Real Estate Coordinator
(Female, Age 44) from Jackson, MS
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Job Title||Real Estate Coordinator|
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Years Experience||8 years|
Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)
|Years in Career||0|
|Income Rating||0 / 10|
|Interest Rating||0 / 10|
|Work-Life Rating||0 / 10|
|Fulfilment Rating||0 / 10|
Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
small law firm with 4 attorneys and 4 support staff.
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
all correspondence with real estae clients regarding sell and purchase of homes and property. also prepare real estate loan closing for clients and mortgage companys and/or banks
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
2 vacation weeks, 1 week sick leave
Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
yes, some days I dislike it because I’m too busy to take so many phone calls
Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 8
Level of Responsibility: 6
The Actual Work: 7
A day in the life of…
Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:
|5am to 6am|
|6am to 7am|
|7am to 8am|
|8am to 9am||arrive at work @ 8:00a.m. start my morning by checking my fax machine and messages for the day, return any phone messages and answer all emails.|
|9am to 10am||Continue the day working on loan closing packages for appointments scheduled throughout the day 9:30 Loan closing appointment|
|10am to 11am||10:30 conference call with Mortgage Broker and Real Estate agent regarding Crones closing on Thursday 11:00 Meet with attorney to discuss Crones closing|
|11am to 12pm||11:30-12:30 lunch|
|12pm to 1pm||12:23 – 5:30 worked on loan closing packages for appointments scheduled throughout the week, taking phone calls during the day|
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|2pm to 3pm|
|3pm to 4pm|
|4pm to 5pm|
|5pm to 6pm|
|6pm to 7pm|
|7pm to 8pm|
|8pm to 9pm|
|9pm to 10pm|
|10pm to 11pm|
|11pm to 12am|
Table of Contents
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
Started out as a receptionist at a law office in a small town for 2 attorneys
What was the application process?
started at the bottom and worked my way up, got my job by reputation thru word of mouth from other attorneys
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
yes, referred by another attorney and a real estate agent that I had done work for over the years.
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
how soon can you start?
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes and I had other courses of study
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
yes, I was trained by an attorney
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes, thru courses of study
If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
go to college and get a degree in real estate financing and then pursue an entry level job at an attorneys office.
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
High level of organiaztion skills and commitment to long hours of work. When the market is up you may work 90 hours a week including weekends
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
find someone in a law firm that is willing to teach you everything that they know about closing real estate loans
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
yes, I plan on retiring here
What are your current career goals?
I plan on working at this office until I retire, if at all possible
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||Real Estate Coordinator||6 1/2 years||55000||Handled all real estate transactions associated with the firm|
|Prior Job 2||Real Esate Coordinator||5 years||40000||Handled all real estate transactions associated with the firm|
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