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External Staff Appraiser

External Staff Appraiser

Company 
Title Source, Inc.
Location 
US-Remote

Opportunity Details

Who We Are

Title Source is one of the largest providers of title insurance, property valuations and settlement services in the nation. The company is an authorized agent of the highest-rated title insurers in the industry, and its solutions power many of the nation’s largest residential lending institutions. Title Source is a preferred provider to five of the top 20 Fortune 100 companies and many of the largest residential mortgage lenders. The company is based in Detroit and retains regional operating centers in Ohio, California, Pennsylvania and Texas.

What You'll Do/Need

The External Staff Appraiser is responsible for estimating property values by providing appraisals on 1-4 unit residential properties, researching and analyzing property information, reconciling various indicators and preparing appraisal reports.

 

Responsibilities

  • Schedule appraisals
  • Ensure appraisals are procured, documented and processed in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws, USPAP, FIRREA, HVCC requirements and company regulations
  • Maintain and improve the company's appraisal quality and production
  • Maintain any licenses or state certifications needed
  • Review and analyze appraisal reports of outside fee vendors for efficacy of their value conclusions, adherence to technical appraisal theory and methodology governing residential real estate, and adherence to the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice
  • Assist the VP of Collateral Risk and Chief Appraiser with ongoing audits

 

Requirements

  • Certified residential and FHA-approved appraiser
  • Five years of direct field experience as a licensed/certified appraiser
  • Proficiency with all appraisal types including single family, condominium, multifamily, manufactured home, REO and desk/field reviews
  • Knowledge of GSE, FHA guidelines and HVCC
  • Proven problem solving and analytical skills, with the ability to integrate appraisal theory along with industry standard practices and techniques to arrive at a recommended approach
  • Ability to analyze data, draw sound conclusions and summarize results in a clear and coherent fashion
  • Ability to effectively partner with internal and external customers
  • Ability to balance priorities and workload in an ever-changing environment

 

What You'll Get

  • Excellent benefits package that includes a 401(k) match, medical/dental/vision insurance and much more
  • Opportunities to participate in professional and personal development programs, including personal empowerment coaching, leadership training and ongoing personal growth training
  • Other incentives, contests and rewards, including trips, event tickets, cash prizes and more 

Why We’re Different

Meet the anti-corporate culture of Title Source, where there's no daunting hierarchy, "boss" is a four-letter word, and if you work hard, you're the one who'll reap the rewards, both personally and professionally. More than any other place you'll work, we’re dedicated to honing your skills, helping you grow and making sure you have plenty of fun while you’re at it.

 

Title Source is an equal-opportunity employer.

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