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Title Assistant (First American Financial Corporation)
Ref No.: 16-07268
Location: New York, New York
Job Description Performs clerical tasks to support timely escrow closings and title recordings. Conducts title research to compile chain of title. Creates title files and prepares endorsements and supplemental documents. Investigates and interprets tax records in order to determine tax liability. Creates title files, documenting all research. Provides customer service to customers and field escrow offices. *Hours are 5:30PM to 9:30PM
• Interprets and acts on instructions from customers and title officers.
• Searches title plant records compiling chain of title.
• Uses research to create and maintain files, records and reports.
• Audits calculations and legal documents for accuracy.
• Communicates recording information and prepares legal property documents such as endorsements and supplementals.
• Examines and interprets tax and assessment reports, follows title practice regarding the issuance of title commitments, policies, endorsements and guarantees, and property price endorsements.
• Communicates professionally with all customers.
Job Qualifications • Excellent verbal/written communication skills
• Strong customer service orientation
• Strong detail orientation
• High School diploma or equivalent
• 2+ years title industry experience; commercial title experience a plus
% of Travel Required <10%
Business Unit Introduction TitleVest, voted "Best Title Agency " in the New York Law Journal's 2013, 2014, and 2015 Reader Rankings, is a leading New York City-based title insurance agency offering a full range of title insurance and related services throughout the United States, from large complex commercial transactions to residential purchase and mortgage refinances.
As a policy-issuing agent for all six of the largest and highest-rated title insurance underwriters, TitleVest provides a competitive advantage to its clients with the broadest choice of underwriters in the industry, ranging from residential to large commercial transactions.
In addition to its commitment to service excellence, TitleVest is widely regarded as one of the industry's most technologically advanced title companies. TitleVest's proprietary technology includes ACRISasapTM (for which TitleVest was awarded a US Patent) and Interactive Online ReportTM, which streamlines the title review and closing process.

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