Residential Real Estate Appraiser

Wells Fargo
May 10, 2022
Houston, TX
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About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser. As an experienced Real Estate Appraiser the candidate will be expected to complete valuation assignments of all types of residential properties and vacant land at any transaction amount. The candidate must be able to work independently with a minimal amount of supervision and is expected to meet production goals as well as service and high-quality standards.

This position is 100% remote, but the Appraiser should reside in Harris County TX.

In this role, you will:

  • Perform all aspects of complex and non-complex valuation assignments. Assignments consist of residential (1-4 unit properties and vacant land) appraisal and appraisal review assignments which may include full inspection walk-throughs and exterior drive-by assignments in a large geographic territory as well as desk assignments.
  • Ensure valuation assignments are completed in a timely manner with the highest level of quality and comply with Federal and State laws, corporate policies and procedures as well as the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP)
  • Receive direction from management and exercise independent and sound - judgment
  • Integrate use of various appraisal related technologies throughout the appraisal process
  • Interact in a professional manner with external customers during appointment setting and in person inspections of real estate
  • Collaborate effectively with internal partners within the context of specific assignments

Required Qualifications:

  • 6+ months of Valuations, Lending, Underwriting experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education
  • Certified General or Certified Residential Appraiser

Desired Qualifications:

  • Expert knowledge of Local Real Estate markets
  • Strong, clear and concise written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organization and analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to take initiative, meet deadlines and work independently with minimal supervision in a structured environment
  • Strong technical skills with appraisal related tools including computer technology, appraisal software, automated valuation tools and Multiple Listing Services
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) skills
  • Financial services and/or bank experience.

Job Expectations:

  • Ability to drive a motor vehicle, have access to reliable transportation and a valid, state issued driver's license
  • Ability to cover a large geographic territory
  • Ability to work remote including reliable internet service
  • Perform work both indoors and outdoors
  • Must have use of two hands or functional equivalent
  • Ability to climb up and down stairs
  • Ability to walk up and down sloped terrain and to bend
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time

We Value Diversity

At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, individuals with disabilities, pregnancy, marital status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

Employees support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit's risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in US: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in Canada: Applications for employment are encouraged from all qualified candidates, including women, persons with disabilities, aboriginal peoples and visible minorities. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request in connection with the recruitment process.

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