Leasing Consultant

Leasing Consultant facilitates the rental of apartment units to ensure maximum occupancy at all times and high renewal rates. Coordinates move-ins and move-outs, lease negotiations and renewals, and apartment showings. Being a Leasing Consultant ensures paperwork of current and prospective tenants is completed accurately. May require a bachelor’s degree. Additionally, Leasing Consultant typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Leasing Consultant gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. To be a Leasing Consultant typically requires 1-3 years of related experience.

Leasing Consultant Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Leasing Consultant to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and submit application materials for approval;
  • Other tasks or duties as assigned by supervisor;
  • Qualify potential residents;
  • Accurately prepare and be thoroughly knowledgeable about all lease-related paperwork;
  • Respond timely to all calls, emails and site visits;
  • Ensure apartments are move-in ready by inspecting, and adding last minute touches when appropriate;
  • Provide excellent customer service to residents, ensuring their needs are met;
  • Provide excellent service to all residents, prospects and visitors to the community;
  • Follow Fair Housing Standards in all matters when working with prospects and residents;
  • Accurately prepare and have a thorough knowledge of all lease-related paperwork;
  • Assist applicants throughout the leasing process from beginning to end;
  • Ensuring units are ready for move-ins by coordinating with the maintenance team;
  • Ensure that all maintenance requests are handled satisfactorily;
  • Rents apartment units to prospective residents;
  • Qualifying applicants for apartment leases in a thorough and timely manner, using our computerized system.

Requirements:

  • Ability to work day, weekend, and evening hours as required;
  • Ability to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally;
  • Knowledge of state law as it relates to fair housing;
  • Ability to generate reports and explain leasing status efforts and accomplishments;
  • Manage quality control of tenant interviews and maintain leads for potential residents;
  • Section 42/LIHTC experience a plus;
  • Must be resourceful and well organized;
  • Must demonstrate support of BAL strategic drivers;
  • Must be able to understand directives both orally and in writing;
  • Must have strong marketing, creativity skills;
  • Self-motivated individuals who are excellent multi-taskers and HIGHLY reliable excel in this role;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook;
  • Ability to work a varied schedule, including weekends and some holidays as required;
  • Knowledge of apartment management laws and regulations at the federal, state, and local levels preferred;
  • Ability to travel off-site for training courses and outside marketing.