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Cobaltlizzy21 in San Antonio, Texas

Background checks with a theft charge

I have been working in the banking industry off and on since 2004. I’ve lost some job opportunities because of a petty theft charge from when I was...

James in Marlton, New Jersey

Updated 11 months ago

Show me the money... - 41 Replies

What are typical mortgage underwriter salaries? Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this...

KaMc in Georgia

Updated 20 months ago

DE Underwriting - 57 Replies

Does anyone know how I would go about getting my DE?

Jouri in Bronx, New York

Updated 26 months ago

Why doesn't FHA just open up a school? - 39 Replies

The need for qualified & DE certified underwriters has been a hot topic. Basically there's good u/w out there who are out of work who would do...

Susan Fray in Los Angeles, California

Updated 36 months ago

How do I get into mortgage underwriting? - 6 Replies

There are a lot of mortgage underwriting jobs right now but I am wondering how do I get into the field? Most jobs require 1 - 2 years minimum of...

Uw sucks in Rockwall, Texas

Updated 39 months ago

Underwriting Career... - 24 Replies

I am trying to find a career that fits me! I have always had an eye for the banking industry however I am not sure where I fit in. I took a...

Bryan in Phoenix, Arizona

High Performing Underwriter Seeking Remote Position

Hi All! I'm currently looking for a remote mortgage underwriting position with the potential for institutional sponsorship for DE/VA underwriting...

Lalv13 in Timonium, Maryland

Wanted: DE Underwriter with Correspondent Experience - Timonium MD

Medium sized community bank needs DE underwriter in mortgage division located in Timonium MD (NO offsite work). Must have experience with variety of...

Photosean1984 in Clinton, Massachusetts

Anyone know of remote mortgage work or in Massachusetts?

Hi everyone! I am posting this on behalf of my wife. She was recently part of a mass lay off in December. She has about 8 years of mortgage...

Oceans11 in South OC, California

Updated 76 months ago

How's volume been lately - 1 Reply


asdfsdfasdf in Foster City, California

Updated 78 months ago

Underwriters, your resume went into the trash if...... - 6 Replies

you have no degree or have ANY Alt-A or Subprime experience listed anywhere on your resume. Even if you have majority "A" paper experience your rez...

atoria in Federal Way, Washington

Updated 78 months ago

How Do You Recover Your FHA CHUM# - 10 Replies

I were a FHA underwriter from 1999 to 2000. And I were assigned a DE CHUM# but could not remember the CHUM# now. My question is , does the CHUM# stay...

blng_blng in Huntington Beach, California

Updated 79 months ago

Newly hired. Should I take any courses? - 1 Reply

I just got hired as an underwriter assistant and start in 2 weeks. I have no prior experience as an underwriter; however, I have 2 years experience...

TinaJo22 in Jacksonville, Florida

Updated 90 months ago

AllRegs RGU & FHA Direct Endorsement Certification - 7 Replies

Does anyone know if this company's RGU is the same as FHA's DE cert? Is it recognized at all or are they just disguising it like FHA On Line...

Jane Kennedy in San Clemente, California

Updated 91 months ago

Fortace Questions - 28 Replies

Anybody have any experience with Fortace. I had an interview with them for a Fraud Review position - I have extensive experience in the this field. ...

beth in Palm Bay, Florida

Mortgage Underwriters

I hear Space Coast Credit Union is hiring Mortgage Underwriters and paying a good Sign-On Bonus

ttaylor in Snoqualmie, Washington

Updated 94 months ago

what's an experience underwriter competitive asking salary/per diem - 3 Replies

I'm trying to get an idea as to what the fair market salary/per hour been offered to contract underwriters and what i should be asking for. What is...

RE Investor in Memphis, Tennessee

Updated 97 months ago

Safe Act - DE - 1 Reply

Does anybody know a way around the safe act or lenders that don't require there underwriters to go through the safe act? I have my DE but got in...

sd in Prescott Valley, Arizona


anyone know what resource can tell me what is required of mortgage u/w's under the SAFE ACT and when

Charlie in Seffner, Florida

Updated 99 months ago

underwriting remote - 3 Replies

Has anyone worked for remote with paperless duo monitors and what are the advantages and disadvantages, thanks

ocngail in Stuart, Florida

Updated 100 months ago

Mortgage Underwriter - Ace Risk Evaluation - 12 Replies

Has anyone applied to Ace Risk Evaluation (Contract Underwriting)? What has your experience been like when dealing with them? I'm curious as they...

uvgg11 in Oakland, California

Updated 102 months ago

Is CyberCoders a real company? - 4 Replies

I'm curious to know if anyone has ever been contacted or know of anyone that's been contacted by this supposed recruiting company? I'm sure a lot...

Brenda in Dallas, Texas

Updated 107 months ago

Who is hiring contract or permanent underwriters in Dallas? Thanks:-) - 4 Replies

Hi I am moving to Dallas and need any contacts for recruiters looking to bring on contract mortgage underwriters without their DE. I can start...

prosper in Covington, Georgia

Need Help

1.What is DE 2. What does an underwriter look for first on appraisals 3. What Does U/W look for second on app. and what are the adjustment amounts...

underwriter30exp in Pottstown, Pennsylvania

Updated 112 months ago

Kim Chapa - Mortgage Job Leads - 3 Replies

I am more than interested and would really appreciate the info. I would offer some as well but I have nothing worth sharing : (

EMP in Athens, Georgia

Updated 112 months ago

Remote/work from home mortgage underwriting jobs??? - 1 Reply

Does anyone know of a work from home/Remote underwriting jobs?

