Top Title Examiner Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Title Examiner. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Title Examiner resumes they appeared on. For example, 28.3% of Title Examiner resumes contained Title Companies as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Title Examiner actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Title Examiner 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 Title Examiner jobs:
  • Coordinated short sales close with all parties, including title companies, buyer, seller and junior claim holder.
  • Followed up with the title companies on all recording confirmations, final title policies, issues, and billing.
  • Prepared home loan documents for closing with Title Companies and working with FHA, VA & Conventional loans.
  • Requested maps or drawings of property from title companies, surveyors or tax assessors.
  • Self-employed at providing pertinent real estate title information for several title companies.
  • Formed business relationships with local and long distant Title Companies and Attorneys.
  • Provide title research as a contractor for various attorneys and title companies.
  • Managed special projects for attorneys, title companies and private clients.
  • Order title evidence from various out of county Title Companies.
  • Answered inquires from title companies based on title owners.
  • Work closely with title companies to meet tight deadlines.
  • Communicate with attorneys, title companies and clients.
  • Research liens and judgments for title companies.
  • Prepare report for title companies and attorneys.
  • Provided daily title abstracting, update and recordation services to multiple title companies and law firms throughout Virginia.
  • Issue Reconveyance's for paid notes/Deeds of Trust's and issue indemnity's to other title companies.
  • Interfaced with realtors, buyers, sellers, title companies, etc.
  • Worked at multiple Real Estate Title Companies throughout the Wausau and Rhinelander areas.

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2. Tax Liens

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Here's how Tax Liens is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Searched for tax liens or loans against the property or owners/previous owners that were outstanding.
  • Checked for federal tax liens and ran SCRA searches.
  • Researched tax liens applicable to NYS tax rules and regulations and provide recommendations to Orange County Tax Department.
  • Performed utility and tax liens for ownership identification and land acquisition.
  • Researched deeds for tax liens, incumbencies, and outstanding loans against properties.
  • Resolved any title issues regarding easements, property valuation and tax liens.

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3. Ownership Reports

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Here's how Ownership Reports is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Write and interpret ownership reports effectively and concisely* Present information and extemporaneously respond to questions.
  • Analyze chain of title and prepare ownership reports outlining all title-related information.
  • Produced ownership reports, commitments and policies
  • Researched property histories at the Register of Deeds and prepared ownership reports for recently leased properties so owners could be paid.
  • Completed leasehold chains, Coal title, 150+ years surface and mineral ownership reports, and royalty interest.
  • Draft Quitclaim deeds to add or remove individuals on title and completing Preliminary Change in Ownership reports.
  • Surface and mineral title ownership reports on road easements, county roads, state highways etc.
  • Provided ownership reports, examining every instrument from patent to current filings with the county clerk.
  • Full Title from Patent, Mineral ownership, Lease Check, Ownership Reports and Abstracts.
  • Used the information garnered to create chains of title and ownership reports.
  • Create Index and Ownership Reports for Clients using Excel and Word.
  • Complete flow charts and ownership reports.
  • Prepared more than 300 ownership reports by performing title examination for Oil & Gas Leases throughout Michigan and much of Indiana.
  • Create 'chain of title' and 'runsheets', cover sheets, mineral ownership reports, and related documents.
  • Draft Certificate of Title, Limited Title Certificate, Ownership Reports and Run sheets Deed Plot all legal descriptions
  • Create Abstracts of Title and Ownership Reports for townships in the Niobrara Shale.
  • Review complete title from inception to present and provide full Mineral/Leasehold Ownership Reports Due Diligence Reason for leaving: Completed Project

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5. Foreclosure

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Here's how Foreclosure is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Performed title examinations for foreclosure properties including tax examinations, limited property exams, full property exams and property updates.
  • Evaluated foreclosure process on defaulted mortgages to ensure compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Compiled information and completed title report/commitment for multiple states to proceed with foreclosure proceedings.
  • Monitored foreclosure action from initial referral through sale for assigned judicial and non-judicial portfolios.
  • Audited colleague files, identified, solved and corrected problems ensuring timely foreclosure.
  • Worked in commercial, residential resale, refinance and foreclosure title examination.
  • Examine real estate files for procedural compliance with Foreclosure and Bankruptcy proceedings/petitions.
  • Serviced all major banks reviewing residential titles that were entering foreclosure status.
  • Examined and researched distressed and foreclosure properties to determine risks and liabilities.
  • Prepared relevant documents for foreclosure hearings and participated in dispute settlements.
  • Prepared and sent foreclosure legal documentation to various counties for recording.
  • Meet specific attorney requirements and state specific foreclosure procedure requirements.
  • Reviewed title related documents for Real Estate foreclosure proceedings.
  • Issued Preliminary and Final Judicial reports for foreclosure files.
  • Abstracted/Examined Title in order to name/serve foreclosure defendants.
  • Testify as expert witness in foreclosure/redemption related litigation.
  • Organize and prepare preliminary judicial reports for foreclosures.
  • Request numerous foreclosure documents from various clients/vendors.
  • Notified clients of errors that necessitated re-foreclosure.
  • Perform title examinations for foreclosure proceedings.

