Title Examiner

The Title Examiner’s main responsibility is to research the history of a particular property to access the costs/benefits of insuring it. This includes locating records regarding taxes, liens and judgments, bankruptcy, mortgages, and foreclosure proceedings during or preceding the title’s existence. A successful Title Examiner must possess analytical and sound decision-making skills to be able to determine what items should be included/excluded from title commitment or other title report products.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Examine and verify titles of properties
  • Search real estate records to locate all pertinent documents pertaining to chain of title and any outstanding liens/issues
  • Summarize legal, tax, and/or insurance documents
  • Compile lists of mortgages, contracts, and other instruments pertaining to titles by searching public and private records for law firms, real estate agencies, or title insurance companies
  • Search, analyze, and evaluate records relating to titles of homes, land, and buildings.
  • Ensure that the title to a property in question has no restrictions that may prevent or hinder its sale or use
  • Issue title insurance commitment and final policies, acquire rights of way, buy and sell property, grant mortgage loans, and obtain and protect mineral rights
  • Examine deeds, deeds of trust, liens, judgments, easements, and plats/maps to determine ownership, encumbrances, and to verify legal descriptions of property
  • Prepare property reports, title commitments, and title policies
  • Analyze the chain of title and preparation of reports outlining title-related matters
  • Examine title reports from outside abstractors
  • Perform other duties as required and assigned

 

Required Skills:

  • Real Estate Title Exam/Closing Background preferred
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated, resourcefulness, and problem-solving aptitude
  • Strong initiative, passion, and enthusiasm for achieving success
  • Ability to successfully interface with both internal business units, as well as clients and third parties
  • Excellent time management skills and proven ability to multi-task competing priorities
  • Ability to learn and maintain knowledge of multiple tools and systems
  • Working knowledge of real estate titles, deed preparation, and closing activities
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure
  • Display ability to meet strict deadlines and daily/weekly/monthly quotas
  • Ability to input data accurately into multiple systems and templates
  • Provide impeccable customer service
  • Knowing bankruptcy and other relevant laws and regulations

 

The job is Bangalore based and candidates and are expected to work from the office.