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Escrow Closing Coordinator



Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Who We Are

We’re building the future of real estate — today.

HomeLight is the essential technology platform used by hundreds of thousands of homebuyers and sellers to partner with top real estate agents and win at any step of the real estate journey, whether that’s finding a top agent, securing a competitive mortgage, or ensuring on-time, easy close.

HomeLight facilitates billions of dollars of real estate on its platform every year. Our vision is a world where every real estate transaction is simple, certain, and satisfying for all. Our team breaks barriers every day while staying committed to HomeLight's goals and core values, which is a crucial element to our shared success.

What You’ll Do Here

You will work with Attorneys, Realtors, and Lenders to close real estate transactions. Manage and facilitate the closing process for residential real estate transactions. Tasks include the preparation and assembly of closing documents and settlement statements. Balance receipts and disbursements. Carefully review all closing instructions and agreements. Should be able to prioritize and be able to make independent decisions. Work closely with title officers, the underwriting team, and directly with customers and consumers to resolve any issues and to get transactions closed and funded.

  • Review documents, closing instructions, and closing figures submitted by Realtors, Attorneys, and Lenders for compliance and requirements to close.
  • Communicate requirements and give status updates to all parties in the transaction, whether those parties are in person or remotely attending the closing.
  • Enter closing figures, balance and finalize settlement statements for disbursement, and distribute to appropriate parties
  • Create transaction documents as required based on the requirements, instructions, and details of each transaction
  • Work with title officers and underwriting to clear title exceptions
  • Timely submission of accurate documents for recording

What You Bring

  • 2+ years of experience with title and escrow duties.
  • Understanding of escrow processes, real estate transactions, and regulatory requirements in Illinois.
  • Proficiency in Google Workspace or Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to quickly assess situations and make decisions.
  • Ability to organize, analyze, and distribute information. Must be able to spot and address irregularities or issues.
  • Able to handle confidential information and documents.
Benefits and Perks
  • Medical (Anthem or Kaiser), Dental & Vision (Guardian)
  • Long-Term Disability & Short-Term Disability, Hospital Indemnity Insurance (Guardian)
  • 401k (Guideline), Life Insurance (Guardian) & Pet Insurance (Nationwide)
  • Commuter benefits are offered in certain locations
  • PTO, including Volunteer Days to give back to your community
  • Annual Anniversary Perks, including professional development and sabbaticals!
  • HomeLight Services to help you with buying and selling your home

Let’s chat!

HomeLight is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building an inclusive and diverse workforce, providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We will provide accommodations during the recruitment process upon request and any accommodation will be addressed confidentially.