Valuations Coordinator

CIVIC Redondo Beach, California


CIVIC Financial Services is an industry leading private money lender focused on providing short and long term debt for Residential and Commercial real estate investors. Civic was founded in 2014 by its parent companies Wedgewood Inc. and HMC Assets LLC, and is a well-capitalized lending-arm of the Wedgewood Companies. CIVIC was started to provide common sense financing for real estate entrepreneurs and has funded over $2.5 Billion in loans since its inception. CIVIC was recognized as a “Great Place to Work” for 2019, as published by Fortune. Also, Bill Tessar, (CIVIC’s CEO) was identified as an Executive leading the housing industry by HousingWire’s Vanguard Awards in 2018.

Support property valuation efforts in the organization for the purpose of assigning & tracking valuation orders within the appraisal department and with outside vendors.  Create and maintain and records of valuations ordered and received. Main point of communication for Sales and Operations for status of valuation orders.

What you'll do:
  • Maintain and manage all facets of the Company’s pipeline of valuation orders
  • Familiar with property appraisal practices, terminology, and systems
  • Analysis of appraisal reports
  • Understand and follow documented/specific valuations requirements and procedures
  • Assign valuation orders to the proper line of collateral analysts that meet Civic & client requirements
  • Consult collateral analysts and outside vendors for fees on complex assignments and situations
  • Monitor progress of orders to ensure timely completion
  • Communicate directly with collateral analysts to get updates throughout the assignment and inspection process
  • Assist collateral analysts with resolving or escalating any issues that may be reported during the assignment process
  • Communicate with in-house employees such as Sales, Operations, Appraisers, Underwriters and also in-field employees and representatives such as appraisers and 3rd Party vendors
  • Provide exceptional customer service
What you'll need:
  • 2 years of real estate appraisal experience
  • Strong valuation skills
  • Prior experience with short sales/REOs
  • Minimum 2 years of Real Estate industry experience (AMC experience preferred)
  • Basic knowledge of Real Estate methods, standards and terminology
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products including Word, Outlook, and Excel
  • Preferred Ellie Mae/Encompass experience
  • SRA membership is a plus
  • Technical Capacity
  • Ability to handle stress and make decisions quickly while under pressure
  • Organized self-starter with ability to multi task
  • Self-motivated; capacity to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Exhibit excellent verbal and written communication skills
What's in it for you:

CIVIC offers our team members a competitive compensation, 401K, and traditional benefits like medical, dental, and vision.  We also have many additional perks:
• Company Sponsored Outings: Past events have included sporting events, happy hours, parking lot BBQs, bowling and bocce ball tournaments, office theme parties, and more.
• In-house Investment Programs: Participate in the growth and profitability of the company through our in-house investment programs. We also offer homeownership & loan programs.
• Contribute to Your Community: Through our volunteer service, sustainable initiatives, charitable giving, and work with local universities, CIVIC provides opportunities throughout the year for its employees to give back to the community for the greater good.
CIVIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We look forward to hearing from you!

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