The Midtown Office of Independence Title, a fee attorney office of Ishmael Law Firm PC, is searching for a motivated and detail-oriented individual to join our growing Central Austin team.
The right candidate will effectively assist our team of escrow officers and assistants in processing, recording and scanning documents and facilitating other post-closing and clerical tasks with a high attention to detail and a willingness to work and learn in a team environment.
Scanning all closing documents from each transaction into electronic file
Recording and filing of closing documents for public record; checking documents for completeness and accuracy, and verifying signatures and information.
Dispersing final closing documents and copies to lenders, buyers, sellers and agents.
Processing and breaking down closed files for shipping to policy department
Processing and breaking down of cancelled files
Other clerical tasks as requested by Escrow Manager
Fill in for Receptionist and handle front desk responsibilities
FILL-IN FLOATER for escrow teams, as needed
Receipting and entering information for new contracts and the funds associated with them.
Sending requests for title commitments, HOA and tax documents.
Assisting to obtain clear title by resolving title defects as requested by escrow officers.
Coordinating satisfaction/release of existing liens and encumbrances against property or sellers, including ordering payoff statements and releases of lien.
Assisting in closing escrow accounts by balancing and disbursing funds.
Verifying completion of accounting documents, wires, invoices and zero balances of each file.
Completing scanning, recording and filing of closing documents; checking documents for completeness and accuracy, and verifying signatures and information.
Dispersing final closing documents and copies to lenders, buyers, sellers and agents
High School Graduate
Experience in title, escrow or a related real estate field a plus
Ability to learn alternative closing systems when necessary
Expert computer skills including working knowledge of Outlook, internet applications and/or company specific databases
Must have ability to work independently, with minimal supervision
Self-motivated, results oriented individual
Capable of multi-tasking, working under pressure and meeting deadline
Excellent written and oral communication
Strong customer service and problem solving skills
Detail oriented with strong organization and interpersonal skills
Lending experience is a plus
Familiarity with e-recording is a plus
About Midtown - Independence Title
Taking its name from its eclectic location in Austin’s “Midtown”, the Midtown Office of Independence Title is an LGBT-owned title company that is uniquely engaged in the community we serve. Our highly qualified team has grown out of this energetic area and therefore, understand the needs of Central Austin home buyers and sellers. With over 120 years of combined experience in the title industry, our team is composed of highly qualified real estate attorneys, escrow officers and escrow assistants. This knowledge base and experience covers an exhaustive scope of transactions including, but not limited to, vacant lot and land development, farm and ranch tracts, condo conversions, quick sale transactions, HUD foreclosures, residential sales, multi-family apartments, and commercial transactions.