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Real Estate Paralegal Resume Samples

Real Estate Paralegals provide support to Real Estate Lawyers in their activity and complete a variety of tasks such as offering advice to clients, doing research and preparing documents. A successful Real Estate Paralegal resume sample usually showcases real estate and legal terminology knowledge, attention to details, computer skills and good communication abilities. A paralegal certification or an Associate's Degree is common experience in a Real Estate Paralegal example resume, while some candidates also have real estate licenses.

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Real Estate Paralegal

Worked for a large investor to handle real estate transactions in a large volume and fast paced environment.

  • Opened, reviewed, modified, and closed contracts from beginning to end including attorney review, negotiations, and communication with agents and clients to successfully close.
  • Completed up to 150 real estate purchases and closings per month working on a team (two paralegals, 1 attorney).
  • Closed with major title companies small and large including Chicago Title, Fidelity, and Stuart Title.
  • Reviewed and produced HUDs, Title Commitments, and Deeds for closings.
  • Assisted with the review and drafting of closing statements, figures, title ordering/ clearing, closing docs, village inspections, negotiations, deed packages and much more.
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Real Estate Paralegal

Led the due diligence process for general partners and developers to complete transactional applications and investment due diligence deliverables.

  • Managed multiple commercial loan closing concurrently in preparation for the secondary mortgage loan fund
  • Recommend and presented investment committee packages for investor approval and consent.
  • Increased productivity and decreased staffing requirements by proposing and implementing new policies and procedures and developing associated guidelines.
  • Supported pipeline of new construction loan due diligence including Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, HUD, and LIHTC State
  • Support transition from construction to asset management working closely with property management.
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Real Estate Paralegal

Report directly to four attorneys with broad ranged responsibilities that encompass the timely and complex preparation of cases

  • Liaison between attorneys, clients, loan officers, closing agents, sales brokers, title insurance companies, surveyors and appraisers during the due diligence process
  • Prepared HUD-1 settlement statements for closings and deed packages, ordered and reviewed title commitments
  • Efficiently conducted closings for purchases, sales, refinances as bank attorney in office, Niagara County and Erie County Clerk's Office
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Real Estate Paralegal

Assisted Attorney with Real Estate transactions including title work, title searches, deed preparations, drafting powers of attorney, affidavits, foreclosure notices of sale, demand letters.

  • Worked on both Pre-closing and Post-closing files, drafted and arranged for UCC fillings, amendments extensions and terminations.
  • Completion of residential closing transactions from start to finish coordinated closing of escrow with all parties, preparing HUD-1 Statements and closing binders.
  • Obtained closing figures from banks and pro-rated all closing figures, disbursed funds, ensured file was balanced; sent Original documents to the Court's real estate record departments.
  • Coordinated office handling of title insurance claims for clients.
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Real Estate Paralegal

Developed and implemented procedures and systems for start-up, multi-state land development business for largest private land owner in the United States.

  • Created, organized and maintained various procedures and systems including document templates, forms and data in anticipation of high-volume document production requirements.
  • Organized and transferred files from Microsoft Word to SharePoint.
  • Researched real estate customs and laws of various jurisdictions throughout the country.
  • Created strong working relationships with brokers, escrow and title officers, surveyors and development managers from the pre-development phase throughout the development and lot sales process.
  • Analyzed and drafted purchase and sale agreements, easements, restrictions, deeds and other documents typically associated with real estate transactions.
  • Analyzed title reports, title exceptions, surveys, boundary line adjustments and plats, and recommended revisions as necessary.
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Real Estate Paralegal/accountant

Performed full clerical, administrative and general office duties including calendar management, expense
ledger and GL reconciliation, supply ordering, organizing and labeling files, equipment ordering and maintenance.

  • Prepared preliminary opinions, ordered title binders, payoffs and homeowners insurance information.
  • Prepared legal documents for both real estate and commercial transactions such as settlement statements
  • Maintained all incoming funds and completed all outgoing disbursements, trust account reconciliation.
  • Composed correspondence and build and maintain Excel spreadsheets.
  • Prepared and managed payroll, quarterly and year end tax return preparation, accounts receivable and accounts payable.
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Real Estate Paralegal

Facilitated document requests for residential, commercial, foreclosure and short
sale transactions

  • Monitored transactions from start to the final settlement
  • Prepared loan documents
  • Ensured accuracy and receipt of mortgage payoffs
  • Served as liaison for clients, banks, and attorneys
  • Coordinated all post-closing functions
  • Maintained constant communication with all parties involved throughout entire process
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Real Estate Paralegal

Assisted Attorneys in closing of sales, purchases and financing transactions

  • Prepared representation contracts, purchase agreements, deeds and leases
  • Distributed real estate documents conducting researches, analyzed title documents and explained real estate codes to clients
  • Provided consulting services
  • Coordinated property closings, overseeing signing of documents
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Real Estate Paralegal

