ESCROW OFFICER

Farmington Hills, MI

THE OPPORTUNITY

Our client is a boutique, technology driven title agency with a goal of streamlining the closing and escrow process by providing white glove customer service. We are currently seeking a highly motivated Escrow Officer.

Your responsibilities: 

  • Communicate with real estate offices, attorneys, brokers, and lenders to obtain the information needed to initiate the title order.

  • Interface with internal and external underwriters and third-party vendors to ensure a smooth transaction while overseeing customer interactions, specifically while completing title requirements and resolving/clearing outstanding curative items.

  •  Determine closing requirements by studying and qualifying buyer, seller, and additional property details.

  •  Properly identify compliance issues: identify missing titles issues or errors and resolve them to ensure compliance.

  • Work closely with borrowers, loan officers, title companies/attorneys, or insurance companies to gather and prepare all documents needed to satisfy underwriting requirements.

  • Work hand-in-hand with our centralized processing department to pinpoint order requirements and/or specific file requests.

  • Verify accuracy of settlement statements utilizing underwriter and/or lender instructions.

  • Lead transaction to completion by determining policy exceptions; requirements; clearing titles or identifying methods for clearing titles; assembling, preparing, and reviewing closing documents for closing agent.

  • Schedule closings and assist closing agent with possible changes at closing and updated municipals searches on scheduled closings, prepare closer packages to include policies, invoice, title report, affidavits & survey and assist in other areas of operation, as needed.

 

 

WHO YOU ARE

Qualifications:  

  • Industry experience with standard title/escrow concepts, practices, and procedures.

  • Understand title nuances such as types of real estate ownership, chain of title, recording procedures, curatives, prorations, endorsements, and types of title policies.

  • Curative experience is preferred, but not required.

  • Ability to deal directly with multiple industry professionals such as real estate sellers, buyers, agents and brokers.

  • Exceptional client relations and organizational skills.

  • Ability to communicate effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

An eager Escrow Officer would:

  • Prospect, develop, and maintain relationships with potential new business referral partners.

  • Have the ability to manage various internal departments and delegate responsibility to the appropriate team members.

  • Participate in the company growth development, team management and expansion, and encourage company growth 

  • Production Software training is provided.

THE GOOD STUFF

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • PTO

 

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