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Legal Staff Paralegal in Miami, FL

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Company name

Ocean Federal Savings Bank

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Real Estate

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


USA Miami, FL

Posted on

Mar 16,2018

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Real Estate Paralegal The candidate will assist the attorneys with the handling of a large number of real estate and lending related matters, including commercial loan closings, real estate document preparation, and title searches and examinations for loan closings, modifications, forbearance agreements, and bank owned property sales, and foreclosures. Will prepare and revise real estate and lending documents, such as notes, mortgages, deeds, deeds-in-lieu, affidavits, loan modification agreements, forbearance agreements, settlement agreements, leases, listing agreements, purchase and sale agreements, etc. Prepare and revise loan documents such as loan commitment letters, notes, mortgages, closing statements, etc.; review internal credit approval documents and perform or coordinate necessary tasks for loan closings; coordinate with loan closing department, lending officers, outside counsel, and others to prepare for, conduct, and facilitate the closing, etc. Assist the closing department with the management of outside counsel authorized to represent the bank in loan closings, including, maintaining closing agent qualifications, drafting and maintaining closing procedures and practices, and drafting and maintaining closing document templates. Conduct internal title examinations for the bank using Attorneys Title Services ATIDS System; prepare internal title opinions for mortgage foreclosures, deeds-in-lieu of foreclosure, loan modifications and forbearance agreements; and advise the bank's lending departments and special assets departments regarding title questions and assist with title problem resolutions. Responsible for tracking and managing all cases, preparing reports and analyses of cases, and perform other administrative as deemed necessary. Must have a Bachelor's degree and 3 years of equivalent experience in Real Estate as a Real Estate Paralegal, Loan closings as a Closer, or a Processor in a Law Firm or financial institution or an Associate's degree in a related field of study, and 5 years of work experience in Real Estate as a Real Estate Paralegal, Loan closings as a Closer, or a Processor in a Law Firm or financial institution. Should have knowledge of banking laws and regulations and the Bank Secrecy Act and Patriot Act. Must have good understanding of financial institution products and services is required. Must possess strong organizational, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. Fluency in English and Spanish is preferred. Computer knowledge on MS Software (Excel, Word, Adobe Acrobat, and Outlook) is required. Notary Public is preferred. Prior Experience with Title Searches a plus. Title Policy examination and Title Problem resolution experience a plus.

Additional info

Job ID 2018-1390.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Ocean Federal Savings Bank
975 Hooper Avenue
Toms River, NJ 08753