Contact: Lisa Blythe
Sara Durfee Earns Title Agent License
(DAYTONA BEACH, FL – April 23, 2018) – Sara Durfee recently became a Florida Licensed Title Agents after successfully completing the state exam and earning an appointment with one of Southern Title’s title insurance underwriters.
Durfee is a Closing Assistant in Southern Title’s Commercial Division in the company’s Ormond Beach location. Originally from Elmira, NY, she has been a resident of Port Orange for five years. Prior to joining Southern Title in 2015, Durfee was a legal assistant at a local attorney firm.
A large part of Southern Title’s culture is a commitment to education and training. Compliance with regulations governing the industry is vital to the company’s long term success and to the protection of its customer’s property rights.
The Florida Constitution defines a title insurance agent (626.841) as “a person, appointed in writing by a title insurer for the purpose of issuing and countersigning binders, commitments, policies of title insurance, or guarantees of title in its behalf.”
Southern Title currently provides residential settlement and closing services from 11 offices in Florida with locations in Jacksonville, , Ormond Beach , two locations in Palm Coast and Daytona Beach, Port Orange, Deltona, Kissimmee, Leesburg, and Tampa. In addition, the company operates a Commercial Division in Ormond Beach.
About Southern Title
Southern Title is Volusia County’s leading independent title agency, providing peace of mind and protecting the property rights of buyers and sellers throughout Florida since 1995. Southern Title operates 11 offices and is staffed with a team of experienced professionals, including 10 Certified Land Closers and one Certified Land Searcher and 31 licensed title agents. In 2017 Southern Title was named “Best of the Best” for Volusia and Flagler counties by readers of the Daytona Beach News-Journal in its annual “Reader’s Choice” Awards.
Southern Title is proud to comply with the industry’s Best Practices, as stipulated by the American Land Title Association (ALTA) and has earned an ALTA Best Practices Pillar 3 Certificate of Completion from Security Compliance Associates (SCA).