Closing Attorney - Florida

Cleveland, Ohio, United States | Full-time | Fully remote

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The Role: Closing Attorney - Florida

This role reports directly to the Vice President, Legal Counsel, and is primarily responsible for ensuring originated loans are properly perfected across all jurisdictions in which we operate with a specific focus on Florida. This includes working with our Production Team and various outside counsel and Title companies on closing loans, reviewing title policies, and all other legal matters related to the origination of loans  This role is for a remote employee with a great understanding of Florida real estate law and the skills to work autonomously.

Responsibilities: 

  • Advise and partner with the closing team to ensure loans are properly perfected in multiple jurisdictions while providing a first-class experience to clients. 
  • Conduct Title Reviews to ensure we have a first lien position on all of our loans. 
  • Draft and review the loan document package.  Maintain and make enhancements to our loan document package.  
  • Coordinate with external counsels, borrowers, and title companies to ensure a smooth closing.    
  • Coordinate with and manage a network of local legal and closing experts to drive efficient loan origination.
  • Support the Company's general legal needs on an ad-hoc basis, leveraging specialists, as necessary. 
  • Work with the operations team to further automate the loan origination process.

We are looking for people with: 

  • J.D. and member of the Florida Bar.
  • Thorough knowledge and experience closing complex real estate transactions in Florida and throughout multiple jurisdictions. 
  • Experience with and knowledgeable about Florida title policies in connection with residential loan closings. 
  • Experience with lender’s loan documents and packages. 
  • General knowledge of secured transactions and lien priority
  • Ability to autonomously manage competing priorities and complex transactions in a fast-paced, high-volume environment.
  • Technology proficient and adopter of change.
  • A “we-first” attitude. Must be a team player.
  • Takes ownership of outcomes. Self-motivated. Not one to make excuses.
  • Customer service focus with a drive to learn the business to best serve it.
  • High degree of self-awareness.
  • Someone who is motivated by learning and self-improvement.

 

Who are we?

Fund That Flip is one of the fastest-growing real estate fintech companies in the U.S., with revenue and staff growth of almost 300% since 2018.

We launched in 2014 out of frustration with the status quo of slow, unreliable capital and gate-keeping into investment deals. Since then, we’ve grown into an end-to-end financial technology platform that helps entrepreneurs and investors generate wealth and make an impact in their own communities across the country. 

As of April 2022, we’ve originated more than $1.5 billion in funding with 99.6% of principal returned to investors, and more than 93% of our borrowers come back to fund their next deals! And we’re still challenging tradition with fast funding, unparalleled transparency, and personal service to help real estate entrepreneurs transform their neighborhoods and communities. 

 

Why work for us?

At Fund That Flip, we value transparency, hard work, and results. We support personal and professional growth with an entrepreneurial, tech-loving, creative, and solution-focused culture that rewards employees that push the bar higher for themselves and our company.

Our team members can be remote, hybrid, or in-person at one of our offices in Cleveland, OH, or New York, NY.

Glassdoor says Fund That Flip is a great place to work, and we’re proud to have earned some awards backing that up, including:

  • Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Company 2019, 2020, 2021
  • Smart Culture Award 2018, 2022
  • Business Insider Fintech Startups to Watch 2020
  • GCP Best of Tech Awards Finalist 2021
  • Deloitte Technology Fast 500 2020
  • NorthCoast 99 Best Place to Work 2019

 

Plus, these awesome benefits:

  • Equity stock options for each and every team member
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Mental Health Benefit offerings including  FSA or HSA enrollment eligibility on day 1. 
  • Flexible time off
  • Traditional and Roth 401(k)
  • Quarterly and yearly bonus potential based on company performance
  • Self-defined career growth in individual contributor and management pathways