Real Estate Transactional Paralegal

On Call Counsel Published: January 23, 2020
Location
New York, NY
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Description

Our client, a boutique law firm located in Downtown Manhattan, is seeking a Real Estate Transactional Paralegal.

This position will be in the firm’s Real Estate Group, which focuses on a variety of complex transactions involving the representation of lenders as well as the leasing, sale, acquisition and financing of real property.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a great firm with a congenial environment and room for advancement. Compensation commensurate with experience.

If you are a Real Estate Transactional Paralegal with at least 3 to 4 consecutive years of Real Estate Transactional work and you have the requisite qualifications, please submit a resume which highlights your relevant experience. We look forward to hearing from you!


Responsibilities:

  • Drafting and/or reviewing transactional real estate and loan documents, including deeds, transfer tax forms, affidavits of title, UCC-1 financing statements, collateral descriptions and escrow letters
  • Preparing and updating closing checklists; coordinating signature pages; and assembling closing binders
  • Ability to handle a loan from start to finish 
  • Work on purchase-money mortgages • Represent lenders in residential purchases and loan financing


Skills:

  • At least 3 to 4 consecutive years of Real Estate transactional work
  • Substantial experience in buy/sell agreements, leases, loan financing, and representing lenders in residential purchases
  • Experience handling loans from start to finish
  • Experience drafting and/or reviewing transactional real estate and loan documents, including deeds, transfer tax forms, affidavits of title, UCC-1 financing statements, collateral descriptions and escrow letters
  • Familiarity with purchase-money mortgages and conducting closings
  • Condo experience or construction experience would be a plus
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Extraordinary attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and complete a high volume of work in a timely manner
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize assignments while consistently delivering quality work product to both attorneys and clients
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