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Mortgage Loan Underwriter III was asked...29 May 2014

What is a 1003?

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Mortgage home loan application

Residential Home Loan Application

Mortgage loan application

Clayton Holdings

What is RESPA?

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Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act(RESPA) require lenders, brokers and loan servicer of home loans to provide permanent and timely disclosures regarding the cost and nature of real estate settlement process. Less

J.P. Morgan

Name your biggest weakness.

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My worst weakness has to be the fact that I don’t know everything but for every new word or new thing I always seek to know how, what and how! My greatest weakness is my greatest strength. Less

I had to figure out how to turn a negative about myself into something positive. I said I am my own worst critic, so I expect my quality to always be high Less

J.P. Morgan

What is the conforming loan max loan limit.

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453100 in Texas



Why should we hire you and not someone else with more experience?

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Based on my past success rate, rapport with staff and work ethic that has already been displayed I am the best fit for this job. Less

Premier Home Mortgage

Scenario questions

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Gave my insight to scenario questions


How would you go about underwriting a mortgage application

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Basic research in LTV amounts as well as previous knowledge on underwriting from previous job allowed this question to answered easily when using common sense Less

Quorum Federal Credit Union

They underwrite 10-15 files a day. For my interview, this was just for Level 2 underwriter and you only look at 4 criterias on a tax sheet (I forgot which ones)

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Say you underwrite the same amount (10-15) NEW Files

Bank of America

If I were to talk with your previous boss, what would they say?

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They would say I am a very reliable, dependable hard worker who's detail oriented. Great team leader and player that gets the best results very efficiently. Less

Metro Bank

Salary max £35k, are you interested

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yes I would accept this providing there was salary reviews and career development Less

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