Top Real Estate Paralegal Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Real Estate Paralegal. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Real Estate Paralegal resumes they appeared on. For example, 17.7% of Real Estate Paralegal resumes contained Title Companies as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Real Estate Paralegal actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Real Estate Paralegal resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Title Companies

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Here's how Title Companies is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Reviewed title reports and publications for accuracy and communicated with title companies pertaining to title reports/amending title reports.
  • Scheduled/attended commercial and residential real estate closings at various title companies/law firms.
  • Closed with major title companies small and large including Lawyer's Title, Chicago Title, Fidelity, and Stuart Title.
  • Liaised with attorneys, mortgage companies, title companies and clients to assist in the closing of commercial real estate transactions.
  • Correspond and interact daily with clients, attorneys, title companies, loan officers, real estate brokers and lenders.
  • Worked closely with title companies and financial institutions to resolve open issues that delay the issuance of title insurance policies.
  • Worked closely with international counsel, title companies, surveyors and environmentalists to complete the acquisition of several land parcels.
  • Acted as liaison with clients and title companies; Maintained positive contact with clients and observed confidentiality of client matters.
  • Act as a liaison between clients, borrowers, bank processors, attorneys, mortgage brokers and title companies.
  • Interfaced daily with clients, loan officers, underwriters, closing personnel, attorneys, title companies, etc.
  • Interacted with multiple mortgage brokers, property management companies, title companies, lenders, attorneys and insurance companies.
  • Prepare all closing documents to include review of HUD statements and coordinate closings with title companies in multiple states.
  • Represented a variety of clients including sellers, buyers, financial institutions, title companies, lessors and lessees.
  • Interfaced daily with borrowers, loan officers, processors, title companies, underwriters, attorneys, etc.
  • Prepared reinstatement and payoff letters on behalf of lenders for distribution to borrowers, title companies and attorneys.
  • Create and/or maintain business relationships with landowners, title companies, surveyors, and county government entities.
  • Direct contact with title companies to clear title issues, ordering of payoff letters, closing figures.
  • Corresponded with title companies to obtain title work, tax certificates, exception documents, and surveys.
  • Reviewed surveys and worked with surveyors and title companies regarding easements, exceptions and lender required certification.
  • Coordinated between borrowers, title companies and attorneys for gathering\signing documents in order to close on deals.

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2. Real Estate

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Here's how Real Estate is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Led legal team as Paralegal/Project Manager in all real estate medical development transactions nationally from acquisition through the final stages.
  • Evaluated and analyzed various residential real estate documents with emphasis on resolving title issues prior to foreclosure.
  • Direct responsibility for Lender representation in residential real estate purchase, sale and refinance closings.
  • Developed and maintained agreement checklist for every real estate transaction, residential and commercial.
  • Draft various real estate-related documents including certificates, agreements, amendments, and correspondence.
  • Provided final approval on all real estate documents to be executed by Motorola Mobility.
  • Participated in weekly global conference calls regarding all real estate transactions and lease administration.
  • Completed research and reconciliation of lease invoices to validated payments for accounting/real estate departments.
  • Managed large residential real estate portfolio covering properties in both Connecticut and Massachusetts.
  • Provided office administration and real estate services within a general litigation firm.
  • Provide administrative/clerical support to three attorneys in areas of commercial/residential real estate.
  • Position enveloped corporate relocation and management of closing foreclosed real estate.
  • Produced legal documents including contracts and real estate closing statements.
  • Assisted Litigation attorneys with real estate eminent domain civil lawsuits.
  • Drafted closing documents for commercial and residential real estate transactions.
  • Conducted real estate settlements and quality control of documentation.
  • Reported to paralegal supervisor and real estate support manager.
  • Reviewed and completed bankruptcy applications and real estate agreements.
  • Assisted attorneys with residential real estate transactions.
  • Facilitated commercial real estate transactions.

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4. Lenders

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Here's how Lenders is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Handled closings of residential mortgage and commercial loans on behalf of institutional lenders and private individuals.
  • Obtained funding authorization from lenders after closing and validated documents were signed and notarized correctly.
  • Worked closely with attorneys handling mortgage foreclosure actions on behalf of institutional and private lenders.
  • Prepared preliminary documentation for lenders in order to proceed with closing !
  • Represented various lenders in commercial real estate transactions.
  • Represented lenders in residential real estate transactions.
  • Represented lenders on conventional loans.
  • Represented lenders (primary and secondary), developers, sellers, buyers, cooperative boards and educational institutions at closings.
  • Prepared attorney review letters using effective communication skills to maintain rapport with clients, attorneys, lenders and real estate agents.
  • Monitored all contingency dates and worked with attorneys, lenders and real estate agents to obtain required documents and schedule closings.
  • Assisted lenders, attorneys and legal professionals by providing endorsements and satisfying post-closing needs in connection with title insurance policies.
  • Performed all post-closing duties, from preparing packages to Lenders, document recordings and issuing the final title insurance policies.
  • Handle files from inception to closing, including post-closing issues representing Sellers, Purchasers, Lenders, Coops and Condos.
  • Communicate and coordinate with all parties to include lenders, real estate agents, buyers, sellers, invoicing parties.
  • Represented multiple banking lenders in connection with commercial mortgages, construction loans, revolving loans and lines of credit loans.
  • Communicated with lenders and brokers, scheduled closings, and attended closings, both in and out of the office.
  • Assisted attorneys with preparation of loan documents (FNMA) for closing of major commercial loans with various lenders.
  • Prepared title commitments and ordered/organized payoff statements, as well as ordered insurance binders and tax statements for lenders.
  • Corresponded with lenders, builders, real estate agents and attorneys as needed to gather appropriate information for closings.
  • Communicated with clients, lenders, agents, attorneys and their staff to ensure clients' needs were met.

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5. Loan Portfolio

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Here's how Loan Portfolio is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Attended closings nationwide for loan portfolio purchases on behalf of Asset Management Company of America.
  • Performed on-site collateral review and compliance audits for loan portfolio acquisitions.
  • Managed loan portfolio of three major clients with total commitments exceeding $250MM.
  • Managed a commercial loan portfolio in excess of $1 billion dollars.
  • Originated, underwrote, and managed $500 million construction loan portfolio.
  • Managed a loan portfolio in excess of $50,000,000.

