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Licensed Mortgage Loan Originator (Franklin American Mortgage Company)
Ref No.: 16-08468
Location: Valdosta, Georgia
Overview: Franklin American Mortgage is looking for an experienced, professional individual to join our Retail team. The Licensed Mortgage Loan Originator focuses on generating leads through marketing and promotional strategies to attract new purchase business and originate loans. Responsible for promoting FAMC and cold calling Real Estate Agents, Builders, Financial Planners, Attorneys, Friends, Family and other referral sources. All business is self-sourced and FAMC does not provide leads in any form. Licensed Mortgage Loan Originators will originate loans, manage the pipeline and work with the customers and referral sources in order to provide a smooth and professional loan transaction.

Duties Include:
  • Generate leads for the origination of loans.
  • Develop a database and communicate with referral contacts (realtors, builders, clients, attorneys, etc.).
  • Be available to contacts and referral sources in order to provide loan information, documentation and personal meetings.
  • Maintain high levels of customer service providing information to all those involved in the loan process.
  • Maintain knowledge of available loan products, processing procedures, and underwriting and general departmental guidelines.
  • Maintain knowledge of Company's policies and procedures.
  • Collect documentation from applicants and deliver loan package to Customer Care Reps or Processors.
  • Manage loan pipeline for all originated loans through closing and funding.
  • Attend and participate in all training meetings as required by management. Initiate and maintain education all legal and guideline changes.
  • Other duties as assigned
What we need from you:
  • Be Licensable in the states where originate – to include background and credit checks, state and national continuing education and testing.
  • Prior experience in Mortgage Lending.
  • Formal post-secondary education desired.
  • Must be able to operate a motor vehicle and maintain a valid driver license.
  • A history of strong sales and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Resourcefulness and excellent problem solving skills.
  • Detail orientation with strong organizational and follow-through skills to meet frequent deadlines.
  • Utilize computer resources for communication and access of daily rates, applicant credit reports, loan information, and other job related activities.
  • Analyzing and interpreting data.
  • Ability to use logical, sound reasoning when making recommendations or decisions.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Communicating with the public.
  • Ability to dress and present self in a professional manner.
  • The desire and ability to build and grow strong interpersonal and business relationships.
  • Proactive and self-motivated demeanor.
  • Professional dress and demeanor
  • Regular in-person attendance
  • Must demonstrate commitment, dependability and respect for other employees with regular attendance, punctuality and adherence to agreed-upon schedule
Why Franklin American for you:
  • Three tiered Medical Plan, Dental, Vision, Disability Plans, Company Paid Life Insurance. Medical Insurance is available within 30 days of employment.
  • Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay
  • 401k plan
  • Professional work environment
  • Room for growth and career advancement
Franklin American Mortgage Company is a privately-held mortgage banking firm. We are built upon traditional values and beliefs and our dedication to professionalism, unparalleled customer service and integrity in decision making and processes continues to set us apart within the industry. Internally, employee feedback often talks about our team oriented culture, supportive management and our ability to focus on growing and encouraging employees to achieve success individually and collaboratively through team dynamics. We choose to challenge ourselves to continue to be the best mortgage banker in an evolving industry.

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Equal Opportunity Employer.

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