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6. Real Estate

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Here's how Real Estate is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Retrieve and examine real estate closings for accuracy and ensure all information is recorded and executed according to regulations.
  • Created detailed real estate reports for the timely delivery of services via electronic and traditional delivery systems.
  • Used computerized system to retrieve additional documentation needed to complete real estate transaction.
  • Completed full residential and commercial examinations of real estate title records.
  • Reviewed all real estate documentation in preparation of property transfers.
  • Researched and examined real estate property records for residential transactions.
  • Examined hundreds of real estate and oil and gas title documents, both on the computer and in hard copy mode.
  • Trained as a title examiner for two years under one of the leading real estate firms in Massachusetts at the time.MUNICIPAL EXPERIENCE1992-present
  • Drafted title policy commitments based upon examination and the application of real estate law, title standards, and underwriting standards.
  • Conduct research on real estate, insurance, and other pertinent documents to help determine the legal ownership of the property.
  • Performed title searching real estate titles (this was in the beginning of employment) in all central Virginia courthouses.
  • Full service Title Company providing title insurance and related services required for settlement by the real estate and mortgage industries.
  • Determined ownership of real estate by running title, searching for tax cards, tax maps, deeds and probates.
  • Resolved calls from company employees regarding title issues arising at the real estate closing table in both Minnesota and Wisconsin.
  • Performed real estate title research, real estate lien checks and tax certifications for title insurance / financial institutions countrywide.
  • Search and examine real estate, right of way, mortgage, estate, leases, and other pertinent records.
  • Search real estate records in McHenry, DuPage, Will, Kane, and occasionally Cook counties in Illinois.
  • Researched civil, bankruptcy, domestic relations and probate cases as related to buyers and sellers of real estate.
  • Conduct real estate closings, process files from start to finish, assist with client requests and research files.
  • Performed large volume of title exams for both residential and commercial real estate for 35 and 50 year periods.

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7. Title Examination

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Here's how Title Examination is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Required to write homeowners policies including information about surveys, closings and title examinations.
  • Ordered title examinations for mortgage companies/banks on foreclosed real estate property for resale.
  • Performed title examination of residential and commercial sale and refinance transactions.
  • Conducted property searches/title examinations to ensure clear titles for prospective buyers.
  • Conducted title examinations for several banking institutions and private clients.
  • Reviewed title examination and determined ownership for each title request.
  • Received and entered orders for title examination.
  • Conducted title examinations for residential real estate.
  • Conducted residential & commercial title examinations.
  • Performed title examinations as detailed above.
  • Performed title examination and underwriting functions as assigned in connection with homeowner or complex, large volume commercial real estate transactions.
  • Reviewed title examinations prior to delivery to client to insure all needed documentation was included and title search requirements were met.
  • Worked remotely from home conducting residential title examinations in all Northern Virginia jurisdictions, for 7 RGS offices.
  • Perform title examination of moderate to complex title orders requiring a high level of expertise.
  • Gained a complete understanding of the title examination process in the state of Ohio.
  • Obtained Probate records, Civil Cases, Title Examination as well as Processing of Titles
  • Conduct title examinations on properties for existing mortgages, liens, judgment, etc.
  • Created and implemented the Training Manual for Title Examination Department and Title Curative Department.
  • Order necessary land, tax, judgment and proceeding searches for title examination.
  • Completed cross state title examinations with full knowledge of Florida title standards

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8. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Develop strong external relationships with clients by communication effectively and being responsive; ensuring great customer service
  • Researched and examined residential and commercial transactions as well as managed the customer service department
  • Provided excellent customer service to effectively manage client demands.
  • Completed office administrative tasks and customer service as necessary.
  • Supervised the examining department and customer service.
  • Maintain and deliver exceptional customer service.
  • Excelled in customer service communication.
  • Provide quality customer service; answer title related questions, explain policies and procedures to internal departments and utilize problem-solving skills.
  • Provided customer service and assistance in problem solving and curative issues with clients, vendors and all departments within the company.
  • Utilized intelligence, hard work, excellent problem solving and time management skills to provide great customer service.
  • Provided excellent customer service to all clients by meeting their title needs in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Research accounts and provide customer service to customers to help them obtain final title policies and recording confirmations.
  • Provided customer service support to title officers in order to exchange title related information and/or to resolve problems.
  • Acted as the Point of Contact (POC) for customer service regarding software purchased through the BPA.
  • Performed customer service functions by responding to routine requests, ordering maps and taking order requests from customers.
  • Examined, corrected and issued final title policies and endorsements; general office duties; customer service.
  • Provided customer service to the clients with the clearing of real estate title issues.
  • Trained new examiners, as well as order desk and customer service personnel.
  • Performed customer service duties which included filing, faxing and mail distribution.
  • Managed/Supervised title searchers and customer service department personnel (8-10 agents).

