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Closing Specialist

Closing Specialist

Business Unit 
CIVIC Financial
# of Openings 
Job Locations 
US-CA-Orange County
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More information about this job

Wedgewood is currently seeking a Closing Specialist to join our team! Our company is a leading acquirer of distressed residential real estate, specializing in the purchase, rehab, and resale of single family homes. Founded in 1985, we have since grown into a diversified, vertically integrated company, expanding our business footprint to also include non-performing notes, home warranty, lending, design, brokerage, property management, escrow, and more.

What you'll do

  • Prepare loan documents ensuring accuracy and timeliness.
  • Effectively communicate status and expectations to internal staff, account executives, closing agents and notary signers.
  • Contact borrower, closing agents, and real estate agents to request conditions as needed to ensure close of escrow requirements are met.
  • Maintain a high level of customer service with quick response times and accurate information (both internally and externally).
  • Perform other duties as assigned, including assisting other team members and management as needed.
  • Maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
  • Maintain an accurate pipeline of loans without sacrificing responsiveness, client satisfaction or attention to detail
  • Review all pre-closing requirements including hazard insurance, flood certifications, underwriting conditions, vesting, taxes, title report, sales contract, etc.
  • Review and approve closing settlement statement verifying all fees are correctly disclosed and collected.
  • Review signed loan documents, settlement statement, loan approval and conditions.
  • Issue conditions and endorsements

What you'll need

  • 1+ years of mortgage experience as a loan closer and/or doc drawer
  • Knowledge of mortgage loan products, loan documents and loan funding requirements
  • Knowledge of real estate documentation, underwriting policies, and compliance
  • Knowledge of State closing processes
  • Strong initiative
  • Good customer/client relations.
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills

What's in it for you

Wedgewood offers our team members a competitive compensation, 401K, and traditional benefits like medical, dental, and vision.  We also have many additional perks:


  • Company Sponsored Outings: Past events have included sporting events, happy hours, parking lot BBQs, bowling and bocce ball tournaments, office theme parties, and more.
  • Vacation Homes: Thirteen vacation properties for employees to utilize in various locations in California, Utah, Colorado, and Nevada.  
  • In-house Investment Programs: Participate in the growth and profitability of the company through our in-house investment programs. We also offer home ownership & loan programs.
  • Contribute to Your Community: Through our volunteer service, sustainable initiatives, charitable giving, and work with local universities, Wedgewood provides opportunities throughout the year for its employees to give back to the community for the greater good.


Wedgewood occupies 50,000 square feet in a state of the art headquarters in Redondo Beach, California and was named Company of the Year by the city in 2015. We also have multiple locations around the country. Wedgewood is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We look forward to hearing from you!


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