Title company and affiliate boutique real estate law firm seeking a full-time commercial real estate attorney for our Georgetown Waterfront office. Candidate must be a self-starter with strong attention to detail who thrives in an entrepreneurial/start-up environment.
Essential Job Functions include without limitation:
Review title reports, chain of title and other documents of record, prepare title commitment and title insurance policies, and work with agency underwriting counsel to resolve extraordinary title issues;
Interface directly with purchasers, sellers, lenders and their respective attorneys to facilitate transactions, address coverage requests and otherwise manage expectations;
Underwrite commercial and residential title in connection with the issuance of title insurance policies relating to properties located in Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C. respectively;
Review ALTA, as-built, location or other surveys as they relate to the subject transaction and requests for insurance coverage;
Prepare Closing Disclosures, HUD-1 Settlement Statements and closing costs estimates for clients and prospective clients;
Manage commercial and residential files and staff relating to matters concerning pre-processing through post-closing, including without limitation, being primarily responsible for communication with clients and their respective attorneys;
Review organizational documents of entities, trust agreements and estate documents in connection with determining proper authority of parties to transact;
Prepare title closing documents, including without limitation, deeds;
Conduct closings for residential transactions taking place in our office and/or remotely;
-A juris doctorate degree and barred in Maryland, District of Columbia and/or Virginia.
-Title Producers license in Maryland, District of Columbia and/or Virginia.
- Candidate must have a minimum of 3 years of experience with title insurance underwriting, processing and closing commercial real estate transactions.
-TSS experience preferred, but not required.
-Outstanding communication skills, both oral and written, great attention to detail, and exceptional organizational skills are a must.
-Able to meet critical deadlines.
-Experience with direct client and lender contact (i.e. phone calls, e-mail, and mail correspondence).
Capstone Title and Escrow is a leading provider of real estate settlement and escrow services in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Conveniently located in Washington, D.C. (Georgetown) and McLean, Virginia. Capstone provides clients with the full range of commercial and residential real estate settlement and escrow services. Capstone’s experienced team of attorneys and professionals are commit...ted to providing its clients with a seamless and stress-free experience.
Capstone manages and coordinates every facet of the settlement process including without limitation the title search and examination, scheduling, funding, recordation of documents and issuance of title insurance. Capstone's settlement services are customized to handle the most sophisticated and unique title and escrow needs.