Leasing Consultant

Gates Hudson
Alexandria, VA
Jun 18, 2019
Jun 20, 2019
Full Time
Gates Hudson, a full-service property management company is seeking a full time Leasing Consultant to join a residential property in Alexandria, VA. If you are energetic, detail oriented, and customer service focused, please submit your resume for review. Gates Hudson Values: Loyalty. We form long-lasting, genuine partnerships with each other and our clients. Expertise. We value and encourage ongoing education, accreditation and experience. Our experience drives results. Forthcoming. With no hidden agenda, we value transparent and honest relationships. Superior Service. Personalized service to every customer, every time. No exceptions. Perspective. We leverage the multidisciplinary and seasoned expertise of our team and reach practical solutions that are tailored to your unique needs. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include: Welcome and tour prospects, qualify, determine wants and needs, professionally present community and specific apartments/condominiums while providing features and benefits. Proactively manage leads, document tours and complete all leasing paperwork. Ensure the entire tour route is in perfect condition. Walk rent readies and check on the status of the vacant units to ensure there is a suitable number of rent ready units and partially accessorized mini model units. Maintain awareness of local market conditions and trends. Contribute ideas to the Manager for marketing property and for improving resident satisfaction. Answer incoming phone calls and handle accordingly whether it is a prospect call or a resident call. Maintain a positive customer service attitude and promote good will among prospects, residents, coworkers and contractors. Address resident concerns and requests on a timely basis to ensure resident satisfaction with management. Receive telephone calls and in-person visits. Answer questions for residents about community, repairs, rent, rules, etc. Ensure all maintenance repairs are handled satisfactorily by contacting residents with completed Service Requests on a weekly basis. Review all notices to vacate to determine the cause of the move-out. Make sure every attempt is made to save a potential move-out. Conduct periodic inspections with residents upon move-in/move-out. Assist in planning resident functions. Attend functions and participate as host for any functions as directed by the Property Manager. Consistently implement policies of the community. Maintain a professional, yet friendly, atmosphere in the leasing offices and other areas where prospective residents and current residents meet. Ensure the entire tour route to all common area, outdoor recreational facilities, landscaping, laundry room, parking areas, etc. are in perfect condition. Greet and tour prospective new residents, qualify, determine needs and preferences, professionally present community and specific apartments while communicating features and benefits; close the sale. Understand how to incorporate the revenue management software into the sales presentation. Additional duties as assigned Please note that the majority of prospects conduct their housing searches on the weekends and as such working weekends is expected. The successful candidate will meet the following requirements: High school degree or equivalent certification required. At least two years of leasing experience preferred. Bilingual in Spanish preferred. Previous customer service experience, leasing and/or sales experience preferred. Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills. Ability to quickly develop rapport with prospective residents. Must be a motivated self-starter with the ability to work well in a team setting and set goals.

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