Despite everything this year threw at us, the housing market boomed in 2020. All you hard working Realtors moved homes on and off the Arizona market at an astonishing rate. This, of course, kept title companies like Premier Title Agency busy (we are thankful for that), which in turn has also put a spotlight on recruiting and training talent throughout our great industry.
To stay your trusted title and escrow partner, the PTA team is always searching for people who are -- or want to become -- experts in this great field. What exactly are we looking for? We’re glad you asked! First, it’s important that team members fit our people-first culture and are dedicated to providing the highest level of care to our customers.
If you meet that criteria, here’s some insight that may help you make your mark. According to the State of the Title Industry Report 2020 from our friends at PropLogix, title professionals across the board are looking for certain qualifications and qualities when hiring new candidates for their team. Check out the following skills and attributes that we look for when recruiting!
- Familiarity with technology and processing platforms - 2020 has upped the technology game in the title industry and staying current with platforms and programs can open doors quickly.
- Ability to adapt - In the world of title, change is constant, and the ability to go with the flow can make or break a candidate’s bid for a title career.
- Effective communication - Say what you mean and mean what you say. Keeping customers and fellow employees informed about what is happening is essential, especially in today’s modern environment.
- High tolerance for stress - Staying cool and calm while managing multiple parties in the middle of transactions is key.
When considering a job in our great industry, reflect on the traits mentioned above. What is brought to the table during the interviewing process should shine through, and in a short time, you could be a part of our team! In fact, if you’re interested, click here.