Search public records and examine titles to determine legal condition of primarily commercial or industrial property title. Copy or summarize recorded documents which affect the condition of title to the property. Works independently and uses experience to examine title to real property, ranging in complexity, to determine status and establish chain of title. Builds base of experience with different types of property. Projects undertaken can range from simple parcels requiring a few hours of production time to commercial properties that may take days or even weeks to complete.
Performs title examination and examines the chain of title for a wide range of commercial title orders
Abstracts and analyzes records, such as leases, subleases, liens, judgments, easements, vital statistics, and plot and map books. Determines ownership and legal restrictions to verify legal description of property and completeness of records that may cross county lines.
Resolves most issues such as missing information, incomplete, inaccurate or contradictory information contained in the title documentation
Prepares initial title commitment documentation based on the application of procedural guidelines
Prepares and reviews reports for accuracy
May provide underwriting interpretation within established guidelines
Knowledge and Skills/Technology Used
Detail / quality orientation
Analytical review skills
Strong problem solving skills
Communication skills, both verbal and written
Customer service orientation
Standard MS skill set
Proficient with company operating systems
Knowledge of legal terms helpful
Typical Range of Experience
3+ years directly related experience
License or Certification
State license(s) if required
Internal Number: R010572
About First American Title Insurance
As a global leader in providing title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF) is an ideal place to build your career. We have been entrusted with helping our customers achieve and protect their dream of homeownership since 1889.We believe that our people are the key to the company’s continued success. Because our employees enable our future, we invest in theirs by supporting their careers and promoting their overall wellbeing.