Escrow Assistant

Company: Your Company Name Here
TX - Plano

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities Escrow Assistant

Prior to Closing:
  • Order payoffs and final utilities for files; verify payoffs match title commitments.
  • Handle all file requirements prior to closing, including but not limited to liens, judgments, and bankruptcy requirements
  • Obtain most past and present tax information; ensure current taxes have not been paid.
  • Order and follow-up on HOA letters, bylaws, financials, and irrigation.
  • Obtain commission information on the real estate agents involved in the transaction.
  • Disburse files and verify receipt and accuracy of wires.
  • Prepare Power of Attorneys and Quit Claim Deeds when necessary.
  • Maintain communication with the Escrow Officer regarding status of the file.
  • Handle walk-ins or phone calls when Escrow Officer is unavailable.
  • Help other assistants and fill in as receptionist as needed.

Closing
  • Assist with entering figures from lender.
  • Assist with printing documents for closing.
  • Print checks for closing.
  • Assist with faxing figures to lenders/Realtors.

After Closing
Clean out file for shipping of loan package, recordings, follow-up on any money held in escrow, etc.
Prepare closed out file for scanning.
Job Requirements:
  • Ability to comprehend and write instructions, correspondence, and memos (proper punctuation, spelling, grammar a must).
  • Excellent verbal/written skills along with strong interpersonal skills are required.
  • Ability to deliver superior customer service.
  • Must have high level of organization and strong attention to detail.
  • Computer competency (Microsoft Office), keyboarding/data entry skills, basic math skills, phone/customer service skills, spelling and proofreading required.
  • Notary a plus.

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