"Right after the first of August, we saw a real increase in orders," said Cindy Vaughan, branch manager and senior vice president of Stewart Title in Plano.
eight-person staff is putting in overtime hours to keep up with the demand.
"But not too often on the weekends," she
said."We need that two-day recoup time."
At Reliance Mortgage, the office is open seven days a week.
"It will slow down eventually, but so far, so good," Ms. Vaughan
said."It'll still make a nice last quarter hopefully.We'll be able to buy Christmas presents and help the economy – if we're not too tired to go shopping, that is."