need our help more than ever. Please consider donating to their mission or adding them to Amazon.com/smile as your favorite charity.


SOUPMOBILE CHURCH needs funds………. https://www.soupmobile.org/special-event/church-flooding

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What Are You Thankful For?

What is your favorite Thanksgiving tradition? What are you thankful for? Do you know the history of Thanksgiving?


Top Ten Favorite Thanksgiving Traditions

  • Watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
  • Break the wishbone for good luck
  • Eat a traditional Thanksgiving meal
  • Take a nap
  • Share what you’re most thankful for
  • Watch an American football game
  • Be grateful for Friendsgiving
  • Run a turkey trot
  • Shop ’til you drop on Black Friday
  • Giving back

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Have a Safe and Happy Halloween!

Did you know….. “The evening before Halloween was known as All Hallows Eve, and later Halloween. Over time, Halloween evolved into a day of activities like trick-or-treating, carving jack-o-lanterns, festive gatherings, donning costumes and eating treats.” Read All: https://www.history.com/topics/halloween/history-of-halloween

Here are a few Halloween links with fun info about trick-or-treating, carving jack-o-lanterns, costumes and treats!

Is It Safe to Trick-or-Treat During the COVID-19 Pandemic? Experts Share Halloween Health Safety Tips ……….. https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/holidays/halloween-ideas/a33826132/halloween-trick-or-treating-health-safety/

Best pumpkin carvings in 2020……… https://www.insider.com/detailed-pumpkin-carvings-to-inspire-you-this-halloween-2019-10

Best Halloween costumes in 2020…….. https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/holidays/halloween-ideas/a29212306/pop-culture-halloween-costumes/

What’s the top Halloween candy in each state?…….. https://www.candyindustry.com/articles/89330-whats-the-top-halloween-candy-in-each-state/

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The Lakewood Title in Anna, Texas has it’s own Facebook page!

We are very excited to add another Facebook page and Google listing for the Anna location. Please see: https://www.facebook.com/Lakewood-Title-Anna-107607757733233
for Facebook page updates.

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Would you recommend us to your neighbors?


Lakewood Title is on Nextdoor, the private social network for neighborhoods. Would you recommend us to your neighbors and help get the word out?

Recommend us: https://nextdoor.com/pages/lakewood-title-llc/recommend/ or  https://nextdoor.com/pages/lakewood-title-plano-tx/recommend/

Thanks for being a Lakewood Title llc customer! We appreciate the support you provide to our local business.

— www.lakewoodtitletx.com team!

P.S. Happy 4th. of July! We Love Our Neighbors and Celebrate with you!

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Special Dates in May and June Coming Soon!

May 31 2020 Pentecost Sunday, 5 & June 1 2020 Pentecost Monday, 6: Pentecost, also known as White Sunday, is a religious holiday that celebrates the coming of the Holy Spirit on the early followers of Jesus Christ and also recognizes the day that the church was established.

June 14 2020 Flag Day Sunday, 19: Flag Day 2020, is a holiday observed annually on June 14. It is a day that commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States that took place in 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. The United States Army also celebrates the Army Birthday on this date.

June 21 2020 Father’s Day Sunday, 26: Father’s Day is a holiday celebrated annually on the third Sunday of June. It is a day that commemorates fatherhood and appreciates all fathers and father-figures (including grandfathers, great-grandfathers, stepfathers, and foster fathers) as well as their contribution to society.

History of Father’s Day

The History of Father’s Day 2020 dates back to 1910 in Spokane, Washington, where 27-year-old Sonora Dodd proposed it as a way to honour the man (a civil war veteran William Jackson Smart) who raised her and her five siblings alone after her mom died in childbirth. Dodd was at a church thinking about how grateful she was for her father when she had the idea for Father’s Day, which would mirror Mother’s Day but be celebrated in June, her dad’s birthday month.

It is said that she was inspired after hearing a sermon about Jarvis’ Mother’s Day in 1909 at Central Methodist Episcopal Church, and she therefore told her pastor that fathers should have a similar holiday honoring them. A bill to nationally recognize the holiday was introduced in Congress in 1913.

In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson went to Spokane to speak in a Father’s Day celebration and wanted to make it official, but Congress resisted, with the fear that it would just another commercialized holiday. The movement grew for years but only became popular national in 1924 under former President Calvin Coolidge.

The holiday gained population during World War II, with most men leaving their families to fight in the war. In 1966 President Lyndon B. Johnson proclaimed the third Sunday of June to be Father’s Day. US President Calvin Coolidge recommended in 1924 that the day be celebrated by the nation, but stopped short of issuing a national proclamation.

Two attempts to formally recognize the holiday had earlier been rejection by Congress. In 1966, President Lyndon B. Johnson issued the first presidential proclamation honoring fathers, designating the third Sunday in June as Father’s Day. Six years later, the day was made a permanent national holiday when President Richard Nixon signed it into law in 1972.

Traditions of Father’s Day 2020

Traditionally, families gather to celebrate the father figures in their lives. Father’s Day is a relatively modern holiday so different families have a range of traditions.

Many people send or give cards or traditionally masculine gifts such as sports items or clothing, electronic gadgets, outdoor cooking supplies and tools for household maintenance. In the days and weeks leading to Father’s Day, many schools help their pupils to prepare a handmade card or small gift for their fathers. Additionally, the US Open golf tournament is scheduled to finish on Father’s Day. ~ https://www.calendar-365.com/holidays/father%27s-day.html

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We’ve been doing a little research and some much needed reading during this tragic pandemic that’s “no April Fools’ Joke”!

We’ve been doing a little research and some much needed reading during this tragic pandemic that’s “no April Fools’ Joke”! It is hard to believe that this is our reality at this time.

Here are a few blogs, info, ideas and websites that could come in handy in the next few weeks and perhaps month (Let’s all hope not!).

1. Complete a puzzle: The more pieces the better! Feeling extra saucy? Take on a Rubik’s Cube. More of a word person? Crossword puzzle!

2. Start a journal or blog. Sure, it can be about the coronavirus, but it could also be about a specific interest from chess to cheese.

3. If it won’t bother your neighbors: Dust off that old instrument and practice.

4. Text all your exes just in case you have one more thing you wanted to get off your chest.

5. Write poetry. Perhaps you can craft a haiku for Mother’s Day, or something without a specific structure. Just try it!

6. Watch all the really long movies you’ve avoided until now.

7. Download Duolingo, or a similar app, and teach yourself a foreign language.

8. Finally read “Infinite Jest,” “Les Miserables” or even “The Stand.” Go all in and read “Ulysses.” You got this.

9. Meditate. Try lying down with your eyes closed, palms up and while focusing on your breath. Or spend 20 minutes sitting crosslegged and repeat a soothing word to yourself in your head. (The latter is more like transcendental meditation.)

10. Face masks, moisturizer, oh my! Treat yourself to a 10-step skin care routine you don’t have time for during a normal work week.

  • Are your kids at home and incredibly bored right about now? Then take a look at this list of “TO DO IDEAS” put together by Monica Housewright (www.housewrightfence.com – co partner and owner of House of Mo’s Boutique) after she surveyed moms and mom groups all over the DFW areas. https://www.housewrightfence.com/100-ideas

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