First American Senior Commercial Title Examiner in Brighton, Michigan

COMPANY SUMMARY First American is a leading provider of title insurance and settlement services to the real estate and mortgage industries. Tracing our heritage back to 1889, First American was named one of FORTUNE's 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2016 and 2017. More information about the company can be found at a href="" SUMMARY Search public records and examine titles to determine legal condition of primarily commercial or industrial property title. Copy or summarize recorded documents which affect the condition of title to the property. Works on assignments that are varied and complex requiring breadth and depth of experience with different types of properties. Acts as a resource to less experienced team members. Has increased knowledge of state requirements. Projects undertaken can be multi-million dollar commercial properties that may take days or even weeks to complete. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS * Examines chain of title primarily for commercial/industrial properties but may expand into commercial and/or industrial * Performs title examination of complex title orders requiring a high level of title expertise * Abstracts and analyzes records, such as leases, subleases, acreage, liens, judgments, easements, vital statistics, and plot and map books. Determines ownership and legal restrictions and to verify legal description of property and completeness of records for examinations, including multi-site properties. * Writes title products based on the interpretation and application of procedural guidelines * Provides underwriting interpretation within established guidelines * May have customer contactKNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS/TECHNOLOGY USED * Strong detail / quality orientation * Strong analytical skills * Strong problem solving skills * Customer service orientation * Strong MS skill set * Knowledge of legal terms used in title documents * Able to read and decipher legal descriptions relating to title ordersTYPICAL EDUCATION * High School Diploma or equivalentTYPICAL RANGE OF EXPERIENCE * 6+ years directly related experience First American invests in its employee s development and well-being, empowers them to provide superior customer service and encourages them to serve the communities where they live and work. First American is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer. For more information about our Company and our dedication to putting People First, check out Employer's Job# R003144LOC_48116DPlease visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.