Posted

30+ days ago

Location

Syracuse, NY

Description

Job Description

When you work at Stewart, you’re part of a global real-estate services company that helps make the dream of property ownership a reality around the world. Whether we’re providing residential and commercial title insurance, closing and settlement services or specialized offerings for the mortgage industry, we deliver comprehensive service, deep expertise and innovative customer solutions by way of our direct operations, network of Stewart Trusted Providers™ and family of companies. Join our team and discover how Stewart Information Services Company (NYSE-STC) impacts lives for the better. We do more than offer broad-scale real-estate services and solutions; we provide the security for building communities and dreams.

Stewart. Real partners. Real possibilities.™ More information can be found athttp://www.stewart.com, subscribe to the Stewart blog athttp://blog.stewart.comor follow Stewart on Twitter®@stewarttitleco.


Job Summary:


The Underwriter provides general underwriting reviews, support and authorization to company personnel, agents and customers, related to the issuance of real estate title insurance commitments and policies. Determines actions to include accept, modify or decline risks. Ensure all files requiring tax payment are processed on or before county due dates.



Job Roles:

  • Reviews requests for indemnifications presented by outside sources, evaluates circumstances for issuance of said letter, then responsible for issuance of indemnity letter if determined liability exists
  • Utilizes underwriting standards and guidelines within delegated authority limits, to evaluate, classify and rate properties for insurance
  • Examines such documents as real property information, maps, abstracts and other related reports to determine degree of risk from such factors as property financial standing, value and condition of property
  • Minimizes company's liability exposure. Pay taxes on time and in a manner according to county guidelines
  • While reviewing a file maintain open communication with internal and external customers so they understand the process and if we are not able to accommodate them, they will still have had a positive customer experience

Qualifications

Role Specific Knowledge:

  • Must have a comprehensive knowledge of and understand all local counties tax payment deadlines and procedures
  • General understanding of real estate laws
  • Must be well versed in all aspects of title related work
  • Strong problem solving, research, analytical and reading comprehension skills
  • Organize and prioritize job tasks to meet deadlines
  • Significant verbal and written communications skills
  • Intermediate MS Office skills
  • Excellent customer service skills, supporting our vision of being "The Most Admired Real Estate Service Company"


Education, Licensure, and Experience:

  • Completion of a High School
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in title industry operations which includes experience in title clearance

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