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9. Lenders

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Here's how Lenders is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Provided detailed property reports to attorneys/lenders.
  • Communicate with Buyers, Sellers, Real Estate Agents and Lenders to attain real estate related information before final closure.
  • Organized lenders, borrowers, creditors, and government agencies for the release of Judgments and Liens.
  • Worked with Lenders to insure all requirements where met and all final trailing documents were obtained.
  • Communicate with clients, lenders, borrowers, and attorneys to resolve requirements shown on title.
  • Communicate with lenders and other staff with any issues that may arise during investigation of documents.
  • Handled construction draws from meeting with customers and builders to meeting and working with lenders.
  • Send out closing packages to lenders and signed documents to the county for recording.
  • Create invoices for the lenders with estimated premiums and endorsements based on loan type.
  • Developed lasting business relationships with closing agents, lenders, borrowers and corporate clients.
  • Explain chain of title, exceptions and requirements to customers, and lenders.
  • Direct support to lenders to give status of searches and assist in troubleshooting.
  • Responded to inquiries from borrowers, lenders and attorney's to resolve discrepancies.
  • Ship back corrected documents to various lenders once the recording process is complete.
  • Communicate effectively with customers, lenders, peers, underwriting staff and vendors.
  • Worked with financial institutions/bank lenders regarding title questions and requests for title work.
  • Worked closely with lenders and lien claimants to resolve discrepancies to title.
  • Worked with lenders and the closing department to help clear title.
  • Work closely with lenders to put loan packages together for Buyers.
  • Issue title commitments and owners' and lenders' title policies.

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11. Courthouse Records

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Here's how Courthouse Records is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Researched courthouse records to determine ownership and prepared necessary Spread sheets and located mineral/land owners.
  • Researched in-house and courthouse records identifying problems and potential associated risks.
  • Researched courthouse records to determine ownership and prepared necessary Spread sheets and located mineral/landowners, creating a 150-year title abstract.
  • Research and write Title Reports based on courthouse records for various oil company clients.
  • Research courthouse records and files pertaining to property from Patent to present day.
  • Examined courthouse records performing 100-year title searches and prepared title reports.
  • Research courthouse records to determine ownership and fill gaps in title.
  • Search courthouse records; maintain judgment records and probates.
  • Researched Fayette County, PA courthouse records to compile information pertaining to surface and oil and gas ownership.
  • Examined Elyria courthouse records to provide information to Banks and Loan Agencies regarding properties.

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12. Escrow

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Here's how Escrow is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Obtained recording confirmation and final figures from title/escrow for accurate implementation.
  • Provided escrow with a detailed description of requirements that had to be fulfilled before sale or refinance could be complete.
  • Produced Title Insurance Commitment for Attorney's, Real Estate Agents, Lenders and Escrow Companies in 6 Counties.
  • Maintained all customer service and worked with the Escrow Department to deal with title and closing issues.
  • Assist with closing issues, escrow issues and perform other duties as necessary, requested or assigned.
  • Work directly with the escrow department in clearing up any pending title issues on the property.
  • Work with Escrow Officers to complete quality work timely to take care of customer service needs.
  • Worked with escrow staff to meet time requirements for options, and assist with answering questions.
  • Licensed Title Officer in the State of Ohio - License is currently in escrow.
  • Conferred with escrow agents in order to exchange title-related information or to resolve problems.
  • Prepared documents for closing and ensures that escrows close effectively and on time.
  • Trained new examiners and presented overview of Title Department to new escrow/closing agents.
  • Assisted with HUD-1 Settlement statements and other escrow related duties as assigned.
  • Open title and escrow for new land acquisitions and auction sales contracts.
  • Opened Escrow Accounts, drafted Escrow Agreements and reconciled same accounts.
  • Establish, maintain and reconcile office operating and master escrow accounts.
  • Communicate with Escrow Agents and Title Officers to resolve conflicts.
  • Prepared escrow instructions, orders, payoffs, and insurance.
  • Worked with escrow/closing staff and customers to resolve title issues.
  • Provided title services for escrow agents to meet tight deadlines.

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13. Real Property

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Here's how Real Property is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Reviewed and analyzed lender and attorney closing figures and prepared settlement and closing statements for residential real property closings.
  • Identify areas of deficiency in real property documentation.
  • Compiled and analyzed real property information and history utilizing online resources for use in a title commitment for title insurance.
  • Compile and organize the documentation of record, investigate and follow the chain of title on real property.
  • Perform examination of title to real property, ranging in complexity, to determine status chain of title.
  • Researched public real property records; analyzed and reported mineral and surface titles; identified potential title defects.
  • Analyzed (abstracts) of chain title to determine clear title ownership of real property.
  • Read through court records to determine whether it has an impact on real property.
  • Conduct extensive research to ensure title to real property is clear of legal encumbrances.
  • Reviewed documents of title to determine current vested ownership of real property.
  • Directed activities of workers searching records and examining titles to real property.
  • Reviewed and evaluated real property survey maps for ownership and encumbrances.
  • Served as expert witness in real property court proceedings.
  • Searched bankruptcy records on all real property owners.
  • Search and report tax histories of Real Property.
  • Verify ownership and encumbrances of real property.
  • Assisted clients with real property issues.
  • Performed searches on real property.
  • Determined insurability to real property.
  • Determined insurability on real property.

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15. Trust Deeds

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Here's how Trust Deeds is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Copy or summarize (abstracts) recorded documents such as mortgages and trust deeds.
  • Copied or abstracted required information from documents such as mortgages and trust deeds.
  • Copy or summarize recorded documents, such as mortgages, trust deeds, and contracts, that affect property titles.
  • Identify and review Judgments, liens, Trust Deeds, and ROW.
  • Summarize abstracts, recorded documents, such as mortgages, trust deeds, and contracts affecting condition of title to property.
  • Copy or summarize recorded documents, such as mortgages, trust deeds, and contracts, that affect property titles.

