Who We Are

We’re building the future of real estate — today. 

HomeLight is the essential technology platform used by hundreds of thousands of homebuyers and sellers to partner with top real estate agents and win at any step of the real estate journey, whether that’s finding a top agent, securing a competitive mortgage, or ensuring on-time, easy close.

HomeLight facilitates billions of dollars of real estate on its platform every year. Our vision is a world where every real estate transaction is simple, certain, and satisfying for all.

We pride ourselves on our company culture – but don’t just take it from us. We’ve been recognized as a best place to work by Forbes. We’re committed to diversity both internally and externally through programs such as our Black Real Estate Agent Program with NAREB. Our team breaks barriers every day while staying committed to HomeLight's goals and core values, which is a crucial element to our shared success.

What You’ll Do  

  • Analyze and interpret Agency & Investor Announcements, Bulletins, HUD Mortgagee Letters, VA
    Circulars, etc. and create updates for internal implementation of guidelines and product changes. 
  • Participate with our designated team members to prepare formal Change Management Announcements when needed.
  • Ensure all underwriters are brought up to date with Investor and Agency updates as they become available; this will include training when required.
  • Assist in the maintenance of the company’s various selling guides and overlays
  • Work with Operations Managers to develop and execute detail, ensuring policy and procedures, job aids and guidelines are developed and implemented and communicated to the appropriate team members organizational/operational objectives for the department and projects.
  • Create content for procedures, training materials, decks and other content for product related initiatives
  • Create business requirements and change request documents relating to product management and development projects
  • Conduct competitive and market research to support strategic initiatives and product planning
  • Responsible for assisting Underwriting Manager with training new team members when needed
  • Review and track underwriting defects from internal and external quality control audits findings to identify trends and develop training materials
  • Provide recommendations for potential opportunities for expansion and identify
    credit/product/policy/process and system impacts.
  • Oversee Appraisal Analyst team to ensure they effective and using all tools to determine if a ROV is warranted 
  • Oversee Post Closing Department to ensure it is efficient and effective aligning with operational strategic objectives
  • Monitors, resolves and reports on investor purchase suspense items and insuring missing items. Prepares reporting for operational units addressing common suspense items.
  • Manage and perform loans salability duties for VA, Jumbo and Conventional mortgage
  • Requires Post-Closing department meets or exceeds turn times for all required documentation including title policies, recording, insuring packages are submitted to appropriate agencies within required deadlines.

What You Bring

  • Must have a minimum of five years’ experience in mortgage underwriting including conventional (Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac), FHA, VA, and/or specialty program underwriting
  • Experience with HUD test cases preferred with an active Direct Endorsement (DE) and CHUMS preferred
  • LAPP/SAR is preferred
  • Ability to understand and interpret policy, and effectively and clearly communicate instructions to others, summarize and articulate issues, and document findings and responses in a clear and concise manner.
  • Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Office Tools, such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint applications.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal) and an ability to foster internal and external business relationships to achieve needed results.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to identify risk and provide recommendations and/or resolutions to minimize risk.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team environment and take initiative on projects with limited supervision.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and multi-task with competing priorities and deadlines.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Competency in writing business requirements, mapping process flows, testing, execution

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