Real Estate Coordinator - January 27, 2021

The Davis Brown Law Firm seeks a full-time Real Estate Coordinator. The position is based in our Des Moines office and will work closely with Real Estate Closers, as well as attorneys within the office.

Essential duties include

  • Assist the real estate closing department with all administrative aspects of real estate closing coordination including:

    • Receive closing orders and initiate file opening process

    • Confirm balances for each closing transaction and process check requests

    • CD/SD/ALTA preparation

    • E-filing on Iowa Land Records  

    • Answer email and phone inquiries from agents, lenders, etc. regarding closings

    • Communicate with outside parties to gather information and ensure all documentation is received

  • Assist with the preparation of real estate finals

  • Maintain files and prepare files for closing once transaction is complete

  • Facilitates Title Guaranty Commitment and certificate preparation, updates, and corrections

  • Other duties as assigned


    Requirements include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • 1+ years of administrative experience with a strong preference for those with prior experience in a real estate-related field

  • Proficiency using PROFORM or similar software systems

  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail

  • Ability to identify level of urgency and prioritize tasks accordingly

  • A self-starter who can work well within a team as well as independently, with or without supervision

  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills

  • Proven ability to communicate effectively and professionally, providing exemplary customer service

  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, as well as the ability to learn required systems

  • Exceptional attendance and dependability

Davis Brown Law Firm recognizes and values the significant contributions of our support staff and seeks to recruit outstanding individuals who have a strong work ethic and commitment to excellence. Our attorneys serve a diverse client base and practice in a broad range of legal areas, providing the firm's staff members with a desirable variety of work.

Davis Brown is recognized as a top workplace in Iowa and offers a comprehensive benefit package for its staff members, including health, dental and vision insurance, 401(k) and profit sharing plans, long-term and short-term disability, flexible spending and health savings accounts, group life and accidental death insurance, a generous paid time off plan, among other benefits.  We promote a culture of wellbeing through our wellness program initiatives and encourage a healthy work/life balance for our employees.

Equal Employment Opportunity is both the policy and the practice of our firm and we encourage all qualified candidates to apply. To be considered, applicants should submit their cover letter and resume to Katharine Springer, HR Assistant at A post-offer background screening is required for the successful candidate.