Mortgage Underwriter Responsibilities and Duties

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Evaluate loan risk through verification of loan application information.

Verify application information against loan criteria guidelines and standards.

Clarify risk by requesting additional information.

Identify and record application deficiencies required for rejecting mortgage loan.

Provide rejected application back to loan officer.

Respond to questions, queries and request with suitable information.

Evaluate residential mortgage loans risk on timely basis based on sound underwriting decisions.

Provide prompt, quality service to originating branches and correspondents professionally.

Upgrade information on processing and underwriting systems to verify, add, delete or waive conditions.

Recommend areas of improvement to staff and loan officers.

Authorize to underwrite all conventional and jumbo loans to delegated authority.

Respond to product questions and scenarios with suitable answers.

Assist with needs of Production Coordinators, Closers, Document Drawers and Funders.

Ensure compliance with underwriter market standards.

Assist in training new underwriters and origination staff members.

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