Homebuyer Counselor
We will train you to help families purchase their first home!
Milwaukee, WI US
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IF this sounds like YOU – IF you’re ready for a new, exciting career of challenge and change – IF you have the drive and passion to succeed – Please call us TODAY at 414-727-0013
Job Description
ACTS Housing is a private non-profit agency with offices in the Milwaukee Area offering a variety of housing counseling programs to residents, as follows: pre-purchase counseling and education; real estate services, and home rehab counseling.
ACTS is seeking applicants to work in the ACTS main office to assist families with Pre-purchase Counseling and First-Time Homebuyer Education. This position is typically, Monday through Friday, however, occasional evenings and Weekends are required to meet the needs of the families we serve. Training for HUD certification will be provided.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for direct service provision and reporting for Pre-Purchase Counseling and First-Time Homebuyers' Classes
  • Organize, promote, and deliver Homebuyer Education programs
  • Provide counseling in the areas of mortgage default and delinquency, foreclosure prevention, predatory lending, credit, budgeting, spending, and savings
  • Monitor client progress and schedule additional counseling sessions, as necessary
  • Maintain client and program files and provide periodic reports
  • Monitor and maintain knowledge of local, state, and federal housing, credit, and financial literacy programs for low and moderate income residents
  • Maintain knowledge of industry lending trends, State, local and Federal resources available to homebuyers and homeowners
  • Develop referral sources by building relationships with ACTS and other local real estate professionals, local government, and other applicable community agencies
  • Participate in internal program development and expansion
  • Participate in local outreach events and orientations
  • Other duties as directed
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in related field and/or relevant experience
  • Experience working with State and Federal programs for first time homebuyers desired
  • Ability to communicate effectively (oral, written, and listening skills) with clients, staff, and community groups
  • Knowledge of the residential sales and escrow process, including standard purchase/sales, loan, deed documents and title documents
  • Excellent presentation skills and experience in delivering presentations to groups
  • Knowledge regarding online Client Management Systems
  • Use of an insured automobile and a valid Wisconsin Driver's License
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish or Hmong (Daw or Mong Njua) would be a plus.
The successful candidate will have the ability to listen actively to identify concerns, assess needs, and develop a plan for our families to succeed in their home purchase journey. An individual with analytical skills who can empathize with the clientele of ACTS housing in a non-judgmental way will serve the role well.
Salary: $27,880.00 to $32,000 /year (dependent upon experience and qualifications)
 

 

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Special Instructions
IF this sounds like YOU – IF you’re ready for a new, exciting career of challenge and change – IF you have the drive and passion to succeed – Please call us TODAY at 414-727-0013
Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
27,880-32,000 Annually
Competitive benefits package including medical, dental, HSA, etc.
Required Education
Open
Required Experience
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