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Archive for August, 2011

Congratulations! Your short sale offer was approved!

We want you to know that as a short sale realtor, you’re in good hands with Winged Foot Title. We believe in exceptional service without exception.

As you know, there are three main ingredients to a successful short sale.  They are

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Looking for reasons to go to the Florida REALTOR® Convention and “We’ll Make You A Star” Tradeshow on August 25th-26th?

Here are a few noteworthy reasons that will get you motivated to come to Orlando for the Convention:

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We got some great news last week.  Fort Myers, Florida Short Sale REALTOR® Betty Katke of Jones & Co. Realty reported to us that she successfully used our free eBook to earn a short sale listing that would have gone to a family friend of the owner.  Great job, Betty!  Watch Betty’s story now:

For more information from Betty, please call her at (239) 677-1818 or email her at

12 Things You Need To Know To Survive A Short Sale
If you would like a free copy of our powerful eBook on 12 Things You Need to Know to Survive a Short Sale, download it now at  If you would like help with your marketing efforts, pick our expert’s brain – call Rich at (239) 985-4142.  And, as always, if you or someone you know needs assistance with their Florida short sale or Florida title insurance and real estate settlement services, call us today at (239) 985-4142 or contact us through the web.

This was a great question I was asked earlier this week, during a short sale process presentation I did to a group of REALTOR’s from Sellstate Priority Realty, a very successful brokerage in Cape Coral, Florida.  It was a very engaged group, and I was glad when someone asked a question about what to do about a junior lien in a primary home short sale scenario.

Here is a short video clip (about 4 minutes) that addresses this common issue:

So as you heard, Liz and Lynda presented the following scenario of a primary home short sale of a Cape Coral property. The owner of the property is disabled and can no longer afford the home.  Here are the details:

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My company, Winged Foot Title, (a Fort Myers title company) understands the value of home ownership. More importantly, we understand the value of protecting the American dream. We know that title insurance is the key to eliminating risks in real estate transactions.

Title insurance is valued by:

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Winged Foot Tite, LLC is not associated with the government, and our [short sale orchestration] service is not approved by the government or your lender. Even if you accept this offer and use our service, your lender may not agree to change your loan.