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Underwriter (First American Financial Corporation)
Ref No.: 16-07964
Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
We are looking for a talented and detail-oriented Underwriter for our Agency Division in Grand Rapids, MI!

As an Underwriter for First American Title Insurance Company's Agency Division, you will provide support and expertise to company personnel, agents, and customers related to the issuance of real estate title insurance commitments and policies.

You will:

• Utilize underwriting standards and guidelines, within delegated authority limits, to underwrite the issuance of title insurance
• Provide guidance in the performance of real estate settlement services.
• Offer general support to the State Office.

To be successful, you will have the following skills and experience:

• High School diploma or GED required; Bachelors Degree or JD preferred
• 5+ years title underwriting experience or 5-8 years of Title Examining experience
• Must be familiar with real estate law.
• Strong understanding of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of real estate title and settlement process.
• General knowledge of Federal and State regulations related to real estate title insurance and settlement services.
• General understanding of underwriting real estate transactions for the issuance of title insurance policies.
• Ability to collaborate and act decisively.
• Detail oriented.
• Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills.
• Good organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and timely follow up.
• Strong negotiation skills.
• Requires abstract thinking and creative solutions.

ControlID: 14.234.89 SHR