Cookie in Houston, Texas

New Underwriters

Where can new underwriters get hands-on? I have not processed since 2007. I have been in the administrative field for the past three (3) years. ...

DallasUW in Carrollton, Texas

Fannie Mae Dallas

If you interview and do not get job, do they notify you? About how long did it take to hear from them after interview?

Northern Girl in Elk River, Minnesota

Help! Looking for Home-Based loan Audit or Underwriting job

I am seeking a home-based underwriting, loan audit/review, or appraisal review position. I have over 15 years in the mortgage industry including...

Insider in San Francisco, California

Oceans11 in South OC, California

Geeez! What happened to all the Underwriting jobs?

After being laid off from Wells after only working 2 months & although I'm still employed (Temp) through anothe local lender I still look everyday on...

Mary in Clinton Township, Michigan

Updated 124 months ago

Non Prime Underwriters YOU caused all the problems.... - 8 Replies

I wanted a catchy title so I could get enough people to respond but of course I don't believe this however if you look at all the recent Underwriter...

Danno in Murrysville, Pennsylvania

Updated 125 months ago

Mortgage opportunities - 4 Replies

I have several underwriting and Loan processing opportunities in several locations. Please let me know if you or anyone you know is currently looking...

Sea to OC in Seattle, Washington

Updated 125 months ago

Anyone Interested in Permanent/Full-Time Underwriting? - 2 Replies

I've spoken to a lot of Underwriters, whether DE or non-DE, who seem to be quite content with Contract positions. These positions are neither...

HollyK in Nashville, Tennessee

Updated 125 months ago

Getting ahead... - 3 Replies

What is the best training for becoming a hirable mortgage underwriter? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an...

Oceans11 in South OC, California

Updated 127 months ago

American Sterling Bank - 4 Replies

Any views on this company? I'd like to know specifically about their Foothill Ranch Ca, branch & how people on the Operations side (underwriting,...

August Nielsen in Columbia, Missouri

VA Underwriter

I'm sure I've contacted many of you at one point or another, but we're looking for a LAPP Underwriter that would be willing to relocate to Columbia,...

tsisson in Scottsdale, Arizona

Updated 129 months ago

Mortgage Underwriting Opportunities/Fraud Operations Opportunities - 1 Reply

Does anyone know of any mortgage underwriting opportunities(where you don't need a DE)or something in Mortgage Fraud investigations/Quality Assurance?

connieorquiola@*****.*** in Cumming, Georgia

Updated 130 months ago

Mortgage Underwriting Positions in the Philadelphia / South Jersey Area - 2 Replies

We have 75+ new positions that just opened. Email me at

amathis in Jacksonville, Florida

Mortgage Underwriters needed in Richmond, VA

I am looking for mortgage underwriters to fill multiple perm positions for a client in Richmond,VA. A Paper experience required, DE/LAPP...

getting on the bus in Long Beach, California

Updated 130 months ago

Looking For X-Mortgage Brokers and Real Estate Professionals - 1 Reply

Have you been squeezed by the credit crunch? Remember 2002-2006 and what your paychecks looked like at closing? Get ready for the next hot market,...

Capekay in Cottonwood, Arizona

Updated 131 months ago

Mtg Underwriter who are still employed as.....Mtg Underwriters. - 1 Reply

I'm curious to know what the volume is like for NON FHA/VA Underwriters right now. Is it slow? What are your average per file count per day at this...

Oceans11 in Aliso Viejo, California

Underwriting jobs are becoming bleek!

Up until about 2 weeks ago I was seeing at least 1-2 good mortgage underwriting positions (mainly for FHA) but I haven't seen any for about a week...

Oceans11 in Aliso Viejo, California

The MetLife Underwriting job

Wow! It went up 11hrs ago & already removed. I wonder if they just got bombarded with resume submissions or if it was one of those "auto" ads some...

Reid in Huntington Beach, California

Updated 135 months ago

Boom or bust? - 39 Replies

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most mortgage...

Reid in Huntington Beach, California

Updated 135 months ago

MRI Network Commercial Underwriters wanted BUUUT not you mortgage people! - 1 Reply

This is the kind of complete BS I see from the Commercial Lending side which in my mind is completely discriminatory towards mortgage underwriters...


Updated 140 months ago

is anyone out there??? - 1 Reply

or is it just me

Wayne in Lakeland, Florida

Updated 148 months ago

The best part is... - 1 Reply

What do you enjoy most about mortgage underwriter work? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many opportunities to learn and...

Wayne in Lakeland, Florida

Updated 148 months ago

Interview Preparation - 1 Reply

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming mortgage underwriter interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and...

Wayne in Lakeland, Florida

Updated 148 months ago

Starting out... - 2 Replies

How did you get your start doing mortgage underwriter work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a...

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