JOB BRIEF: The Leasing Agent is the property’s sales representative, whose primary duties are to greet prospects, to present professionally the features and benefits of their assigned property and properly secure lease agreements from qualified persons. The Leasing Agent is very service oriented and strives to make current residents feel welcome and comfortable in their property.
QUALIFICATIONS Position requires at least 1 year experience in on-site property management or business experience.
Computer Skills: Microsoft Word. Excel, Outlook, (Must be proficient with a calculator.)
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Marketing/Leasing -Maintains a professional, yet friendly, atmosphere in the leasing office and other areas where prospective residents and residents meet. -Inspects models and "market ready" vacancies daily to ensure cleanliness. -Answers incoming phone calls and handles each call accordingly. Transfers calls to Assistant Manager or Property Manager when appropriate. -Greets prospective residents, qualifies, and determines needs and preferences. Professionally presents property and specific apartments while communicating features and benefits. -Maintains awareness of local market conditions and trends. Contributes ideas to the Property Manager for marketing property and for improving resident satisfaction.
-Correctly completes all lease applications, assists with application verification and notifies prospective residents of results. -Completes all lease paperwork, including related addenda, and accepts rents and deposits. -Completes guest card information form on all prospects. Sends thank-you notes and performs follow up. -Inventories office supplies on periodic basis and reports needs to the Property Manager. -Assists Property Manager in preparation of daily and weekly reports, resident communications, move-out inventory, and market surveys. -Other duties may be assigned by the Vice President, Regional Manager and/or Property Manager and as deemed necessary to preserve the property and/or add value.
About Westlake Housing LP
Westlake Housing, LP is a nationwide Owner/Operator of affordable housing communities offering a full range of property management and consulting services. As general partner and property manager, Westlake Housing specializes in repositioning IRC Section 42, Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) properties utilizing proactive and aggressive asset and property management strategies, on behalf of our clients and their investors.