Title Examiner Senior
Seattle, WA 
Posted 3 months ago
Job Description
Title Examiner Senior

Title Examiner Senior (00CYM)

When you work at Stewart, you're part of a global real-estate services company that helps make the dream of property ownership a reality around the world. Whether we're providing residential and commercial title insurance, closing and settlement services or specialized offerings for the mortgage industry, we deliver comprehensive service, deep expertise and innovative customer solutions by way of our direct operations, network of Stewart Trusted Providers and family of companies. Join our team and discover how Stewart Information Services Company (NYSE-STC) impacts lives for the better. We do more than offer broad-scale real-estate services and solutions; we provide the security for building communities and dreams.

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  • Examine title orders within company guidelines to determine the conditions of the title and insurability by considering the effect of documents such as deeds, deeds of trust, mechanics liens, tax liens, judgments, assessments, probates and other matters of record
  • Research respective title plant software, analyze and evaluate pertinent record documents for determination of ownership, legal descriptions, and any conjunction to title
  • Explain chain of title, exceptions, and requirements to customers and managers
  • Recognize title defects and formulate curative equipments
  • Assess risks and liabilities that may jeopardize the company, and bring these matters to the attention of the local title manager, state title manager or underwriter, as appropriate
  • Maintain proper production levels and delivery standards on a daily basis
  • Review surveys prepared on properties, if applicable
  • Work closely with the customer and escrow staff to meet time requirements for options, and assist with answering questions
  • Prepare an accurate and compressive title commitment in accordance with company examining and policy procedures
  • Perform title searches, verifying, reviewing and compiling information including but not limited to, geographic information, property surveys and legal description, title orders, customer information, ownership histories, physical address, etc. which involves the return of a set of documents reflecting the history of a property.
  • Updates title and judgment searches and ensures timely processing of associated documents, etc.
  • Answers questions and inquiries regarding process, procedures and transactions.
  • Submits details for examination of the title and provides updates to appropriate parties.
  • Utilizes various documents, files, websites and title search software.
  • Recommends and advise management on process improvement and impact of change and leads initiatives to improve processes and service/products.
  • May supervise others as required.
  • Perform other duties assigned by manager.

  • Advanced familiarity of a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Excellent written communication and presentation skills
  • Expert knowledge of transactional documentation standards and ability to apply standard in non-standard situations.
  • Ability to operate in an environment with tight deadlines and strict standards.
  • Proficient in utilizing computer software and systems sufficient to manage spreadsheet, documents and search engines.
  • Expert in applying company and related legal and statutory requirements related to property search.
  • Ability to work in a high volume transaction environment, requiring attention
  • Completion of a High School diploma
  • Possession of a Valid State Producer's License, if applicable
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the title industry which includes experience in abstracting and examining.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
5+ years
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