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Escrow OfficerWA - Silverdale
Are you an experienced Escrow Officer/LPO with a desire to develop your skills and expertise in a professional work environment? Our title insurance companyis expanding our Escrow Team - if you are a diligent, accountable, accurate, goal-driven individual this may be the opportunity for you!
Position Summary: The Escrow Officer/LPO is responsible for the completion of real estate escrow transactions by determining requirements, clearing title, assembling, preparing, and reviewing closing documents, and disbursing funds.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Determines escrow requirements by reviewing the purchase & sale agreements, buyer, seller and lender instructions.
Obtains clear title by ordering title report; resolve title defects; satisfy existing liens and encumbrances against property or principals.
Establishes escrow account by depositing funds and maintaining records.
Prepares transaction documents by completing forms and statements; collecting and reviewing existing documents.
Completes calculations by prorating taxes and interest.
Completes closing the transaction by assembling documents and closing statements; checking documents for completeness and accuracy; reviewing papers with parties to the transaction; explaining provisions and procedures; answering questions; obtaining signatures.
Recording and filing of appropriate documents; prepare and distribute final closing statements and order final title policies.
Closes escrow account by disbursing funds.
Complies with regulatory requirements by adhering and enforcing adherence to requirements
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; attending in-house training sessions; reading professional publications; participating in professional organizations; maintain LPO by attending clock hour classes.
Maintains contact with all parties throughout the transaction.
Builds & maintains relationships with agents, builders & lenders or other clients directing business to PNWT.
Minimum of 2-4 years of experience as an Escrow Officer or LPO
Proficient in Word and Excel, as well as software and computer proficiency in general
Excellent customer service, communication, problem solving, decision making and time management skills
The ability to handle confidential information
Strong critical thinking and decision-making skills
Strong prioritization and time management skills with ability to meet deadlines
Clear verbal and written communication skills
Excellent customer service skills
Strong sense of team work
Strong ability to present technical data to non-technical management
Ability to work under pressure
Ability to handle sensitive/confidential matters
A pro-active, quick, enthusiastic and flexible approach