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6. Settlement Statements

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Here's how Settlement Statements is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Programmed computer system integrating PowerCloser, WordPerfect and QuickBooks to prepare closing documents, settlement statements and disbursements.
  • Reviewed files for compliance and required documentation for closing, prepared settlement statements and provided figures to purchaser.
  • Request and prepare all legal instruments including Settlement Statements.
  • Ensured accuracy of settlement statements and drafted escrow letters.
  • Reviewed and balanced settlement statements in Quicken.
  • Facilitated 1031 exchanges and prepared settlement statements.
  • Assisted in preparing Settlement Statements.
  • Prepared settlement statements for closings.
  • Reviewed settlement statements for accuracy.
  • Played an integral role in creating HUD-1 settlement statements of 10+ Residential & Commercial closings, reviewed Title Commitments.
  • Prepared HUD Settlement Statements, Discharges and Title Policies using A-B-C Conveyancing, and Tabs and Time Matters Software.
  • Order tax searches, order payoffs, prepare HUD-1 Settlement Statements and loan closing documents; disburse loans.
  • Reviewed and produced HUD-1 Settlement Statements, deed packages and UCC filings, amendments, extensions and terminations.
  • Review of title reports, loan commitment letters, surveys, settlement statements, judgments and lien searches.
  • Prepared HUD-1 settlement statements for closings, assisted clients with home purchase, home sale and refinance process.
  • Prepared Deeds, Settlement Statements and other required mortgage closing documents; prepared commitments and final title policies.
  • Conducted various due diligence items, preparation of settlement statements and deeds, and review of property surveys.
  • Prepared title policies, deeds, settlement statements for opposing party and lending institutions prior to transactions.
  • Prepared settlement statements & closing documents, disbursed all funds & payoffs & reconciled each file.
  • Prepare HUD-1 Settlement Statements, Closing Disclosures, and various Bank Documents for Real Estate Closings.

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7. Sale Agreements

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Here's how Sale Agreements is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Review Purchase and Sale Agreements, Amendments, Subleases and other documents.
  • Review purchase and sale agreements and Commercial Contracts & Residential Contracts.
  • Analyze purchase and sale agreements to complete transaction and closing checklists.
  • Created, edited and finalized purchase and sale agreements.
  • Draft Purchase and Sale agreements and supporting documentation.
  • Prepared and reviewed Purchase and Sale Agreements.
  • Proofread purchase and sale agreements.
  • Drafted and negotiated purchase and sale agreements for the acquisition and disposition of commercial and residential properties in the tri-state area.
  • Drafted purchase and sale agreements, easements, restrictions, deeds and other documents typicallyassociated with real estate transactions.
  • Drafted purchase and sale agreements, mortgages and other documents.
  • Review executed Purchase and Sale Agreements for accuracies.
  • Assemble Purchase and Sale Agreements General Office Duties

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8. Due Diligence

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Here's how Due Diligence is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Review due diligence and complete commercial transactions for national and local developers specializing in land acquisition, zoning and entitlement.
  • Performed due diligence examinations, including reading cooperative and condominium board minutes, title and survey examinations.
  • Conducted due diligence, prepared feasibility reports, ensured regulatory compliance, managed pending litigation.
  • Assisted in due diligence review for several corporate acquisitions and mergers including financial analysis.
  • Managed and reviewed incoming legal and due diligence information preliminary to loan closings.
  • Direct Contact for due diligence concerning corporate recapitalization and sale of company Brands
  • Developed automated due diligence checklist to decrease errors in potential filings.
  • Perform complex due diligence/abstracting projects for vast portfolio of commercial buildings.
  • Determine and review required documents necessary to perform due diligence.
  • Meet with supervising attorney and/or client to discuss loan structure, due diligence requirements, and specific loan conditions and/or covenants.
  • Review and summarize leases to identify risks associated with purchasing office/industrial buildings and communicate those risks to the due diligence team.
  • Insure lender compliance with Freddie Mac/ Fannie Mae guidelines with respect to due diligence review and loan document deliveries.
  • Indexed and prepared documents (data room) for document disclosure / due diligence on major real estate sales.
  • Prepared closing checklists; coordinated receipt of due diligence items; conducted preliminary review of all due diligence items.
  • Worked with securities broker-dealers and project sponsors for the preparation and issuance of due diligence opinions and schedules.
  • Review, analyze and report on commercial property related due diligence, title reports, and land surveys.
  • Cleared numerous real estate loans, processing due diligence and ensuring required documents were complete and properly executed.
  • Review of all Due Diligence pertaining to the Disposition and Acquisition of all Commercial Real Estate Transactions.
  • Coordinated due diligence for various commercial and residential transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, & borrowings.
  • Assisted in hotel mergers and acquisitions by undertaking due diligence in researching the hotels to be acquired.

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9. Hud-1

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Here's how Hud-1 is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Attended closing, prepared HUD-1 settlement statement and made sure all documents were signed prior to funding the loan.
  • Conduct Real Estate Settlements prepare HUD-1, deeds, title commitments, title policies, title express software.
  • Review and draft purchase/sale contracts, promissory notes, deeds, Powers of Attorney, and HUD-1 statements.
  • Processed all Residential loan packages (HUD-1, Warranty Deeds, Security Deeds, etc.)
  • Assisted other paralegals in handling real estate files including HUD-1 mortgages, notes, etc.
  • Prepared all documents for both sellers and buyers, including the HUD-1 settlement statement.
  • Trained other paralegals and attorneys in reviewing title reports and preparation of HUD-1.
  • Prepared HUD-1 Statements, title commitments, owners and lender's title policies.
  • Correspond with all parties to collect information to prepare HUD-1 Settlement Statement.
  • Prepared closing documents (HUD-1 settlement statement, deed, etc).
  • Prepare Preliminary HUD-1 statement showing the estimated closing costs for buyers.
  • Prepared HUD-1s and closing packages for high-volume residential real estate practice.
  • Handle closings, explaining HUD-1 and mortgage documentation to clients.
  • Prepared HUD-1 and loan documents and researched title curative items.
  • Prepared closing packages for all transactions, including HUD-1 preparation.
  • Prepare HUD-1 (Closing Statement) and balance sheets.
  • Issue Title Insurance Binder and later Policy, Prepare HUD-1 Cloding Statement, review title work and prepare all real estate documents
  • Prepared HUD-1 statements and distribution of monies.

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10. Counsel

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Here's how Counsel is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Manage litigation proceedings on assigned cases by interacting with assigned default counsel and Attorney Relationship Managers.
  • Drafted detailed presentations and department budget projections in Microsoft PowerPoint for hospitals CEO and general counsel.
  • Monitor general liability litigation, discovery and point of contact for defense counsel and defendants.
  • Checked inspection reports, organized correspondence to opposing counsel, and prepared closing disclosures.
  • Coordinated scheduling with both judicial chambers and opposing legal counsel.
  • Prepare general and specialized case documentation for the General Counsel.
  • Delivered critical administrative support to general counsel and CEO.
  • Communicate and coordinate directly with multiple parties/opposing counsel.
  • Negotiated property repairs and amenities with opposing counsel.
  • Coordinated conference and assisted counsel with language negotiations.
  • Supervised local counsel during transactions.
  • Provided paralegal support to two Associate General Counsel members conducting business activities on behalf of the firm's real estate clients.
  • Drafted documents through WealthCounsel's WealthDocx software and firm-crafted templates, including a variety of trusts and core estate planning documents.
  • Deliver lease abstract summaries in relation to review of various easements, leases and option agreements to Sr. Real Estate Counsel.
  • Assist Counsel with educational seminars for Closing Attorneys and their staff relative to closing practices and procedures and provide administrative support.
  • Acted as primary contact to clients, title examiners, municipalities, lending institutions, mortgage brokers and outside counsel.
  • Open and maintain all files -Interact with managers on all levels including outside counsel with regard to resolution of claim.
  • Inform Counsel and legal staff of closing status, and take appropriate action to ensure all closing requirements are met.
  • Worked closely with outside legal counsel and provided support to senior attorneys and other department directors and vice presidents.
  • Conducted quality control review of outside counsel's real estate purchase agreement drafts for 2008 western region site offerings.

