Senior Escrow Officer (Onsite Dallas) Job at Taylor Morrison, Collin County, TX

  • Taylor Morrison
  • Collin County, TX

Job Description

As a Senior Escrow Officer working for Taylor Morrison you will be responsible to manage the escrow and closing transaction efficiently and effectively from title & escrow order opening through closing, disbursement, recording, and title policy. You will communicate daily with and shall be responsible to foster and maintain good relationships with internal teams, lenders, real estate agents, surveyors, customers and vendors to ensure smooth and accurate residential and commercial closings. In addition, you will be responsible to exercise significant independent judgment, and possess the knowledge, experience, and interpersonal skills necessary to efficiently handle any situation which may arise before or during the closing. What You’ll Do

  • Manage the entire real estate closing/escrow process, including compliance with real estate contracts, lender instructions, title requirements, closing/escrow requirements, company requirements and other written instructions
  • Mentor/train, and supervise if requested by management, other escrow officers/closers
  • Conduct residential and commercial closings with customers, realtors, lenders, and attorneys
  • Work closely with internal teams, lenders, real estate agents, surveyors, customers and vendors to accomplish a closed transaction in a timely, efficient and error-free manner
  • Prepare Closing Disclosure and the ALTA Settlement Statement and all other closing documents necessary for the transaction
  • Effectively address any closing related questions. From internal teams, lenders, real estate agents, surveyors, customers and vendors with accuracy and poise
  • Collaborate with management to resolve title issues such as legal descriptions, easements, lot splits, vesting, all tax liens, abstracts of judgments, bankruptcies, boundary disputes, encroachments, list pendants, etc.
  • Clear title requirements
  • Prepare and ship closing packages: Assure that each package is complete and properly signed by all parties
  • Prepare documents for recording in different Counties: Assure that documents sent for recording fulfill not only the Recording Regulations, but also the Lenders' requirements
  • Secure all documents (corrective and others) that may be required for the successful close of escrow/closing and the issuance of title insurance
  • Oversee the issuance of checks, bills and statements, receipts, and any other documents needed to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Prior to disbursement, confirm all funds are collected (good funds), all appropriate documents are checked for accuracy, signatures are collected, and notary acknowledgements and legal descriptions are correct.
  • Prior to recording, verify all legal documents for correct notary acknowledgements, legal, and lien information
  • Maintain individual escrow licenses and certifications
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Sound Like You? You might be just who we’re looking for if you have
  • Proven experience with residential and commercial closing transactions
  • Prefer Bachelor’s degree or four plus years related escrow experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Cooperate with and take direction from senior management
  • Participate in company sponsored seminars, meetings and training
  • Must be licensed in and bonded in good standing in state located; and is required to adhere to any state licensing continuing education requirements
  • Must be a notary public in state located
  • Must be of high integrity, technical competence and high moral character
  • Strong communications skills - written, verbal, and listening
  • Highly proficient level of computer skills in title production and closing software (e.g. SoftPro, Ramquest, ResWare) including spreadsheet, word processing, and power point
  • Ability to deal with multiple types of roles such as real estate sellers, buyers, agents and brokers
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the escrow/title industry field
  • Must create a positive image of the company through a professional appearance, actions, and conduct to fellow employees and customers
  • Establish a professional working rapport with our clients and any new relationships that are established
  • Understand the escrow process to determine what steps need to be taken to transfer the title of property pursuant to the conditions called for in the real estate contract and lender instructions
  • Demonstrating your ability to improve the processes and keeping up to date status to management on each transaction will win you this great job
  • Ability to mentor/train, and supervise (if requested by management) two or more escrow officers/closers and their escrow assistants
  • Closing knowledge, experience and interpersonal skills necessary to be a valued resource to internal teams, lenders, real estate agents, surveyors, customers and vendors to accomplish a closed transaction in a timely, efficient and error-free manner. Managing the expectations of our internal and external customers through the process is vital
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt This position is considered a non-exempt position for purposes of wage-hour law, which means that you will be required to keep a time record and will be eligible for overtime pay. Essential Functions: Successful job applicants will be able to perform these functions. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Report to Division/Corporate Office/Community daily and adhere to schedule Ability to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer and/or electronic device Ability to have face to face conversations with customers, co-workers and higher level manager Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time and move around work environment as needed Ability to operate a motor vehicle if applicable Comply with company policies and procedure Physical Demands: Must be able to able to remain in a stationary position up to 50% of the time The ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds *Taylor Morrison experience and/or successful completion of training program may override required education and/or experience requirement. Job descriptions are not intended as, nor should be construed to be, exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with a job. They are intended to be accurate reflections of those principal job duties and responsibilities essential for making fair pay decisions about the job. Taylor Morrison is an equal opportunity employer. Taylor Morrison does not discriminate against any candidate or employee on the basis of race, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion or veteran status.

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