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Escrow Officer - Austin, TX

Meritage Homes in conjunction with Carefree Title Agency, Inc. is hiring a full-time ESCROW OFFICER IN AUSTIN!

The Escrow Officer is responsible for establishing new escrow accounts and processing escrow documents in accordance with established policies and procedures.

- Complete real estate escrow transactions by determining requirements, assembling, preparing, reviewing, processing, and distributing closing documents, and disbursing funds.
- Determine escrow requirements by studying and clarifying buyer, seller, and lender instructions.
- Obtain clear title by ordering title reports, resolving title defects, and coordinating satisfaction/release of existing liens and encumbrances against property or sellers.
- Establish escrow accounts, handle escrow funds, and maintain records.
- Prepare transaction documents by completing forms and statements and collecting and reviewing documents.
- Complete calculations for prorating taxes and interest.
- Complete closing transaction documents by assembling documents, reviewing documents with parties, explaining provisions and procedures, answering questions, checking documents for completeness and accuracy, and obtaining signatures.
- Complete closing by recording and filing documents and preparing and distributing final closing statements and title policies.
- Prepare HUD/CD statements in accordance with lender instructions and applicable law.
- Close escrow account by balancing and disbursing funds.
- Comply with regulatory requirements by adhering, and enforcing adherence, to applicable regulatory requirements.
- Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, and participating in professional organizations.
- Enhance organization's efficiency, reputation, and environment by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests and exploring opportunities to add value to company's production, profitability, image, and environment.
Company
Meritage Homes
Posted
07/20/2021
Type
Full time
Location
Austin, TX 78799, US