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11. Foreclosure

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Here's how Foreclosure is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Provide paralegal support to multiple attorneys with practice concentrating on origination and servicing of commercial loans, and workout and foreclosure.
  • Specialized in conducting non-judicial foreclosures concerning residential and commercial real estate, as well as real estate under construction.
  • Researched foreclosure notes and imaging system to identify property condition information that must be legally disclosed to purchaser.
  • Work alongside Attorney's in a fast-paced dynamic environment assisting with preparation regarding property sales and foreclosures.
  • Scheduled and prepared time-sensitive documentation in the foreclosure process from notification of default through sale of property.
  • Research and obtain collateral documents and information to review lien position for foreclosure proceedings.
  • Ensured timely foreclosure completion according to state guidelines and client guidelines.
  • Referred clients to additional services to monitor financial and foreclosure transactions.
  • Assisted clients and borrowers with foreclosure sale information and resolutions.
  • Initiated foreclosures for homeowner association on delinquent homeowner assessments.
  • Assist foreclosure litigation department in separate wrongful foreclosure cases.
  • Assisted the litigation department to obtain foreclosure sale extensions.
  • Specialized in real estate loan modifications and foreclosure actions.
  • Assisted foreclosure attorney with special projects as assigned.
  • Handled high liability and complex non-judicial foreclosure files.
  • Responded and re-projected department/foreclosure events via client website.
  • Prepared foreclosure documents for creditors and filing.
  • Prepared and submitted foreclosure documents to court.
  • Prepared various documents associated with foreclosure cases.
  • Assisted senior attorney in drafting/filing foreclosure documents.

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12. Affidavits

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Here's how Affidavits is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Communicated directly with lenders in various states, completing affidavits and ensuring that they were properly recorded and organized.
  • Recorded miscellaneous documents and affidavits * Investigated and help resolve landlord/tenant property issues.
  • Prepared necessary affidavits for misplaced or lost stock certificates and/or proprietary leases.
  • Drafted, edited and proofread affidavits, affirmations and attorney correspondence.
  • Prepare Financial Affidavits and pleadings; * Prepare and file Separation Agreements, Motions, Last Will & Testaments and Pleadings.
  • Analyzed existing title evidence and facts ensuring all payoffs and liens were satisfied at closing and prepared affidavits and legal documentation.
  • Prepare closing packages including adjustments, mortgages, affidavits, and related docs for all real estate transactions.
  • Prepare affidavits or other documents, such as legal correspondence, and organize and maintain documents in paper.
  • Prepare and file a variety of documents, including deeds, mortgages, UCC financing statements, affidavits.
  • Prepare documents for real estate settlements including title commitments, affidavits, HUD-1, and deed preparation.
  • Prepared closing statements, deeds, bills of sale, affidavits, easements and other transaction documents.
  • Prepared legal motions, affidavits, authorizations, power of attorney, transfer documents, HUD-1.
  • Prepared affidavits or other documents, maintained document file, and filed pleadings with court clerk.
  • Prepared Quit Claim deeds, corrected mortgages, CEMA's, discharges, affidavits, etc.
  • Organized and prepared legal files with all loan documents, affidavits and checks needed for closing.
  • Prepared demands for corrective documents and drafted corrective documents such as mortgages, deeds and affidavits.
  • Prepare title policies, commitments, affidavits and all documents necessary for residential and corporate closings.
  • Prepared reports, drafted legal document, affidavits and case summary for attorneys and clients.
  • Coordinated residential closings; prepared exhibits, deeds, power of attorney and affidavits.
  • Cleared all clouds of title and prepared Deeds, Power of Attorneys and Affidavits.

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13. Ucc-1

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Here's how Ucc-1 is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Prepared closing checklists, closing documents, UCC-1s, closing instructions and closing binders, managed due diligence.
  • Prepared HUD-1 financial statements, UCC-1 for cooperative purchases and UCC-3 when necessary to terminate.
  • Prepared and examined UCC-1 and UCC-3 filing statements to ensure compliance with UCC regulations.
  • Prepared and filed UCC-1 financing statements, UCC-3 terminations, assignments, and amendments.
  • File UCC-1 and UCC-3 terminations on behalf of lenders for all Coop files.
  • Prepared UCC-1 filing forms and welcome package for New York cooperative closings.
  • Researched ACRIS system for recorded deeds, mortgages, UCC-1s and UCC-3s.
  • Filed UCC-1 and UCC-3 Financing Statements through various vendors.
  • Prepared UCC-1 and recognition agreements.
  • Forwarded UCC-1 forms for recording.
  • Drafted and filed various financing documents to include deeds, mortgages, memoranda, notices and UCC-1 financing statements.

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14. Loan Applications

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Here's how Loan Applications is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Review loan applications and draft initial set of loan documents.
  • Assisted Bank attorneys in processing real estate loan applications.
  • Examined loan applications for missing or inaccurate information.
  • Submit loan applications with recommendation for underwriting approval.
  • Prepared and justified all loan applications to loan review committee.
  • Prepare loan applications, closing documents, legal documents, letters, forms, government notices, and checks.

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15. Bankruptcy

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Here's how Bankruptcy is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Provided client assistance and preparation of documents for individual and joint voluntary bankruptcy petition filing.
  • Supported one attorney with construction litigation, collections and bankruptcy matters.
  • Researched bankruptcy information through various jurisdictions using relevant bankruptcy court websites.
  • Provided legal and administrative support for bankruptcy and foreclosure law firm.
  • Conducted legal research; filed bankruptcy documents electronically.
  • Drafted litigation and bankruptcy documents, including discovery.
  • Specialized in bankruptcy sale transactions.
  • Managed bankruptcy and foreclosure processes.
  • Performed Pacer searches to determine the status of bankruptcy filings; verbally verified with Courts if there were any recent filings.
  • Created and maintained client files, and handled the filing for country, state, and bankruptcy court documents.
  • General support in other areas of firm to include bankruptcy, mortgage foreclosure, litigation and office management.
  • Filed Chapters 7, 13 and 11 petitions using e-file for Camden, Trenton and Newark Bankruptcy Courts.
  • Prepared all necessary documents pertaining to limited practice of Matrimonial, Bankruptcy, Estates & Trusts.
  • Communicate with the Bankruptcy Clerk and Trustee's office concerning the Debtors and the court files.
  • Maintained personal injury, civil litigation, corporate, bankruptcy, collections and family law files.
  • Ordered, processed and charted complex UCC, tax, bankruptcy, and litigation lien searches.
  • Manage the bankruptcy process and focus on representation of debtors in Chapter 7 and 13.
  • Meet clients for initial intake for personal injury, social security claims and bankruptcy claims.
  • Assisted with bankruptcy/court filings, document retention and legal correspondence for court proceedings.
  • Assist with bankruptcy proceedings, filing of claims and maintain case file.

