Loan Officer Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Loan Officer interview, here are 34 interview questions and answer examples.

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How do you feel when you cannot deliver a loan to a family that desperately wants a new home?

While it is always challenging to tell a family that you cannot deliver a loan to them, you are also protecting them from getting into a bad financial situation that they are not prepared to take on. Tell the interviewer that it can be emotionally challenging to tell a family that you cannot provide them with a loan, but you feel good knowing that you are not setting them up for a bad financial experience.

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34 Loan Officer Interview Questions & Answers

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  • 1. How do you feel when you cannot deliver a loan to a family that desperately wants a new home?

  • 2. What are your weaknesses?

  • 3. Where would you like to be in your career five years from now?

  • 4. What's your ideal company?

  • 5. What attracted you to this company?

  • 6. What are you most proud of?

  • 7. What's the last book you read?

  • 8. Do you have any questions for me?

  • 9. Why do you want to be a loan officer?

  • 10. Are you willing to travel?

  • 11. Are you efficient and organized with paperwork?

  • 12. How do you power through and remain focused while finishing paperwork? How important is it to properly complete all paperwork?

  • 13. What sales experience do you have?

  • 14. Why is it important to work with the best realtors?

  • 15. Do you use social networks to generate leads? Do you feel comfortable with this tactic?

  • 16. Do you feel it is better to work with 5 great realtors, or spread yourself over 20 mediocre realtors?

  • 17. Tell me about your marketing skills, and where in the past you have demonstrated these abilities.

  • 18. What is your greatest strength?

  • 19. What experience do you have in this field?

  • 20. Do you know anyone who works for us?

  • 21. Are you willing to work overtime, nights, weekends?

  • 22. Are you applying for other jobs?

  • 23. What have you done to improve your knowledge in the last year?

  • 24. What do you know about this organization?

  • 25. What do co-workers say about you?

  • 26. Are you a team player?

  • 27. Tell me about yourself.

  • 28. How do you handle stressful situations?

  • 29. What is the toughest problem you've had to face? And how did you overcome it?

  • 30. Have you ever been asked to leave a position?

  • 31. What interests you about this job?

  • 32. What applicable attributes do you have?

  • 33. Why are you the best person for this job?

  • 34. What challenges are you looking for in a position?