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Escrow Officer

M/I Homes, Inc.

Location: Lewisville, Texas
Type: Full-Time, Permanent
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Escrow Officer 
Lewisville, TX
ID: 1241-264
Job Summary:
Processes loan file for closing, meets with buyers and sellers and has loan documents signed by all parties to the sales contract; issues checks and ships signed and notarized loan package to the lender.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Reviews sales contract and creates title file in ResWare Complete Closing software, requests a title exam.
• Reviews title insurance commitment and survey.
• Prepares the deed and seller’s affidavit.
• Prepares the HUD-1 Settlement Statement using the sales contract and lender’s instructions; receipts funds for closing and prepares checks for issue.
• Receives the lender’s loan documents and prepares them for closing; checks documents for completeness and accuracy, meets with the buyer and seller and has loan documents, deed, and seller’s affidavit signed and notarized.
• Ships signed and notarized loan package to the lender.
• Assist with special projects as requested and perform additional duties as required.
Required Skills
• You must have the ability to consistently meet deadlines, demonstrate strong follow through and have the ability to follow departmental procedures.
• You must have the ability to effectively present information, in face to face and small group situations, to customers, clients and other employees.
• Strong customer service oriented individual with good verbal and written communication skills for interaction with a variety of people inside and outside of the organization.
• Ability to elicit, analyze and evaluate given information from buyers, sellers and lenders.
• Possess a strong work ethic and excellent organizational skills as well as a detail-oriented aptitude.
• General administrative abilities should include typing, filing and use of computer, calculator, copier, and facsimile machines.
• Knowledge of ResWare Complete Closing Software is a plus.
Required Experience
• High School Diploma or equivalent education or experience.
• At least 2-4 years of experience as a lead Officer or equivalent experience with an escrow background.