Amherst, NY
Posted 3 months ago

Leasing Agent 

Job Summary: 

The Leasing Agent will show apartments to potential renters, lease apartments to qualified applicants, renew leases with current tenants, and perform managerial duties concerning the property as directed. 

Supervisory Responsibilities: 

  • None. 

Duties/Responsibilities: 

  • Provide courteous, efficient handling of all prospect and resident phone calls. 
  • Greet prospects and show vacant and/ or model apartments. 
  • Provide consistent application of policies and procedures. 
  • Assist Property Manager in creating and implementing advertisements in media. 
  • Assist Property Manager in generating leads with a focus on converting leads into rentals. 
  • Prepare required paperwork to process and move in prospective residents. 
  • Have thorough knowledge of lease terms, addendums, and community policies. 
  • Have knowledge of current market conditions. 
  • Know the geographical area of the community and be able to give location directions, as well as pertinent information about the community. 
  • Assist in preparation and delivery of resident lease renewals. 
  • Assist in collection and posting of rent checks. 
  • Take service requests from residents and coordinate work orders with the Maintenance Department. 
  • Assist in planning and implementing community events to encourage resident retention. 
  • Assist in ensuring the property always has good “curb appeal” by reporting unusual or extraordinary circumstances. 
  • Maintain the integrity of the community by ensuring confidentiality of resident and company information. 

Required Skills/Abilities: 

  • Valid driver’s license, clean driving record and personal vehicle required. 
  • Outgoing, friendly attitude and ability to make others feel welcome and comfortable. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with good sales and customer service skills. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Detail-oriented and organized. 

Education and Experience: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. 
  • Real estate sales license preferred. 
  • At least two years of related experience required. 
  • Prior experience in apartment leasing is preferred. 

Physical Requirements: 

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk, working on a computer, standing, and walking, giving tours, and meeting with potential tenants. 
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times. 
  • Must be able to traverse a variety of properties with stairs and in a variety of weather. 
  • Must be able to work weekends and/or evenings on a rotating schedule. 

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Leasing

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