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Escrow Assistant
Summary
Title:Escrow Assistant
ID:1019
Department:Escrow
Location:Woodland Hills
Description

Job Purpose:

The Escrow Assistant provides clerical assistance to the Escrow Officer in the processing of the escrow transactions. May serve as a back up to other office staff. Assists with special projects as needed. Reports directly to Escrow Officer.

Duties:

· Miscellaneous opening procedures: prepare start card, proofread instructions prior to disbursing.

· Send certified escrow instructions to lender.

· Obtain all information required to open a refinance or a resale escrow.

· Obtain "Legal and Vesting" (L&V) for title.

· Open title search for a refinance and resale escrow.

· Prepare and package loan escrow instructions and all documents required in borrower's opening package.

· Package preprinted sale escrow instructions and preprinted documents required in Seller/Buyer package.

· Properly order demands, beneficiary statements, and homeowner association statements.

· Mail, email, fax to include, but not limited to, Amendments, termite reports, Grant Deed, BOA documents to the appropriate party.

· Prepare an estimated closing statement for the principals involved. Escrow Officer is to approve.

· Package loan documents.

· Order evidence of Insurance.

· Obtain lender with their funding requirements/conditions.

· Accurately prepare receipts.

· Accurately disseminate information from a given file to the appropriate party (i.e. Buyer/SellerlBuyers

Agent/Sellers Agent/Lender/Title etc) for closings.

· Print closing statement and HUD-I.

· Print checks.

· Perform any additional responsibilities as requested or assigned.


​​​​​​​Skills/Qualifications:

· Previous Escrow experience required.

· Past office/administrative experience of at least one year.

· Ability to work independently.

· Excellent organizational skills with a focus on details to ensure accuracy.

· Effective oral and written communication skills.

· Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.

· Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently.

· Proficiency in Microsoft office and SMS software.

· Enjoy working in a fast paced environment with a wide variety of people.

· Positive, “can-do” attitude.

· DOC approval.

· Escrow Agents Fidelity Bond; and pass the live scan fingerprint by the Department of Justice.