Lisa LaFlamme Joins the Punta Gorda Office of Michael Saunders & Company
Posted by Tom Heatherman — June 4, 2010
Top-Producing Charlotte County Agent Helps Launch The Firm’s Newest Office
PUNTA GORDA, Florida—(June 2, 2010)—Lisa LaFlamme, a top-producing agent in Charlotte County, has joined the Punta Gorda office of Michael Saunders & Company, it was announced today from the company’s headquarters in downtown Sarasota.
A native of Connecticut, Ms. LaFlamme began selling property in 2002 and quickly rose through the ranks to become one of the region’s top volume sellers; having achieved nearly $50 million in sales over the past eight years. Before re-locating to Punta Gorda, LaFlamme spent ten years in the Naples area where she worked in the affiliated design and construction industries while raising her two sons, Chad and Kyle.
“Launching our first office in the Punta Gorda area with an agent of Lisa’s caliber and background demonstrates our commitment to the market.” said company founder and CEO Michael Saunders from her newest branch office, at 101 Taylor Street, in downtown Punta Gorda. “With 22 branch offices now lining the Gulf Coast from Bradenton to Punta Gorda, sellers who list with Lisa can rest assured that their properties will be effectively cross-marketed to buyers and their agents throughout all 22 of these highly-trafficked locations. We can’t wait to show them one of Florida’s best kept secrets.”
LaFlamme attributes her success to a tireless worth ethic, an ever-expanding knowledge of her sales area, a strong commitment to her clients and a willingness to change with the times. She was one of the first agents in Charlotte County to embrace the emerging market for short sales and is now considered an expert in the intricacies of these types of transactions.
“In order to excel, one must embrace positive change and be willing to grow consistent with new opportunities,” LaFlamme says. “This is the reason I jumped at the opportunity to join the team at Michael Saunders & Company. MS&C has a reputation for unparalleled service and strong, positive values—consistent with my own—and recognizes that Punta Gorda is a city of great charm, beauty and lifestyle potential. My clients deserve the sort of service and attention that my affiliation with Michael Saunders & Company will bring them.”
The Punta Gorda office of Michael Saunders & Company is located at 101 Taylor Street, just one block south of the Charlotte Harbor Event and Convention Center, in downtown Punta Gorda.
Lisa LaFlamme can be reached by calling (941) 916-0538, in the office at (941) 639-0000; or by email at LisaLaFlamme@michaelsaunders.com.
About Michael Saunders & Company:
Now in its fourth decade of service to Southwest Florida, Michael Saunders & Company has grown from a single small office into a network of 22 full-service offices—with more than 500 professionally trained associates and 150 staff members. Powerful world-wide affiliations—including Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, Luxury Portfolio, Christie’s Great Estates, the European Real Estate Network (EREN) and Mayfair International Realty extend the company’s message to qualified buyers globally, ensuring the broadest possible exposure for our properties.
Michael Saunders & Company is ranked as the 75th largest brokerage in dollar volume in the latest Real Trends 500 Survey of the 500 largest brokerages in the U.S,; and is included among the 35 most influential Realtors in luxury real estate.
Customers of Michael Saunders & Company are assured of a comprehensive array of real estate services that will address every need. These services include commercial sales and leasing through the company’s Commercial Division, along with mortgage loan origination and full title and closing services. MSC Mortgage provides a full array of mortgage products through its partner, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage; while the expert team at MSC Title includes title examiners, processors, and closers dedicated to building on the reputation of Michael Saunders & Company for unequalled service and solutions. Backed by the underwriting strength of First American Title and Chicago title, MSC Title provides peace of mind by assuring that a buyer’s new property is free of liens and title defects. The award-winning MSC Relocation Division provides corporations with a wide range of relocation services to smooth the transition and assure immediate employee productivity in the new environment. MSC Assets Management Division is specifically structured to help lenders and community bank successfully market and sell REO (Real Estate Owned) properties. The Short Sale Division, the company’s newest, is structured to help agents and their clients navigate these complex transactions.
For more information about Michael Saunders & Company, please call 1-888-552-5228 or visit us on the Web at MichaelSaunders.com.