Leasing Agent at Amherst
Open the door to your dream job and join #TeamMainStreet. With more than 22,000 homes in 30 markets, Main Street Renewal is one of the largest providers of single-family rental homes across the country. We understand that our employees are the invaluable drivers of our success. That's why we hire the most talented, passionate individuals who enjoy contributing to a growing, winning team. Here, you'll be a part of a fast-growing company dedicated to providing a best in class leasing and customer service experience to our residents.
The Leasing Agent is responsible for all aspects of the branch Leasing Department, including but not limited to: prospect management, application/screening processing, leasing and renewals, and marketing, in compliance with all local, state, and federal laws, as well as all company policies and procedures. This role requires an active real estate license and reports to the Leasing Manager or Area Manager. This is a full-time position and a typical schedule is Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
Responsible for prospect management and ensuring that all prospect information is correctly entered into the company’s resident management system
Schedule and give property tours; utilize daily/weekly reports to follow-up on all prospect leads
Ensure all prospects are properly and efficiently qualified through the application process by collecting all required documentation (rental history and income verification) prior to screening
Screen applicants and request exceptions by providing exception documentation when necessary
Ensure all marketed homes are properly published and syndicated to company approved/required 3rd party websites
Update property descriptions and upload high-quality photos prior to publishing to all sites using property management software
Execute all resident leases using standardized company documents. Ensure all fields are accurate and properly completed, execute the contract with the resident, and upload finalized lease into the resident management system
Process lease renewals by screening Residents-In-Place, requesting exceptions when needed, and completing the lease template for the resident to execute
Manage Section 8 prospects by collecting necessary documentation and communicating with the Housing Authority to ensure the Request for Tenancy Approval packet (RTA) is completed in full and inspections are scheduled timely
Responsible for all leasing property certifications by ensuring construction certified homes are market-ready and repaired to company standards; a ‘For Lease’ sign is at each marketed home visible to traffic, and market photos are taken to company quality
Responsible for ensuring all vacant homes are move-in ready at all times by performing property inspections as necessary and creating work orders when applicable
Meet weekly Service Level Agreements (SLA's) set by the Leasing Manager through the management of applicants, leads, and prospects reporting, as well as, utilizing sales tactics and efficiency
Perform other duties as assigned
What you’ll need to have:
Must be a Licensed Real Estate Agent for a minimum of 6 months
Minimum of 1-2 years with sales/marketing experience in the Property Management industry required
Current and valid driver's license
Excellent communication and people skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Excel, and Word; as well as prospect and resident management systems
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment
Just a few other things you should know:
Please note, this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
This job operates in a professional environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets, and bend or stand on a stool as necessary.
Travel to our properties around the metro area may be required.
Our full-time employee benefits include:
- A competitive compensation package, annual bonus, 401k match
- Flexible PTO including 7 paid holidays, 1 floating holiday, and 1 volunteer day
- Employer-paid benefits (medical, dental, vision, health savings account)
- Professional career development and reimbursement
- Up to 16 weeks paid maternity leave; up to 4 weeks of paid parental leave
- Backup childcare offered through Bright Horizons
- Relaxed casual environment with virtual office events
Main Street Renewal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or veteran status, and encourage all applicants to apply.