Escrow Officer (Residential Sales/ REFI)

Duties:

  • Complete real estate escrow transactions by determining requirements; clearing titles; assembling, preparing, and reviewing closing documents; disbursing funds
  • Determine escrow requirements by studying and clarifying buyer, seller, and lender instructions
  • Obtain clear title by ordering title reports; resolving title defects; satisfying existing liens and encumbrances against property or principals
  • Establish escrow account by depositing funds; maintaining records
  • Prepare transaction documents by completing forms and statements; collecting and reviewing existing documents
  • Complete calculations by prorating taxes and interest
  • Complete closing transaction documents by assembling documents; reviewing papers with parties; explaining provisions and procedures; answering questions; checking documents for completeness and accuracy; obtaining signatures
  • Complete closing by recording and filing documents; preparing and distributing final closing statements and title
  • Close escrow account by balancing and disbursing funds
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations
  • Maintain a minimum monthly volume of $18,000 per team member on the unit

Skills/ Technology

  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the escrow/title industry field
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Knowledge of RBJ Escrow System
  • Good client relations and communication skills
  • Good writing skills
  • Detail-oriented, self starter, self-disciplined
  • Stay calm under pressure, problem solver
  • Escrow Officer Certification from the Escrow Association is required
  • 5 Year + Experience as Escrow Officer preferred

 

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