Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

Search real estate records, examine titles, or summarize pertinent legal or insurance documents or details for a variety of purposes. May compile lists of mortgages, contracts, and other instruments pertaining to titles by searching public and private records for law firms, real estate agencies, or title insurance companies.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Integrity * Dependability * Cooperation * Stress Tolerance * Persistence * Analytical Thinking * Self Control * Independence * Adaptability/Flexibility

Representative Tasks * Examine documentation such as mortgages, liens, judgments, easements, plat books, maps, contracts, and agreements to verify factors such as properties' legal descriptions, ownership, or restrictions. * Examine individual titles to determine if restrictions, such as delinquent taxes, will affect titles and limit property use. * Copy or summarize recorded documents, such as mortgages, trust deeds, and contracts, that affect property titles.


Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Finance & Insurance,

Job Family Legal

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