Title Examiner Job Description

Title Examiner Job Description

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Title examiner provides comprehensive title order delivery, including opening title orders, preparing title commitments, conducting file-by-file accounting, preparing final policies and preparing policy mailings.

Title Examiner Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Search public records and examine chains of title to determine legal condition of timeshare properties
Abstract and reviews records, such as mortgages, liens, judgments, easements and vital statistics to determine ownership and legal restrictions and to verify legal description of property
Work independently and uses experience to examine title to real property, ranging in complexity, to determine status and establish chain of title
Utilize outstanding Excel and computer skills to navigate through our paperless environment
Must possess strong analytical ability with a knack for solving problems
Ability to thrive under pressure because you are deadline driven
Abstracts and reviews records, such as mortgages, liens, judgments, easements and vital statistics to determine ownership and legal restrictions and to verify legal description of property
Must possess strong analytical ability with a nack for solving problems
Abstract and analyze records, such as leases, subleases, liens, judgments, easements, vital statistics, and plot and map books
Exercise judgment within defined policies and procedures

Title Examiner Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Education for Title Examiner

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the title examiner job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and High School Degree in Education, Science, Arts, Associates, Business, Technical, Real Estate, Graduate, Surveying, Law

Skills for Title Examiner

Desired skills for title examiner include:

Legal terms helpful
Legal terms used in title documents
Transactional documentation standards and ability to apply standard in non-standard situations
Industry and company operating systems
Tools and applications
Title industry terms and computer programs
Microsoft Office applications
Real estate terminology
Client requirements
Federal

Desired experience for title examiner includes:

You may have customer contact
You might have to specialize in commercial/industrial transactions
Examines chain of Title for Residential properties
Examines the chain of title for orders of limited complexity
Prepares initial title commitment documentation based on the application of appropriate codes from the title code book
Checking copies of records, such as mortgages, liens, judgments, easements, vital statistics, and plat and map books, to determine ownership and legal restrictions and to verify legal description of property

