Title Industry Technical Background
As a Vice President, Senior National Commercial Closer for three National Commercial Services operations, she was a trusted advisor to her clients and handled complex multi-property, multi-state transactions. Her extensive experience included executive positions as a commercial closer, branch manager, title insurance underwriter and escrow trainer for the largest underwriters in the nation. She has closed, managed and insured over 10,000 transactions over her career which included issuing and endorsing title insurance policies of Commonwealth Title, Lawyers Title, Chicago Title, Fidelity National Title and First American Title. As such, she became familiar with underwriting practices for each of these companies relative to typical high-risk situations such as break-in-priorty, new construction, easement and setback violations.
In the field of title insurance, Linda Rae Paul is qualified in the review of underlying title documents, underwriting high risk transactions, review and approval of title instructions, review and approval of entity documents for corporations, LLC’s and partnerships to confirm ability to convey or encumber property, review and approval of acceptable insurable documents to remove curative items. She has resolved title matters, default, delinquencies, obligations, bankruptcy issues clouding title, special assessments, current or pending litigation – basically any matter that affected current title and the ability to convey or encumber property. She has a high level of understanding of title insurance policies, endorsements and risks associated with issuance of policies. Her transactional experience included arranging high liability coverage including reinsurance and co-insurance with multiple underwriters, coordinating title review and coordination of coverage issuance between companies.