Title Examiners, Abstractors, & Searchers

Search real estate records, examine titles, or summarize pertinent legal or insurance documents or details for a variety of purposes. May compile lists of mortgages, contracts, and other instruments pertaining to titles by searching public and private records for law firms, real estate agencies, or title insurance companies.
Also called: Abstracter, Title Examiner, Title Officer, Title Searcher


    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Safety and Government
  • law and government
  • administrative services
  • customer service
    Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics


    Basic Skills
  • reading work related information
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it


  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • use rules to solve problems
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information


Description: People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Cooperation
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Analytical Thinking


    Data base user interface and query software
  • Data Trace Title IQ
  • Microsoft Access
    Document management software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Acrobat
  • File management software
    Internet browser software
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Web browser software


    high school diploma/GED
    bachelor's degree

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