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Real Estate Appraiser - Government Services at Horne LLP in Goldsboro, North Carolina

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

HORNE LLP's Government Services team is searching for a Residential Appraiser licensed to perform appraisals in the State of North Carolina by the NC Appraisal Board. If you are experienced in conducting appraisals of real estate property for purchase with federal funds, this is the job for you! The majority of properties will be residential, single-family homes or manufactured housing units located in specific areas within parts of: Princeville (Edgecombe County), Tarboro (Edgecombe County), Pinetops (Edgecombe County), Goldsboro (Wayne County), Seven Springs (Wayne County), Whiteville (Columbus County), Fayetteville (Cumberland County), Lumberton (Robeson County).

Real Estate Appraiser responsibilities include:

  • Completes all required training and maintains current North Carolina certification(s) and includes a copy as an appendix to the appraisal report.

  • Conducting formal appraisals of real property or land before it is sold.

  • Evaluating properties to establish current and pre-October 8, 2016 fair market values current fair market values and property ratings using internal and external sources, including but not limited to public records, the Multiple Listing Service (MLS), or other industry-standard resources, such as GIS,, and local tax office records.

  • Conducting site visits, inspecting property, and interviewing clients.

  • Examine all variables that impact property’s present or future value (comparable home sales, previous sales records, future developments etc), including Damage Repair Valuations (DRVs) and Estimated Costs of Repair (ECRs).

  • Prepare reports that fully explain assessment results and outline methods used.

  • Document procedure and backup data.

  • Take photographs of the interior and exterior of the building, paying particular attention to any key characteristics that may affect the value of the property.

  • Keep abreast with all current regulations, standards and best practices.

Requirements of Position

  • Appraiser certifications must be current at the time the appraisals are conducted. A copy of the current North Carolina certification(s) and/or license(s) must be included as an appendix to the appraisals.

  • Proven working experience as a Real Estate Appraiser.

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office and ARGUS, CoStar, LoopNet or other relevant software.

  • Familiarity with all current industry’s regulations, rules and standards.

  • Familiarity with appraising properties for acquisition with federal funds.

  • Strong analytical and research skills.

  • Excellent writing and communication skills.

  • Licensed or certified appraised.