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You might hire a leasing consultant to:

  • Show rental listings to clients
  • Qualify potential renters through income, asset, and credit checks

  • Follow up on leads and referrals
  • Guide clients through the leasing process
Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Ease when communicating with potential tenants
Familiarity with housing and rental regulations
Professional demeanor
Sales and marketing abilities
Ability to work independently and adhere to deadlines
Knowledge of neighborhoods where properties are located
Familiarity with local rental and real estate market 
Familiarity with property management software like Buildium or TurboTenant
Willingness to develop business opportunities and chase leads
Understanding of market rates and competitive offers