Residential Staff Appraiser (Valuation Specialist 3 In San Francisco)

Wells Fargo San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 6 days ago

Job Description:

Important Note: During the application process, ensure your contact information (email and phone number) is up to date and upload your current resume when submitting your application for consideration. To participate in some selection activities you will need to respond to an invitation. The invitation can be sent by both email and text message. In order to receive text message invitations, your profile must include a mobile phone number designated as "Personal Cell" or "Cellular" in the contact information of your application.

At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers' financial needs and help them succeed financially. We're looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you'll feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience.

Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

Real Estate Valuation Services (REVS):

  • Interprets appraisal regulation and sets Corporate Valuation Policy

  • Communicates with regulators on pending and proposed regulations

  • Assumes responsibility for ensuring that compliant valuation processes and practices are in place for all valuations across Wells Fargo

  • Leads the industry in real estate valuation processes and execution

As the Valuation Specialist 3 within Real Estate Valuation Services (REVS) team, you will have the opportunity to perform a variety of tasks including but not limited to:

  • Responsible for performing quality reviews of more complex residential valuations.

  • Reviews valuation content to ensure that primary risk factors associated with the collateral have been addressed and the appraisal meets standards for accuracy and completeness.

  • May perform desk review of original mortgage information and post-fund reviews prior to delivery to lending partners.

  • Works with service providers to clarify quality concerns identified during the review process, reconciling any discrepancies.

  • Provides consultation and guidance to loan officers, underwriters and senior management for properties in assigned geographic areas.

  • May provide training and guidance to lower level appraisers/reviewers.

  • Responsible for performing quality reviews of residential valuations; ensuring adherence to regulatory and Wells Fargo compliance requirements.

  • Ability to complete a side by side analysis of multiple valuations completed on a single property; reconciling any discrepancies and performing additional market research to validate and/or dispute information presented in the valuation.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; required to work with WF Business Partners, Investor Groups and Service Providers.

Required Qualifications

  • 10+ years of valuation experience

  • Certified Appraiser

Desired Qualifications

  • Advanced Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) skills

  • Ability to interact with integrity and a high level of professionalism with all levels of team members and management

  • Ability to provide strong customer service while processing complex transactions and performing extensive research to resolve complex customer issues

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Good reporting skills

  • Knowledge and understanding of real estate valuations and titles

Other Desired Qualifications

  • Expert knowledge and experience performing High End SFR valuations and knowledge of local real estate market - (Northern California)

  • Experience with Multiple Listing Service (MLS)

  • Experience in leveraging automated valuation tools

  • Thorough working knowledge of computer technology, appraisal software, mapping software and County Record systems

  • FHA approved appraiser

  • Competency using Wells Fargo EVC/MVT tool

Job Expectations

  • Ability to drive

  • Must have use of two hands or functional equivalent

  • Ability to climb up and down stairs

  • Ability to walk up and down sloped terrain and to bend

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time

  • Reliable transportation

Salary Information

The salary range displayed below is based on a Full-time 40 hour a week schedule.

CA-SF-Financial District: Min: $83,500 Mid: $117,600

Street Address

CA-SF-Financial District: 550 California St - San Francisco, CA


All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.

Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

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