Job: Underwriter I

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Posted: 09/19/2017

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: R0002436

Job Description

Job Description Summary

The Mortgage Underwriter I is responsible for the thorough review of in-house loans and pre-submission reviews of externally underwritten loans to ensure that safe and sound underwriting practices are followed. The underwriter is responsible for ensuring that all loans are underwritten according to agency and investor guidelines. The underwriter must promote excellent customer service and related activities, including working with Management, Loan Consultants, Client Coordinators and Closers.
The Mortgage Underwriter I must have a thorough and comprehensive understanding of all FNMA and FHLMC underwriting guidelines and investor overlays.

Job Details

The responsibilities of the Mortgage Underwriter I include but are not limited to the following:

Ensure that acceptable turn-times are maintained.

Responsible for determining and issuing the credit decision of conventional, conforming mortgage loan applications (up to a maximum loan amount of $417,000) according to agency and lender guidelines.  The decision must consider the borrower(s) ability to repay, including validation of the borrower(s) employment, income, credit, assets and collateral as well as clearing any applicable underwriting conditions. 

Completing reviews of those specific loans that will be underwritten as a prior-approved loan with the company’s investors and providing feedback to Client Coordinators and Loan Consultants.

Maintain up to date knowledge of all agency and investor underwriting guidelines and credit overlays.

Benefits of Working With Taylor Morrison

We are looking for dedicated professionals that share our values of putting the customer - and their needs - first.  In addition to a great team atmosphere, career development and advancement opportunities, we offer full-time employees an extensive benefits package, to include:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Health Care - Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Coverage
  • 401(k) with Company Matching Contributions
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Disability Programs
  • Employee & Dependent Life Insurance
  • Vacation & Company Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Home Purchase Rebate Program
  • Home Mortgage Program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Welcome to the Taylor Morrison, Inc. Career Portal

In order to be the best in the industry, you have to surround yourself with the best people. At Taylor Morrison, Inc., we are committed to being the best North American homebuilder as measured by our employees, customers, shareholders, and business partners.

Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Taylor Morrison Home Corporation operates in the U.S. under the Taylor Morrison and Darling Homes brands. Taylor Morrison is a builder and developer of single-family detached and attached homes serving a wide array of customers including first-time, move-up, luxury, and active adult customers. Taylor Morrison divisions operate in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, North Carolina and Texas. Darling Homes serves move-up and luxury homebuyers in Texas. In addition, Taylor Morrison also offers home financing though Taylor Morrison Home Funding, providing professional and knowledgeable home mortgage options.

Taylor Morrison, Inc. is always looking for dedicated professionals who share our values.  Please use our Career Portal to view current job openings and apply for positions online.

Thank you for considering a career with Taylor Morrison, Inc.!

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Full time


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