Title Examiner Examples

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Title Examiner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a title examiner. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for title examiner
  • Pulling and assembling data that affects a certain piece of property
  • Working directly with Florida Title Agencies and Title Search Providers to coordinate the title commitment production and delivery
  • Resolving title related issues or work to obtain documentation or information necessary to clear title issues
  • Running pre-closing and post-closing updates on title
  • Works with Title Officers or other higher level staff for guidance on unusual and/or problematic situations such as back vesting uninsured deeds, prior liens, need for indemnity
  • Search Public Records
  • Examine Titles
  • Summarize Recorded Documents
  • Determine property titles's legal condition
  • Examines search packages
Qualifications for title examiner
  • Updates title and judgment searches and ensures timely processing of associated documents
  • License of Certification –Missouri Department of Insurance licensing or ability to meet the requirements for Missouri Department of Insurance licensing is required
  • Work Experience – Prior knowledge of title examination and work experience as a title examiner within the title insurance industry is required
  • Multi-state examination experience a plus
  • Proficiency with Windows 95/98 operating system, data retrieval applications, word processing (MS Word) and or higher applications required
  • Follow directions from plant management
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Title Examiner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of title examiner. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for title examiner
  • Confirm that the title is, indeed, insurable by the title insurance company and that, based on current public records, there are no defects that will cause a claim to be raised against the current owner of the property
  • Knowledge of State Requirements
  • Abstracts and analyzes records, such as leases, subleases, liens, judgments, easements, vital statistics, and plot and map books
  • May perform all of the duties of a title searcher including opening files and inputting data, generating data from County records to identify tax payments and status, printing relevant documents and reports, sorting and assembling information, requesting additional documentation from title plants
  • Presenting information and providing recommendations to department management to resolve basic title and land rights issues
  • Planning all aspects of the analysis along with the presentation and implementation of strategies for a basic to moderate analysis
  • Search/Analyze/Verify Property Index and General Name Index for effect on title
  • Review search results to ensure compliance with all guidelines
  • Accurately price commitments, endorsements, policies, guarantees, and reports using appropriate schedules of fees and charges based on property location
  • A Title Examiner is a legal support professional who assists lawyers with many duties, including researching real estate records and examining property titles
Qualifications for title examiner
  • Travel out of the office (must have own personal vehicle and applicable automobile insurance coverage under state law)
  • Interact well with co-associates
  • To prepare same—including abstracting, title examinations, survey analysis
  • Knowledge of FAST a plus
  • Familiarity with databases such as DataTrace/DataTree
  • Research respective title plant software, analyze and evaluate pertinent record documents for determination of ownership, legal descriptions, and any connection to title
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Title Examiner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a title examiner. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for title examiner
  • Like many other legal support professions, certain qualities, such as the ability to keep confidentiality, work independently and remain accurate under pressure are very important
  • Of mortgages and other contracts pertaining to titles by searching public and private records for law
  • Maintains subconsultant database
  • Ensures that contract and billing files are maintained according to standards
  • Prepares and maintains appropriate spreadsheets for billing and project analysis
  • Coordinates title plant operations with the title department, customer service, and outside services, as needed
  • Reports research findings to appropriate personnel
  • Work with all parties to the transaction including but not limited to borrowers, sellers, attorneys, lien holders, real estate agents and other creditors to resolve all items on the title commitment any lender requirements
  • Address inquiries from clients, borrowers, real estate agents, internal staff and management in a professional and timely manner
  • Perform daily review of all work in progress to ensure all work is completed in the proper timeframe as required by the client
Qualifications for title examiner
  • 2-3 years previous title examining experience and bachelor’s degree or established business background
  • Maintain proper production levels and delivery standards on a daily basis · Review surveys prepared on properties, if applicable
  • 2+ years directly related experience in the state of Texas
  • Completion of high school and at least one year of responsible experience in title searching
  • Title Examiner License a must
  • Previous Title Examiner experience preferred
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Title Examiner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a title examiner. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for title examiner
  • Performing other responsibilities and duties assigned
  • Possess knowledge of legal documents with ability to analyze and evaluate documents as it relates to title
  • Review ALTA surveys with ability to map metes and bounds legal descriptions
  • Explain chain of title and commitment with staff and customers
  • Recognize title defects and formulate curative solutions
  • Complete complex legal description title examinations from patent forward, review complex exceptions and clouds to determine insurability
  • Research in databases such SKLD
  • Perform with teamwork mindset and close customer relations of both escrow staff and customers to produce positive solutions and meet time requirements
  • Run bankruptcy searches on the borrowers to determine if any bankruptcy cases have an effect on the client’s ability to foreclose
  • Generate title reports and title commitments by determining applicable requirements and exceptions
Qualifications for title examiner
  • Collect Real Estate Tax Data from County Web Sites
  • Conduct Searches using Title Data, Title Point or County Websites to locate all documents pertaining to the property and owners
  • Have the ability to locate, accurately compile and interpret information affecting status of title to real property either through the various electronic and/or paper title plants
  • Search and examine commercial property titles in accordance with company and local examining procedures and policies to determine the status of title
  • Be able to shift priorities easily and will also possess the ability to leverage modern title production procedures and technology
  • Must have strong analytical and problem solving skills the ability to work independently
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Title Examiner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a title examiner. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for title examiner
  • Monitor all Outlook folders for Production and Updates
  • Perform quality control check on all completed files
  • Scan and upload completed title searches and documents into Title platforms
  • Perform all duties and responsibilities in a timely manner consistent with established company standards for quality and service
  • Address inquires from clients, borrowers, agents, and internal staff in a professional and timely manner
  • Maintain open communication with other team members and Account Exec
  • Meet established production goals and quality requirements as set by management
  • Read search request to ascertain types of title evidence required and to obtain descriptions of properties and names of the involved parties
  • Examine individual titles to determine if liens, restrictions, delinquent taxes will affect titles and limit property use
  • Examine mortgage documents, deeds, court cases, taxes and other documents to produce a title commitment
Qualifications for title examiner
  • Familiarity with basic real estate terms preferred
  • Minimum five years search and examining experience
  • Good residential background in all aspects of search and examining
  • Attention to detail and effective communication
  • Minimum two years search and examining experience
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in title search and examination, and preparation of title insurance commitments, with at least 33% of time devoted to commercial properties, and/or metes and bounds parcels

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