Real Estate Paralegal in Boca Raton, FL at Lennar Homes

Date Posted: 7/11/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    7/11/2021
  • Job ID:
    2021-16684

Job Description

Overview

This position will be responsible for providing paralegal support to a senior attorney for the east region. The ideal candidate for this position should be detail-oriented, have excellent organizational skills, and have extensive commercial real estate expertise that contributes to the timely execution of transactions and complex contracts. Experience in complex land acquisitions for homebuilding is a plus. Day-to-day job responsibilities include reviewing and abstracting for detailed closing checklists and timelines complex land acquisition and sale contracts; preparing and updating daily detailed closing checklists and timelines; maintaining detailed calendars and support for deadlines on over 75 to 100 transactions at any given time; and preparing real estate contracts and amendments and closing documents for complex property acquisitions and dispositions.

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Responsibilities

  • Review title commitments and underlying documents; prepare title summaries identifying title issues; confer with title agents, and underwriters to limit title requirements and exceptions as appropriate.
  • Review surveys; prepare survey summaries identifying any survey inadequacies or title issues; confer with surveyors, title agents, and underwriters to correct survey inadequacies and limit survey exceptions included on title commitments.
  • Prepare draft legal documents for attorney review and further modification, including without limitation, purchase and sale agreements, closing documents, and title objection letters.  
  • Create and maintain contract critical dates lists.
  • Assist in the processing of commercial real estate closings.



Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a real estate paralegal position within a law firm/corporate in-house/title insurance company; must have significant experience reviewing title and processing title for commercial real estate transactions; experience with residential development is a bonus, but not required.
  • Excellent command of the English language; written and verbal
  • Excellent grammar/spelling
  • Attendance and punctuality imperative
  • Strong Microsoft Word and Excel

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