As an Underwriter, you’ll play a critical role in Hometap’s home equity investment process, making recommendations on both the homes and homeowners that we work with. The underwriting team analyzes and digests a broad set of home and homeowner information to assess the risk profile of each application, making investment eligibility recommendations per the standards set out by our underwriting guidelines. This is a great fit for candidates with experience in underwriting, a passion for real estate, and exceptional organizational skills.

What you’ll do:

  • Work closely with our sales and processing teams to quickly and accurately review homeowner applications
  • Verify applicant information and assess applicant risk against a set of underwriting guidelines
  • Do a thorough risk assessment of subject properties based on the requirements and parameters set by our underwriting guidelines
  • Flag applications for potential concerns with regard to application completeness or risk
  • Determine eligibility amounts based on an analysis of the information applicant and property information
  • Collaborate with a cross-functional team of sales and operations associates to complete each application review

What you’ll bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree, ideally in business, finance, or a related field
  • Prior underwriting experience
  • Extraordinary attention to detail in a fast-paced environment, including strong proofreading/fact-checking skills
  • Excellent judgment – comfortable making recommendations based on a rules rubric, escalating issues and questions as needed
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Comfort handling multiple responsibilities while being proactive in a deadline-oriented environment
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills, and a client-oriented approach
  • Eager to join a growing tech company, with interest in real estate and fintech
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