Title Examiner Resume Samples

A Title Examiner will examine title reports and property abstracts and determine the risk attached with insuring the property. A well-written Title Examiner Resume indicates the following duties and tasks – using and designing computer-based research programs; compiling insurance-relevant information; assessing the risk and cost involved for the coverage for the client’s property; coordinating findings with staff; interviewing clients and ascertaining the issues, preparing legal documents, updating information in the company’s records; and directing efforts of researchers.

Employers typically hire candidates who possess the following skills – proficiency with computers, the ability to learn to use new software, customer-service skills; knowledge of bankruptcy and other relevant laws and regulations; prior industry experience, title industry expertise; and proficiency with Data Trace, ATIDS and public records search programs. Those seeking this role needn’t possess anything beyond a high school diploma or GED.

Title Examiner Resume

Summary : 8 years of experience as a Title Examiner. Working in the public sector has allowed me the insight of many opportunities for a bright future with the public and/or private sector.

Skills : Office Equipment, MS Office, Organizational, Administrative.

Description :

    1. Processing deeds for tax purposes for the office, and assist the general public with issues related to real property, and title transfers.
    2. Analyze documents for purpose of property transfer, review fee sheet printouts, recorded documents, and microfilmed copies.
    3. Answer phone calls with courtesy, great public speaking and oral communication, research and verify that legal descriptions on documents.
    4. Review all deeds recorded in the recorder's office, data entry on all deeds transferring title, legal descriptions, and questions they have regarding proper title transfers.
    5. Extensive record and log keeping, also maintain permanent files.
    6. Assist with all accounting discrepancies on tax bills.
    7. Help appraisers with roll corrections, and familiar with assisting the public with supplemental bills based on fiscal year billing.
    8. Answer phone calls, daily deposits, and processing purchase orders.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Certification


Title Examiner I Resume

Headline : A diligent legal professional with 5 years of experience as a Title Examiner, skilled in fulfilling legal research need and providing expert case management support. Experience in both corporate and environmental law office environments.

Skills : Research, Computer, Communication, and Attention To Detail.

Description :

    1. Examine documentation such as mortgages, liens, judgments, contracts, and agreements in order to verify factors such as properties' legal descriptions, or restrictions.
    2. Read search requests in order to ascertain types of title evidence required and to obtain descriptions of properties.
    3. Copy or summarize recorded documents, such as mortgages, trust deeds, and contracts, that affect property titles.
    4. Examine individual titles in order to determine if restrictions, such as delinquent taxes, will affect titles and limit property use.
    5. Prepare reports describing any title encumbrances encountered during searching activities, and outlining actions needed to clear titles.
    6. Prepare and issue title commitments and title insurance policies based on information compiled from title searches.
    7. Verify accuracy and completeness of land-related documents accepted for registration.
    8. Prepare rejection notices when documents are not acceptable.
    9. Summarize pertinent legal or insurance details, or sections of statutes or case law from reference books.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Certification


Real Estate Title Examiner Resume

Headline : Real Estate Attorney and Experienced Title Examiner with strong analytical skills and deep knowledge of regulatory compliance standards, who can present findings in a concise written report. Highly knowledgeable of real estate closing documentation.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Certified Title Research, Due Diligence, Office Administration.

Description :

    1. Conducted title searches for clients seeking to buy and sell residential and commercial real estate.
    2. Searched titles in foreclosure cases and conducted monthly foreclosure sales on county courthouse steps in selling 0-30 properties in one day.
    3. Conducted foreclosure sales, reading notices, entertaining third party bids and concluding the sale with the collection of funds.
    4. Wrote a summary of the sale for office records.
    5. Monitored chain of title of mortgages to ensure that the proper lending institution was foreclosing the defaulted loan.
    6. Reviewed grantor and grantee indexes to determine if a break in the chain of titles was cured and noted exceptions on the title report.
    7.  On-site during the reconstruction process, making sure the construction crew did their jobs correctly according to the laws and regulations required by the state
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
JD