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17. Real Property

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Here's how Real Property is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Prepared and edited documents relating to real property.
  • Traveled to various countries regarding the real property refinanced and purchased for title abstraction, examination, judgment and tax checks.
  • Manage outside counsel and work with internal business partners in the purchasing, leasing, and disposition of real property.
  • Reviewed title research work submitted co-workers to determine status, accuracy and to verify any encumbrances of real property.
  • Provided essential legal support services to law offices and corporate real property department on a contract basis, including:
  • Prepared estate planning documents: Trusts, Wills, Powers of Attorney and real property title transfer documents.
  • Pay various escrows (real property, sidewalk liens, water, school, village, etc.)
  • Reviewed title insurance policies and title analysis, real property records and letters of objection to title exceptions.
  • Review lien search for other necessary searches to determine any liens against non-real and real property.
  • Maintained and updated lists for real property developers regarding lot take downs and releases of property.
  • Prepared, negotiated and edited documents relating to real property transfers, leases and land use.
  • Reviewed title to real property in connection with title company work or real property transactions.
  • Monitored and submitted Real Property Tax Appeals as well as Real Property Tax Bill payments.
  • Reported real property tax, assessment and judgment information to detect liens on property.
  • Obtained Federal and New York release of estate tax liens on real property.
  • Worked in the Real Property law and real estate transactions department.
  • Reviewed real property records and deeds; prepare and record deeds.
  • Prepared Contracts, Commercial Leases and Real Property Transfer forms.
  • Obtained real property and income tax lien payoffs.
  • Cleared all real property title issues.

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18. Income Tax Returns

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Here's how Income Tax Returns is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Prepared Estate tax returns, Gift tax returns and coordinated the preparation of fiduciary income tax returns with clients' accountants.
  • Prepare and file Federal Estate Tax Returns and Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax Returns, Prepare and file Fiduciary Income Tax Returns.
  • Prepared individual income tax returns annually for several of the firm's clients, thereby maintaining client relationships.
  • Drafted and prepared personal income tax returns for partners in the firm.
  • Prepare individual Federal and State Income Tax Returns.
  • Prepare Inheritance and Fiduciary Income Tax returns.

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19. Document Preparation

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Here's how Document Preparation is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Assisted with discovery review, deposition, and document preparation in civil litigation.
  • Focus exclusively on due diligence review and loan document preparation.
  • Gather information and perform analysis for document preparation.
  • Supervised document preparation and review with outside counsel.
  • Coordinated document preparation with staff attorneys.
  • Document preparation and coordination of all parties in large commercial mortgage loans and prepare zoning and wetland applications.
  • Provided legal support to attorneys including title searches, zoning opinions, asset investigations, document preparation.
  • Assisted with document preparation, gathering discovery materials, legal research, and record keeping.
  • Conduct closings, review title issues and all document preparation.
  • Probate - Ancillary and Formal document preparation and trust accounting.
  • Managed all real estate document preparation through execution in Asia.
  • Document Preparation; DOJ/ Repurchase Review.
  • Assisted attorneys in large scale due diligence for multi- state land acquisitions, title and survey review, and document preparation.
  • Assisted in preparation of draws, closing statements, land trust document preparation, prepared closing figures and closing packages.
  • Document Preparation Management of Tax Credit Project Finance Closings Review/approval of due diligence
  • Mortgage document preparation, explanation of same during closing Mortgage underwriting document review for client Title clearing, loan funding HUD-1 balancing

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20. Estate Administration

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Here's how Estate Administration is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Managed thirty estate administration client files.
  • Inputted accounting for seven estate files into accounting software Zane and balanced and maintained all accounts for seven estate administration files.
  • General experience in Estate Administration, opening Estates, preparation of Inheritance Tax Returns and Inventory.
  • Handled all aspects of trust and estate administration, working closely with clients and other professionals.
  • Prepare documents in order to close the estate such as Decedent s Estate Administration Account.
  • Assist clients with all aspects of estate administration from probate to distribution of assets.
  • Maintained working knowledge of N.C. estate administration, tax, and probate law.
  • Handled all aspects of estate administration files from inception to completion.
  • Prepare and process various Probate Court forms for estate administration.
  • Received and placed telephone calls to clients and prospective clients Assisted attorneys in collecting all necessary estate administration information.
  • Draft probate documents for estate administration and probate accountings.
  • Prepared various indexes to document estate planning and estate administration files comprising of over 500 boxes sent to off-site storage.
  • Managed heavy case load of 15 to 40 or more concurrent estate administration cases, worked for 6 partners simultaneously.
  • Handled all probate, trust administration, and other estate administration cases from start to finish.
  • Performed all aspects of probate and trust estate administration from simple/small to complex/large estates.
  • Prepared all probate documents Prepared divorce documents Heavy estate administration and client contact Prepared Estate tax returns on FET
  • Prepared Estate and Trust Accountings Prepared of Probate and Settlement documents for Estate Administration Managed Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts

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21. Notary

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Here's how Notary is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Registered as an Illinois Notary Public
  • Perform other various administrative tasks, including Notary Public duties, as requested by the managing partner and associate attorney.
  • Completed legal forms, notices, notary signature blocks needed for real estate transactions.
  • Arranged for Notary closings all over the U.S. for Refinances and Mail-away closings.
  • Served as a Notary in the State of Texas.
  • Assisted in client signed of documents providing notary services.
  • Served as a Notary Public for the firm.
  • Witnessed closing in my capacity as notary.
  • Conducted mortgage loan closing as a notary.
  • Act as notary public if needed.
  • Perform required Notary Public work.
  • Utilized my Notary Public for closings Prepared all pertinent closing documents/statements.
  • Preformed Closing with borrowers as Notary Public for all types of mortgages including adjustable, fixed, reverse, etc.
  • Related Information: Notary Public, Commonwealth of Massachusetts; REBA Paralegal Committee
  • Review and solve title issues Order payoff request and put together closing packages Answered phones, filing and faxing Notary Public

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22. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Developed and implemented customer service policies, while managing legal and development team.
  • Recognized for outstanding customer service skills by supervising attorneys and clients.
  • Provided direct customer service to clients including hospital chains, investors, developers, warehouse owners, mining facilities.
  • Provided high-quality, customer service through phone calls and correspondence with mortgage companies, sellers and borrowers.
  • Exemplified excellent customer service in every interaction with the firm's clients and the public.
  • Work independently and in conjunction with attorneys to ensure a high quality of customer service.
  • Created and maintained a large client base by meeting needs and providing exceptional customer service.
  • Provided customer service to lender and mortgage broker, realtor and investor clients.

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23. Snda

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Here's how Snda is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Reviewed, marked up and prepared estoppel certificates, lease renewals, and SNDA's.
  • Prepare lender required SNDA and Estoppel Certificates for existing tenant lease transactions.
  • Prepare, review and execute lender required documents SNDA s and Estoppels.
  • Drafted Leases, amendments, assignments, estoppel certificates and SNDAs.
  • Review of Commercial Leases, SNDAs, Estoppels
  • Provided support to Leasing Department with Leases and SNDA s. Assisted in the Litigation and Intellectual Properties Department.

