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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
3/13/2018
Job Category:
Sales
Leasing Agent
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AIY Properties, INC | Akron, OH
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Job Description

LEASING AGENT, AKRON

AIY Properties is a dynamic private owner and manager of residential apartment communities throughout Northeast Ohio.

The Leasing Agent is primarily responsible for renting apartment units to prospective residents, answers phone and email inquiries from prospective residents and uses standard sales techniques to encourage a visit to the community. Meets with prospective residents and checks the availability of units that best fit their desires and budget. Shows apartments and the overall community to prospective residents; explains other amenities of living at the community; uses standard sales closing methods to sell the property to the prospective resident.

Your specific duties in this role will include:

  • Successfully market vacant units and renew occupied units.
  • Track all telephone and office traffic to assist in market analysis
  • Walk vacant units/inspect and report any repair items to Property Manager and/or Maintenance Manager.
  • Takes all needed information from prospective residents after they have indicated a desire to move to the property.
  • Conduct credit checks and income verification on prospective residents while maintaining complete confidentiality.
  • Completes all paperwork and data entry associated with leasing activities.
  • Contacts prospective resident of approval/disapproval
  • Assists them in completing the lease and receives initial rent and deposit payments
  • Assists new residents with the move-in process.
  • Prepares and maintains a file for each resident.
  • Contacts residents with expiring leases to discuss renewals and encourages the renewal of the lease.
  • Assists others in marketing efforts in the community to promote the property positively and to help bring in prospective residents. This includes implementing and carrying out marketing efforts such as outside marketing calls.
  • Takes resident calls for service or other needs and forwards to the appropriate staff members; writes work orders for service; promotes good resident relations through courteous and timely response to resident needs and concerns.
  • Answers outside phone calls and greets visitors.
  • Performs other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Specific qualifications for the role include:

  • MUST HAVE LEASING EXPERIENCE
  • Ability and desire to perform in a Sales role
  • Above average ability to communicate with clients and with co-workers both verbally and in writing
  • Basic personal computer skills and ability to learn specialized software.
  • Skill to convince prospective residents of the advantages of living at a community by sales closing methods.
  • Knowledge of the work of other associates at a property.
  • Ability to organize work and efficiently multi-task
  • Ability to work a schedule that includes weekends on a rotational basis.
  • Ability to learn and comply with industry legal requirements, especially related to Federal and Local Fair Housing Laws.
  • Ability to travel off-site for training courses and outside marketing
  • Schedule includes every Saturday with a day off during the week.

This is excellent opportunity for someone who wishes to make a difference in a progressive and family oriented organization. Competitive salary and excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, 401(k) including Safe Harbor Match, PTO with unused rollover, voluntary life. EOE

Qualifications

Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location