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Real Estate Paralegal

Company: Evasco & Rountree, PLLC
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Receive, prepare new contract or loan instructions for file to be opened by order entry department.
  • Coordinate, Communicate and process received processing information from clients, real estate agents, lenders, borrowers, and other settlement companies to prepare the file for prelim and final approval with the lender.
  • Review Deeds, Deed of Trusts and other legal documents to be recorded for accuracy (i.e. names are correct and match lender instructions, legal descriptions are correct and match title commitment).
  • Review complete closing package for completeness (i.e., corporate status and authorizations, proper signature lines, dates, acknowledgments, Virginia Code Sections (where applicable), etc.).
  • Ensure documentation required of settlement agent on other side of transaction is complete, accurate and all needed items are received prior to closing.
  • Coordinate scheduling of closing between all parties (external and internal).
  • Ensure file is in balance at time of CD/HUD approval.
  • Provide agent a copy of ALTA settlement statement for review prior to closing.
  • Provide borrower final closing figure and instructions for cashier's check payee and closing location.
  • Ensure executed complete closing package is scanned.
  • Send all required funding documents to lender to obtain funding number.
  • Timely respond to clients, lenders, real estate agents.
  • Ability to multi-task with agents, cleints, lenders and other settlement agentsOther duties and responsibilities that may rise as assigned by managementKnowledge and Skills/Technology Used
    • Comprehensive knowledge of settlement, title and legal instruments and terminology relative to all commercial and residential loan programs and instruments conveying title and encumbering title.
    • Comprehensive knowledge of the processing, closing and post closing of single and multi-family homes, town homes, & condominiums. Construction and development loans, and commercial transaction experience a plus, but not required.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with customers, management, closers, other post closers, recorders/couriers and underwriters (Both written and verbal).
    • Exceptional organization and time management skills. Ability to perform tasks independently.
    • Ability to analyze recorded documents and determine if they were correctly recorded, prepared, apply to the insured property and comply with the requirements set out on the title commitment and lender instructions.
    • Ability to work as part of a team and independently in a fast paced, dead-line oriented environment.
    • Ability to operate a personal computer proficiently and use Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook and Google Chrome).
    • Willing to train the right person with a strong work history!Education, Licensure, and Experience
      • High school diploma.
      • Experience in Qualia a plus.Job Type: Full-timePay: $15.00 - $21.00 per hourBenefits:
        • 401(k)
        • Paid time offSchedule:
          • 8 hour shift
          • Monday to FridaySupplemental Pay:
            • Bonus payEducation:
              • High school or equivalent (Preferred)Work Location:
                • One locationWork Remotely:
                  • NoWork Location: One location

Keywords: Evasco & Rountree, PLLC, Chesapeake , Real Estate Paralegal, Legal , Chesapeake, Virginia

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