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Sample real estate agent job description

[Company X] is thriving in over 100 countries and territories, and our success is because of our people. We’re looking for another superstar real estate agent to join us and help clients buy, sell, and rent property with confidence. Our newest real estate agent will hit the ground running with sales and marketing tools, online resources, and lead-generation advantages — so everything for success in our industry is easily at hand.

Objectives of this role

  • Assist buyers and sellers in the marketing and purchasing of real estate property at the best prices and with the best terms
  • Estimate property value through skillful comparative market analysis
  • Develop business networks and collaborate with contractors, mortgage lenders, and attorneys
  • Develop expert knowledge of real estate best practices, market standards, mortgage financing, neighborhoods, schools, and other considerations for buying and selling


  • Prospect for buyer leads, convert leads to appointments, close for agreements, and conduct high-level fiduciary needs analyses
  • Select and show homes and properties that meet client needs, help identify the best options, and assist client with redefining needs when necessary
  • Consult with client to ensure fiduciary service of real estate transaction, from initial contact through contract to close, and provide advice on market conditions, prices, and mortgage options
  • Build lists of properties that include detailed specifications, and market them through open houses, advertisements, networking, and existing relationships
  • Lead negotiations with industry professionals and clients, and review contract terms to verify accuracy

Required skills and qualifications

  • Minimum one year of experience in real estate, or minimum two years in sales of any type
  • Licensure as real estate agent or real estate broker
  • Good standing with local board of realtors
  • Strong connections with mortgage banks/originators, title companies, real estate lawyers, architects, and contractors
  • Strong skills in sales, negotiation, and communication

Preferred skills and qualifications

  • Deep knowledge of local area and properties
  • Established relationships with more than two mortgage lenders
  • Bachelor’s or associate’s degree (or equivalent)