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Escrow Assistant

  • Location: Puyallup, Washington, 98372
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 11 months ago

  • Job Ref: 186360

Terrific Contract Opportunity!

Come work for the industry leader of title insurance and transaction services to the real estate and mortgage industries and be part of an organization that has consistently been selected by Fortune as one of The World's Best Companies to work for.

Position: Escrow Assistant

Location: Puyallup Washington 98372

Term: 3 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Prior to Closing:

o Order payoffs and final utilities for files; verify payoffs match title commitments.

o Handle all file requirements prior to closing, including but not limited to liens, judgments, and bankruptcy requirements

o Obtain most past and present tax information; ensure current taxes have not been paid.

o Order and follow-up on HOA letters, bylaws, financials, and irrigation.

o Obtain commission information on the real estate agents involved in the transaction.

o Disburse files and verify receipt and accuracy of wires.

o Prepare Power of Attorneys and Quit Claim Deeds when necessary.

o Maintain communication with the Escrow Officer regarding status of the file.

o Handle walk-ins or phone calls when Escrow Officer is unavailable.

o Help other assistants and fill in as receptionist as needed.

  • Closing

o Assist with entering figures from lender.

o Assist with printing documents for closing.

o Print checks for closing.

o Assist with faxing figures to lenders/Realtors.

  • After Closing

o Clean out file for shipping of loan package, recordings, follow-up on any money held in escrow, etc.

o Prepare closed out file for scanning.


Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • 5+ years of experience working as an admin or office clerk.
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Escrow experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent computer skills.

Even better if you have:

  • Escrow Officer experience.

If this sounds like the perfect fit, apply today!