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16. Bankruptcy

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Here's how Bankruptcy is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Perform 30 year searches which include but are not limited to Bankruptcy, Probate, Circuit Court and Chancery files.
  • Retrieved all documents related to title such as deeds, mortgages, POA's, and Civil/Bankruptcy/Probate cases.
  • Search, analyze and evaluate the Judgments and Bankruptcy validity using the appropriate court website.
  • Researched Court dockets via PACER to assist in eliminating liens/judgments/bankruptcy, same name searches.
  • Worked full-time until office closed due to corporate bankruptcy.
  • Run Pacer website for bankruptcy information.
  • Update Lenstar, Vendorscape, FIS Desktop (Newtrak) Bankruptcy Processor.

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17. Due Diligence

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Here's how Due Diligence is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Conducted leasehold acquisition due diligence.
  • Selected for due diligence team created for a client's divestiture with the focus on mineral ownership at various strata formations.
  • Work on various due diligence projects for parties acquiring assets in East Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma.
  • Handled acquisitions, dispositions, due diligence, and financial audits for a real estate abstracting firm.
  • Performed Due Diligence using Nexus Lexus database searches for ALTA policies for 13 states.
  • Completed projects for Due Diligence Projects, Regular and Certified Title Projects.
  • Performed Due Diligence in multiple counties, worked with ROW team.
  • Performed due diligence for mineral and surface ownership.
  • Searched and prepared full abstracts with due diligence.
  • Full title, Due Diligence, Leasehold
  • Conducted courthouse research and completed reports and memoranda for projects including abstracts, lease title and due diligence.
  • Field Landman - Completed due diligence project for client in Jefferson County, Texas.
  • Conducted acquisition and divesture due diligence for major oil companies.

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18. REO

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Here's how REO is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Handled recordings & verification thereof.
  • Completed HUD and closing documents for REO transactions, Re-Fi's and FSBO for residential and commercial transactions.
  • Performed supervisory skills in the Department, which offered Title Searches, Title Insurance and REO/Property Preservation Services.
  • Examined and prepared later date title reports for foreclosure, deed in lieu, and REO transactions.
  • Reorganized the filing system, creating a new filing method to better store the completed files.
  • Hired as Title Examiner and then transferred to Post Sale REO Department to perform curative work.
  • Examined, researched, and cleared title assessments for reclaimed properties within the REO operations department.
  • Reviewed and approved all Deeds of conveyance of REO property in Missouri and Kansas.
  • Examine searches and chain of title for refinances, sales and REO transactions nationwide.
  • Request duplicate tax bills and estimates of redemption for our REO department.
  • Examined Real Estate Owned (REO) properties and checked foreclosure procedure.
  • Examined production resale and REO sale properties in the southern California region
  • Compiled title exams for Residential, REO and Commercial properties.
  • Review and examine subject property and write TSG/REO reports.
  • Researched and clear title issues on REO title commitments.
  • Assist attorneys and REO in resolutions for clearing title.
  • Ensured clear title for REO and Retail Properties.
  • Reviewed the plat of survey for REO closings.
  • Examine title on REO properties.
  • Clear title issues and clouds on REO properties.

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19. Title Abstracts

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Here's how Title Abstracts is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Reviewed full title abstracts and abstracted full title abstracts from patent to current day in Ohio and Pennsylvania.
  • Served as In-House Title Examiner; researched and reviewed all property liens and prepared title abstracts.
  • Reviewed full title abstracts and abstracted full title from patent to current day for multiple clients.
  • Completed title abstracts to client specifications, including the process of digitizing abstracts for convenience.
  • Reviewed title abstracts while adhering to title standards, company policy and underwriter requirements.
  • Reviewed title abstracts and prepared files to be sent to certifying attorneys.
  • Researched, prepared, and reviewed Title Abstracts for certification
  • Performed certified title abstracts for future well sites.
  • Reviewed title abstracts, lease and well data.
  • Examine oil and gas title abstracts prepared by field landman to ensure that company formatting standards were met.
  • Review and troubleshoot paralegal prepared title abstracts Review documents for acceptability for Land Court filing Resolve title curative issues

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20. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Worked with lending institutions to obtain lien releases, filed documents with the FAA, performed data entry, and billing.
  • Performed administrative duties, data entry and sorted mail.
  • Maintained all data entry of each title processed.
  • Provide data entry where needed.
  • Research court documents to determine property ownership, completed runsheets, Data Entry, Created Commitments, Created Underwriters Reports.
  • Default Underwriting Preparing Title Commitments Reviewing Chain of Title Reviewing all documents received from abstractors Entering all information data entry

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21. Tax Assessments

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Here's how Tax Assessments is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Reconstruct a chain of title by indexing, researching and examining all conveyance documents, including judgments and tax assessments remotely.
  • Reviewed deeds, deeds of trust, right-of-way easements, judgments, tax assessments, and oil and gas mineral rights.
  • Analyzed easements, judgments, tax assessments, mortgages, and other encumbrances.
  • Conduct reports based on deeds of trust/mortgages, easements, judgments tax assessments and other applicable information.
  • Search and Examine titles Abstract and analyze deeds of trust/mortgage, judgments, easements and tax assessments Minutes of Foreclosure
  • Abstract and analyze deeds, mortgages, tax assessments, judgments and other instruments.

