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Houwzer is a startup residential real estate brokerage with an innovative pricing model, built on social currency, and technology enabled. The company is rebuilding real estate brokerage from the ground up to create a more competitive marketplace while building consumer trust. Houwzer is on a mission to democratize real estate by helping consumers Find a Better Way Home.

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Houwzer
1701 Walnut Street 7th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Web: www.houwzer.com

Salaried Mortgage Loan Officer

Washington, DC

Job Overview and Requirements

Houwzer is a modern, fairly priced real estate agency for savvy homeowners. We’ve rebuilt the real estate brokerage model from the ground up with technology and a salaried team of experts. Home sellers save tons on the sale of their home with our full service listing agents, while home buyers trust our salaried team's focus on service, not commissions. It's not a discount — just a fairer way of doing business. Our commitment to better business practices goes beyond the services we offer to our clients and customers. As a certified B Corporation Company, we strive to demonstrate our commitment to ethics and accountability with our clients, our communities, and our team.

The Mortgage Loan Originator, under direct supervision of the Director of Lending, will be responsible for providing Houwzer clients and Realtors exceptional service while guiding them through the mortgage application process. The Loan Originator will handle a variety of tasks and loan types, ensure clients understand the variety of mortgage products available to them, and meet performance requirements set by the Director of Lending.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist Houwzer Realtors and clients in taking a complete mortgage application while answering questions, issues, or concerns regarding mortgage products

  • Collect initial qualifying documentation

  • Follow up with high quality leads and maintain pipeline of clients

  • Provide an exceptional customer experience by understanding client needs and crafting tailored mortgage solutions

  • Collaborate with clients and processing team to ensure that mortgages are closed on time

  • Network and build relationships with agents, and stay informed about developing trends.

  • Meet monthly performance requirements

  • Other duties may be assigned

 

Additional Position Requirements:

  • Houwzer employees must dedicate at least 50 hours a year to volunteer in the community (for more information, please see the B Corp link, above)

  • Carry out duties in compliance with all federal and state regulations and guidelines

  • Comply with all company and site policies and procedures

  • Remain current in profession and industry trends

  • Make a positive contribution by offering new suggestions for company or process improvement and learning new skills, procedures and processes

  • Willingness to travel and work nights and weekends as needed.

 

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years experience as a loan originator

  • MLO license preferred 

  • Tech-savvy and familiar with CRM software and applications such as Encompass and CLYX

  • Ability to work under pressure and solve problems independently

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Great interpersonal and customer service skills that align with our mission and values

  • Strong project management skills and a strong attention to detail

  • The flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and client needs

  • Advanced expertise in using the Google Suite of applications

  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks while maintaining speed of work and attention to detail

  • Ability to work with others in a team environment

  • Ability to work in a startup environment and adapt to change

 

Physical Demands:  

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to feel and touch, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.  

  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.  

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

 

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary + Bonuses

  • Monthly company paid benefits contribution.

  • We provide you with a portion of your leads, as well as all the resources, training and opportunity you need to succeed!