Company SummaryJoin a team that puts its People First! First American's National Production Services division provides global title and escrow production support across all channels within First American Title including the Mortgage Services, Commercial, Direct, and Agency divisions. Since 1889, First American (NYSE: FAF) has held an unwavering belief in its people. They are passionate about what they do, and we are equally passionate about fostering an environment where all feel welcome, supported, and empowered to be innovative and reach their full potential. Our inclusive, people-first culture has earned our company numerous accolades, including being named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list for six consecutive years. We have also earned awards as a best place to work for women, diversity and LGBTQ+ employees, and have been included on more than 50 regional best places to work lists. First American will always strive to be a great place to work, for all. For more information, please visit www.careers.firstam.com.
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In this role, you will search public records and examine titles to determine legal condition of property title, primarily for residential properties in addition to copy or summarize recorded documents, which affect the condition of title to the property. These roles may be found within production center or branch office environments. The actual workflow is typically determined by geographic practices. In some cases, the Title Examiner role gathers information and creates a commitment of title before passing along to a Title Officer.
This is a remote position where you will work independently and use experience to examine title to real property, ranging in complexity, to determine status and establish chain of title.
Perform title examination and examine the chain of title for a wide range of title orders, primarily residential
Abstract and analyze records, such as mortgages, liens, judgments, easements, vital statistics, and plat and map books, to determine ownership and legal restrictions and to verify legal description of property and completeness of records
Resolve most issues such as missing information, incomplete, inaccurate or contradictory information contained in the title documentation
Prepare initial title commitment documentation based on the application of procedural guidelines
Prepare and reviews reports for accuracy
May provide underwriting interpretation within established guidelines
Knowledge and Skills/Technology Used/Requirements
Detail / quality orientation
Analytical review skills with research and investigative skills
Strong problem-solving skills
Communication skills, both verbal and written
Customer service orientation
Standard MS skill set
State license(s) if required
Knowledge of legal terms helpful
High School diploma or equivalent - 2+ years directly related experience
Candidates must have the ability to...
Work from home
Have high speed internet to use our secure VPN environment
Have a dedicated space to work from home without background noise
Be available to work during fulltime during business hours & attend fulltime training
Work overtime as needed by the business unit
Based on eligibility, First American offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k, PTO/paid sick leave and other great benefits like an employee stock purchase plan.
First American invests in its employees' development and well-being, empowers them to provide superior customer service and encourages them to serve the communities where they live and work. First American is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer.
First American provides financial services through its Title Insurance and Services segment and its Specialty Insurance segment. The First American Family of Companiesí core business lines include title insurance and closing/settlement services; title plant management services; title and other real property records and images; valuation products and services; home warranty products; property and casualty insurance; and banking, trust, and investment advisory services.
First American serves homebuyers and sellers, real estate professionals, loan originators and servicers, commercial property professionals, homebuilders and others involved in residential and commercial property transactions with products and services specific to their needs.
With experience dating back to 1889, First American offers its services through direct operations and a network of qualified agents across the United States as well as internationally.