In applying for the position I can bring an efficacious work attitude to you and your employer. I have title abstracting/examiner experience in Residential Real Estate and the Coal and Oil and Gas Industry, along with previous Sales/Management experience that would be a great attribute. I also understand the value of working with the public in various employment experiences, and by having these experiences, I feel when I am hired I would be a first-class addition.
Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel,Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, and Greenbrier Graphics Deed Plotter
08/2015 to 11/2017
Title Searcher - RemoteFirst American Financial Corporation/Red Vision Systems Inc － Santa Ana, California
Responsible for searching and completion of all assigned data collection tasks required for property title searches, ranging in various levels of complexity, to determine vestment of title or establish chain of title.
Abstract and analyze deeds, deeds of trust/mortgages, easements, judgments/liens, tax assessments, exceptions, and other applicable instruments.
Verify vesting and encumbrances on title.
Submit field requests to designated field representative for searches that cannot be completed in-house.
Review all returned field requests and incorporate data for completion of order.
Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Ability to work in an accurate, detail-oriented and highly productive manner.
Working knowledge of legal documents affecting title to real property and methods by which they are recorded, as to liens, encumbrances, and circumstances that affect title to real property.
Knowledge of surveys and plotting metes and bounds.
Familiarity searching, document retrieval, surveys, plat maps, tax data, etc.
Ability to perform tasks that required detail, concentration, and accuracy.
Ability to work both independently and contribute in every aspect to a team environment.
Experience with Pacer and Patriot.
11/2008 to 08/2015
Title AbstractorAltizer, Walk and White PLLC － Tazewell, Virginia
Searched real estate records, examined titles, or summarized pertinent legal details for a variety of purposes, in the Residential Real Estate, Coal, and Oil and Gas Industry.
Compiled lists of mortgages, contracts, and other instruments pertaining to titles by searching public and firm records.
Prepared lists of all legal instruments applying to a specific piece of land or mineral request.
Examined documentation such as mortgages, liens, judgments/liens, easements, out conveyances, plat books, maps, contracts, and agreements in order to verify factors such as properties legal descriptions, ownership, or restrictions.
Read searched requests in order to ascertain types of title evidence required and to obtain descriptions of properties and names of involved parties.
Examined individual titles in order to determine if restrictions, such as delinquent taxes, will affect titles and limit property use or summarize recorded documents, such as mortgages, trust deeds, judgments/liens, financing statements, delinquent taxes, right or ways, encumbrances, and contracts, etc. that affect property titles.
Prepared reports describing any title encumbrances encountered during searching activities, and outlining actions needed.
Verified accuracy and completeness of land-related documents.
Conferred with courthouse personnel in order to resolve problems such as mapping and tax assessment information issues.
Entered into courthouse record keeping systems appropriate data needed to create new title records or update existing ones.
Abstracted Title for Residential Real Estate, Coal, Oil, Gas, and/or Coal Bed Methane Leases that affected the subject title request.
Worked and Completed Abstract Requests in Virginia, Kentucky, and West Virginia areas of the Appalachian Basin.
Completed all Title Request Forms and included Title Tree Diagrams (Mineral, Surface Owners, and Lease Holders), tax tickets, adversing notes, maps, etc.
that pertain to the subject request and turned into the attorney for completion.
Conducted all Title Request from the Client with an extreme measure of confidentiality and promptness.
Reported any cloud on title issue, including the accuracy of the signatures and proper notarization and execution of instruments that may affect the Chain of Title and or ownership of subject request and reported them to counsel.
Completed curative and updated update requests from the previous chain of title issues.
Reported any possible mapping and or boundary issue the may affect chain of title and or ownership thereof.
Plotted descriptions of deeds, leases, out sales, right of ways and other instruments that had a proper description, that may or may not affect any issue with the chain of title.
01/2008 to 10/2008
Landman/Title AbstractorTerra Services, L.L.C － Grundy, Virginia
Abstract Title on property by means of Court Records to determine ownership of Surface and Mineral tracts of land in The Appalachian Basin.
Researched documentation by means of Tax Tickets, and Surface and Mineral Maps and Indexes.
Determined heirs and their interest in properties abstracted.
Completed Title Chains and all necessary paperwork on Surface and Mineral documentation to turn over for Leasing Acquisition.
Completed Leasing Acquisition Forms and Packets that needed to be sent out to the subject Lessee.
Contacted Mineral/Surface Owners in regards to the subject Lease request.
03/2002 to 01/2008
Customer Service Route ManagerSchwan's Home Service － Lebanon, Virginia
Managed a 10-day route system consisting of 700+ customers in Buchanan, Dickenson, Tazewell, Wise, Russell and Scott County, Virginia, and Bluefield, West Virginia area.
Made daily deposits and tracked sales objectives and quotas to meet revenue projections daily/weekly.
In charge of keeping the vehicle in compliance with DOT standards.
Completed various sales/management classes to learn new and different ways to interact and conduct business, with the ever-changing economic and customer issues.
Trained new employees on company standards, sales objectives, salesmanship qualities, and DOT laws that affected route drivers.
Loaded and processed sales orders to be loaded on delivery trucks as a material handler.
Executive Club Sales Achievement and other District/Regional Sales Awards.
Conducted business with professionalism, character, and sincerity, maintaining professional etiquette and professional ethics in the workplace; the foundation of a good work environment and a direct reflection of the company represented.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: College Prep/AP StudiesGarden High School － Oakwood, Virginia
Graduated twelfth in the class.
Member of the Garden High School journalism/yearbook staff
Editor of the school paper.
Member of the Garden High Student Council Association, Beta Club, and Forensics Team.
Coal, Oil, Gas, Real Estate, Contracts, Legal Documents, Sales/Management, Pacer and Patriot Act Search