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24. Attorney Calendar

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Here's how Attorney Calendar is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Case management; coordinated drafting of required documents; scheduled meetings and telephone conferences; responsible for attorney calendar.
  • Maintained attorney calendars for tracking of deadlines, attorney court appearances and depositions.
  • Greeted clients, answered telephones, managed attorney calendars, billing and accounts.
  • Answered phones; administered attorney calendar; interfaced with new and returning clients.
  • Set appointments, managed attorney calendar.
  • Coordinated multifaceted office functions encompassing: attorney calendar management, travel arrangements and scheduling of conference rooms for disposition proceedings.

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25. Softpro

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Here's how Softpro is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Compiled and prepared all real estate closing paperwork using SoftPro ProForm and ProTrust/ HUDSMART AND TITLE SMART closing software.
  • Operated in Microsoft Word, Excel, LandTech, SoftPro and Perfect Practice.
  • Documented all correspondence with parties to closing in Outlook and SoftPro.
  • Prepared title commitments and final title policies using SoftPro software.
  • Used SoftPro, Excel and Word Software Programs.
  • Skilled in AIM and SoftPro Software.
  • Experience with Softpro to draft preliminary title opinions, HUDS, final title opinions, and other closing documents.
  • Worked in the following programs: Client Profiles, Word, Softpro, Microsoft Office.
  • Managed high volume of real estate closings with responsibility for the implementation of Softpro.
  • Open the new titles, enter and client information in to Softpro.
  • Experience in Outlook, Word, Adobe, all facets of Softpro and knowledge of Excell and other computer skills.
  • Handled the flow of funds into and out of trust accounts using Protrust and Softpro.
  • Experience in Softpro Select, Res.Net, ResWare, Equator, Phoenix.

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26. Financial Institutions

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Here's how Financial Institutions is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Provided documents to financial institutions.
  • Worked closely with and developed a business relationship with financial institutions, real estate agents, builders, developers and surveyors.
  • Prepared Uniform Commercial Code documents for filing, conducted loan reviews at financial institutions, and assisted with document productions.
  • Worked directly with attorneys, clients and financial institutions, and performed all legal reviews with due diligence.
  • Correspond with financial institutions to marshal assets; set up and maintain estate and trust accounts.
  • Prepared correspondence to clients, financial institutions, and Superior Court and County Recorder personnel.
  • Acted as a liaison between brokers and financial institutions to coordinate customer closings.
  • Coordinate with financial institutions to ensure timely closings and promptly prepared mortgage documents within precise timeframes including post closing procedures.
  • Harmonized transactions as liaison amongst law offices, financial institutions, developers, buyers and sellers.
  • Communicate with financial institutions regarding client financing of premises and loan payoffs.

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27. Corporate Documents

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Here's how Corporate Documents is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Prepared and finalized loan closing documents and related corporate documents to satisfy title commitment requirements.
  • Assisted with corporate mergers and acquisitions, maintained corporate documents and issued stock certificates.
  • Prepared corporate documents including articles of organization, stock certificates and operating agreements.
  • Reviewed title policies and obtained corporate documents which increased case efficiency.
  • Reviewed various corporate documents to ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Reviewed corporate documents to confirm authority to purchase/sell.
  • Drafted and finalized corporate documents for share sales/transfers.
  • Order and review Environmental Phase I reports, appraisals, titles, surveys, good standing certificates, and corporate documents.
  • Engineer's; Contractor's and Architect's Certificates; Corporate Resolutions; Corporate documents, etc.
  • Assisted with corporate documents, subleases and assignments of leases for IPO.
  • Draft Pleadings, Corporate Documents, Real Estate Documents and Correspondence.
  • Obtained corporate filings, kits, and prepared all corporate documents.
  • Filed/ordered corporate documents with the Secretary of State s office.
  • Ordered certified copies of corporate documents and good standing certificates.
  • Drafted and filed the firm's annual corporate documents.
  • Review contracts, leases, and corporate documents.
  • Drafted and reviewed key corporate documents pertaining to the formation, merging, and/or dissolution of JPMorgan Chase Bank entities.

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28. Lease Agreements

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Here's how Lease Agreements is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Drafted proprietary lease and occupancy agreements and rental lease agreements for the Watergate Cooperative building.
  • Prepared and negotiated commercial lease agreements for review and execution by tenant.
  • Negotiated and prepared office lease agreements.
  • Supported the commercial Real Estate Department of Robert Half International, tracking lease agreements for the various Robert Half offices worldwide.
  • Examined lease agreements and formulated rental increases, current CPI-W percentages and CAM charges in accordance with lease specifications.
  • Reviewed and summarized due diligence documents to include lease agreements, taxes, zoning, environmental and appraisal reports.
  • Prepare and review commercial lease documents including lease agreements, amendments, renewals, terminations and lease abstracts.
  • Prepared Area Development Agreements, Franchise Agreements and Sublease Agreements, and collect associated fees and charges.
  • Prepared numerous and various lease agreements, purchase, sale or transfer agreements, mergers and acquisitions.
  • Review borrower requests (Triple Net Lease Agreements, amendments, consents, easements, etc.)
  • Analyzed title documents, lease agreements and contracts and reported any issues to responsible attorneys.
  • Review lease proposals and draft office leases, amendments, assignments and sublease agreements.
  • Prepare Lease Agreements as it relate to the acquisition of Cellular Site Towers.
  • Review of new and existing Lease Agreements on behalf of client.
  • Conducted in-depth reviews of deeds, lease agreements and land appraisals.
  • Review and prepare Commercial Lease Agreements including all loan documents.
  • Prepare Lease Agreements for land acquisition of Cellular Site Towers.
  • Reviewed contracts lease agreements, title binders and insurance policies.
  • Researched and handled compliance of franchise and lease agreements.
  • Reviewed and red-lined lease agreements and amendments.

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29. Necessary Documents

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Here's how Necessary Documents is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Reviewed requirements and exceptions to titles, obtained payoff letters and prepared necessary documents while processing final title insurance policies.
  • Prepared new GFE HUD-1, abstract/title searches, draft deeds and all necessary documents for a residential real estate closing.
  • Prepared new GFE HUD-1, title searches, deeds and all necessary documents for closing.
  • Draft necessary documents, i.e., affidavits, boundary agreements, undertakings, etc.
  • Prepare documents for estate planning and necessary documents for probation of estates.
  • Contacted appropriate party to obtain the necessary documents to clear title.
  • Obtained and maintained necessary documents for clients' foreclosures.

