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Real Estate Paralegal

Real Estate Paralegal

  • Location

    Houston

  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    $DOE

  • Contact:

    Lauren Massana

  • Contact email:

    lauren.massana@greenrecruitmentcompany.com

  • Job ref:

    LMLI-2JAN23

  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2023-02-06

  • Consultant:

    Lauren Massana

​Responsibilities

  • Provide support to staff in the preparation, execution, and administration of real estate documents associated with real property acquisitions associated with wind and solar projects.

  • Prepare and coordinate with landowners, attorneys and other parties for the execution of real estate documents, including but not limited to deeds, purchase and sale agreements, letters of intent, leases, easements, assignments, affidavits, curative instruments and subordination agreements.

  • Prepare checklists and timelines to coordinate real estate due diligence of purchase and sale activities.

  • Review title reports, land surveys, title policies, and coordinate the resolution of title issues, and other deliverables with the land team to ensure that the company secures clear title ahead of closing.

Qualifications

  • A combination of education/experience will be considered.

  • Minimum of 2-3 years handling real property transactions.

  • Experience with real property transactions in renewables preferred.

  • Experience with real property transactions in energy, commercial real estate, title, or title insurance may be considered.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or Paralegal Certificate.

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

  • Solid background in reviewing title reports and resolving title defects.

  • Ability to understand, draft, and navigate real property contracts.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • High attention to detail and strong organizational skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Takes initiative, is self-motivated, and able to work independently.

  • Comfortable working in a high-pressure environment.

  • Capable of multi-tasking and managing more than one project at a time.

  • Ability to work within a team and to prioritize tasks and transaction deadlines.

  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office software including Excel.