Create the future of the Settlement Industry with HomeLight!
We are on a mission to empower people to make smarter decisions during one of lifes most important moments: buying or selling their home. By analyzing 30 million+ real estate transactions from 2 million agents across the country, we are able to take an unbiased, data-driven approach to match our clients with top performing real estate agents to meet each of their specific needs. Our algorithm & marketplace solutions guide our clients through every step of the home buying or selling experience. Join us & build the nation's largest & most trusted platform for selling real estate!
**Please note that this position will sit in Philadelphia but support Escrow transactions in Virginia.
HomeLight Title Virginia, a wholly owned subsidiary of HomeLight is looking to create the next generation of settlement services company & we are seeking a dynamic Escrow Officer to help us make our vision a reality. We are seeking a talented Branch Manager who has the vision & technical competence to create & run the next generation of Settlement Services agency. If you are unhappy with the status quo & are looking to blend exceptional customer service supported by cutting edge software, then we want to hear from you. Our ideal candidate is passionate, progressive & technically competent with the ability to set up a full operation from scratch to support our growing business in Virginia. We are looking for a strong, hands on leader to create the future of the settlement industry.
- Establish a new escrow & title operation from the ground up in Philadelphia. You need to be technically competent to create a cutting edge operation that is fully compliant with minimal assistance.
- Create the future of settlement services by designing new process flows that combine cutting edge technology with exceptional customer service. We strive for a high degree of human interaction with our clients supported by the latest technology. We believe it takes both humans & software to craft the winning formula.
- Own the day to day operation of our operations fulfilling transactions in all counties of Virginia & potentially outside of Virginia in other states.
- Manage compliance within the branch with regard to company policies, procedures & auditing compliance.
- Recruit, hire & train Escrow Officers & support personnel to deliver on our promise of exceptional human support & interaction with our clients.
- Participate in agent recruiting activities & industry events to grow our customer base.
Escrow Officer Duties
- Run the day to day operations of a fast paced & high volume purchase escrow operation. You will personally handle a high volume of files in addition to managing the branch.
- Provide technical & managerial leadership to other Escrow Officers & support staff.
- Be familiar with Virginia title commitments & the process to clear curative requirements prior to closing.
- Enforce adherence to the Virginia Department of Insurance requirements.
- Read & interpret contracts including lender's instructions, trust agreements, purchase contracts & underwriting guidelines.
- A High School diploma or equivalent is required.
- Ability to obtain Virginia licensing is required.
- Five years of escrow processing experience is required.
- Two years of management experience preferred.
- Technical knowledge of the closing process, math calculations, TRID & CFPB requirements are required.
- Qualia or Resware knowledge helpful, but not required.
- Microsoft Suite & Google Suite proficient.
- Must be able to meet the Virginia Land Title Association requirements to qualify as an Onsite Manager for the Virginia Department of Insurance.
- Medical, vision, dental, & paternity/maternity benefits.
- Commuter benefits
- Flexible time off policy
To make sure we hire the most qualified people, we have a multi-step interview process which may include interviews, a homework assignment, & a reference check. Were excited to get to know you & hope youre ready to give this opportunity everything youve got!