Broker Associate- Housing

Salary: Hiring Range: $61,004-$73,205. The maximum pay for this position is $85,406.
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Vail Valley, CO
Publish Date: Posted September 11, 2023
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Hiring Range: $61,004-$73,205. The maximum pay for this position is $85,406.

The Broker Associate I at The Valley Home Store (TVHS) is licensed by the Colorado Real Estate Commission to perform real estate brokerage services provided in compliance with state laws and regulations. This position has a great deal of interaction with the general public, communicating in both English and Spanish (preferred), through walk-in real estate clients, teaching affordable housing classes, working with down payment assistance clients, providing housing counseling, and foreclosure prevention services.

This position assists with marketing for TVHS listings and provides technical assistance to sellers, buyers, lenders, Realtors, appraisers, homeowners, homeowner associations, and other stakeholders.  

Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm with flexibility and some nights, and weekends (rarely happens) might be needed.

Essential Functions

Transactional Services (50%)

  • Brokerage real estate services to include the listing and sales for deed-restricted homes in all of Eagle County, negotiate contracts, manage the requirements of the deed restriction to include lotteries, buyer approval, compliance and more, with additional mentoring as required in the initial two year licensure period.
    This position administers and enforces deed restriction requirements for more than 600 deed restricted for sale properties in the following communities; town of Vail, town of Avon, Miller Ranch, Riverwalk, Brett Ranch, Red Draw, the Bluffs, town of Eagle, Eagle Ranch, Stratton Flats and other future partnerships established with TVHS.
    Foreclosure Prevention services provided to clients may include counseling, monitoring, mentoring, and more.

Housing Programs (50%)

  • Manages education for all housing programs to buyers, including budget training in one-on-one sessions, sellers, and renters.
  • Responsible for clearly communicating housing programs to the public, applicant approval, closing process, and budget/funding for the revolving loan fund, and coordination of marketing and advertising with the Housing Outreach Coordinator.
  • This position may lead one or more of the following programs –
    • Rent Local program management of rental assistance for new year-round leases, management of program budgets, and reporting. Program applicant approval, accounts payable and receivable, and reporting.
    • Down payment Assistance programs including the Eagle County Loan Fund, Employee Home Ownership Program, and Colorado Division of Housing funds is responsible for the county-wide housing programs, management of a $3 million loan portfolio, ensuring compliance, financial viability and policy setting with the Eagle County Home Buyer Assistance Committee.
    • Directs and manages program policy setting and guidelines with the input of the Home Buyer’s Assistance Committee. Leads management of the funds with fund analysis, and regular financial reporting, and recommends best policies and practices from market standards for the program.
    • Eagle County Good Deeds program to include program management, applicant approvals, working closely with the Attorneys Office, program tracking, accounting, and reporting.
    • Locals First program to provide a cash purchase on an open market property, manages the real estate transaction for purchase and sale, works closely with the Attorneys Office, to complete the transactions.
    • Aid For ADU Loan program to manage in partnership with Impact Development Fund, to provide a loan to a homeowner in order to add an Accessory Dwelling Unit to an existing property.
    • Lease to Locals program management, in partnership with PlaceMate, to approve applicants, program compliance, accounts payable, and reporting.
    • Homekeeper as The Valley Home Store’s sole database in the Salesforce platform to collect and track data for deed-restricted real estate including applicants, owners, and properties and provides timely reporting of housing data.
  • Observes safety and security procedures, uses equipment and materials safely and reports potentially unsafe conditions.
  • Serves the community by demonstrating Eagle County Government mission and core values and following relevant policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification, or Registration

  • Two years (minimum) of administrative or paraprofessional level experience in an office setting, either professional, educational or real estate environment, preferably in Eagle County.
  • One year of experience could be substituted with an Associates degree or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in business administration, finance, real estate, education or related field.
  • Licensed as a Realtor through the Colorado Real Estate Commission or ability to obtain within the first six months. This position requires co-listing transactions, mentoring, and supervision during the initial two years of licensure.
  • Member of the Vail Board of Realtors and the National Board of Realtors, or the ability to join organizations shortly after employment.
  • A valid Driver’s license is preferred but not required. This position may need to occasionally travel to various locations throughout the Eagle River Valley and Roaring Fork Valley to attend and participate in housing-related activities.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong interpersonal skills to lead home buyers and sellers as they progress through the Colorado Real Estate Division transactions.
  • Bilingual skills English/Spanish preferred.
  • Ability to effectively deliver professional presentations to a large audience.
  • Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with external and internal customers.
  • Ability to correctly interpret and apply policies, rules and regulations.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Software Proficiency – Knowledge and skill in use of computer software programs including Google Suite, Microsoft office and SalesForce.
  • Attention to details, accuracy and strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and exercise good judgment.
  • Ability to compile, analyze and report data.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

Culture & Benefits

Working in local government is one of the best career paths in the mountains. ‘Your Career will Soar with Eagle County’. Get started with us today!

  • Why is Eagle County recognized as a Best Place to Work in 2022? Culture of flexibility and support for mental health / wellness. Check out more awards here.
  • Purpose! A modern, values-driven workplace with more than 550 employees embracing a welcoming culture, supportive leaders and an organization focused on our mission: Creating a Better Eagle County for All. 
  • Learning organization focused on professional development opportunities, FREE CMC classes and Tuition reimbursement. 
  • Future focused with our Strategic Plan on improving housing, climate change and more.
  • As a certified healthy workplace, our culture recognizes the importance of individual needs and enjoying life outside of work. Other perks may include flexible work arrangements, paid volunteer time, and daytime fitness classes/bike rides.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The County is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive for a healthy and prosperous community that promotes all people having equitable access and opportunity. This starts with our internal practices and work. All employees of the County have a responsibility to treat others with dignity and respect at all times. All employees are expected to exhibit conduct that reflects inclusion during work, at work functions on or off the work site, and at all other County-sponsored and participative events

Great benefits! See the details

  • Comprehensive and low-cost medical, dental, and vision insurance (as low as $75/month for employee only)
  • Wellness program where you can earn cash or extra days off
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Paid time off (starting at 12 days) and additional medical leave 
  • Paid volunteer hours
  • 6% (dollar for dollar match) retirement plan
  • Free classes at Colorado Mountain College
  • Eagle County University classes (internal trainings) 
  • Tuition reimbursement programs
  • Bilingual Pay Incentive
  • Free bus pass and more

Eagle County is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Working in a diverse, respectful and inclusive environment is essential for our employees to be successful in serving our community. We do not discriminate with regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

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