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30. Lease Amendments

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Here's how Lease Amendments is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Coordinated documents and activities involving bank mergers, lease amendments, lease agreements, lease abstracting and lease assignments.
  • Draft commercial leases, lease amendments, negotiated revisions to leases, and various other real estate documents.
  • Drafted and reviewed commercial leases, subleases, lease amendments, financing documentation and other real estate documents.
  • Negotiated and drafted SNDA agreements, lease amendments and letter agreements under the supervision of in-house counsel.
  • Interpreted and drafted leases, lease amendments, and lease termination in connection with leasing matters.
  • Negotiated purchases, new leases, lease amendments with sellers, landlords and attorneys.
  • Drafted correspondence, lease, sublease, lease amendments, and confidentiality agreements.
  • Abstracted 700 commercial leases, lease amendments, modifications, extensions and subleases.
  • Prepared initial drafts of Smith Barney office lease amendments and extensions.
  • Analyzed and reviewed of new and existing commercial lease agreements, estoppel certificates, subordination and non-disturbance agreements and lease amendments.
  • Negotiate, draft and implement Lease Amendments, extensions, relocations, remodels, space reductions, and Options to Renew.
  • Summarized retail leases, drafted and negotiated lease amendments, subordination and non-disturbance agreements, estoppel certificates, etc.
  • Draft property related documents such as easements, license agreements, lease amendments, estoppels etc.
  • Drafted and revised leases, lease amendments, estoppel certificates, and correspondence.

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31. LLC

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Here's how LLC is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Managed several attorney clients handling all aspects of real estate purchase and sale as well as basic LLC and business transactions.
  • Coordinate entity formations for LLC's, LLP's, and REIT's new business ventures.
  • Prepare and file corporations, LLC's, LLP's, shareholder agreements, and bylaws.
  • Assist with the preparation of LLC/LLP and corporation formation, dissolution, and acquisition documents.
  • Prepare LLC Formation and Filings with the California Secretary of State.
  • Conduct legal research on Franchise, Corporations, LP and LLC.
  • Assist clients with formation and filing of LLCs for their business estate planning needs.
  • Underwrite for Charlottesville Title Agency, LLC, affiliate with MartinWren PC.
  • Formed Limited Liability Companies (LLCs); prepared Articles of Organization.
  • Handled post-closing and disbursements of allclosing files.

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32. Title Examination

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Here's how Title Examination is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Conducted preliminary reviews of title examinations.
  • Experience in performing online title examinations !
  • Researched and reviewed title examinations.
  • Experience in performing title examinations as well as recording and obtaining plans and other documents at the registry of deeds !
  • Traveled to various NC counties and conducted title examinations (Residential - Refinances & Purchases).
  • Performed title examinations and assembled pertinent data from land records and planning and zoning records.
  • Experience abstracting title searches, title examination, and ordering lien search with proper municipalities.
  • Perform title examinations, review title searches, and obtain payoffs, among other duties.
  • Performed title examination and examines chain of title for residential and commercial real estate.
  • Review title searches, perform title examination, perform corporate and UCC Searches.
  • Conduct title examinations for Residential closings (refinances and purchases).
  • Prepared title examinations and recorded documents in the Registries of Deeds.
  • Prepare title examinations and title opinions from attorney's notes.
  • Review real estate title examinations including railroad and mineral searches.
  • Review of title examinations and preparation of title opinions.
  • Performed 20 - 40 title examinations per month.
  • Conducted title examinations, prepared mortgage loan packages.
  • Write Legal Memorandums, and provide Title examination.
  • Perform real estate title examinations.
  • Updated title examinations and recorded documents in Mecklenburg County.

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33. REO

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Here's how REO is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Performed a Real Estate due diligence to prepare for a Chapter 11 reorganization petition filing at W. R. Grace & Co.
  • Prepared, posted and filed foreclosure documents for numerous REO properties within the State of Texas and acted as substitute trustee.
  • Have successfully coordinated and closed over 1,000 REO properties and over 5,000 refinances helping to contribute $3.5M in revenues.
  • Reorganized filing system and rearranged filing cabinets; resulting in easier and more efficient way to file and save time.
  • Coordinated the closing of REO Commercial real estate transactions by obtaining and verifying all documentation requested by Seller.
  • Handled REO properties for Option One Mortgage Corp. and Fidelity National Default Solutions.
  • Handled REO residential properties for Fidelity National Default Solutions (LPS).
  • Prepared closing documents in connection with acquisitions and dispositions of REO properties.
  • Coordinate REO closings with per/post-closing departments.
  • Schedule and coordinate all closings with Realtors, Lenders, Buyers and Sellers, and Foreclosure REO clients.

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34. Client Files

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Here's how Client Files is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Reviewed and organized client files, drafted discovery requests and responses, summarized medical records and depositions and prepared demand packages.
  • Monitor client files from mortgage qualification to closing of loan.
  • Review all incoming correspondence for contract and client files.
  • Prepared and organized client files for loan closings.
  • Established and maintained legal database and client files.
  • Filed, indexed and archived client files.
  • Maintained, opened and closed client files.
  • Reviewed client files and prepared appropriate invoices.
  • Audited final client files before completion.
  • Maintained multiple open client files.
  • Compiled documentation into functionalreports and client files.
  • court hearings, mediations, closings, new clients) Performed initial client intake and set up client files

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35. Liability Companies

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Here's how Liability Companies is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Position included forming Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, and Partnership Documents and applicable documentation in accordance with the Transactions.
  • Formed limited liability companies and corporations, prepared foreign registrations, organized minute books, prepared corporate consents.
  • Prepared and filed formation documents for corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships and performed general corporate housekeeping.
  • Obtained and reviewed qualification certificates for corporations, limited liability companies, both foreign and domestic.
  • Drafted Operating Agreements for newly-formed limited liability companies and partnership agreements for general partnerships.
  • Formed and dissolved corporations, limited liability companies, limited and general partnership.
  • Closed on limited liability companies, corporations, and limited liability partnerships.
  • Formed and dissolved corporations and limited liability companies; maintained corporate minute books for over 200 corporate entities.
  • Formed corporations and limited liability companies, researched status of entities, placed entities in good standing.
  • Requested Name Reservations for new corporations and limited liability companies with the Georgia Secretary of State.

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36. IRS

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Here's how IRS is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Trained and supervised paralegal assistant Licensed underwriter for First American Title Insurance Company in South Carolina.
  • Court Runs to New York City Buildings Department, Environmental Control Board, and the Department of Consumer Affairs.
  • Filed 1099-S for all branches in Kentucky, as well as other IRS forms pertaining to other accounts.
  • Prepared all documents for residential and construction loans, Prepared and reported all 1099 forms for the IRS.
  • Managed the bills and financial affairs for one of the partners, along with maintaining his calendar.
  • Prepare closing binders, side letter agreements and the first draft of opinions or other ancillary agreements.
  • Negotiated short sales, unsecured debt settlements, modifications, and first and second mortgage note settlements.
  • Use of Microsoft Word, Stewart Title, First American Title and HUD Settlement Statement software.
  • Key player in purchase and implementation of first Lease database for company powered by ProLease Software.
  • Screened and fielded phone calls as first point of contact for the clients.
  • Completed IRS Forms 1023 to apply for tax-exempt status for family foundations.
  • Earned the first Employee of the Month Award for outstanding performance.
  • Utilized sales skills with first time clients to generate repeat business.
  • Assist in the training of first and second year associates.
  • Prepared all 1099 forms for reporting to the IRS.
  • Completed through submission, annual IRS 1099-S reporting.
  • Work with Fidelity National Title and First American.
  • Handle all aspects of attorney Registered Agent affairs.
  • Prepare first draft of all loan documents.
  • Handled 1099-year end reporting to IRS.

