Leasing Agent

Employer
Ultimate
Location
Gaithersburg, MD
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 22, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
JOB DESCRIPTION:DUTIESAs a Leasing Specialist, you start your day by reviewing the contact leads supplied to you and following up with individuals you have previously met.Combining the best of inside sales and outside sales, your role is to build a professional relationship with prospective residents.Additionally, as a sales and leasing specialist, you will:Showing apartments and answering prospective residents' questions about pricingMarket the property efficiently and effectively to ensure a high level of traffic and implement aggressive sales techniques to ensure a high (over 33%) closing ratioPrepare and organize resident documentation, including lease agreementsVerify applications and follow up on applications including resident screeningConsistent follow up on prospects and leadsCoordinate with the marketing team to place online ads and ensure signage is correctly positionedMaintain prospect records using proprietary online toolsWalk vacant units to ensure property and unit upkeep and readiness for leasingOversee the move in processEnsure curb appeal and upkeep of property, amenity and resident areasEnsure a high level of customer service, retention and satisfaction by helping to resolve ongoing resident issuesQUALIFICATIONSOur Leasing Specialists share common passions - confidence, creativity and organization. Combining confidence and creativity, our leasing consultants reach out to attract new residents, determine their needs, address those needs and then close the sale. Your organizational skills enable you to juggle multiple prospects, existing residents, walk-ins and follow ups all in stride within the course of your day. While we look forward to teaching you about property management and leasing units, we need you to bring your confidence, creativity and organizational skills to Wood Residential Services along with:Excellent communication skills demonstrating verbal and written expression, active listening and ability to maintain interpersonal relationshipsAbility to identify strengths & weaknesses of alternative sales approachesPrioritization & organization of time and customersExperience operating computer systems, specifically Microsoft Office Suite and property management systems, Yardi.Willingness to work non-traditional hours including early evenings, weekends and holidaysRenovation experience is preferredSuccessful Leasing Specialists have come from retail, customer service, hospitality, finance and real estate. We are an equal opportunity employer.Excellent communication skills demonstrating verbal and written expression, active listening and ability to maintain interpersonal relationshipsAbility to identify strengths & weaknesses of alternative sales approachesPrioritization & organization of time and customersExperience operating computer systems, specifically Microsoft Office Suite and property management systems, Yardi.Willingness to work non-traditional hours including early evenings, weekends and holidaysRenovation experience is preferred