Escrow Officer

M/I Homes has been building new homes of outstanding quality and superior design for more than 40 years. Founded in 1976 by Irving and Melvin Schottenstein, and guided by Irving’s drive to always “treat the customer right,” we’ve fulfilled the dreams of over 140,000 homeowners and grown to become one of the nation’s leading homebuilders. M/I Homes started as a family business and grew into a national leader in a single generation with divisions in 16 markets, including Austin, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Columbus, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, Nashville, Orlando, Raleigh, San Antonio, Sarasota, and Tampa.

Job Summary: Processes loan file for closing, meets with buyers and sellers and has loan documents signed by all parties to the sales contract; issues checks and ships signed and notarized loan package to the lender.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reviews sales contract and creates title file in ResWare Complete Closing software, requests a title exam.
  • Reviews title insurance commitment and survey.
  • Prepares the deed and seller’s affidavit.
  • Prepares the HUD-1 Settlement Statement using the sales contract and lender’s instructions; receipts funds for closing and prepares checks for issue.
  • Receives the lender’s loan documents and prepares them for closing; checks documents for completeness and accuracy, meets with the buyer and seller and has loan documents, deed, and seller’s affidavit signed and notarized.
  • Ships signed and notarized loan package to the lender.
  • Assist with special projects as requested and perform additional duties as required.

Required Skills

Skills and Abilities:

Strong customer service oriented individual with good verbal and written communication skills for interaction with a variety of people inside and outside of the organization. Ability to elicit, analyze and evaluate given information from buyers, sellers and lenders. The candidate should possess a strong work ethic and excellent organizational skills as well as a detail-oriented aptitude. General administrative abilities should include typing, filing and use of computer, calculator, copier, and facsimile machines. Knowledge of ResWare Complete Closing Software is a plus.

Work Conditions:

Some weekend and evening work may be required.

M/I Homes offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, paid time off and paid holidays, 401(k) profit sharing plan, employee stock purchase plan, employee home purchase plan and more.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

M/I Financial, LLC 4131 Worth Ave, Suite 460, Columbus, OH 43219. Company NMLS# 50684. For information on MIF licensing, please visit

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