Requisition Number: 2021-005
Job Title: Appraiser
City: Flexible
State: NC


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Description/Job Summary

Who is CapeFear?
Headquartered in Fayetteville, North Carolina, Cape Fear Farm Credit offers career opportunities throughout Southeastern NC. Our mission of being the lender of choice to all of agriculture and our rural communities is at the heart of what we do each and everyday. We service the needs of part-time and full-time farmers, as well as the mortgage credit needs of rural homeowners. Federally chartered and a part of the national Farm Credit System, we are locally owned by our customer-owners.As we work together, we can help you achieve your goals and dreams, while strengthening our communities.  

Be a Servant – Be Better – Be Gritty – Be Open & Inclusive – Be Present– Be Well


At Cape Fear Farm Credit, you would be part of one of the nation’s strongest and most respected financial institutions. Through your work, you would contribute to feeding, clothing, and fueling the world by supporting agriculture and rural America.

Appraiser - Fayetteville, NC

Cape Fear Farm Credit has an open position for an Appraiser. In this role, the appraiser will complete timely field inspections and develop credible opinions of value through great customer service and commitment to learning and growing. The appraiser will assist in performing real estate and chattel appraisals, collect and analyze support data, and assist other members of the Appraisal Department in the coordination of the association’s appraisal program. This role will report to the Chief Appraisal Officer.

What we offer

  • Competitive pay

  • Comprehensive benefits

  • Company-matched 401k

  • Commitment to training and professional development

  • Meaningful work that allows one tomake a difference

  • Opportunities for work-life balance


How you will impact Cape Fear Farm Credit:

  • Completes USPAP compliant appraisals processes involving inspections, observation, description, and analysis of the property to form a credible opinion of property value

  • Responsible for obtaining, analyzing and maintaining sales, building costs, and chattel database

  • Develops and maintains real property sales data and other information for use in the evaluation and appraisal functions

  • Submits appraisals as required by FCA, Bank and Association appraisals regulations and Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisals Practice (USPAP)

  • Assists as directly by Chief Appraiser in the complete of special studies and projects

  • Build strong relationships in order to return maximum value

  • Effectively communicate with customers and team members 

  • Demonstrates a commitment to learning and growing by proactively following development plan

  • Maximizes quality business growth to meet Association’s profitability and other business plan objectives

Required Qualifications

What you need to succeed:

  • Education and/or experience equivalent to Bachelor's degree in business, finance, accounting or related field

  • State Certified Residential or General Appraiser

  • General knowledge of principles of real estate appraisal and application of the three approaches to value as well as Federal, State, and local laws affecting real estate and chattel values

  • Specialized appraisal training from both internal and external sources such as CE courses defined by NC Appraisal Board and American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers

  • Strong organizational, project management, planning, and communication skills

  • General knowledge of computers andsoftware applications including Word, Excel, and appraisal related software such as AgWare, NarrativeOne, and WinTotal

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of agriculture and property values to inspect real estate properties and equipment within the territory is a plus

  • Ability to inspect rural homes and farms including forest lands preferred

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