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Corporate - General Attorney / Real Estate Attorney in Houston, TX

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Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Corporate - General
Real Estate

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required


Houston, TX

Date Last Verified

Jul 24,2018

Posted on

Jan 02,2017

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Transaction Specialist Responsible for coordinating due diligence providers, ensuring compliance with company standards, and executing real estate transaction closings for the company in support of the Portfolio Extension Program. Supervise outside vendor partners, including attorneys, environmental engineers, title search firms, etc. to ensure that transactions close within commercially reasonable time frames. Coordinate with the title company to clear title objections. Identify potential risk scenarios and secure Risk Management approval. Draft and proof recordable transaction documents, easements, warrantee deeds, etc., for legal department review. Prepare closing packages. Review and approve consolidated settlement sheet prior to funding to ensure all financial controls have been met. Track and manage progress on all open transactions assigned through the Sure Close and Sites databases. Review the quality and completeness of due diligence to ensure it complies with company standards, i.e. zoning analysis, and ESA results. Approve and track payment of invoices related to the transactions assigned. Maintain a high degree of customer service and integrity when dealing with landlords and internal partners.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent. Associate’s Degree - Real Estate Paralegal. Bachelor’s Degree (Law Degree) preferred. Certifications in Title Examination, Abstraction, and/or Closing required. 3-5 years multi-site commercial closing experience. Knowledge of the tower industry is a plus. Ability to read and understand a land survey and legal descriptions. Proficiency in MS Excel. Knowledge of JD Edwards, Sure Close, CCISites, MS Word. Ability to learn alternative software systems when necessary. Ability to create support materials (i.e., databases, spreadsheets, etc.). Ability to work without direct supervision. Capable of multi-tasking, working under pressure and meeting deadlines. Excellent written and oral communication skills, particularly phone. Strong problem solving and analytical skills. Ability to think creatively and deliver novel solutions. Strong customer service skills for both internal and external customers. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Must be able to multi-task and maintain an average of 50 open transactions simultaneously, and close at a rate of 15 per month.

Additional info

Job Order #9217

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
31 Mamaroneck Ave,
Suite 400
White Plains, NY 10601