Chief Title Examiner Resume

Summary : Confident professional, with a pleasant and friendly demeanor looking for a position with Home Depot. Bringing exceptional customer care, a positive and focused attitude, and excellent communication skills.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Deed Plotter, Excellent Communication, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Examined and prepared title insurance commitments, letter reports and pro-forma policies on residential and commercial properties.
    2. Examined, corrected and issued final title policies and endorsements.
    3. Responsible for escrowed funds and the execution of escrow agreements.
    4. Preparation and mailing of appropriate tax forms at the end of the year.
    5. Trained new and existing employees, in the areas of abstracting, examining and escrow account bookkeeping, etc. 
    6. Greeted customers in person, and filled in as processor and/or closed as needed.
    7. Create Ownership report, Coversheet, Table of Contents and Draft Title Recommendation.
    8. Worked closely with the title clearing, tax, and policy department learning several aspects to the title industry.
    9. Prepare all title packages and ensure accuracy on all documentation before it is sent to the client.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associate

Freelancer Title Examiner Resume

Headline : Freelancer Title Examiner and an experienced problem-solver who uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions. Capable of effectively speaking to others to convey information effectively.

Skills : MS Office, Technical Skills, Administrative, Customer Service, Type 50 wpm.

Description :

    1. Prepared lists of all legal instruments applying to a specific piece of land and the buildings on it.
    2. Examined documentation such as mortgages, liens, judgments, easements, and agreements in order to verify factors such as properties' legal descriptions, or restrictions.
    3. Read search requests in order to ascertain types of title evidence required. 
    4. Examined individual titles in order to determine if restrictions, such as delinquent taxes, will affect titles and limit property use.
    5. Verified accuracy and completeness of land-related documents accepted for registration.
    6. Prepared rejection notices when documents were not acceptable.
    7. Conferred with realtors, buyers, sellers, contractors, surveyors, and courthouse personnel in order to exchange title-related information.
    8. Entered into recordkeeping systems appropriate data needed to create new title records or update existing ones.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Lead Title Examiner Resume

Summary : Lead Title Examiner with 19 plus years of experience, commitment to superior performance while eager to learn additional skills to further knowledge and advancement benefiting career advancement.

Skills : Communication, Analytical, Research Skills, Computer Literate, Flexible, Interpersonal Abilities, Problem-Solving, Reasoning, Creativity, Dependability, Reliable, Respondable, Self-Motivated, Ability to Work.

Description :

    1. Oversaw work of three to four closers in the closing department.
    2. Worked for and with up to 10-12 attorneys in closing residential and complex commercial real estate transactions, many times from initial contact to the final closing.
    3. Review contract, order and review title work, identify and solve title issues, and/or review the survey and closing documents.
    4. Worked closely with loan officers from beginning of complex loan transactions to execution of documents, disbursed, recorded and prepared final title policy.
    5. Investigate, research and review title issues for properties in counties, including abstracting title, easements, and encroachments.
    6. Proofing for all the states, meeting specific requirements for each county and state.
    7. Validating for correct legal description of the property specified and making any changes deemed necessary for recording.
    8. Worked in two different systems for processing and delivering the reports to clients.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA

Title Examiner II Resume

Headline : Professional detail-oriented and highly productive Title examiner with 7 years of profound knowledge of filling requirements, recording fees and abstracting procedure. Possess excellent organizational, time management and interpersonal skills that impact the bottom line.

Skills : Customer Service, Communication, Analytical, Research Skills, Computer Literate, Flexible, Interpersonal Abilities.

