Heritage Land Bank
  • 01-Apr-2019 to 01-Jun-2019 (CST)
  • Tyler, TX, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time


Company Profile

Heritage Land Bank is a leading rural real estate and agribusiness lender in East Texas.  Our total loan portfolio is over $500 million and our loans consist of poultry, livestock, nurseries, timber, crops, recreational property, and country home loans.  Established 100 years ago, Heritage Land Bank is a locally owned and operated financial cooperative (Agricultural Credit Association), which is part of the Farm Credit System and the Tenth Farm Credit District.  Our Corporate Office is located in Tyler, Texas and we operate ten branch offices.


Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Agricultural Economics, or a related field, or equivalent experience.  Five (5) or more years of experience in the area of real estate appraisal with emphasis on appraising agricultural producing properties and/or Agricultural Chattel.  State of Texas General Real Estate Appraiser Certification required.


Skill Requirements

General knowledge of accounting/financial systems.  Specialized knowledge of property and collateral appraisal methods.  Specialized knowledge of real estate instruments and records.  Skill in research and analysis of public records.  Skill in oral and written communication.  Intermediate skill level in Microsoft Office applications.  Ability to perform appraisals of agricultural producing properties under limited supervision.  Ability to communicate complex information to a non-technical audience. 


Job Scope

Coordinates appraisal activities and performs appraisals for large and/or complex loans that may involve specialized property, litigation, and/or foreclosure.  Has appreciable latitude for decision making.  Works under minimum supervision.  Provides guidance to less-senior appraisers and support personnel. 


Essential Functions

  • Prepares valuations or appraisals for properties that involve large and/or complex loans, specialized or highly improved properties, loans in litigation, foreclosure or bankruptcy and acquired properties.  May coordinate appraisals and collateral evaluation standards and procedures on properties and other collateral throughout the association's territory. 
  • Maintains comparable sales data, current improvement cost data, and other resource information required to make accurate evaluations.  Communicates findings regarding land chattel property value trends to management.   
  • May review appraisals performed by outside fee appraisers to ensure compliance with USPAP and association collateral evaluation standards.
  • Assists with development of appraisal standards, guidelines and procedures consistent with sound appraisal practices.
  • Identifies and attends professional educational courses, documents valuation assignments and work experience as required by the state's certification regulations.
  • Offers cost effective appraisals and relates services.
  • Assists in monitoring the standards of conduct within the collateral risk area.  Ensure that all policies, procedures and regulations are adhered to as required.
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