Real Estate Paralegal

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Chiqueta Houland

chiqueta.houland@gmail.com | (474) 915-9554 | Dayton, OH

Summary


I have over 3 years of experience as a real estate paralegal. I have handled all aspects of residential and commercial transactions, from contract to closing. I am extremely organized and detail-oriented, with excellent communication skills. I am able to work independently and take direction well.

Experience


Real Estate Paralegal at American Home Title & Trust Co., OHMay 2022 - Present

  • Negotiated and prepared purchase agreements, sales contracts, easements, and other real estate documents for clients.
  • Reviewed title reports to ensure accuracy and completeness prior to closing.
  • Monitored compliance with loan covenants as well as local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Performed due diligence on properties including researching zoning ordinances, environmental issues, and property liens.
  • Assisted in the management of a portfolio of commercial properties by preparing monthly financial statements and budget projections.

Real Estate Paralegal II at Lawyers Title Insurance Corp., OHAug 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Negotiated and prepared purchase agreements, loan documents, easements, title insurance policies and closing statements for residential and commercial real estate transactions.
  • Reviewed titles to determine ownership history, legal restrictions and encumbrances affecting the property.
  • Investigated zoning regulations to ensure compliance with land use ordinances.
  • Coordinated schedules for inspections, appraisals and closings.
  • Monitored deadlines throughout the transaction process to ensure a timely closing.

Education


Associate's Degree in Real Estate Paralegal at University of Cincinnati, OHAug 2015 - May 2019

Some skills I've learned are real estate law, contract law, title examinations, and mortgage loan closings.

Skills


  • Real Estate Law
  • Contract Law
  • Title Searches
  • Mortgage Documents
  • Deed Preparation
  • Closing Procedures

Essence Pierick

essence.pierick@gmail.com | (657) 861-9962 | Hilo, HI

Summary


In the past 3 years, I have worked as a real estate paralegal and have gained extensive experience in all aspects of residential and commercial transactions. I am highly organized and efficient, with a keen eye for detail. I am able to work independently and take initiative when needed. I possess excellent communication skills and am able to effectively liaise between clients, agents, lenders and other parties involved in a transaction. My goal is always to provide exceptional service while ensuring that all legal requirements are met.

Experience


Real Estate Paralegal at Aloha Paralegal Services, HIMar 2022 - Present

  • Negotiated and closed 50 real estate transactions totaling over $20 million in value.
  • Successfully managed a team of 5 paralegals handling up to 150 closings per month.
  • Drafted and negotiated 100+ lease agreements for commercial properties ranging from 200-5,000 square feet.
  • Reviewed and revised 500+ title commitments ensuring accuracy and compliance with state regulations.
  • Conducted due diligence on potential acquisition targets consisting of 20-50 properties valued at $100-$200 million total.
  • Assisted in the management of a portfolio of 1,500 residential units across 10 states.

Real Estate Paralegal II at Hawaii Paralegal Services, HIAug 2019 - Jan 2022

  • Negotiated and prepared purchase agreements, closing documents, loan documents, and related real estate documentation for residential properties with a sales price of up to $2.5 million.
  • Reviewed title reports and conducted lien searches to ensure clear titles on properties.
  • Assisted in the management of 150+ active real estate transactions from contract through close of escrow.
  • Monitored deadlines and communicated updates/changes to clients, agents, lenders, & third-party vendors throughout the transaction process.
  • Actively managed post-closing matters such as deed recording & HOA resale certificates; also resolved any title issues that arose after closing .
  • Successfully closed complex short sale transactions involving multiple lien holders.

Education


Associate's Degree in Real Estate Paralegal Studies at Kapiolani Community College, HIAug 2015 - May 2019

Some skills I've learned are real estate law, property management, real estate transactions, and title searches.

Skills


  • Legal research
  • Drafting legal documents
  • Client communication
  • Organizational skills
  • Time management
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Multitasking