My name is Kelvin Figgs. I am currently in
the process of obtaining my real estate appraisal license. I most recently
worked in the oil and gas industry as an inside sale representative. I’m
currently looking for a sponsor in order continue my experience hours portion
of the appraising trainee requirements. I have already completed over 500 hours
with my current mentor and am interested in obtaining another sponsor so that I
can be well versed in different applications of the appraisal practices. l have
already completed all 150+ hours of my educational requirements. Lastly I have
100% availability to begin training under a new sponsor. I only recently
learned of the appraisal side of real estate and would like to eventually
become a Certified General Appraiser. I received my Bachelors degree from Texas
State university in 2015.
Haginas & Shillings is a third-party contractor serving
lending institutions in the administration of the lender’s collateral valuation
programs, specifically commercial appraisal ordering and review services. A position is available for a commercial appraisal Job Manager.
Full time, employee status, is preferred although we can consider part-time
arrangements. All inquiries will be considered although the ideal
candidate will have prior review experience and “lender-side” RIMS
experience. Must have MAI designation, be state certified, and be
proficient with basic Office computer processing programs. Competitive
compensation and work from home opportunity, and home based employees could
potentially reside anywhere within the state. Job duties include working
with the lender to obtain bids and order the report, receipt of the appraisal,
and completing the appraisal review. The job is not simply
providing appraisal reviews, it is the management of the whole process.
As a Job Manager you will be acting in an interactive way with the lender and
appraiser to deliver a compliant and accurate report to the lender.
Submit inquiries or resume to contact name shown below.
Jeff Shillings, MAI
Haginas & Shillings
Senior Real Estate Analyst - Appraisal (4 positions available)
Location: Houston, TX
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Houston Public Works
Service Line: Capital Projects
Section: Real Estate Services, Appraisal
Location: 611 Walker Street, 19th Floor
Workdays & Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m.- 5:00
Subject to change*
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Reviews subject property information and requests any additional
information that may facilitate the appraisal process. Prepares appraisal
engagement assignment letters. Reviews appraisal reports for USPAP
compliance and City, State and Federal (if needed) requirements. Consults
with external appraisers. Makes sound recommendations to management
regarding the credibility and reliability of appraisal reports. May
prepare internal Cost Estimates, Probable Price Estimates, and
Appraisals. Must understand real estate appraisal principles and
terminology. May serve as team lead and/or as a project manager
coordinating larger appraisal/valuation activities. Successful candidates
must be self-directed and possess superior customer service skills.
Performs other duties as assigned.
This position is physically comfortable; the individual has
discretion about walking, standing, etc. There are no major sources of
discomfort, i.e., essentially normal office environment with acceptable
lighting temperature and air conditions.
This is a Department of Houston Public Works Emergency Management
position at the Tier III Level.
MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Requires a Bachelor degree in Real Estate, Business
Administration, Public Administration or a closely related field.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Four (4) years of professional experience in real estate activities,
design or a closely related experience are required.
Directly related professional experience may be substituted for
the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.
MINIMUM LICENSE REQUIREMENTS: None
PREFERENCES: Although not required, preference will
be given to applicants with the following:
- Texas State Certified General Real Estate
Appraiser. Other Real Estate certifications, licenses or
professional designations may be considered.
- 4+ years of experience in commercial real estate
appraisal with a minimum of 1 year of commercial real estate appraisal
- 1+ year of condemnation appraisal experience and/or
1+year of condemnation appraisal review experience.
- Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Outlook.
Working knowledge in PowerPoint. Experience with Access and
Publisher is an advantage.
- Strong writing skills and solid oral communication.
- Effective interpersonal skills and the ability to
establish and maintain excellent working relationships at diverse levels
with both internal and external customers.
**Preference will also be given to candidates who possess a valid
Texas Driver’s license and are in compliance with the City of Houston’s policy
on driving (AP 2-2).
**Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants
provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent
discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are
among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in
accordance with Executive Order 1-6.**
SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED: None
However, the department may administer a skill assessment
SAFETY IMPACT POSITION: Yes
If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a
promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.
Factors used in determining the salary offered include the
candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this
Pay Grade 24
Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston
job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during active
posting period. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov.
To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your
online profile by visiting:
If you need special services or accommodations, call 832-393-6015.
If you need login assistance or technical support call
Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring
Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our
All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are
subject to a physical examination and verification of information
EEO Equal Employment Opportunity
The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a
diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination
and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected
characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color,
ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation,
genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.
Agency: City of Houston
Address: ONLINE SUBMISSIONS REQUIRED
Valbridge Property Advisors | Austin
Contact: Jordan Sale with Questions
Valbridge Property Advisors | Austin is seeking a Certified General Appraiser with the ability to complete appraisal assignments with a range of complexities and property types, in a timely manner. The individual must be career-oriented and self-motivated, with strengths in one or more primary property types involving retail, office, industrial, multi-family, hospitality, and sub-division analysis.
