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Commercial Title Examiner

Heritage Title Company of Austin

Heritage Title Company of Austin

Posted on Wednesday, August 23, 2023

The Commercial Title Examiner searches and analyzes public records in order to identify ownership and encumbrances on commercial real property and draft requirements for safely insuring title to that property.

Essential Duties

  • Locate and compile records affecting real property from official public, district court and bankruptcy court records
  • Review those records to determine applicability to the current status of the property being examined
  • Read and interpret maps and documents to draft legal descriptions
  • Review surveys and draw out complex legal descriptions
  • Convey accurate, organized, detailed research results to clients in the form of title commitments and other title company certificates
  • Draft intelligent, reasonable responses to client objection letters

Other Duties

  • Communicate in writing, by phone and in person with escrow officers, attorneys, lenders, clients, surveyors, engineers and underwriting counsel in a professional manner
  • Assist other team members, as and when needed, in order to reach company goals
  • Protect NPI and confidential information which comes into your possession


  • 5+ years commercial examination experience
  • Ability to work within stringent deadlines and work in team-oriented environment.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly proficient with various Public Records search engines
  • A working knowledge of title plant software, Microsoft Office programs and Adobe Acrobat
  • High school diploma or equivalent