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Buy to Let Underwriter

Job Type


About the Role

We are working with market leading specialist lender based in London, seeking a BTL Underwriter to join the successful and expanding team following a recent expansion into BTL. We are looking for somebody that can demonstrate strong product knowledge within a similar environment and develop new business relationships.
Key Responsibilities
• Communicate with introducers and clients, chasing them for outstanding documentation.
• Preparing new case files with required searches using appropriate tools
• Maintaining a daily pipeline/client list, new queries, valuations, legals for completions
• Successfully assess and underwrite loan applications in line with company procedures
• Producing and negotiating loan terms and issuing credit-backed offers.
• Liaising with professionals (Valuers & Lawyers) and other specialists
• Develop lending rationales for exceptions that fall outside company lending policy
• Offer and instruct solicitors and action legal correspondents.
• Carefully manage SLAs and respond to all enquiries or interactions within 4 hours.
• Proactively call existing introducers to build strong lasting relationships
• Having a flexible approach in all aspects and working as a part of the team.

Ref: 52096726


Skills and Experience

  • Underwriting experience within a specialist lending sector essential, holding a mandate for at least 1 to 2 years in specialist BTL.

  • Ideally has experience of portfolio BTL underwriting, looking at the ‘whole picture’. Ideal would also have experience of overseas borrowers or companies.

  • Able to work confidently and seamlessly within a team or individually.

  • Confident and positive telephone manner and written communication skills.

  • Computer literate, ideally with experience in lending decision/processing systems and MS Office.

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