Title Officers are required to have computer aptitude, recent industry experience, demonstrated ability to perform under pressure, familiarity with preliminary title reports and issuance of title policies, following strict underwriting guidelines.
They must have experience in reviewing complex documents, legal descriptions, public records and the ability to anticipate and resolve issues with title.
Reviewing recorded documents, such as deeds, mortgages, trust deeds and contracts that affect property titles;
Preparing reports describing any title encumbrances encountered during search activities and outlining actions needed to clear titles;
Obtaining maps or drawings delineating properties from title plants, county surveyor’s and assessor’s offices;
Examining documents from Plant database related to real estate transactions;
Compiling and reviewing documents from the plant database to prepare preliminary title reports;
Managing workflow of Title Unit and providing technical guidance as needed;
Plotting easements on maps; Abstracting and setting up recordings to close transactions;
Issuing title policies subsequent to closing a transaction;
Other Duties as assigned. Requirements Strong customer service skills;
Microsoft Office Suite;
Familiarity with IMPACT and SmartView, preferred;
Able to work independently as well as part of a team; Strong attention to detail and quality driven;
Experience working with complex documents, legal descriptions, easements, maps and public records;
Ability to anticipate and resolve issues related to title, involving Senior Title Management as necessary;
Must be able to manage a high volume of phone calls; Must be able to work overtime, including evenings and weekends, when necessary.
Education High School Diploma or GED Experience 10 years+ of Title Industry experience