  • Analyzed and reviewed of new and existing lease agreements, estoppel certificates, subordination and non-disturbance agreements and lease amendments.
  • Coordinated documents and activities involving mergers, lease amendments, lease agreements, lease abstracting and lease assignments.
  • Negotiated lease agreements, lease amendments, termination agreements.
  • Drafted lease agreements, lease amendments, lease assignments, tenant lease agreements and indemnification agreements for new, existing and merger related locations.
  • Reviewed and approved closing binders, ALTA surveys, and title insurance policies.
  • Supervised all merger related projects, including but not limited to, due diligence, database conversion, maintenance and support and temporary employees (up to 5 individuals) employed on real estate projects.
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Lease Administrator/real Estate Paralegal

Negotiation with property owners for proposed Lechters Home Store locations.

  • Drafted and revised existing Lechters lease contracts prior to renewal of lease.
  • Negotiated lease terms with mall mangers and property owners for ongoing issues.
  • Chaired Real Estate Committee consisting of Construction team, SVP Real Estate, Real Estate Counsel.
  • Prepared lease abstracts for Lechters locations, circulated to members of Real Estate Committee.
  • Managed lease docket for payment of renewal CAM charges and rents.
  • Liaison between Lechters and property owners.

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The cover letter template pack on this page is for a student seeking a job as a paralegal. The applicant is seeking a entry-level position with a medium-sized law firm. The cover letter below has been written based on the paralegal resume sample hosted on our website.

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Table of Contents

  1. Paralegal Cover Letter Sample 
  2. Legal Assistant Cover Letter Sample

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1. Paralegal Cover Letter

The cover letters below are based on the paralegal resume example on the left. Click on the image to get tips on how to write a resume that supports your cover letter.

Since the applicant has just graduated with an Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies, they focus on their educational achievements. Internship experience is essential for students or recent grads that lack professional experience. The candidate below outlines the major responsibilities they had during their internship at mid-size law firm.

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Paralegal CL Template Pack

[Today’s Date]

[341 Company Address

Company City, State, xxxxx

(xxx)xxx-xxxx

hiring.manager@gmail.com]

Dear Mr./Mrs./Ms. [Hiring Manager’s Name],

This letter is in regards to my interest in applying for the entry-level paralegal position at [company name]. With my skills and qualifications I am more than capable of providing paralegal support services to protect your company’s innovations and intellectual property.

While pursuing an Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies from [university name], I have developed knowledge of intellectual property law. As a member of the Junior Paralegal Club, I was able to stay up to date on all current affairs in relation to corporate law. With an internship at a mid-size law firm I was able to apply this knowledge and gain hands on experience in the field.

During my internship with The Wachester Firm, I was responsible for:

  • The preparation of documents for criminal and civil trials by scheduling and conducting interviews with clients, witnesses, and other lawyers
  • Creating and maintaining a paper and electronic litigation database
  • In-depth research and analysis of cases on corporate governance and litigation

Together, I believe my educational background and internship experience makes me a suitable a candidate for the paralegal position at your firm. I have attached my resume highlighting my academic and professional skills and look forward to hearing from you in due course. I appreciate your time and consideration.

Yours sincerely,

[Your Name]

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2. Legal Assistant Cover Letter

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Legal Assistant Cover Letter Example

Hiring Manager’s Name

341 Company Address

Palo Alto, California, 94301

(xxx)xxx-xxxx

hiring.manager@gmail.com

Dear [Hiring Manager’s Name],

Thank you for the opportunity to apply for the legal assistant role at your firm. I was excited when I stumbled upon your job posting on [Website]. It’s clear that you seek a candidate that is familiar with case management software, case preparation, and trial proceedings. Given these prerequisites, I am confident that I have the necessary skills to successfully fulfill the legal assistant opening.

I am grateful for the time that I spent at Bohemor & Associates. In 2014, I was first hired on as an administrative assistant and was in charge of all the clerical duties in the office. Over time, the partners at the firm helped me transition over to a paralegal role. I was taught how to properly draft litigation documents such as complaints, deposition notices, interrogatories, and subpoenas.

As a paralegal, I also acted as the point of contact for most of our clients and conducted all witness interviews. Bohemor & Associates trusted me to communicate with clients and witnesses due to my strict adherence to professionalism and confidentiality.

After reviewing my resume, I hope you will agree that I am the candidate that you have been looking for. I look forward to elaborating on how my specific skills and abilities will benefit your organization. Please contact me at [PHONE] or via email at [EMAIL] to arrange for a convenient time for us to meet.

Thank you for your consideration, and I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Sincerely,

Your Name

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