Mortgage Loan Officer Assistant
Jeff Wilmoth Team at Homestar
Posted ago
Jeff Wilmoth Team at Homestar

Mortgage Loan Assistant/ Loan Partner-In house or Remote

We are looking for a professional who has a talented mix of guideline knowledge, processing abilities, and sales skills, and will act as the "right arm" to our Loan Officer. This can be a remote position allowing you to work from home.

This role will work directly with the borrowers to provide a seamless and expeditious mortgage process along with white-glove customer service. This position will be from the “contact to contract” phase of the loan. This support will allow our Loan Officers to spend the majority of their days originating more loans into the pipeline.

The Assistant/Loan Partner will help the Loan Officer in the preparation of documents for processing. The Assistant/Loan Partner can focus on lead conversion and creating a “wow” experience for each client. This position requires the knowledge to analyze customer credit, review income, and asset documents, and structure a loan. This position is an 8-5 hour job but does require some flexibility in hours to include being available on occasion weekends.


  • Establish relationships with referral partners and borrowers
  • Facilitate the completion of loan applications (digital/phone/in-person)
  • Help gather and prepare all documents needed for underwriting requirements
  • Structure loan files based on specified parameters (running DU/LP, sending closing cost worksheets, etc)
  • Quote rates (when necessary)
  • Be the main point of contact for borrowers during the "contact to contract" phase of the loan process (Processor handles "contract to close" duties on LIVE files)
  • Submit detailed and accurate application packages directly to underwriting for upfront TBD approvals
  • Current on mortgage loan products (FHA/VA/CONV/USDA) procedures and documentation
  • Create ways to communicate daily with the Loan Officer, Processor, Operations staff, Realtors, etc. while working remotely
  • Put out loan "fires" whenever possible. Support Loan Processor with any difficult conditions
  • Compliance with all Federal and State regulatory and legislative policies


  • Knowledge of mortgage products, procedures, documentation, and underwriting guidelines (FHA, VA, USDA, CONV)
  • Ability to analyze credit reports, income, and asset documents, as well as general ways to structure a loan.
  • Knowledge of automated underwriting systems (DU/ LP/ GUS)
  • Ability to obtain and maintain state Mortgage Loan Originator License
  • Minimum 2 years of mortgage experience to serve in a remote role. Preferably with remote experience.  
  • Current or previous experience fulfilling the roles of LOA/Loan Partner, Processor, Loan Officer, and/or Underwriter
  • Excellent time management while working remotely from home
  • Willing to undergo the 20-hour pre-requisite and take the NMLS exam to get licensed
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be detail-oriented, organized, and have outstanding follow-up skills
  • Willing to be flexible with hours with some after hour/weekend availability

About Jeff Wilmoth Team at Homestar

HOMESTAR is a full-service mortgage banker controlling every aspect of the loan process with in-house processing, underwriting, closing, and funding of each mortgage transaction. Having an in-house team separates HOMESTAR from other mortgage companies and it is easier for HOMESTAR mortgage lenders to communicate quickly and effectively with every department needed to close a transaction.

HOMESTAR offers a variety of home mortgage solutions, including USDA, FHA, VA, Conventional, Jumbo, and Super Jumbo programs.

HOMESTAR’s headquarters are located in The Gym of 36 in Gainesville, Georgia, which is the old Gainesville High School Gym.

HOMESTAR has become a regional leader in the southeastern United States, licensed to conduct business in 21 states across 80 branches. HOMESTAR has been listed as Atlantas Top Work Places as well as many other awards.

Jeff Wilmoth has over 20 years of mortgage experience and is the branch manager of the Homestar Newnan Branch.

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