Appraisal Specialist

  • Job Description:
    • About Guaranteed Rate
      Guaranteed Rate is eighth largest retail mortgage lender in the U.S. The company has become The Home Purchase Experts® by offering industry-leading self-service tools and low rate, low fee mortgages through an easy-to-understand process and unparalleled customer service. Headquartered in Chicago with approximately 3,000+ employees in 200+ offices across the U.S. and licensed in all 50 states, Guaranteed Rate has helped hundreds of thousands of homeowners with more than $23 billion in home purchase loans and refinances in the past year. 

      Guaranteed Rate has been able to expand successfully nationwide through a business model that allows top originators to join the company and close more loans faster through its technology, pricing, process and support. The company now has more top loan originators in the annual national rankings from mortgage industry publications Mortgage Executive, Scotsman Guide and Origination News than any other bank or mortgage company. Having gone through explosive growth Guaranteed Rate has maintained being highly entrepreneurial while maintaining a healthy work life balance. If you’re interested in working with motivated and intelligent people while disrupting an industry then we want to talk with you.”
      Who is GR?
      Guaranteed Rate is not your typical company and certainly not your typical mortgage company. We’re technology driven, have tons of energy and we love what we do – great people and great products alongside our impeccable customer service (83 NPS, unheard of!). We’re in a Ravenswood loft style office building with exposed brick and duct work, and windows we can actually open during the summer. The awesomeness doesn’t end there, we also have:
      • Not just major holidays, we have any holiday parties -- Mardi Gras, Valentine’s Day, St. Paddy’s Day, Opening Day, Boxing Day, you get the picture.
      • Access to our free nurse practitioner/acupuncturist and massage therapist.
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield health care coverage – dental, vision, short-term disability, life insurance and a 401(k) plan.
      • Best of all, we help you become a homeowners with a big fat employee discount on the origination fees. Already own? We offer discounted refinances through Guaranteed Rate.
      What's the Role? 
      We are currently seeking a Appraisal Specialist to join out innovative and passionate team. 

      The Appraisal Specialist will be responsible for the following:
      • Generate weekly reports of Branch licensing activity, including new Branch license requests, Branch office closing and Branch office moves
      • Manage Pre-Licensure Education and annual continuing education for all Loan Officers
      • Notify all LOs of license renewal requirements and perform all follow up to ensure compliance
      • Monitor daily reports to ensure all loan applications have correct licensed LO information (NMLS ID and State license number)
      • Experience in Encompass or similar mortgage loan origination software
      • High level of detail and at least three years’ experience working in Excel
      • Dynamic personality that is able to prioritize tasks according to importance and management expectations
      • Works well in a team environment

      • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
      Guaranteed Rate is an Equal Opportunity Employer that welcomes and encourages all applicants to apply regardless of age, race, sex, religion, color, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital or parental status, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy or other reason protected by law.