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Transaction Coordinator

Company: Baird & Warner
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAbout Baird & Warner Real EstateOver the last decade, Baird & Warner was named a Chicago Tribune Top Workplace eight times in a row. But we didn't get there by accident — behind every great company is a culture created by the professionals who work there. Throughout our rich history, one thing has remained true: we believe that when you give people the support they need, amazing things can happen. That's why at Baird & Warner we empower you to be independent, to grow in your career, to do the right thing for your colleagues and your community, and to have a true work/life balance. We truly care about making our team feel part of something bigger by sharing a single purpose — making it easier for homebuyers and sellers to realize their real estate dreams.Job SummaryWe are in need of a Transaction Coordinator position in our office. This role will provide a high level of accuracy (must be somewhat of a perfectionist), and be extremely detail-oriented and organized. Great customer service is a must as you will be working with Realtors and their clients during one of the most stressful times in their lives.Compensation:$40,000 - $45,000 yearlyResponsibilities:

  • On behalf of the real estate agent of record, fulfill all action steps & activities to drive transactions from executed contract through closing.
  • Serve as a liaison between the real estate agent(s) and all contract associated parties including, but not limited to: clients, home inspectors, mortgage broker/company, appraisers, attorneys, B&W office staff, closing departments, etc.
  • Selected examples of activities include:
  • Ensure all contracts, disclosures, and checklists are complete and accurately enter all information into various software platforms
  • Coordinate inspections, appraisals, and appointments between service providers and clients
  • Ensure all activities are completed and deadlines are met
  • Proactively communicate with the Contract Care Team to ensure accuracy & timeliness for each transaction
  • Assist other team members in completing various assigned tasks to offset the workload
  • Coordinate with local office administrators
  • Work to resolve and/or clearly and rapidly escalate any client issues to the real estate agent and to the department head
  • This is a full-time position sitting in front of your computerQualifications:Requirements:IQ
    • A minimum of 1-year experience in residential sales transaction management or as a real estate paralegal
    • Prior experience with Baird and Warner preferred but not required
    • The ability to be highly organized with multiple transactions in progress at once.
    • Excellent documentation skills- details and accuracy!
    • Prior experience with and strong understanding of Google suite including Gmail, Google docs, Google Sheets, etc.
    • Prior experience with Paperless Pipeline, Realvolve, or DotLoop preferred but not required
    • Proven ability to rapidly learn new businesses and productsEQ
      • Strong empathy for agents and their clients
      • Coachable and open to learning
      • A track record of following through on commitments
      • Detail-oriented and desire for excellence
      • Excellent planning, organizational, and time management skills
      • Motivated self-starter
      • Strong writing skills
      • Excellent verbal communication and phone skillsAbout CompanyFor more than 167 years, Baird & Warner has been the dominant force in Chicagoland real estate, building a record of success and longevity unparalleled in the industry. Five generations of family ownership do what's right, taking a stand, and making a difference for people in real estate.We are also the market's most progressive company, with a long-standing heartfelt commitment to the principles of fair housing and diversity, driven by five generations of independent local family ownership. Our sensitivity to the marketplace comes from a single yet powerful perspective: Chicago is more than just a market, it's home.

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