How to Hire a Leasing Consultant

Does your growing business need a Leasing Consultant? A Leasing Consultant work with property owners and perform leasing activities on their behalf. They make efforts to secure potential lessors and secure them as permanent tenants.

Here are some tips to help you find great Leasing Consultant candidates and hire the right candidates and make the right hire for your business.

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Leasing Consultants search for Jobs on Indeed*

503,841

job seekers clicked on leasing consultant jobs

37,201

resumes from job seekers with leasing consultant experience on Indeed

6,201

leasing consultant jobs that received clicks

Salary Information

  • Common wage in US: $13.09 hourly
  • Typical wages range from $7.25$26.15 hourly
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Common
$7.25
$26.15

*Indeed data (US) – Jan 2019

Why hire a Leasing Consultant?

Hiring a great Leasing Consultant ensures that the company is able to maintain high occupancy rates to achieve all their current and future goals of the company.

• Persuasively presenting apartments, houses and other properties to potential clients
• Support landlords to discover potential suitable tenants
• Actively promote vacant properties through various media and other advertising techniques

Skills to look for in a great Leasing Consultant

Leasing Agents should ideally possess strong business development and client relationship skills. Their key responsibility is focused on making the company achieve its profitability targets by aiming to achieve full property occupancy.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Sales, Marketing, and Advertising preferred though High school diploma or GED is acceptable
• Demonstrated experience of more than 3+ years in property management, leasing or real estate
• Strong communication and closing skills
• Excellent understanding of property management concepts and issues
• Exceptional problem solving and multitasking skills
• Good sales, negotiation and follow-up skills

Writing a Leasing Consultant job description

A thoughtful description can help find qualified Leasing Consultant candidates. A Leasing Consultant job description includes a compelling summary of the role, detailed list of duties and responsibilities, and the required and preferred skills for the position.

Consider including keywords that job seekers are using to search for Leasing Consultant jobs, such as:

• Senior Leasing Consultant
• Leasing Sales Consultant
• Apartment Leasing Consultant

Interviewing Leasing Consultant candidates

Hiring the right person as Leasing Consultant helps the company to be on track for their target achievement for revenue, profitability and growth by achieving full or high occupancy for the property.

• Experience in property management in the real estate industry
• Awareness of the real estate industry and related areas
• How they have managed to enhance the achievement of the company’s revenue and profitability targets by attaining the targeted property management and occupancy rates for the property

See our list of interview questions for more examples.

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