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Mortgage Loan Originator - Hattiesburg, MS #6688441

Company: Regions Bank

Date: 08/17/2019

Category: Banking

City: Hattiesburg, MS

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Job Description:

At Regions, the Home Loan Direct - Mortgage Loan Originator directs origination of residential mortgage loans from a borrower through customer calls and business partner referrals.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Completes mortgage applications for submission to the loan processing and underwriting departments

  • Evaluates loan requests, analyzes financial data, and determines qualification of collateral and customer credit history

  • Maintains contact with loan customer, communicating progress of loan and obtaining any required documentation

  • Structures loan to comply with acceptable lending practices and Federal regulations

  • Proactive outreach through outbound calling and email to marketing prospects in addition to the ability to quickly respond to customer inquiries whether online or by phone

  • Answers customer calls and business partner referrals to discuss various loan products and qualification information

  • Makes sales calls on potential or existing customers as established in Regions marketing plan to develop new business or retain existing business

  • Cross-sells other bank products and services

  • Reads surveys and appraisals, and takes necessary steps to correct encroachments and violations

  • May participate in networking through professional, business and community organizations and activities to promote and market loan products

This position requires the tracking of time and is eligible for overtime under for hours worked in excess of 40 per week under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

*Compensation is Hourly Draw Salary & Commission based

This position requires registration with the national Mortgage Licensing System and Registry (NMLS). Please refer to ( at ) for more information. NMLS Registration


  • High school diploma or GED


  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Previous Sales Experience

  • Previous Customer Service Experience

  • Desire for a Mortgage Banking Career

Skills and Competencies

  • Ability to learn and consult on various mortgage products

  • Ability to learn mortgage systems and technology

  • Demonstrate Consultative Sales ability

  • Strong desire to consistently provide world class Customer Service

  • Must be able to multi-task competing priorities and meet tight deadlines

  • Must be able to build and maintain internal and external relationships to deliver high levels of service

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Good organizational skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products

Position Type

Full time

Location Details

Hattiesburg - 215 Forrest Stre


Hattiesburg, Mississippi


About Regions

At Regions, our culture focuses on five core values that are a commitment to how we will do business:

  • Put people first

  • Do what is right

  • Focus on your customer

  • Reach higher

  • Enjoy life

Through these values, our mission to make life better drives our desire to improve and make a positive difference in the communities where we work and live through financial investments and volunteering.


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