Description :

    1. Render and certify opinions on surface, mineral and leasehold ownership based upon abstracts of title for lands.
    2. Review deeds, leases, assignments, mortgages, easements, judgments, tax assessment, and other applicable instruments.
    3. Make legal analysis necessary to determine the rights and obligations of the parties to real estate transactions.
    4. Calculate surface, mineral and leasehold ownership, including working interests, net revenue interests, and royalties.
    5. Identify encumbrances to title and issues affecting the marketability of title.
    6. Draft comments highlighting clouds on the title which affect marketability.
    7. Determine appropriate curative actions and draft requirements for clients.
    8. Perform title searches and prepare abstracts of the title.
    9. Collect deeds, mortgages, easements, judgments, tax assessments and other applicable instruments to determine surface and mineral ownership.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Jr. Title Examiner Resume

Objective : 5 years of experience as a Title Examiner. Superior multi-tasking abilities including organizational skills, working effectively with others, meeting deadlines and follow up skills. Exemplary work ethic and an uncanny ability to learn and apply new concepts.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Typing, Scanning, Receiving, Shipping, Inventory, Pulling Orders and/or Parts.

Description :

    1. Conferred with realtors, lending institution personnel, buyers, sellers, contractors, surveyors, and courthouse personnel to exchange title-related information or to resolve problems.
    2. Assessed fees related to registration of property-related documents.
    3. Directed activities of workers who search for records and examine titles, assigning, scheduling, and evaluating work, and providing technical guidance as necessary.
    4. Entered into record-keeping systems appropriate data needed to create new title records or update existing ones.
    5. Examined individual titles to determine if restrictions, such as delinquent taxes, will affect titles and limit property use.
    6. Obtained maps or drawings delineating properties from company title plants, county surveyors, or assessors' offices.
    7. Prepared and issue title commitments and title insurance policies based on information compiled from title searches.
    8. Prepared lists of all legal instruments applying to a specific piece of land and the buildings on it.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associate

Assistant Title Examiner Resume

Summary : Highly organized and detail-oriented, with more than 9 years of experience as an Assistant Title Examiner supplying thorough, organized administrative support to several senior executives. Continually maintains a positive attitude while interacting with demanding clients.

Skills : Oracle Applications, Problem-Solving, Reasoning, Creativity, Dependability, Reliable, Respondable.

Description :

    1. Examine title orders within company guidelines to determine conditions of the title and insurability of a particular property.
    2. Review all required supporting materials from the abstractor's search, such as deeds, mortgage/deed of trusts, liens, judgments, and other related documentation. 
    3. Prepare an accurate and compressive title commitment in accordance with examining and policy procedures.
    4. Addresses all inquiries regarding the chain of title, exceptions, and requirements from clients, borrowers and colleagues in a timely manner.
    5. Recognize any title defects and bring these matters to the attention of management and the curative department.
    6. Review surveys, trust agreements, quitclaim deeds and other various documents prepared on specific properties.
    7. Maintain a proper productivity level and perform other work-related duties when assigned by the manager.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BA

Abstractor Title Examiner Resume

Summary : 13 plus years of extensive experience as an Abstractor Title Examiner is now seeking employment within an organization, which will utilize my past employment skills. Looking for a position in an organization in which one can grow and advance within.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Deed Plot, Self-Motivated, Ability to Work, Public Speaking, Customer Service, Problem-Solving, and Conflict Resolution.

Description :

    1. Property research, accurate documentation, title preparation, and resource management.
    2. Prepare lists of all legal instruments applying to a specific piece of land and/or the buildings on it.
    3. Worked closely with the title clearing, tax, and policy department learning several aspects to the title industry.
    4. Copy or summarize recorded documents, such as mortgages, deeds, and contracts that affect property titles.
    5. Obtain maps, plats, surveys or drawings delineating properties from company title plants, surveyor's, or assessor's offices.
    6. Experience in reading and drawing property legal descriptions.
    7. Interact with numerous office machines and computer software programs.
    8. Prepared title commitments based off of abstractor reports.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
HS

Executive Title Examiner Resume

Objective : Highly motivated Title Abstractor with extensive experience as a Title Examiner and Right-of-Way Industries. Results-oriented with the ability to coordinate multiple projects coupled with excellent public relations skills.

