Job Description

Looking for an opportunity with a dynamic, fun, and goal-oriented company? We’re growing quickly and we’re looking for some not-so-typical talent to join our team. 
Progress Residential® is one of the largest providers of high-quality, single-family rental homes in the United States. With more than 75,000 homes across some of the fastest-growing markets, our residents appreciate the flexibility, freedom, and convenience of living in a single-family home without the obligations of home ownership. 

Progress is committed to making the home rental process easy and enjoyable for the 100,000+ residents we serve by empowering our team members and investing in innovative systems and technology. Our portfolio has continued to grow substantially the past few years and we see increasing demand for professionally managed single-family rental homes and anticipate continued growth. 

Employment with Progress Residential is conditional on a satisfactory background and drug screen as well as submitting proof satisfactory to Progress Residential that you are fully vaccinated against the Corona Virus COVID-19 disease, subject to any accommodations granted by Progress Residential based on disability or religion as applicable by state law.

Position Summary

Responsible for processing acquisition and disposition of assets.  The Closing Specialist is the primary liaison between internal teams, real estate agents and closing/escrow agents as well as with other parties associates with the acquisition/disposition of assets.

Essential Functions

  • Handle acquisition and/or dispositions of assets, including but not limited to:

  • Coordinate closing with all parties

  • Audit purchase/sale agreements to confirm all terms and conditions are in line with company standards

  • Order and review title commitments and other real estate due diligence associated with the acquisition and/or disposition of assets to identify potential issues impacting ownership and/or marketability of assets

  • Prepare deed transfers and other closing related documents

  • Review and approve applicable closing due diligence, documents and settlement statements

  • Ensure financial terms included in settlement statement are in line with approved transaction term

  • Timely address inquiries and requests from internal team members and third parties

  • Initiate bank wires for earnest money deposits and closing funds

  • Collect, manage and verify collateral documents

  • Audit collateral documents for assets being boarded onto the credit facility

  • Resolve issues identified in title and due diligence review

  • Train new team members on all aspects of Title & Closing team responsibilities

  • Resolve post close title matters

  • Handle special projects and additional requirements as needed

  • Manage email boxes associated with the Title & Closing Department

  • Assist with additional duties and special projects as needed


  • Minimum 3 years transactional real estate experience, Title/escrow, paralegal or finance background preferred

  • High school diploma or equivalent required

  • Salesforce experience a plus

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Organized work approach

  • Ability to multi-task and work independently when needed

  • Positive interpersonal and communication skills

  • Works well in a team environment

  • Honest, ethical and ability to appropriately handle confidential manner

What you can expect from us:

Progress Residential® offers all the financial and non-financial incentives you would expect from an innovative real estate investment and management firm:

  • In addition to outstanding training, we host quarterly summits and town hall meetings to encourage growth, knowledge sharing and a good time. After all, it’s about progress, not perfection. 

  • We offer competitive compensation, including a performance-based bonus.

  • Our generous benefits package includes comprehensive healthcare coverage for you and your family, parental leave, paid time off, 9 paid holidays and much more.

Closing Statement:
This summary is not an all-inclusive description of job duties. Other job duties and responsibilities may also be assigned by the incumbent’s supervisor at any time based upon Company need.
Progress Residential® is a proud Equal Opportunity employer, m/f/d/v. 

Application Instructions

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