Property Preservation and Hazard Claims Specialist
Fannie Mae - Dallas, TX

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THE COMPANY

Fannie Mae exists to expand affordable housing and bring global capital to local communities in order to serve the U.S. housing market. Today, our focus is on preventing foreclosures, making mortgages and rental housing as affordable as possible, and supporting the housing recovery. We are rapidly building and realigning our company to better serve the market as we support the Administration's Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan.

Join our dedicated, diverse, high-performing workforce and put your unique talents to good use as we work with our partners to advance our nation's housing recovery.

For more information about Fannie Mae and our career opportunities, visit www.fanniemae.com.

JOB INFORMATION

Perform a broad range of highly complex duties related to disposing of real estate owned (REO) properties. Duties may include valuing, repairing, maintaining, listing, marketing, negotiating offers, selling, and closing of properties. Recommend action to resolve discrepancies. Compile data and prepare a variety of complex reports. Operate with lead responsibility.

KEY JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Responsible for approval of pre foreclosure property preservation expenses.
  • Research and implement a reasonable cost allowable structure
  • Manage initial services such as trash removal, yard work, and interior cleaning.
  • Coordinate repairs as needed. Review repair bids. Issue repair authorizations.
  • Negotiate offers in accordance with corporate objectives. Obtain approvals.
  • Ensure timely closings and final property disposition.
  • Coordinate and respond to inquiries and requests from internal staff, mortgage insurance companies, lenders, title companies, attorneys, government offices, and others.
  • Update databases to ensure that information is accurate, complete, and accessible. Maintain records and files. Perform periodic analyses and review of data. Investigate questionable items.
  • Ensure adherence to laws, regulations, and the firm's policies

EDUCATION
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE
  • 6 years of related experience
SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
  • Prior experience in hazard claim review and management
  • Prior experience in a property preservation capacity with an investor/servicer or management/ field services company
  • Prior experience in facilitating in the resolution of code violations; familiarity with state/local municipality ordinances.
  • Advanced MS Office, preservation and maintenance bid review, vendor management, and negotiation skills.
  • Demonstrated organizational, analytical and research skills as well as the ability to conceptualize issues and develop complex processes, procedures and solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with stake holders regarding deliverables. Experience in building and sustaining collaborative working relationships.
  • Vendor management experience preferred
EMPLOYMENT

As a condition of employment with Fannie Mae, any successful job applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and to successfully complete a background investigation, which may also include a credit check for positions in some areas of our business.

Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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