7 days old

Underwriting Counsel

Austin, TX 78703
*D.R. Horton, Inc.*is currently looking for an*_Underwriting Counsel_*. The right candidate will be responsible for analysis of risk, research, interaction with agents, and making decisions on insurability of titles.

*Essential Duties and Responsibilities*include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Make risk adverse, common sense underwriting decisions
Respond in a timely manner, to underwriting inquiries from agents
Research, analyze, and interpret statutes, regulations and opinions, court rulings by utilizing professional legal and compliance publications
Identify issues, establish transactional facts, apply legal principles and underwriting guidelines to reach a timely decision
Provide analysis and guidance on relevant federal and state statutes and regulations, court rulings, opinion letters to the agent network
Research/update new/changing laws/statute/regulations that could affect the risk of the company and communicate those effectively to agents
Participate in the agent underwriting review process
Support agency with recruitment process and retention of agents
Support Claims Department with state law analysis and state practices
Participate on cross-functional teams
Conduct all business in a professional and ethical manner to serve customers and increase the goodwill and profit of the company
Ability to travel overnight
Responsible for creation and presentation of educational and underwriting materials for employees and agents
Prepare bulletins, alerts, memoranda, and other agent communications

*D.R. Horton, Inc., the largest homebuilder in the U.S.,*was founded in 1978 and is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange. It is engaged in the construction and sale of high quality homes designed principally for the entry-level and first time move-up markets. The Company also provides mortgage financing and title services for homebuyers through its mortgage and title subsidiaries. Please visit our website atwww.drhorton.comfor more information.

*Required Qualifications*

* Juris Doctorate Degree
* License to practice law
* Experience with title insurance underwriting or claims, preferably 3-5 years title experience
* Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written oral form or via DRH applications
* Proficiency with MS Office and email
* Ability to sit for majority of 8-hour workday; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and peripheral vision
* The noise level is generally moderate

*Preferred Qualifications*
* Ability to work in an unsupervised, but collaborative environment
* Proficient with internet research
* Possess exceptional presentation skills, orally and in writing

Come join a winning team with a Fortune 500 company! We are growing fast and are looking for enthusiastic attitudes and team players to join our success. We offer an excellent benefits package including:
Medical, Vision and Dental
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Flex Spending Accounts
Life Insurance
Vacation, Sick, Personal Time and Company Holidays

*Build YOUR future with D.R. Horton, Americas Builder.*

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**Job:** **Title*

**Organization:** **Title*

**Title:** *Underwriting Counsel*

**Location:** *TX-Austin*

**Requisition ID:** *2300182*


  • Residential
Posted: 2023-01-22 Expires: 2023-02-22

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Underwriting Counsel

D.R. Horton, Inc
Austin, TX 78703

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