Real Estate Paralegal

07/17/2024 Job ID: 650

Real Estate Paralegal

Houston, Texas Direct Hire $85,000 - $95,000 Home/Office Hybrid Legal Recruiter: Melissa Pavlicin

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Would you like to join a global law firm who offers a flexible schedule, low billable hour requirements, great benefits, and has a wonderful reputation in the legal field? If yes, this might be the perfect job for you. Our client, who is in downtown Houston, is looking for an experienced Real Estate Paralegal to join their team. You will have the opportunity to work on high-profile cases, collaborate with a team of exceptional legal professionals, and contribute to the success of their clients.
Responsibilities:

  • Assist in drafting, managing, and organizing documents related to real estate transactions, including escrow instructions, title and survey reviews, entity formations, UCC searches, local transfer requirements, and due diligence.
  • Create and utilize procedures to manage large transactions, attend closings, manage the closing room, coordinate workflows, and ensure proper execution of closing documents.
  • Draft closing documents such as basic agreements, REA Estoppels, SNDAs, and third-party consents. Compile information and prepare schedules and exhibits to agreements.
  • Assist with post-closing tasks, including mailings, closing binders, and transfer agreements, ensuring all obligations are met.
  • Oversee the preparation and filing of various documents, including amendments, closing documents, and opinions for partner approval.
  • Provide leadership, training, and mentorship to mid- and entry-level paralegals and clerks.
  • Keep timely and accurate timekeeping records.
Skills:
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A self-starter who is highly organized and meticulous.
  • Exceptional client service skills with the ability to handle multiple matters efficiently and independently.
  • Flexible and able to respond quickly to changing demands.
  • Quick to learn new technologies with an ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet strict deadlines.
  • Ability to work overtime as needed.
Experience:
  • At least 6years of real estate paralegal experience within a law firm, with a strong understanding of complex real estate issues.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • A paralegal certificate from an ABA-certified program is required
  • Proficiency with Windows-based software and Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

If you're ready to elevate your career and be a key contributor to a dynamic real estate team, apply today!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
 

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