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22. Residential Properties

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Here's how Residential Properties is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Job duties included examining residential properties.
  • Abstracted and examined residential properties.
  • Advanced to title department, responsible for 24 year title search on residential properties located in Montgomery County for mortgage lenders.
  • Researched and analyzed public documents in various counties to determine the marketability of a title for both commercial and residential properties.
  • Prepared professional reports to be used during closing for purchase or refinance of commercial and residential properties.
  • Searched courthouse records to prepared title reports for Commercial, Foreclosed, and Residential properties.
  • Researched residential properties including trusts, judgments, liens, taxes and assessments.
  • Reviewed title abstracts for residential properties in all 50 states.
  • Searched real estate records for residential properties.
  • Review files for nationwide residential properties.
  • Searched title for residential properties.
  • Examined long orders on Commercial/leasehold and residential properties * Implemented quality control procedures on all commercial/residential property accounts
  • Handled all incoming requests for commercial/residential properties and provided assistance to receptionist by answering 10 line phone as needed.

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23. Law Firm

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Here's how Law Firm is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Work directly with inside and outside title Attorneys, Law Firms as a whole and Title Insurers to resolve title issues.
  • Prepared Minutes of Foreclosure title reports for partner law firm and examined title at various stages of the foreclosure process.
  • Use multiple computer systems (5) to provide necessary information to law firm network and clients.
  • Communicate daily via email and telephone with in-house attorneys and foreclosing law firm regarding the case.
  • Provide law firms with final reports concerning mortgages, liens, bankruptcies and easements.
  • Assist law firm by completing daily legal requirements regarding court filings and research.
  • Completed updates on searches for foreclosure letters for banks and law firms.
  • Perform title and property search tasks for Law firms.
  • Managed title office for local foreclosure law firm.
  • Awarded Employee of the Month within first year at 500+ employee law firm.
  • Supported multi-million dollar projects by presenting commercial title research to law firms.

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24. Delinquent Taxes

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Here's how Delinquent Taxes is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Searched records to determine if delinquent taxes were due.
  • Researched records to determine if delinquent taxes are due.
  • Examine individual titles to determine if restrictions, such as delinquent taxes, will affect titles and limit property use.
  • Address delinquent taxes due in a professional manner.
  • Prepared title insurance policy and searches records to determine if delinquent taxes were due.
  • Searched records to determine if the property has delinquent taxes.

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26. Applicable Instruments

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Here's how Applicable Instruments is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Reviewed and analyzed deeds, security deeds, easements, judgments, tax assessments, surveys and other applicable instruments.
  • Abstract and analyze deeds, deeds of trust/ mortgages, easements, judgments, tax assessments and other applicable instruments.
  • Examined deeds, deeds of trust/mortgages, easements, judgments, tax assessments, and other applicable instruments.
  • Abstract and analyze deeds, mortgages, easements, judgments, and other applicable instruments.
  • Abstract and analyze deeds of trust/mortgages, easements, judgements, tax assessments, mineral reservations and other applicable instruments.

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27. Property Reports

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Here's how Property Reports is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Worked remotely preparing uninsured property reports for foreclosure purposes
  • Analyzed chain of title and preparation of title commitments and property reports outlining title related matters.
  • Research and examine property reports for lending institutions to ensure title commitments.
  • Prepare, update, and/or revise property reports and Title Commitments.
  • Reviewed full Alta files and the property reports legal Vesting.
  • Type Title Commitments and Property Reports, Nationwide examination.
  • Prepare property reports and title commitments.
  • Prepare property reports outling title-related matters and prepare title commitments.
  • Reviewed title searches/abstracts in various states to prepare title commitments and property reports Delivered title commitments and property reports to various clients
  • Examined courthouse records to prepare property reports, including legal description, ownership, attachable liens, judgments, taxes.
  • Entered and audited lien information obtained by abstractors for property reports before loan closing.

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28. Tax Information

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Here's how Tax Information is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Searched tax information for subject properties and provided to department to be used on title paperwork.
  • Verified government tax information, searched public court records, court issued judgments and involuntary liens.
  • Run copies and get printouts of delinquent and or supplemental tax information if applicable.
  • Search and exam recorded documents and tax information for clear title on a commitment.
  • Obtained mortgage payoffs, lien payoffs, HOA fees, and County/City tax information.
  • Obtained tax information for all titles completed by Tax Examiners in the Company.
  • Use of various software in the research for tax information, county/city records.
  • Called County Departments of Revenue in order to obtain property tax information.
  • Research on county websites to obtain documents needed such as tax information.
  • Review tax information for the specific property and add on the commitment.
  • Researched land title and tax information.
  • Submit legal documentations for recording; verify tax information by utilizing Netronline, RealQuest or calling County Tax departments.
  • Verify Tax information from various muncipalities * Prepare leasehold reports.
  • Examined, searched title ensuring deeds/mortgages where in order by date to a goodconsideration including any liens/judgments, and tax information.
  • Verify Tax information from various muncipalities * Transcribing and maintaining title records.
  • Attached copies of applicable instruments and ad valorem tax information.

