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Real Estate Attorneys are involved in property transactions and they deal with legal issues such as mortgage, zoning, and transfers of titles and deeds. They oversee real estate purchases and prepare contracts, while ensuring compliance with current legislation. Best Real Estate Attorney resume samples emphasize extensive legal knowledge, excellent communication skills, a good understanding of property contracts and experience in the real estate industry. Attorneys looking to work in the real estate field need to highlight in their resumes a law degree, state bar admission and other certifications, depending on the employer's requirements.

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Real Estate Attorney

Authorized and signed off on federally funded Commercial and Residential Real Estate loans.

  • Maintained close relationship with borrowers who were victims of natural disasters and assisted them through the loan process to obtain federally funded residential and commercial loans.
  • Rendered opinions on whether borrowers have met legal requirements to satisfy loan closing requirements.
  • Drafted legal checklists & reviewed of loan closing documents and requirements necessary for potential borrowers to obtain and provide the agency in order to secure residential and commercial loans.
  • Responsible for review of requested loan documentation once received from borrower and communicating directly with the borrower about pending loan and disbursements.
  • Reviewed and conducted quality control actions on files to insure borrower not committing fraud.
  • Managed loan closing files for over one thousand borrowers.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Political Science
JD
Juris Doctor
2

Senior Real Estate Attorney

Developed and administered a system of administrative procedures for the sale and leasing of peripheral land adjacent to regional shopping centers.

  • Negotiated and closed real estate transactions annually for wholly owned regional shopping centers, and joint ventures yielding revenues of over $20 million.
  • Drafted and negotiated shopping center operating agreements with major department stores.
  • Developed restrictive covenants for innovative shopping center uses such as restaurants parks, convenience centers, and multi-use projects.
  • Directed land use and zoning presentations.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
English Literature
JD
Juris Doctor
3

Real Estate Attorney

Lead Attorney in an emerging Real Estate Closings Division within firm

  • Chief project was acting as Special Counsel to Buttonwood Real Estate's conversion of a 457-unit rental property to condominium
  • Oversaw contract preparation and negotiation, title clearance and closing document fabrication while managing escrow funds and deal tracking spreadsheets
  • Created and reviewed pre and post closing statements and facilitated Sponsor sale closings
  • Represented various purchasers and sellers in property transactions, mainly cooperative and condominium
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Telecommunications / Business
JD
Juris Doctor
4

Legal Assistant for Real Estate Attorney

Answered and routed calls, taken messages and provided general information, greeted and directed clients.

  • Organized closing paperwork into files for new clients.
  • Prepared and Completed Title Insurance, Commitments, and Policies.
  • Handled correspondence letters for the office.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
5

Special Project Temporary Real Estate Attorney

Provided corporate in-house real estate services.

  • Negotiated and drafted office leases, subleases, purchase agreements, and amendments.
  • Coordinated project manager, construction management, and accounting to ensure successful tenant improvements.
  • Calculated financial analysis and made recommendations for consolidation of regional offices.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BS
Biological Sciences
MA
Master of Arts
JD
Juris Doctor
6

Real Estate Attorney

  • Vigorously represented and advised Banks, Credit Unions, Brokers and other financial institutions, both public and private, during the peak real estate market
  • Diligently and efficiently prepared and examined mortgage lending documents to insure compliance with FHA, HUD, VA, Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac Regulations, as well as sub-prime lending
  • Accurately and effectively executed due diligence examinations, including title and survey examinations to insure a clean asset for the lender's collateral
  • Negotiated and prepared Commercial Leases and Build Out Agreements
  • Assisted Managing Attorney in effectively managing a team of attorneys, paralegals, legal assistants and clerks
  • Trained and served as a reference for Attorneys and Legal Assistants regarding legal matters.
  • Represented Lenders in Foreclosure actions - including serving as Substitute Trustee at Foreclosure Sale
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Criminal Justice
JD
Law
7

Real Estate Attorney

  • Prepared and reviewed tenant lease agreements, and purchase and sales agreements for new homes.
  • Accompanied the property manager to Housing Court for eviction proceedings against tenants.
  • Performed title searches on parcels of property.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
History & Political Science
JD
Civil Litigation
8

Temporary Legal Assistant for Investment Real Estate Attorney

  • Typed legal documents, created redlines of legal documents and all other correspondence.
  • Created templates for legal documents and mail merges using Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Created of database for structure of ownership for different entities.
  • Organized and maintained files.
  • Performed legal research on Lexis Nexis and the internet.
  • Formed and edited business entities through various state secretary of state offices and corporation
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Art History
9

Legal Assistant to Litigation Attorney and Real Estate Attorney

  • Drafted a wide range of written correspondence including memos, letters, reports and pleadings
  • Assigned to high profile, document intensive cases which require the utmost care for client confidentiality
  • Performed routine administrative functions such as faxing, mailing, answering multiple phone lines, inputting billing data and monitoring attorney's calendar
  • Solely responsible for electronically filing documents with the U.S. District and Appellate Courts
  • Reviewed Retail Leases to ensure accuracy and compiled status reports based on my findings
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Social Science
Paralegal Studies Program
10

Administrative Assistant to Real Estate Attorney

Assisted in all areas of administrative work, including data entry, receptionist duties and file organization.

  • Responsible for drafting and reviewing documents, contracts, lease agreements, license agreements, loan documents, and purchase agreements.
  • Accurately utilized redline format to draft and review documents, contracts and various other court documents.
  • Completed UCC documents accurately and efficiently for proper filing.
  • Managed attorney's time and billing.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
AAS
Paralegal Studies
Paralegal For Connecticut Fair Housing Authority

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