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You might hire a leasing agent to:

  • Show properties and explain their features and amenities to prospective tenants
  • Advertise available properties using a variety of media and promotional materials

  • Review rental applications and personal references to determine tenant eligibility
  • Oversee properties and report any issues to management
Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Outstanding customer service skills
Knowledgeable about the current property market
Great with time management and multitasking
Outgoing, friendly demeanor and the ability to collaborate with team members
Familiarity with property details and the surrounding neighborhood
Considerable aptitude for sales and marketing
Strong verbal and written communication skills 
Multilingual skills to communicate with a diverse set of prospective tenants
Local or national real estate salesperson license or broker license in the country of employment
Experience using real estate software like Buildium and DoorLoop