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Leasing Specialist
Boulder Ridge Location: Duluth, MN Type: Full Time
Job Description

Evening and Weekends Leasing Specialist


Our Opportunity

We are seeking a bright, talented, self-motivated, Apartment Leasing Consultant who would enjoy the small office setting at a new luxury rental property in Duluth. The main responsibilities include leasing and maintaining positive resident relations of multi-family residential apartments.

The ideal candidate will have a college education and previous experience in the real estate field as a leasing consultant. Must be friendly, professional and have excellent customer service skills. Candidate to be computer-literate, and proficient in Microsoft Office applications. Strong verbal and written skills are a must. The position is weekend and evening hours.


Job Responsibilities:

Leasing

Greet prospects and qualify by covering all criteria (ask questions; utilize completed guest cards, etc.).

Immediately record all telephone and in-person visits on appropriate reports.

Inspect models and available “market ready”, communicate related service needs to Property Manager.

Demonstrate community and apartment/model and apply product knowledge to clients needs by communicating the features and benefits; close the sale.

Have prospect complete application and security deposit in accordance with the company procedures and Fair Housing requirements.

Update availability report, process applications for approvals. (i.e., credit check, rental history, etc.) Submit processed applications to the Community Manager for approval. Follow up with the applicant regarding status.

Ensure apartment is ready for a resident to move-in on an agreed date.

Immediately follow-up on prospects that did not close and attempt to close sale again. If unable to help prospect, refer them to sister communities to meet prospect’s needs.

Secure new resident’s signature(s) on appropriate paperwork prior to move-in. Orient new residents to the community.

Assist in monitoring renewals. Distribute and follow-up on renewal notices.

Represent the company in a professional manner at all the times.


Administrative

Accept rental payments and give immediately to Assistant Community Manager.

Type lease and complete appropriate paperwork and input information on the system accurately and on a timely basis.

Maintain current resident files.

Maintain and record daily inspections of the community.

Distribute all company or community-issued notices.

Assist management team with other various tasks as required.

Consistently implement policies of the community.


Resident Retention

Receive all telephone calls and in-person visits. Listen to resident requests, concerns and comments.

Quickly complete maintenance Service Request and inform the maintenance team. Answer questions for residents about community, repairs, rent, rules, etc. Follow up on a timely basis if unable to respond to residents on all matters.


Essential Job Functions:

Fair Housing Certification, willingness to obtain prior to interacting with prospective residents.

Demonstrate an ability to support and contribute to community team.

Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills.

Operate telephone, personal computer/keyboard, Microsoft Office including Word and MS Outlook, community software

Must possess a positive attitude

Participate in training in order to comply with new or existing laws.

Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends.

Two (2) years experience in previous relevant customer service.

Comply with expectations as demonstrated in the employee handbook.

Demonstrate an ability to diffuse and respond to customer concerns to avoid escalation of the problem.


Benefits

Medical and Dental Available

Retirement Plan

PTO


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