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.


Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Warmly greets visitors, prospective renters, and current residents.
  • Provides potential tenants with brochures, information, and tours of facilities and available units.
  • Consults with prospective tenants to identify requirements and budgets, then matches these needs with available properties.
  • Ensures available and model apartments are fresh and tidy.
  • Conducts background and credit checks and verifies other references as directed by Leasing Manager.
  • Prepares leases for Leasing Managers review and approval; obtains signatures from management and tenants.
  • Coordinates move-in dates, materials, and processes.
  • Prepares move-in materials.
  • Creates, develops, and maintains a wait list as needed.
  • Tours property daily to ensure it is neat, tidy, attractive, and in good repair.
  • Manages use of shared facilities such as fitness and recreation areas, laundry facilities, and meeting or gathering spaces.
  • Assists with recordkeeping, filing, bookkeeping, and paperwork as required.
  • Creates, develops, and maintains a list of promotions and discounts.
  • Develops and implements marketing strategies to attract renters.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • 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.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

Education and Experience:

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

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer and 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.