Residential Real Estate Paralegal


Special Counsel currently has a wonderful opportunity with our Cumberland area client for an experienced Real Estate Paralegal with a large transactional background! They are looking to bring someone on with experience in pre-closing to post-closing transactional work.

Job Summary:

Small boutique firm is expanding and seeks an experienced residential and commercial senior Closer or senior Paralegal to join our team!

You will provide overall support for our firm's needs. The ideal candidate will have exceptional client service skills, outstanding organizational and communication skills, strong attention to detail and the ability to prioritize numerous tasks in a reasonably paced environment. There is no "on-the-job-training" provided with this position as the candidate we are seeking will not need it.


Duties include all stages of the pre-closing and post-closing process for residential real estate, including initial title clearance, drafting title commitments and policies, communicating with all parties prior to, during, and after closing to ensure a seamless and accurate closing.

Required Experience:

Must be detail-oriented and friendly.

At least five (5) years combined experience as a pre-closer, closer, and post-closing professional.

Strong experience with SoftPro or Qualia and a strong title background is a must, including familiarity with First American Title.

Pre-Closing Responsibilities: Assist with preparation of preliminary HUD/CD. Also clears all title issues by ordering requisite payoffs, obtaining HOA closing letters, survey review, and working with lenders.

Closer Responsibilities: Compiles all documents needed for closing while working with lenders, agents, buyers, and sellers.

Post-Closing Responsibilities: Handles disbursements and works closely with attorneys to verify all document compliance/accuracy. Handles all post-closing procedures, including proper and timely recording, final title policy preparation, transmitting to the title company, maintaining files for the firm, etc.

Office Management Responsibilities: Answers phones, greets clients, manages scheduling, assembles and coordinates closing packages, and maintains firm files.

If this is something that might fit your skill set, please apply below!

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.