The average salary for a Real Estate Paralegal is $50,131.
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Job Description for Real Estate Paralegal
A real estate paralegal reports to an attorney, prepares/reviews real estate documents, and ensures that communication always flows smoothly between lawyers and buyers, sellers, lenders and real estate agents. A real estate paralegal can work for various parties in the real estate field, be they buyers or sellers, but the ability to adhere to deadlines is essential for ensuring that properties are closed on time. Strong teamwork skills are also important, as those in this position often work on …Read more
Real Estate Paralegal Tasks
- Assist in drafting client communications, contract provisions and other documents, including deeds, mortgages, lien releases, etc.
- Conduct legal research on applicable real estate laws.
- Work with brokers, escrow agents and lenders to expedite buying processes, clear title defects and resolve other legal issues.
- Prepare and review closing documents and settlement statements.
Popular Employer Salaries for Real Estate Paralegal
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Popular Skills for Real Estate Paralegal
Legal Document Review
Skills in Real Estate, Legal Document Review and Legal Research are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Notary and Document Preparation.
Pay by Experience Level for Real Estate Paralegal
An entry-level Real Estate Paralegal with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $37,054 based on 93 salaries. An early career Real Estate Paralegal with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,260 based on 214 salaries. A mid-career Real Estate Paralegal with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,989 based on 136 salaries. An experienced Real Estate Paralegal with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,900 based on 242 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $57,796.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Real Estate Paralegal in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 27.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (11.7% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (9.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charlotte, North Carolina (9.2% less) and Miami, Florida (2.0% less).
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