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37. Court Hearings

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Here's how Court Hearings is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Provide assistance to lawyer at court hearings and follow through with the disposition of cases.
  • Draft agency permit applications or exhibits for court hearings.
  • Managed case calendar and prepared for court hearings.
  • Attend court hearings with the attorneys.
  • Conducted all administrative duties including but not limited to scheduling depositions, independent medical evaluations and court hearings.
  • Attended settlement conferences and small claims court hearings to assist Japanese-speaking clients for effectively communicating with judges.

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38. HOA

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Here's how HOA is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Contract, lease and HOA drafting/review/negotiation, calendaring, due diligence, title/survey and closing binder preparation, client intake and visits
  • Ordered & reviewed title searches, payoffs, surveys, moisture & pest inspections, HOA and condo documents, etc.
  • Support 3 attorneys with case load, calendars, correspondence, and resolution of case filings for contested HOA Foreclosures.
  • Review HOA and Municipal Lien Searches and address any issues reflected in reports.
  • Managed the sales of three HOA projects consisting of 39-67 units each.
  • Ordered and followed up on HOA letters, ordered death certificates.
  • Ordered taxes, payoff and HOA's in preparation for closings.
  • Order HOA closing letters and prepare files for closing.
  • Order HOA property disclosure and dues from management company.
  • Order payoffs and HOA documents for resale.
  • Order HOA property disclosures from management company, review payment and dues histories, and collect unpaid HOA dues at closing.
  • Ordered Title Request, Obtained Payoff Information for Mortgages, HOA and Liens Efficiently corrected any tolerance issues at closing.
  • Obtained termite letters, insurance, addendums, HOA dues and payoff's and home buyer warranties.
  • Prepare pleading index HOA and COA delinquency resolution.

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39. Estoppel Certificates

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Here's how Estoppel Certificates is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Involved in commercial loans refinancing including sending and reviewing tenant estoppel certificates.
  • Prepared documents such as estoppel certificates, subordination agreements and commencement agreements.
  • Reviewed and prepared Tenant Estoppel Certificates and Construction Contracts for execution.
  • Processed requests for Estoppel Certificates for Reciprocal Easement Agreements.
  • Reviewed and negotiated Estoppel Certificates and Subordination/Non-Disturbance Agreements.
  • Drafted amendments to agreements, leases, and other documents, including estoppel certificates, for attorney review.
  • Reviewed and prepared real estate closing documents; review of commercial leases and estoppel certificates for commercial clients.
  • Assist with closings as necessary (review title reports, surveys, estoppel certificates, etc).
  • Reviewed all Leases, Subleases, estoppel certificates, including all international leases.
  • Evaluated title commitments and reviewed surveys Coordinated obtaining of tenant estoppel certificates and organized and managed and prepared closing binders.
  • Review and redline subordination, non-disturbance and attornment agreements and estoppel certificates.
  • Review and summarize searches, leases, estoppel certificates, subordination, non-disturbance and attornment agreements, and other transactional documents.

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40. Organizational Documents

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Here's how Organizational Documents is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Draft and edit commercial mortgage and mezzanine loan documents, acquisition and organizational documents and provide comment memos.
  • Prepared due diligence/ organizational documents/closing checklists so attorneys and support staff are appraised on all developments.
  • Secured/filed organizational documents from the office of the Illinois Secretary of State.
  • Prepare and file organizational documents for corporations and limited liability companies.
  • Review organizational documents of corporate borrowers and/or corporate loan guarantors.
  • Drafted and maintained corporate organizational documents and mezzanine loans.
  • Prepare and file entity organizational documents.
  • Obtain closing documents, corporate organizational documents, UCC and lien searches, title examinations and lien certificates.
  • Prepare Amendments to organizational documents and provide a review/analysis of State Statutes, Acts, and Bylaws.
  • Reviewed good standing certificates, entity records, organizational documents and mechanic's liens.
  • Prepared closing documents, organizational documents, amendments, deeds, contracts, estoppel, resolutions, and transfer documents.
  • Review mortgageschedules and due diligence materials including, borrower organizational documents, rent rolls and leases.Review and summarize title and survey.

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41. Annual Reports

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Here's how Annual Reports is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Maintain corporate database, Corporate Focus, to monitor business entities; prepare appropriate annual consents and annual reports as necessary.
  • Handled all corporate annual reports, formed, merged, and dissolved entities, and prepared and filled UCC statements.
  • Supported corporate clients by preparing and filing annual reports for Limited Liability Companies, Corporations, and non-profits.
  • Prepared name request, corporation filings, annual reports and UCC's for Secretary of State Office.
  • Drafted and filed formation documentation, annual reports, board resolutions, minutes and related documentation.
  • Drafted and filed entity formation/incorporation documents, drafter operating agreements/bylaws, corporate resolutions, and annual reports.

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42. Residential Closings

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Here's how Residential Closings is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Read all abstracts for the preparation of title reports in connection with Commercial and Residential Closings.
  • Hired to coordinate residential closings for a client condominium building project.
  • Coordinated residential closings for client banks and savings and loans.
  • Administered from 20-50 residential closings on a monthly basis.
  • Attend and conduct residential closings, examine title work, clear title issues, prepare pre/post closing documentation.
  • Conduct and oversee transactional, commercial and residential closings from inception to post closing.
  • Assist with and instruct agent attorneys outside office on residential closings and ti-tle production.

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43. Warranty Deeds

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Here's how Warranty Deeds is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Prepared deeds (estate, special warranty, warranty deeds), lien waivers and all documents necessary for closings.
  • Prepared Warranty Deeds, Quit Claim Deeds, and obtained payoffs and good faith estimates.
  • Create general warranty, limited warranty, and non-warranty deeds.
  • Prepare Warranty Deeds and loan closing documents using Proform.

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44. Probate Documents

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Here's how Probate Documents is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Prepared probate documents and miscellaneous court documents relating to the Executor/ Administrator/Trustee.
  • Trust and Estates including preparation of probate documents and filing of same in Surrogate's Court; administration of testamentary trusts.
  • Assist with the preparation of Estate Planning, Title XIX and Probate documents as required.
  • Draft probate documents and e-file with district courts via Colorado Courts E-file Portal.
  • Managed and maintained client Wills, trusts and probate documents.
  • Prepared probate documents and assisted client at Surrogate's Court.
  • Prepared probate documents for Georgia Probate Court.
  • File probate documents with Court.
  • Prepared trust administration, conservatorship and probate documents.

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45. Abstract Leases

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Here's how Abstract Leases is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Review, negotiate and abstract leases for office and retail space.
  • Developed master outline to abstract leases.

