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Property Abstractor

at CivicSource (view profile)
Location New Orleans, LA
Date Posted Oct 13, 2017
Category Landman
Job Type Full-Time
Requires Travel Yes


CivicSource is the leading auctioneer of tax-distressed real estate. From tax sales to adjudicated property auctions, CivicSource digitizes due process compliance to ensure legally valid sales.

CivicSource, L.L.C. was founded in 2008 with the belief that governing authorities deserve an efficient, open and transparent platform for managing collections. Our close-knit team is continually refining our market-leading software for our clients in 4 states and counting!

We are looking for someone join our efforts as an Abstractor. The ideal candidate will have previous experience researching title ownership and property details, comparing property mapping, and coordinating with local government agencies to successfully perform property abstracts.

• Research government documents to curate title reports on CivicSource property lists
• Determine the impact of documented ownership history on a given property
Analyze ownership history of parcel land and verify legal descriptions of property
• Calculate ownership interest of properties
• Analyze, interoperate, and compare historic maps and deep plot legal descriptions
• Record accurate, comprehensive information pertaining to tax-delinquent properties
• Utilize Administrator, CivicSource software, to retain and track property details over time

• 3-5 years’ abstracting and/or landman work
• Ability to meet strict, tight deadlines while managing multiple projects to ensure timely delivery
• Superb analytical skills to make judgment about property documents
• High attention to detail and organizational skills
• Self-motivated, requiring minimal supervision when making decisions and problem-solving
• Excellent oral and written communication skills to communicate with a diverse group of people

• Experience researching property/title documents of tax-delinquent properties at parish/local government ¬– required
• Experience using Data Trace or other similar data tracking software – preferred
• High school diploma or higher – required
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, analytics, or another similar field – preferred

Contract or full-time employment will be considered and will be discussed with serious candidates.

Must possess valid driver’s license and be authorized to work in the United States. Position may require occasional-to-frequent local travel.

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