Meritage Homes Corporation

  • Escrow Coordinator

    Job ID
  • Responsibilities

    Closing/Escrow Management

    • Complete and finalize all closing statements (including final sales pricing and other terms) and send out to lenders and title companies.
    • Build and maintain relationships with Sales staff, Lenders and Title company representatives.   Communicate directly with lenders and title regarding escrows.
    • Manage the loan progress reports from lenders, follow up with Sales Associate on Buyers that are not in compliance with the contract terms, send letters to Buyers for non-performance once the communication with the Buyer by the Sales Associate has occurred, etc.
    • Provide Buyer, Sales, Lender, Title Company, Design Center, Mortgage, and Construction personnel with the various sales and escrow documents, Options Contracts and amendment packages.
    • Update, prepare, copy and distribute Closing Report  
    • Receive and review all HUDS before each closing
    • Maintain all open and closed escrow files and ensure proper filing                  
    • Work with MTH Mortgage division and corporate personnel to ensure implementation of all mortgage programs.



    Sales Responsibilities

    • Generate weekly, monthly and quarterly sales reports to include traffic, closings, gross sales/cancellations and other ad hoc reports.
    • Responsible for the initial review and processing/distribution of all Purchase Agreements and Exhibits, ensuring any errors are corrected: copy and distribute to Sales, Lender, Buyer and Title.  Ensure accuracy of and daily updates to Salesforce and Enterprise One systems.
    • Review all Purchase Agreements prior to presenting to Finance Director
    • Process customer deposits
    • Notify Sales Director on all homebuyer issues and/or problems when brought to management attention.
    • Respond to calls from Buyers, Sales, Lender, Title Company, Design Center, Mortgage, and Construction personnel; resolve or refer to appropriate person or department.
    • Monitor and ensure the sales department is in compliance with all audit requirements.
    • Implement/maintain all corporate-approved sales documents.
    • Compare Division net sheets to information in Sales Force and on Purchase Agreement. Follow up on any discrepancies.


    General Comments:

    • Frequent contact with other departments, subcontractors, customer service reps and field construction personnel
    • Frequent interruptions; composition of documents and correspondence; scheduling; high level of interpersonal skills


    Education:   High School Diploma, 2 or more years of college, preferred



    • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in an office support position
    • Must have at least one (1) year of experience in homebuilding, real estate, lender or escrow fields.
    • Professional image
    • Good understanding of the escrow process and documentation, including purchase documents, options selections, loan requirements and closing procedures.


    Technical Skills: 

    • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including, Word, Excel, and Outlook
    • Experience with Peoplesoft and Constellation/Salesforce or similar database systems preferred

    Interpersonal/Communication Skills:

    • Strong written/verbal communication skills, proofreading skills, and telephone skills 
    • Excellent Interpersonal and Customer Service 
    • Personal maturity; position requires the ability to react and respond favorably, and communicate in a professional manner with confidence and tact
    • Frequent interactions with a wide variety of other external and internal contacts with all levels of authority and responsibility
    • Team Player; with a demonstrated ability to work within cross-functional teams    


    • Sound judgment with the ability to make good decisions under time pressures
    • Accurate; with keen attention to detail 
    • Self directed; takes initiative, proactively addresses problems; can work with minimal oversight 

    Mental Abilities:

    • Analytical; with the ability to give, receive, analyze information, and interpret complex issues in order to determine the root problem and make effective decisions to bring the issue to a successful conclusion
    • Highly organized and flexible; with the ability to prioritize multiple projects and meet deadlines, often with frequent interruptions and changing circumstances, in a high-volume fast-paced work environment


    Are you looking for an amazing career opportunity? Well, look no further! At Meritage Homes, we offer a variety of different careers and are dedicated to building beautiful, environmentally friendly homes, that give our customers the most memorable moments with their loved ones. Meritage Homes is a national top 10 homebuilder and a 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year in Sustained Excellence for being a leader in protecting the environment and advancing energy efficiency in homebuilding. If you have a self-starter mindset and want to be a part of something great, come join a company that helps people live happier, healthier lives.

    When joining Meritage Homes, you and your career can benefit in several ways, including:

    • A work environment that encourages creativity and innovative ideas from every level
    • An organization that lives by its core values everyday
    • Maintaining a consistent competitive drive to be the best
    • A competitive pay structure
    • Strong benefits
    • State of the art technology to provide an optimal working environment
    • Flexibility in work-life integration
    • Having pride in delivering a quality product that benefits people and the environment
    • The opportunity to further your career in a growing national organization
    • Team atmosphere where every individual is considered a vital part of the team


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