Skills : Resume Writing, Interviewing, Teaching/Training, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Analyzed encumbrances to title, statutes and case law, and prepared report outlining encumbrances and actions required to clear title.
    2. Review vesting on title and borrower information and addresses any discrepancies.
    3. Searched records to determine if delinquent taxes were due.
    4. Searched out titles in order to determine if title deed was correct.
    5. Identified, researched, and resolved anomalies in legal land descriptions, referring issues to title and survey experts as appropriate.
    6. Entered alphabetic, numeric and symbolic data from source documents into computer, using data entry devices, such as the keyboard and optical scanner.
    7. Compared data entered with source documents, and re-entered data in verification format on screen to detect errors.
    8. Utilize multiple resources to research title issues such as online websites, government offices, or other financial institutions.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associate

Title Examiner IV Resume

Summary : Having a minimum of 15 years of experience as a Title Examiner, willing to learn new technology databases. Demonstrated ability to build efficient, reliable teams that work together to achieve goals and exceed expectations.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service, General Office, Typing, Data Entry, Organization, and Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Search public records and examine the title to determine the legal condition of properties.
    2. Map legal descriptions and easements to determine the relevancy of documents found during the examination, with a specific focus on access.
    3. Communicate with clients and colleagues to discuss how to clear recorded documents that restrict clear title.
    4. Summarize information in recorded documents that affect the subject property.
    5. Approve final title policies Primary title examiner and agent on multiple multi-million dollar transaction involving wind farms, conservation easements, and large ranches.
    6. Responsible for all title examinations with each county requiring knowledge of different systems and procedures.
    7. Responsible for training and certification of new title agents.
    8. Review vesting on title and borrower information and addresses any discrepancies.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA

Foreclosure Title Examiner Resume

Headline : Seeking a position in an office environment as a Foreclosure Title Examiner, where there is a need for a variety of office management tasks. Consistently maintains a positive attitude and a great sense of humor during peak hours, highly effective at anticipating and accommodating client's needs.

Skills : MS Office, Multiple POS System Knowledge, 70 wpm/100+spm, Excellent Verbal, and Written Communication, Strong Work Ethic.

Description :

    1. Order raw property search from the data to prepare foreclosure title search for the client.
    2. Abstracted both property searches and name searches to raise on the title search and later date/updated title.
    3. Order the documents pertaining to our property and borrower(s) who is being foreclosed on and raise on our title search.
    4. File foreclosure complaints (chancery files) for our first legal department, also ordered probate cases to make copies of any needed document for the drafters.
    5. Record documents at the Recorder of Deeds offices, such as mortgages, warranty deeds, judicial deeds, and lis pendens.
    6. Request duplicate tax bills and estimates of redemption for our REO department.
    7. Department in the company with various projects, (such as updating new software on every computer in the firm).
    8. Resolve and cure title issues by interacting with foreclosing law firms, attorneys, asset management companies, and lending institutions.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Title Examiner Resume

Summary : Motivated, professional with 11 years of track record in the real estate industry as a Title Examiner. Dependable and reliable with extreme loyalty and pride for the company.

Skills : Operating Ofice Equipment, Computer Programs, Communication, Analytical, Research Skills, Computer Literate, Flexible, Interpersonal Abilities.

Description :

    1. Review purchase agreements for the sales price, legal description, signatures and other pertinent information.
    2. Research residential and commercial property by legal description.
    3. Prepare commitment to be sent to all parties of the transaction, or their representative(s) along with supporting documentation.
    4. Review mortgage reports, surveys, and plat maps and books for boundary issues and legal access to the proposed property.
    5. Examine all documents in the research process to determine ownership interest, liens, and exceptions to assess the risk of insuring.
    6. Research all parties' names that are part of the transaction, and those that may have an outstanding interest.
    7. Answer questions and give explanations on the information contained on the commitment.
    8. Update and/or revise commitments as necessary.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associate