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46. Title Abstracts

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Here's how Title Abstracts is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Conducted extensive title abstracts in order to identify liens, easements, rights-of-way and other matters of record affecting title.
  • Coordinated client files, case development, marketing, reviewed title abstracts, issued commitments and policies, disbursed funds.
  • Job Duties: Review and revise correspondence and real estate documents including title abstracts, contracts and leases.
  • Order title abstracts, interpret title reports and surveys, construct title commitments and/or certificates.
  • Review surveys, title abstracts and commitments to provide clear title to lenders and clients.
  • Analyzed title abstracts and researched data to resolve title abstract issues.
  • Analyzed title reports including reviews of underlying encumbrances and title abstracts.
  • Prepared title commitments for lending banks- summarizing title abstracts.
  • Performed residential and commercial title exams throughout the state of Georgia Reviewed title abstracts, prepared title commitments and final title polices
  • Supervised title examiners, performed bankruptcy searches on Pacer, completed cursory review of title abstracts.
  • Issued title insurance, interpreted title abstracts, and resolved pre and post-closing compliance issues.
  • Performed all aspects of residential real estate closings Ordered and analyzed title abstracts.
  • prepared title abstracts coordinated residential closings

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47. Law Firm

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Here's how Law Firm is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Maintain client relations and act as liaison between law firm and the CEO of a real estate investment company.
  • Head of real estate division of law firm assisting real estate attorney in all aspects from contract to closing.
  • Hired to support the Trust and Estates practice at a large international law firm with over 400 attorneys.
  • Trained new paralegals and secretaries on foreclosure law and on the clients' and law firm's procedures.
  • Managed and oversaw daily operational functions for the law firm, including A/P, A/R and ledgers.
  • Worked full-time while attending law school for this large law firm in their Real Estate Group.
  • Assisted senior partner of law firm with health care, corporate and real estate transactions.
  • Retired in 2014 and have continued to work from home for 3 other law firms.
  • Maintained calendar for office and managed office staff and supplies for the law firm.
  • Drafted law firm documents for the closing: Quitclaim Deed and Declaration of Homestead.
  • Provided heavy support of attorney in busy law firm for residential real estate transactions.
  • Handled residential sales, buys and mortgage lending closings for small law firm.
  • Work in all aspects of real estate for law firm, as described above
  • General's office, private law firms, consumers and other government agencies.
  • Executed all clerical tasks to support efficient operations of the law firm.
  • Managed and conducted real estate closings for this mid-size law firm.
  • Tax, Estate Planning and Benefits Paralegal of 50+ law firm.
  • Maintained law firm database to track all litigation and closing deadlines.
  • Summarized abstracts in a report for banks and law firms.
  • Provide paralegal Title Research to Law Firms and Title Insurance Companies

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48. Plot Plans

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Here's how Plot Plans is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Opened files, ordered all needed compliance requirements such as MLC, title binders, plot plans and titles.
  • Ordered title reports, plot plans, and municipal lien certificates and resolved post-closing title issues.
  • Ordered titles, plot plans, insurance binders and mortgage payoffs.
  • Ordered & reviewed title exams, plot plans & MLC's.
  • Coordinated residential real estate closings Ordered & reviewed title exams, plot plans, municipal lien certifications & payoffs.

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49. FHA

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Here's how FHA is used in Real Estate Paralegal jobs:
  • Gathered title evidence, appraisals; coordinated with FHA, VA, and private mortgage companies to obtain mortgage payoff information.
  • Prepared and examined mortgage-lending documents to ensure compliance with HUD, FHA, Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac regulations.
  • Prepare draft purchase and site acquisition agreements, amendments, and assignments for FHA/HUD/VA residential property portfolios.
  • Interviewed the client in detail regarding their FHA or Conventional foreclosure and short sale cases.
  • Closed VA, FHA, Conventional and Investor Loans for several states.
  • Work product also consisted of conventional and government financing loans VA/FHA/CHFA/DAP.
  • Experience with TRID rules, FHA and conventional loans.
  • Specialized in FHA, Conventional and Jumbo Loans.
  • Prepared mortgage loans for Fannie Mae and FHA financings.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Real Estate Paralegal

Title Companies20.9%
Real Estate17.7%
Legal Documents8.7%
Lenders6.6%
Loan Portfolio5.7%
Settlement Statements5.6%
Sale Agreements5.2%
Due Diligence4.4%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Real Estate Paralegal

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Title Companies
Title Companies
17.7%
17.7%
2
2
Real Estate
Real Estate
15%
15%
3
3
Legal Documents
Legal Documents
7.4%
7.4%
4
4
Lenders
Lenders
5.6%
5.6%
5
5
Loan Portfolio
Loan Portfolio
4.8%
4.8%
6
6
Settlement Statements
Settlement Statements
4.8%
4.8%
7
7
Sale Agreements
Sale Agreements
4.4%
4.4%
8
8
Due Diligence
Due Diligence
3.7%
3.7%
9
9
Hud-1
Hud-1
3.2%
3.2%
10
10
Counsel
Counsel
3.1%
3.1%
11
11
Foreclosure
Foreclosure
2.4%
2.4%
12
12
Affidavits
Affidavits
2.4%
2.4%
13
13
Ucc-1
Ucc-1
2.4%
2.4%
14
14
Loan Applications
Loan Applications
1.9%
1.9%
15
15
Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy
1.4%
1.4%
16
16
Legal Descriptions
Legal Descriptions
1.1%
1.1%
17
17
Real Property
Real Property
1%
1%
18
18
Income Tax Returns
Income Tax Returns
0.8%
0.8%
19
19
Document Preparation
Document Preparation
0.8%
0.8%
20
20
Estate Administration
Estate Administration
0.8%
0.8%
21
21
Notary
Notary
0.8%
0.8%
22
22
Customer Service
Customer Service
0.7%
0.7%
23
23
Snda
Snda
0.7%
0.7%
24
24
Attorney Calendar
Attorney Calendar
0.7%
0.7%
25
25
Softpro
Softpro
0.6%
0.6%
26
26
Financial Institutions
Financial Institutions
0.6%
0.6%
27
27
Corporate Documents
Corporate Documents
0.6%
0.6%
28
28
Lease Agreements
Lease Agreements
0.6%
0.6%
29
29
Necessary Documents
Necessary Documents
0.6%
0.6%
30
30
Lease Amendments
Lease Amendments
0.6%
0.6%
31
31
LLC
LLC
0.6%
0.6%
32
32
Title Examination
Title Examination
0.6%
0.6%
33
33
REO
REO
0.5%
0.5%
34
34
Client Files
Client Files
0.5%
0.5%
35
35
Liability Companies
Liability Companies
0.5%
0.5%
36
36
IRS
IRS
0.5%
0.5%
37
37
Court Hearings
Court Hearings
0.5%
0.5%
38
38
HOA
HOA
0.5%
0.5%
39
39
Estoppel Certificates
Estoppel Certificates
0.5%
0.5%
40
40
Organizational Documents
Organizational Documents
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Annual Reports
Annual Reports
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Residential Closings
Residential Closings
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Warranty Deeds
Warranty Deeds
0.4%
0.4%
44
44
Probate Documents
Probate Documents
0.4%
0.4%
45
45
Abstract Leases
Abstract Leases
0.4%
0.4%
46
46
Title Abstracts
Title Abstracts
0.4%
0.4%
47
47
Law Firm
Law Firm
0.4%
0.4%
48
48
Plot Plans
Plot Plans
0.3%
0.3%
49
49
FHA
FHA
0.3%
0.3%

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