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29. Vital Statistics

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Here's how Vital Statistics is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Evaluate copies of records, such as mortgages, liens, deeds, judgments, vital statistics, and easements.
  • Searched surrogate records for vital statistics and plot and map books to determine ownership and legal restrictions.
  • Researched vital statistics with plat and map books to determine ownership and legal restrictions.
  • Examined mortgages, liens, judgements, easements, vital statistics and tax maps to determine ownership and legal restriction.

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30. HUD

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Here's how HUD is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Prepared Preliminary HUD-1 Statements for Lenders and customers.
  • Prepared HUD-1 per indication from vendor instruction, added any delinquent taxes, and amending the HUD-1 as necessary.
  • Processed and Closed files for Closings for the State of Missouri on all properties where HUD was the Owner.
  • Work within HUD to obtain title approval and also request extensions as required/Filed supplemental claims within required deadlines.
  • Review and Examine Foreclosure files for multiple states and calculate fees on the HUD within a fast-paced environment.
  • Researched property values, HUD, FHA, foreclosure proceedings, document authentication, and customer advocacy.
  • Processed documents for real estate closings (e.g., HUD-1) and conducted real estate closings.
  • Send Transfer Affidavit to the City Assessor Office and process conveyance according to HUD Regulations.
  • Take lenders figures and put them on a HUD and balance with the lender.
  • Reviewed 15 HUD documents on a daily basis over 175 on a monthly basis.
  • Prepared HUD-1 for closing transaction in conjunction with Bank transaction and Attorney transactions.
  • Reviewed lender instructions to prepare HUD's and documents for signing and recording.
  • Prepared titles, HUD-1 Settlements Statements, power of attorney and probate documents.
  • Prepare policies and endorsement packages to HUD and VA.
  • Prepare HUD-1 statements for both commercial and residential transactions.
  • Review HUD statements for accuracy and fee assessment.
  • Prepared Prelim-HUD's, Processed Refinance packages.
  • Prepared HUD for Closing, Post Closing reviewer
  • Experienced with 2010 HUD Settlement Statement.
  • Prepare title commitments, clearing any title problems, completing subordinates, when required and Pre- HUD 1's.

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31. Title Evidence

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Here's how Title Evidence is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Studied search requests to determine type of title evidence required to obtain description of property and names of involved parties.
  • Read search requests to ascertain types of title evidence required and to obtain descriptions of properties and names of involved parties.
  • Review real estate title search requests to ascertain types of title evidence required.
  • Read search requests in order to ascertain types of title evidence.
  • Read search requests to determine type of title evidence requested.
  • Compile and analyze data from various sources to prepare title reports Research property records to provide title evidence Institute procedures for insurability

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32. County Records

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Here's how County Records is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Reviewed County records and prepare Title Insurance Commitments to ensure continuity of Title and minimal risk to company assets.
  • Researched, in detail, the County records at the County Courthouse when property was bought and sold.
  • Searched county records at the Courthouse to establish the chain of title and update the Abstract for examination.
  • Gathered information on property from county records including taxes, maps, mortgage and deed information.
  • Researched outline county records and file content to release and obtain clear title of property.
  • Utilized records at District Court and County records to compile data.
  • Provide legal research of case filings and county records.
  • Examined county records and wrote commitments for title insurance.
  • Review title searches of county records.

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34. Private Records

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Here's how Private Records is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Compile lists of mortgages, contracts, and other instruments pertaining to titles by searching public and private records.
  • Review public and private records: i.e mortgages, judgments, deeds, contracts and related documents.
  • Searched public and private records for law firms, real estate agencies, or title insurance companies.
  • Investigate properties through public and private records including; Plat Books, Internet searches, Court Records.
  • Compiled lists of mortgages, contracts, and other instruments pertaining to titles by searching public and private records.
  • Searched public and private records for insurance, real estate, and tax purposes.

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35. Title Information

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Here's how Title Information is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Searched computerized and manual title information property records and determined instruments filed in public records affecting land.
  • Examined and reviewed extensive Residential and Commercial Title Information and Documentation submitted by searchers.
  • Researched and abstracted title information from computer systems and libraries regarding realty.
  • Worked not only with business owners to obtain title information but in conjunction with multiple government agencies.
  • Examined residential real estate title records to verify accurate title information was given by the lender.
  • Reviewed title information reports, prior to being sent to client, for quality control purposes.
  • Organized title information and ensured the proper documentation of research evidence and outline of chain.
  • Produced forty five to sixty files a month with title information for a title commitment
  • Entered land title information into databases.
  • Run title searches in courthouses that pre-date Title Plants; check County Appraisal District for tax and title information.
  • Check for encumbrances, annote title information for use in data report or title insurance commitment/policy.
  • review of closing documents and title information.
  • Worked closely with Abstractors to ensure the most accurate Title information was provided in a timely manner.
  • Researched and reported real estate title information in San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Sacramento, Tuolumne, Calaveras, and Amador.

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36. Title Curative

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Here's how Title Curative is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Provided guidance and training to examiners regarding underwriting decisions and title curative issues.
  • Direct experience in the execution, practice and supervision of lease acquisition, title curative and right of way work.
  • Start up title agency; abstracting titles, title curative, closings and post closing resolutions.
  • Developed and implemented a streamlined title curative process reducing cycle time by over 20%.
  • Served as a Title Curative Analyst to supply documents to clear title for closing
  • Manage line lists and assist in title curatives when requested.

