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Escrow Officer (Western Title & Escrow Company)
Ref No.: 16-08616
Location: Lincoln City, Oregon
Position Overview
Evaluate, authorize, or recommend approval of commercial, real estate, or credit loans. Advise borrowers on financial status and methods of payments.
Essential Job Duties
  • Provides service to consummate transactions involving residential property sales and loans in connection with the insuring of title
  • Prepares necessary legal papers and written escrow agreements in accordance with the contract
  • Writes escrow instructions and agreements
  • Schedules closings with parties involved in transactions; explains documents and answers questions on the closing statement
  • Insures compliance with binder or commitment prior to closing transaction
  • Directs the preparation, execution and recording of notes and escrow settlement documents showing detailed charges
  • Reviews commitment or binder to determine any exceptions which must be cleared prior to closing and determines documentation to waive exceptions
  • Directs the computation of interest and the proration of taxes, insurance, loan interest, rents, etc.
  • Assists in maintaining computer for escrow special projects, prepares computer input sheets
  • Directs and participates in the prep of construction loan disbursement cases
  • Correlates current survey to property description to verify accuracy
  • Contact present and prospective customer for title insurance business
  • Orders beneficiary statements for demands, insurance, deeds, reconveyance, and other documents
Non-Essential Job Duties
  • Perform public relations functions
  • May train and assign work to lower level employees involved in escrow work
Required Skills, Knowledge, Ability & Experience
  • High school diploma
  • Experience closing escrows
  • Demonstrates full understanding of legal documents, escrow instructions, and title insurance
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations
  • Excellent communicate skills both verbally and in writing
  • Good computer for word processing and producing spreadsheets
Job Type: Full-time
Job Location:
  • Lincoln City, OR
Required education:
  • High school or equivalent
Required experience:
  • Escrow Officer: 1 year
  • Escrow: 1 year
ControlID: 14.234.89 SHR