Paralegal (Real Estate/Closings) – Direct Hire/Top $$

Job Type: 
Other Professional Positions
Professional Services
Legal Staff
Employment Category: 
Direct Hire

Our client, a Raleigh law firm that specializes in residential real estate, is actively recruiting for a knowledgeable, professional, and self-directed Paralegal to assume key role on its team. 

Firm will pay excellent wage (plus benefits) for an excellent candidate. 

Key Things to Note:

  • This position is open due to growth and increased client demand.
  • Position will manage the entire closing process from start to finish.  Right candidate will combine knowledge of residential real estate with SoftPro experience and the ability to prioritize and multitask.
  • This Paralegal will be the primary point of contact for all parties to the transactions (Lenders, Agents, Clients, etc.). Excellent communication skills will be important.
  • Workload will be heavy, and accuracy of information essential.  Seek candidate with deadline-oriented organizational skills and reliable attention to detail.
  • Position will be located on site at the firm’s office in Raleigh.  COVID vaccinations are required.

Key responsibilities to include:

  • Reviewing contracts and setting up client files
  • Preparing closing settlement statements, closing disclosures, deeds and other closing documents
  • Printing and organizing closing packages
  • Recording documents in Simplifile,
  • Responding to inquiries from agents, borrowers, lenders and attorneys to resolve discrepancies
  • Resolving any post-closing issues
  • Supporting attorneys (answering phones, handling mail, greeting guests, etc.)

Targeted candidate will offer 2+ years of experience handling residential real estate closings.  Experience with SoftPro (ProForm/ProTrust) is required. 

Other priorities include:

  • Keen attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral)
  • Proficiency with MS Word
  • Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to handle high volume of work

Finally, we seek a hardworking, committed, and independent candidate who is eager to contribute and can hit the ground running.

This is a Direct Hire opportunity and an immediate need.

Please forward Word resume for prompt consideration.  Local candidates only.