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37. Title Opinions

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Here's how Title Opinions is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Analyzed and drafted leases, easements, title opinions, division order title opinions, JOA's, farm-ins and farm-outs.
  • Draft in-depth and complex title opinions to help clients easily understand their surface, oil and gas, and/or leasehold interests.
  • Assisted outside law firms with the certification of Title Opinions in Ohio and Pennsylvania.
  • Examined chains of title from acreage to lots; Prepared title opinions.
  • Performed title research, drafted title opinions, reviewed title reports.
  • Prepared abstracts of title, examined title, prepared title opinions * Assisted closing officer with closings and prepared title insurance policies
  • Researched and prepared Chain of Title runsheets to submit to attorneys for title opinions.
  • Reviewed Abstracts and Prepared Title Opinions Team Lead - managed a team of 9-12

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38. Current Owner

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Here's how Current Owner is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Research prior owners, current owners and prospective owners and make sure they have no outstanding liens against them.
  • Conducted title searches across all 24 counties in Maryland, varying in length from current owner to 100 years prior
  • Searched current owners, 2 owners and 42 year searches, filed all documents in recorders and clerks offices.
  • Performed current owner, full, limited, commercial, 40yr, 60yr and environmental searches for this establishment.
  • Cook County real estate tract searching, researching county records for chain of title and current ownership.
  • Delivered current owner, deed, refinance, and foreclosure reports for wide range of clients.
  • Performed Current Owner searches, Prior Owner Searches, Full Title searches and special search requests.
  • Obtain records on previous and current owners as well as disseminating proper information regarding land sales.
  • Complete mineral title from patent to current ownership, completed run sheets and leased land.
  • Typed current owners up and put them in a PDF file and emailed them.
  • Confirm deed chains, lien order, current owner and legal descriptions.
  • Conduct current owner, full, limited, and 40yr/60yr searches.
  • Handled recordings and current owner searches in various cities in Virginia.
  • Performed recording and current owner searches throughout cities in Hampton Roads.
  • Performed current owner searches, full searches and updates.
  • Search public records for current owner documents.

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39. Ascertain Types

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Here's how Ascertain Types is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Read search requests to ascertain types of title evidence required and to obtain descriptions of properties and names of involved parties.

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40. Tax Records

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Here's how Tax Records is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Investigated and interpreted tax records in order to determine tax liability.
  • Researched land records and property tax records directly tied to a specific parcel of land.
  • Obtain and identify parcels on various maps, and acquire tax records.
  • Worked on tax records, property appraiser and public records search.
  • Research city and county real estate tax records.
  • Examine county tax records for assessed value.
  • Search of land and tax records.
  • Researched land and property tax records obtained through theDepartment of Land Management and the Department of Revenue and Taxation.
  • Provide 24+ month title history for title insurance Confirm status of all reported mortgages Acquire tax records
  • Searched and analyzed deeds, mortgage documents, judgments, will documents and tax records.

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41. Individual Titles

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Here's how Individual Titles is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Examine individual titles in order to determine restrictions.
  • Examined individual titles in order to determine if restrictions such as delinquent taxes will affect titles and limit property use.
  • Examine individual titles in order to determine if restrictions, such as delinquent taxes, will affect titles and limitproperty use.
  • Examine individual titles in order to determine if restrictions, such as delinquent taxes, will affect titles and limitproperty use.

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42. HBP

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Here's how HBP is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Calculated Working Interest and Net Revenue Interest of producing wells and leaseholds with HBP status.
  • Experience with HBP title in Logan and Kingfisher Counties.
  • Ordered title curative and conducted HBP review.
  • Worked at least 40 hours a week Run Title for Due Diligence (HBP & Undeveloped) in West Virginia.
  • Key Tasks: Ran HBP and mineral title in multiple prospects.
  • Researched ownership of leaseholds/wells with HBP status.

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43. Public Records

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Here's how Public Records is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Directed and coordinated the activities of subordinates engaged in searching public records.
  • Searched, analyzed, evaluated property title documents by examining private/public records.
  • Established ownership verified legal description of properties by researching public records.
  • Research public records and prepare title examination reports ranging in complexity.
  • Research and examined public records determining the ownership.
  • Review public records/clearance documentation to provide accurate title.
  • Created real estate title searches utilizing computer data base, researching and examining public records to establish clean title to properties.
  • Extracted information from public records to generate commitments and policies for the sale and purchase of residential and commercial real estate.
  • Directed and coordinated the activities of subordinates engaged in searching public records, prepared title commitments and issued title insurance policies.
  • Review abstracts, title searches, searcher notes, surveys, public records, attorney notes to prepared title commitments.
  • Researched property titles and public records to establish the owner of a property and any restrictions associated with the property.
  • Used Public Records to research titles for various client reasons usually to establish status of ownership and chain of title.
  • Examine public records and other sources to complete full title search and abstract documents relative to the foreclosure process.
  • Research public records and examined titles ranging in complexity to determine status of title and establish chain of title.
  • Managed operations in the title department, searched public records and examined title to determine legal conditions of properties.
  • Review abstracts, search public records, and examine titles to determine the current condition of various properties.
  • Compile information from city, county and other public records for updating company files, logs and indexes.
  • Search and analyze public records including Deeds, Oil and Gas Leases, Right of Ways and Mortgages.
  • Search, analyze and evaluate public records and examine titles to determine legal condition of property title.
  • Used County public records systems to search for real estate taxes, Mortgages, and Deeds.

