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Real Estate Legal Assistant

Houston, TX 77055

Posted: 03/07/2023 Industry: Legal Job Number: CP18512822 Pay Rate: 28.00

Job Description

Real Estate Legal Assistant
$24 - $28/hr. |Houston Galleria area
Monday – Friday 8 am – 5 pm
Temp possible Hire
A leading, well-known residential home builder near Houston’s Galleria area is seeking to find a Real Estate Legal Assistant who can review and file new home contract documentation and additional legal files. If you have real estate experience reviewing legal documents, apply today. Our client is looking for a Legal Assistant who will be a good fit with their team. This role may become a temp-to-hire opportunity for the right candidate.   

 Your Daily Responsibilities:
  • Review and analyze legal documents such as home purchases, leases, reciprocal easement agreements, operating agreements, covenants, conditions and restriction agreements, partnership agreements, loan documents, and other similar contracts, including for analysis of restrictive covenants such as those governing land use, building heights, permissible building areas, required access ways, etc.
  • Preparation of research result summary memo and result chart in consultation with assigned attorney and developer
  • Maintain the computerized file database and track all critical and procedural leads and deals for Leasing Department. 
  • Prepare initial drafts of commonly used form documents, including purchase, sale, and lease agreements, ground leases, big-box leases, covenants, conditions and restriction agreements, estoppel letters, lease exhibits, and closing documents in close consultation.
  • Review title encumbrances and land survey items. Review, respond to, and assist in the resolution of title and survey objections as they arise 
  • Prepare reports covering various items as requested by attorneys, auditors, partners, and lenders. Complete other duties as assigned.
Qualifications/Skills/Experience Needed:
  • High School Degree required; Bachelor's Degree preferred.
  • A minimum of 3 -5 years of legal experience is preferred, but not required.
  • Paralegal experience is a huge plus
  • Real Estate/Title experience and knowledge of legal procedures preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills
  • Demonstrated ability to interact at a professional level with all forms of communication
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Knowledge of corporate entities and business organizations is helpful
  • Prior in-house corporate legal experience helpful
  • Excellent opportunity to prove yourself in this role. 
  • Possible temp to hire for the right fit
  • Direct Hire
  • Weekly Pay Periods
About Resource Staffing 
Resource Staffing is an affiliate of The Reserves Network, a family-owned and veteran-founded company. Since 1989, we have been bringing employers and job seekers together in a variety of industries and positions throughout the great state of Texas. As an equal opportunity employer, we value our employees and foster an environment of respect, integrity, and trust in every aspect of employment. However you identify and whatever your background, we encourage you to apply today.

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