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October 2019

Senior Real Estate Analyst - Appraisal

Houston Public Works

POSITION OVERVIEW

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FROM: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED

POSTING NUMBER:  21863

SERVICE LINE: CAPITAL PROJECTS

SECTION: REAL ESTATE - APPRAISAL

REPORTING LOCATION: 611 WALKER, 19TH FLOOR

WORKDAYS & HOURS: M – F, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.* 

*Subject to change

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Prepares appraisal engagement assignments for independent fee appraisers.  Performs real estate appraisal reviews for accuracy and City, State and Federal compliance including The Appraisal Foundation, Appraisal Standards Board, Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).  Consults with independent fee appraisers regarding matters that may impact market value or appraisal integrity.  Prepares preliminary cost and probable price estimates as needed for various City projects and departments.  Analyzes counter offers from property owners and buyers of City-owned property and provides credible recommendations to the Acquisition and Disposition agents.  Reviews property information provided by the Acquisition/Disposition agents, City Surveyors and City Engineers; and, requests any additional property and/or project information that may facilitate the appraisal process.  Inputs property valuation facts, conclusions, logical explanations and recommendations into the City's Capital Improvement Management System (CIMS) database.  May perform staff appraisals on City property.  May provide mentorship for less experienced staff appraisers and real estate analysts in addition to general supervision and coordination of larger real estate appraisal projects.  Must understand basic and complex real estate principles and terminology.  May serve as team lead and/or as a project manager coordinating larger appraisal project activities.  Successful candidates must be self-directed and possess superior customer service skills.  Performs other duties as assigned.

WORKING CONDITIONS

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 Houston Public Works Emergency Management position at the Tier III Level.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Requires a Bachelor's 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 field are required.

Directly related professional experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.

PREFERENCES

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.

* 5+ years of experience in commercial real estate appraisal with a minimum of 2 years of commercial real estate appraisal review

* Condemnation appraisal experience.

* Required proficiency in MS Word and Excel.  Experience in other MS Office software such as PowerPoint, Access and Outlook is an advantage.

* Solid oral and written communication skills. 

* Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain excellent working relationships at diverse levels with both internal and external customers.  

**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.**

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

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: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm or call (832-393-6015).

If you need special services or accommodations, call (832.393-6015). (TTY 7-1-1)

If you need login assistance or technical support call 855-524-5627.

Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.

All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided. 

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

Houston, Texas, 77002

Website

http://www.houstontx.gov

DESCRIPTION

BENEFITS

QUESTIONS


August 2019

Valuation Services

Residential Appraisal We are a small office currently consisting of a husband and wife team and one trainee. We are seeking a very motivated trainee or an experience appraiser looking for a fee split. Please send your resume to info@re-vs.com, or reach us by phone Audrey: 281.780.9072 or Rick: 832.887.9856.


August 2019

Stanley B. Thomas
stanley.t_90@yahoo.com
(832) 964-6767

I’m desperately and passionately in search of an Appraiser Sponsor in the Houston area. I’m willing to take a lower fee bill split and sacrifice money for time, experience, and the benefit of being able to log and submit hours for my license. 

I’ve applied for my trainee license with the TACLB, paid my application fee and submitted my required fingerprints accordingly. I’ve completed over 150 hours of QE at the Champion School of Real Estate, including all those required for an Appraiser Trainee, Market Analysis and Highest & Best Use, Site Valuation & Cost Approach, and Sales Comparison & Income Approach. I’ve reached out and contacted a multitude of Realtors, Investors, and Appraisers throughout the Houston area with very little success. I’m a Senior at the University of Houston Main Campus, and I have work experience as an Insurance Adjuster in conducting property inspections for insurance claims at times of catastrophe and crisis. 

I look forward to the opportunities that we may mutually benefit in supplying work, I diligently taking advantage of the opportunity to learn the process, gain experience, and help grow your business.


June 2019

BB&T - Real Estate Evaluator 

Perform independent evaluations of real estate serving as collateral for business loans that meet evaluation standards as set by business loan policy.  Conduct a thorough analysis of real estate property to provide an estimate of the real estate’s market value.  Assist Credit Administration with risk management by acting in an advisory capacity on real estate values and trends.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job.  Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below.  Specific activities may change from time to time.

1. Evaluate real estate property throughout assigned territory and determine an appropriate value utilizing standard appraisal methodology with a particular focus on large, complex properties.

2. Fully evaluate and document evaluations in standard Bank format in describing the real estate collateral, condition, current and projected use. Describe the source(s) of information used in the analysis, the analysis and supporting information, and provide an estimate of the real estate’s market value, with any limiting conditions.

3. Assist Credit Administration with risk management by acting in an advisory capacity on real estate values and trends.

4. Develop and maintain local market knowledge regarding real estate developments and trends.

5. Select and coordinate third-party real estate evaluations through appropriate vendor for subject property type.

6. Ensure full consistency with evaluation content as outlined in Part 323 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporate (FDIC) Rules and Regulations.

7. Ensure the integrity of the evaluation request through validation of the legal description and ownership interest.

8. Conduct on-site visits to inspect and perform in-depth analysis on more complex projects.

9. Develop and maintain professional contacts in assigned territory to keep current on market trends.

10. Meet all service level standards for responsiveness to internal Bank clients.

 

Required Skills and Competencies:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and related training

2. Four years of previous real estate evaluation experience to include a real estate appraiser, commercial real estate broker, commercial property manager, commercial real estate lender or similar experience in a commercial real estate legal capacity

3. Demonstrated knowledge of the local commercial real estate market

4. Ability to work independently

5. Ability to deal with complex real estate property types and legal structures

6. Ability to develop proficiency in Part 323 of the FDIC Rules and Regulations as it relates to federal requirements for appraisals and evaluations on collateral for loans

7. Achieve and maintain all educational requirements and certifications established for the Real Estate Evaluator position

8. Demonstrated proficiency in basic computer applications such as Microsoft Office software products

9. Proven analytical abilities

10. Ability to travel, occasionally overnight

Desired Skills:

1. Real Estate designation (e.g. Certified Appraiser, Broker, Property Manager)

2. Ability to develop proficiency in the Bank’s appraisal policy for business lending

BB&T is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all qualified applicants regardless of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or other classification protected by law.

NOTES:
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: R0016499 

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January 2019

Situs RERC 

Situs RERC is accepting applications for a full-time commercial real estate appraiser position. RERC works for a number of clients to appraise commercial real estate assets that are generally focused on the core property types and are institutional properties all across the US. The primary responsibilities for this position include performing valuations, which could include valuations for tax-appeal, re-development, dispositions, etc.

The position is open for the RERC office located in Houston, TX.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate would have a wide range of skills that could include:

  • 8+ years of commercial appraisal experience
  • Bachelor degree
  • General State Certification and/or working towards MAI designation would be a plus
  • Experience with Argus Enterprise
  • Excellent analytical, communication, and teamwork skills
  • Ability to work under time constraints, self-motivated, and attention to detail
  • Management skills
We are an equal opportunity employer (m/f/d/v).
This Employer Participates in E-Verify

For full job description and to apply visit our website at https://situs.avature.net/careers/JobDetail/Houston-Texas-United-States-Assistant-Vice-President-Vice-President-Appraisal-RERC/3542

Resumes can also be submitted to: 
Joseph Henry
jhenry@rerc.com