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44. Limit Property USE

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Here's how Limit Property USE is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Examined documents in order to verify factors that would affect titles and limit property use.
  • Examined titles in order to determine if restrictions would affect title and limit property use.

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45. Subject Property

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Here's how Subject Property is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Summarize information in recorded documents that affect subject property.
  • Reviewed and evaluated abstract reports and corresponding documents to determine how title to the subject property is currently vested.
  • Verify Title Searches, confirming the correct subject property is searched and all acquired materials are provided.
  • Lease checks to determine the current lease status on a subject property.
  • Determine by thorough examination if title on subject property is clear.
  • Record notations of all title clouds associated with the subject property.
  • Examine Title history of subject property to ensure client possesses clear title for realestate transactions submitted by attorney clientele.
  • Provided Microsoft Excel runsheets and Microsoft Visio flowcharts representing complete history of subject property.

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46. Settlement Statements

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Here's how Settlement Statements is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Prepare settlement statements and title company documents for signing, and necessary documents for lender requirements.
  • Prepared settlement statements and worked closely with the lenders to make sure the file was clear to close.
  • Prepare deeds and add necessary payoff amounts on settlement statements.
  • Cut checks when needed and worked up all settlement statements.
  • Closed loans, prepared and reviewed settlement statements.
  • Preformed property searches.Prepared title commitments & settlement statements.Acted as a closing agent for outside financial institutions.

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47. Data Trace

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Here's how Data Trace is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Reviewed title chains using Data Tree and Data Trace and researched public records to determine legal status of title.
  • Used maps, plats and computer programs such as Title Data and Data Trace.
  • Searched residential and commercial properties on Data Trace, The Fund and Searcher.
  • Used software programs: data trace FAST Wintrack

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48. Courthouse Personnel

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Here's how Courthouse Personnel is used in Title Examiner jobs:
  • Confer with clients and courthouse personnel to exchange title-related information, record documents and conductforeclosure auctions.
  • Interacted with title agents from various land companies, also Elexco employees and courthouse personnel.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Title Examiner

Title Companies34.5%
Tax Liens11.1%
Ownership Reports10.2%
Legal Descriptions7.5%
Foreclosure4.6%
Real Estate4%
Title Examination3.3%
Customer Service3.2%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Title Examiner

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Title Companies
Title Companies
28.3%
28.3%
2
2
Tax Liens
Tax Liens
9.1%
9.1%
3
3
Ownership Reports
Ownership Reports
8.4%
8.4%
4
4
Legal Descriptions
Legal Descriptions
6.1%
6.1%
5
5
Foreclosure
Foreclosure
3.8%
3.8%
6
6
Real Estate
Real Estate
3.3%
3.3%
7
7
Title Examination
Title Examination
2.7%
2.7%
8
8
Customer Service
Customer Service
2.7%
2.7%
9
9
Lenders
Lenders
2.1%
2.1%
10
10
Legal Documents
Legal Documents
2.1%
2.1%
11
11
Courthouse Records
Courthouse Records
2.1%
2.1%
12
12
Escrow
Escrow
1.9%
1.9%
13
13
Real Property
Real Property
1.6%
1.6%
14
14
Legal Condition
Legal Condition
1.2%
1.2%
15
15
Trust Deeds
Trust Deeds
1.2%
1.2%
16
16
Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy
1.2%
1.2%
17
17
Due Diligence
Due Diligence
1.2%
1.2%
18
18
REO
REO
1.1%
1.1%
19
19
Title Abstracts
Title Abstracts
1%
1%
20
20
Data Entry
Data Entry
1%
1%
21
21
Tax Assessments
Tax Assessments
1%
1%
22
22
Residential Properties
Residential Properties
0.9%
0.9%
23
23
Law Firm
Law Firm
0.9%
0.9%
24
24
Delinquent Taxes
Delinquent Taxes
0.9%
0.9%
25
25
Legal Restrictions
Legal Restrictions
0.9%
0.9%
26
26
Applicable Instruments
Applicable Instruments
0.8%
0.8%
27
27
Property Reports
Property Reports
0.7%
0.7%
28
28
Tax Information
Tax Information
0.7%
0.7%
29
29
Vital Statistics
Vital Statistics
0.7%
0.7%
30
30
HUD
HUD
0.7%
0.7%
31
31
Title Evidence
Title Evidence
0.7%
0.7%
32
32
County Records
County Records
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
Legal Instruments
Legal Instruments
0.6%
0.6%
34
34
Private Records
Private Records
0.6%
0.6%
35
35
Title Information
Title Information
0.6%
0.6%
36
36
Title Curative
Title Curative
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
Title Opinions
Title Opinions
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
Current Owner
Current Owner
0.5%
0.5%
39
39
Ascertain Types
Ascertain Types
0.5%
0.5%
40
40
Tax Records
Tax Records
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Individual Titles
Individual Titles
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
HBP
HBP
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Public Records
Public Records
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Limit Property USE
Limit Property USE
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Subject Property
Subject Property
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Settlement Statements
Settlement Statements
0.4%
0.4%
47
47
Data Trace
Data Trace
0.4%
0.4%
48
48
Courthouse Personnel
Courthouse Personnel
0.4%
0.4%

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