career as Loan Officer
Career as Loan Officer
Loan Officer is the Company Representative for providing loan products. Loan
officers locate prospective clients and help them in applying for loans. Loan
officers help prospective loan applicants who have difficulty in qualifying for
In many metropolitan countries there can be Loan officers ranging from 600-1,000
in numbers. There is a vast competition. There is no income guarantee with this
post. Many Loan Officers just stumble in the first few months but gradually if
they don’t loose hope they gain success and stand in today’s world.
Qualification required making a career as Loan Officer: - He/she must have a
bachelor's degree in finance, economics, or a related field. To apply in a bank
He/She must also be familiar with computers and their applications in banking.
Should specialize in commercial, consumer, or mortgage loans.
Job of a Loan Officer:
• Hunt for prospective customers both individual persons or businesses, who are
in need of loans;
• They should have salesmanship quality so that they can persuade clients to
obtain loans from their institutions;
• Loan Officers have to help their clients applying for loans;
• Loan Officers have to carefully and wisely analyze and verify the applications
to determine the client's creditworthiness;
There are many training institutes who get you trained as a loan officer. These
institutes provide loan officer training and mortgage broker training to
individuals from basic training for those just starting out, to advanced skills
for experienced mortgage professionals.
People seeking career as Loan Officer should have following qualities of a
Good Loan Officer:-
Product Knowledge: - Loan Officer should know how to do his/her job and should
have full knowledge of the product he is dealing with. He should be well
prepared with all the possible answers to his prospective customers queries.
Customer Knowledge: - Loan Officer should have full knowledge of his customers.
Very few Loan Officers try to know about their customer. But To be a good Loan
Officer one should be aware of the customers source of income, credit ability
Approach: - After having full knowledge of a customer Loan Officer selects the
products which can be offered to his customer this can also result in referral
leads. Marketing is always infinite. The more you study the more is your
Follow-Up Plan: - With this plan you can approach and sell your product to only
those people who can be your long term customers.