California-based Title Agency Expands into Florida

November 18, 2010

Advantage Title, a provider of title insurance and escrow services powered by Title365, expanded to the East Coast with the opening of its new office in Maitland, Fla. The new Title365 Florida office will be managed by title industry veteran Scott Ludwig, vice president, Florida division manager, and will cater to the Florida market.

In addition to Ludwig, Kathy Long, a veteran of the escrow industry in the Florida, will serve as escrow officer and office manager. Yvonne Moskey is national title operations manager. Under Ludwig’s leadership, Title365’s customers will benefit from an unmatched level of professional expertise and an exemplary track record of customer service built upon a foundation of almost 60 years of combined industry experience.

Offering a full complement of traditional title insurance, escrow and national closing services, default services, and diverse technology solutions, Title365’s Florida customers will also be able to utilize, which provides online transaction management capabilities to facilitate the ordering of title insurance and closing-related services. In addition, lenders will be able to quickly and easily receive quotes via Title365’s GFEz Good Faith Estimate (GFE) rate calculator.

“Title365 is fortunate to be in a position to capitalize on the promising real estate market opportunity that Florida provides and our service offerings will bring additional value to the region,” said Michael Tafoya, CEO of Advantage Title and Title365. “Since our inception, we have differentiated ourselves from the competition by not only delivering the most advanced technology to the industry, but also by understanding our client’s needs like no other: faster turnaround, seasoned company management, and a centralized, customer-centric service approach. We look forward to delivering these same advantages to our Florida customers.”

Advantage Title is located throughout Southern California and conducts business as Title365 in Florida. Title policies are underwritten by Old Republic National Title Insurance Co. and Westcor Land Title Co., and by First American Title Insurance Co. in California only.

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