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Junior Underwriter

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Junior Underwriter job summary

Are you great with numbers and enjoy helping people? Then we’d love to talk with you about our junior underwriter position. You’ll provide underwriting support to the team to ensure a helpful and happy home-buying experience for our customers. No experience? No problem. We’ll give you the tools and training you need to be successful in this entry-level role. If you’re ready to start your career in mortgage, apply now!


Ashburn, VA
Junior Underwriter responsibilities
  • Gather and verify documents in loan files, such as credit reports, loan applications, title policies, appraisals, and financial statements are current and accurate
  • Serve as a liaison for the underwriter or underwriting team, and home mortgage loan officer
  • Review all loan applications and disclosures for discrepancies and regulatory and compliance guidelines
  • Prioritize, track, and manage the loan underwriting process in order to meet deadlines and ensure timely submission to the underwriting team
  • Work with the underwriting team to perform credit analysis and determine repayment probability using risk management matrices
  • Sign off on underwriting loan conditions according to underwriting guidelines
Junior Underwriter qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but will accept an associate’s degree with previous underwriting experience
  • An understanding of real estate terminology, mortgage lending practices, and mortgage loan requirements (FHA, USDA, VA, Conventional, etc.) is a plus
  • Strong attention to detail, data analysis, and excellent decision-making skills are desired
  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal, and communication skills are preferred
Junior Underwriter compensation

$61,612 (National Average)


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