Real Estate Paralegal

Job ID: 5482
Location: New York, NY
Category: Paralegal

Leading law firm is seeking a Real Estate Paralegal for their NYC office to assist with both residential and commercial real estate matters.   A BA degree with a minimum of 1 year of real estate paralegal experience required. Ideal candidate will have excellent organizational skills and an outgoing personality.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist with ordering title insurance, clearing title encumbrances, reviewing title reports, surveys, and documents of record
  • Prepare mortgage documents, execution of documents and arrangement, and oversight of escrow closings with title companies
  • Prepare, monitor and track closing documents, closing checklists, deeds and transfer tax returns
  • Assist with closings, including attendance at closings and post-closing matters
  • Create limited liability companies, including preparation of formation documents, ordering searches, UCC filings and overseeing all filing requirements
  • Support multi-state commercial transactions, including: survey review, review of title insurance commitments and policies, document production and proofreading, assistance with the production and execution of mortgage documents and work on closings
  • Review underlying title exception documents; review title insurance commitments; review surveys and property descriptions (including negotiation of survey certifications); negotiate title insurance coverage on complex commercial transactions; negotiate title endorsements and affirmative coverage; act as primary contact with surveyors and title companies on the above
  • Perform real estate due diligence (including lease reviews)

Competitive Salary based on experience.

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