How to Become a Real Estate Clerk

Step 1: Understand the job description and responsibilities of a Real Estate Clerk

What does a Real Estate Clerk do?

A Real Estate Clerk maintains all real estate files and handles administrative duties for office. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent with 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Being a Real Estate Clerk is familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Additionally, Real Estate Clerk performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision; typically reports to a supervisor or manager. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.

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General office clerks perform a variety of clerical tasks, including answering telephones, typing documents, and filing records.

01/17/2020: Tallahassee, FL

Rather than performing a single specialized task, general office clerks have responsibilities that often change daily with the current needs of the employer.

01/04/2020: Charlotte, NC

Some clerks file documents or answer phones; others enter data into computers or perform other tasks using software applications.

12/14/2019: Fayetteville, NC

The specific duties assigned to clerks will depend on the type of office in which they work.

02/05/2020: Davenport, IA

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01/03/2020: Orange, CA
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Step 2: Learn best tips to become a Real Estate Clerk

Best tips for those who want to become a Real Estate Clerk

Here are some tips to become a Real Estate Clerk.

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Computes interest owed, penalty payment, amount of principal, and taxes due on mortgage loans, using calculating machine.

01/31/2020: Washington, DC

Holds in escrow collateral posted to ensure fulfillment of contracts in transferring real estate and property titles.

02/04/2020: Birmingham, AL

Checks due notices on taxes and renewal dates of insurance and mortgage loans to take follow-up action.

01/03/2020: Wichita Falls, TX

Sends out rent notices to tenants.

01/26/2020: Rochester, MN
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Step 3: View best colleges and universities for Real Estate Clerk

Best colleges and universities for Real Estate Clerk

  • SUNY College of Technology--Alfred
  • Manhattan College
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • SUNY College of Technology--Delhi
  • Vermont Technical College
  • Tuskegee University

Step 4: Think about whether is it worth to be a Real Estate Clerk

Is being a Real Estate Clerk Worth it?

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Legal real estate clerk experience, or some knowledge of real estate purchase and sale documentation preferred.

01/17/2020: Queens Village, NY

2+ years of directly related real estate project management experience managing commercial real estate projects for assistant project management positions.

02/14/2020: Akron, OH

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management or related real estate field is preferred, but not required.

01/18/2020: Las Cruces, NM

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02/06/2020: Grand Forks, ND

The successful candidate will have the ability to complete real estate transactions efficiently and competently, but also in a personable and understanding manner.

12/19/2019: Medford, OR
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Step 5: Prepare relevant skills for being a Real Estate Clerk

What skills do you need to be a Real Estate Clerk?

People's Opinions on Real Estate Clerk skills

Familiarity with basic real estate concepts a big plus.

01/02/2020: New Brunswick, NJ

Review various public records and real estate documents and prepare title commitment packages for final review.

02/01/2020: Santa Fe, NM

Conducted real estate research on acknowledgements, deeds, and affidavits and drafted legal documents.

02/10/2020: Richmond, VA

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02/17/2020: Long Beach, CA

The ideal candidate will assist lawyers with a wide variety of commercial and residential real estate matters including but not limited to preparing share/purchase/transfer documents, draft and prepare mortgage commitments and drafting and coordinating necessary documents required for closing.

11/29/2019: Fayetteville, AR
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Step 6: View average salary for Real Estate Clerk

How much does a Real Estate Clerk make?

The average salary range for a Real Estate Clerk is from $28,978 to $33,951. The salary will change depending on your location, job level, experience, education, and skills.

Salary range for a Real Estate Clerk
$28,978 to $33,951

Step 7: Find relevant Real Estate Clerk jobs, and apply.

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Step 8: Explore Career Path of Real Estate Clerk