- Certified General Appraiser
- Bachelor’s degree from a 4-year university
- Minimum 3 years’ experience as a commercial appraiser
- Desire to attain the MAI designation (or similar accreditation) is preferred
- Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Argus and mapping programs
- Willingness to learn and utilize proprietary software platforms
- Possess strong written and oral communication skills
- Acute attention to detail and the ability to manage and prioritize assignments in order to meet deadlines
- Desire to work both autonomously and as a team member
- Willingness to travel for education as needed and for assignments, on a regional basis
Commensurate with experience, background and based on a competitive fee split. We offer a competitive benefits package and an education allowance
Interested candidates, please send a resume to email@example.com
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co
Chase Home Lending Staff Appraiser- Houston (Remote)
***Sign-on bonus will be offered for this opportunity***
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co is a leading global services firm. The Chase Staff Appraiser is responsible for performing appraisals and reviews of residential property types for the Chase Mortgage Banking group. Geographic competency within key market area is required to perform appraisal assignments in a professional manner in compliance with USPAP, federal, state, and Chase requirements. This high caliber appraiser will be trained specifically on Chase valuation requirements and quality standards. The successful candidate will function as an individual contributor and demonstrate strong knowledge of appraisal practices and methodology.
- State Certified Residential Appraiser will perform residential appraisals for single-family properties, to include condominiums, cooperatives, and multi-family units (1-4 units).
- Performs collateral review on 1-4 unit property appraisal reports completed by third party originators.
- Manage performance of Direct Engagement Appraiser team
- Coverage area includes Harris & Montgomery County
Knowledge and Experience
- Required: Licensed or Certified Residential Appraiser
- Required: 3+ years of appraisal experience as a licensed/certified appraiser
- Required: Ability to act independently and consistently make appropriate decisions with minimal guidance and oversight
- Required: Knowledge of construction standards and building cost estimating tools
- Required: Ability to complete real estate appraisals compliant with Federal and State laws, as well as being done in accordance with Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP)
- Required: Experience appraising new construction, complex, unique, multi-family
- Preferred: FHA Approved Appraiser, USDA experience
- Demonstrate geographic competency
Reimbursed Expenses, Health Benefits, 401k, Paid Vacation and Sick Time
Link to Apply
Stout – Analyst/Associate Real Estate Valuation Opportunity – Houston TX
Real estate appraisal of commercial property types including office buildings, retail shopping centers, apartment complexes, industrial facilities, and special purpose property.
Qualifications: 1-4 years of commercial real estate appraisal experience preferred.
Consult with professionals involving issues such as estate & gift tax, financial reporting, purchase price allocations, and litigation related assignments
Please submit your application here.
WANTED: Sponsor for Appraiser Trainee
I am currently in the process of obtaining my real estate appraisal license. I have worked in the oil and gas business as a Landman for the past 15 years and am looking for a sponsor in order to pivot into appraising, and obtain the necessary experience hours for my appraisal license with the hopes of landing a permanent position. I also have experience in the insurance adjusting business and have prepared estimates and sketches by hand as well as Xactimate. I have completed the appraisal classes listed below as well as a number of real estate inspector classes. I am located in San Antonio and looking to relocate to the Austin area.
15hr USPAP 2020-2021
30hr Appraisal Procedures
30hr Appraisal Principles
4hr Supervisor and Trainee
20hr Mastering Unique & Complex Property Appraisal
15hr Statistics, Modeling, and Finance
Contact: Alex Kibodeaux
Valuation & Advisory
Associate / Vice President
NAI Partners' mission is
to be the best full service commercial real estate firm, while providing
consistent quality results that always exceed our clients’ highest
expectations. Outside of our employees, we view our clients as our most
valuable asset. We work hard and stay personally involved satisfying their
diverse requirements and ensuring that the job is done properly. We believe
that a high code of ethics and standards is vital to the success of our company
and earning the trust of our clients. We are dedicated professionals focused on
assisting our clients in achieving their strategic objectives. We begin this by
employing qualified and competent professionals.
NAI Partners is looking
for a Valuation Associate to help cultivate their growing valuation and
appraisal service offering. The applicant will effectively complete assignments
in connection with commercial real estate valuation and consulting projects
which typically include analysis of comparable sales and leases, building and
analyzing pro forma income statements, and developing replacement cost
*The ideal candidate must
have significant experience hours toward attaining a Certified General license
or have a license.
• Prepare thorough and
timely commercial real estate appraisals
• Develop market analyses
including demographics, local area development, absorption and vacancy trends,
and market rental rate trends
• Develop tax, zoning,
and highest and best use analyses
• Analyze and confirm
market data including comparable transactions
• Estimate market rental
• Conduct market surveys
• Perform lease abstracts
• Additional duties as
requested by management
• Bachelor’s degree in
real estate, finance, or related field of study
• 1 - 5 years of
experience in similar position
• Experience in
• Advanced Microsoft
Office skills (proficient in Excel)
• Advanced analytical
& writing skills • Experience with report writing software a plus
• Experience with CoStar,
RCA, STDB, Salesforce/Apto, MRI, Yardi, and other data analytical tools a plus
• ARGUS experience
• Trainee or State
Certified General Appraiser license required
• Business development
experience is a plus
• Ability to prioritize
and manage multiple assignments with various deadlines
• Must have strong organizational
skills with attention to detail
• Able to work within a
• Goal oriented, with a
focus on personal development
• Self-motivated and
ambitious • Ability to communicate with all levels in the organization
• Possess interpersonal communication
skills both oral & written
• Ability to communicate
• Base + commission
• Medical insurance
• Vision insurance
• Dental insurance
• Disability insurance
• Company 401(k)
NAI Partners is proud to
be committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified
applicants regardless of age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status,
disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.