Appraiser Trainee

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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

First American Saint Paul, MN

Company
First American
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
34761BR
AJE Ref #
576063517
Location
Saint Paul, MN
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

First American Title s Mortgage Solutions division is a member of the First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF) family of companies. First American traces its history to 1889 and was named one of FORTUNE s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2016. The Mortgage Solutions division provides title insurance settlement services, signing services, portfolio analytics, retention and acquisition services; property valuations; and default solutions for the mortgage banking industry. In fact, Mortgage Solutions works with a multitude of people across the entire origination, servicing and default continuum, and has helped close millions of real estate transactions nationwide. For more information, visit www.firstam.com/mortgagesolutions/

Job Description

Forsythe Appraisals, part of the First American family of companies, is America s most established residential real estate appraisal firm. We are looking for qualified Appraiser Trainee (Associate Appraiser) candidates throughout the United States to join our development program. Associate Appraisers will develop skills and resources to become a State Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser.

Under the guidance of an experienced supervisory appraiser, all Associates will participate in side-by-side property inspections and produce appraisals on all types of residential properties, including but not limited to:
* Single family
* Multi-family units
* Desktop
* Alternative valuations
* Appraisal reviews

This will all take place within your local, familiar geographic area. We bring you into the industry the right way, introducing you to the various elements of an appraisal career in easy-to-understand bite-sized pieces . In the beginning, you will learn how to do simple research and develop the knowledge required for completing the various appraisal forms. That understanding is paramount to ultimately creating a credible appraisal report. As you progress through our Associate Appraiser Development Program, tasks will be performed on an increasingly independent basis.

Job Qualifications

To become a State Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser a candidate must have a four-year college degree, and as a result, a degree or progress toward it is a condition of being hired as an Associate Appraiser. Completion or progress towards completion of necessary appraisal education courses is strongly preferred, but not required.
* Must have a Bachelor s degree.