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Real Estate Paralegal

The essential duties and responsibilities of the Real Estate Closer/Paralegal include, but are not limited to:

  • Processing residential and commercial closing transactions from start to finish, working closely with Buyers, Sellers, Real Estate Agents and Brokers, Lenders, etc.
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with clients, lenders, and realtors in person and over the telephone.
  • Maintain client confidentiality.
  • Review of purchase agreements with attention to critical dates and closing conditions.
  • Review and preparation of closing statements and closing documents, receive and organize lender documents, coordinate closings with clients, balance files, process checks and disbursements, and process files post-closing.
  • Organizing and fulfilling conditions necessary to satisfy title requirements.
  • Monitor and manage all aspects of complex real estate transactions including loan closings and supporting attorneys as needed.
  • Examination of title to determine status, liens and to establish chain of title; draft initial title opinion.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience as a real estate closer/ legal assistant /paralegal (preferred)
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Must be proficient in SoftPro and QuickBooks, or similar software
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be detail-oriented
  • Working knowledge of legal documents and how they affect title to real property
  • Must be able to process files from start of contract until post-closing
  • Ability to accurately prepare CDs, ALTAs, and to balance and disburse files
  • Excellent prioritizing and multitasking skills
  • Ability to work well in a collaborative legal team environment

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule: Monday to Friday

Travel requirement: No travel

Education: Associate (Preferred)

Experience: Real estate law: 2 years (Required)

Work Location: In person