Title Searcher (Buffalo)

Professional Alternatives

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Job ID#: 19748

Type: Contract
Location: Buffalo, NY (non-remote)
Pay: $19

 

We are currently seeking a diligent and detail-oriented Title Searcher. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct in-depth examination of land records at the Erie County Clerk’s office to compile and verify the Abstract of Title.
  • Utilize computer database and index systems proficiently to gather and organize relevant documents and information.
  • Accurately plot and follow legal descriptions pertaining to specific properties.
  • Read and interpret old, cursive text in historical documents.
  • Compare and match legal descriptions to ensure they pertain to the correct property.
  • Check individual names of property owners using the ECCO website and organize all pertinent documents, including deeds, mortgages, easements, rights of way, surrogate proceedings, judgments, and bankruptcies.
  • Maintain a comprehensive history of property ownership from a specified date to the current day.

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in title searching or a similar role; familiarity with the Erie County Clerk’s office procedures is a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of computer database and index systems.
  • Ability to read and understand complex legal documents and descriptions.
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to multitask effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • High school diploma or equivalent; further education or certification in a related field is preferred.

 

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