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Title Specialist I, National Operations at Stewart in Addison, Illinois

Posted in Legal Admin 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

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 at, subscribe to the Stewart blog at or follow Stewart on Twitter® @stewarttitleco.


Job Summary:

•Responsible for conducting short sale negotiations. Analyzing all pertinent documentation and corresponding with the proper parties (client, borrower, realtor….). Resolving short sale discrepancies according to internal, client and/or investor guidelines.
• Conduct short sale negotiations based on overall analysis to optimize return
• Analyzing and understanding credit bureau information, collateral valuation reports, tax returns, financial statements, HOA/Association documents, Residential loan applications, Real Estate sales contracts, appraisals and other short sale supporting documentation to verify customer financial and property data
• Work with clients, realtors and internal management to review, negotiate and approve deals for list price cut offers/counter offers on the property
• Adheres to internal guidelines and external investor insurer requirements
• Ensure necessary steps are taken to resolve short sale discrepancies within established deadlines
• Must have an overall knowledge of Default Recovery Collections, Mortgage Loan Servicing and Short Sale Processes
• Insert all applicable data information into the database
• Ability to determine issues that should be escalated
• Adhere to any changes made to the flow process as implemented based on the Client’s request
• Knowledge of real-estate transaction from listing of properties through closing of residential properties
• Exemplify the company culture, mission and vision on a daily basis by actively participating in company values and standards
• Participates in team meetings to gain knowledge of business updates, operational issues and Servicer needs
• Share best practices and contribute to the team environment
• Other duties as assigned

Required skills:
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience in related field (Collections, Loss Mitigation, Foreclosure/Bankruptcy, Loan Processing)
• Demonstrated proficiency in organizing and prioritizing work
• Ability to meet goals and deadlines in a fast-paced, results oriented environment within established department set guidelines
• Ability to effectively handle multiple assignments with minimal supervision while meeting department performance measures
• Excellent interpersonal communication skills
• Understand and carryout oral and written directions
• Persuasive and professional communication skills
• Ability to work on cross-functional teams
• Proficient PC skills in business-related software, CPI is a plus
• Must be flexible and have a positive attitude as well as the ability to work under pressure
• Ability to frequently perform light work by exerting force to move five pounds or more, including, but not limited to, reams of paper, notebooks, files or stacks of paper and boxes of materials
• Self-motivation, detail orientation, organizational and thorough follow up skills



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ensuring that its online application process provides an equal employment
opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. If you
believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening
or to submit an application, please contact us by calling 1-800-729-1904 Option
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