Do you love working with people and find yourself thinking about a real estate career? The problem is you aren’t sure about tackling the classwork and licensing of being a Real Estate Agent. What if you do all the work and decide you don’t like it?
Then you should know about the exciting career of becoming an Apartment Leasing Consultant!
Lewis has opportunities for Apartment Leasing Consultants where you have the freedom to own your success. Lewis offers the best in the industry training and a focused supportive environment in a much more stable industry: Property Management.
Keep reading to find out more about the exciting opportunities for Leasing Consultants at Lewis.
What Is a Leasing Consultant?
Leasing Consultants open up the world of luxury apartment living to prospective residents. They understand the world of apartment leasing and all the agreements that go along with it.
They are experts in their understanding of apartment amenities and communicating that to potential residents. Strong communication skills and a desire to interact with people are perfect traits for a successful Leasing Consultant.
This is because as a Lewis Leasing Consultant you will spend a lot of your time connecting with the residents, managers, owners, and support staff. You will have meetings with managers, other leasing agents and take part in a dynamic Lewis team culture.
These meetings with potential residents will include making presentations and answering their questions. As you improve as a consultant, you will even help to train new consultants and show them the ropes.
This role is fast-paced and never gets boring! Each day will bring new adventures and connections with people. You won’t have to worry about being stuck behind a desk all day watching a clock.
How to Be a Leasing Consultant
Lewis leasing consultants come from all different backgrounds and jobs. Many of our best Leasing Consultants have backgrounds in sales, customer service, hospitality and an overall desire to help people and make money doing it. They like the idea of being in control of their future and using the benefits of apartment leasing commissions to make that happen.
Lewis provides expert training and support to all their leasing consultants. You won’t feel alone when you start working but will feel supported and challenged as you learn your new role.
Leasing agents are part of a collaborative team with ongoing training and support for personal development. Lewis focuses on helping every member of the team reach their full potential.
Apartment Leasing Consultant Job Description
The Lewis apartment Leasing Consultant represents many of the core traits of Lewis Group. They exhibit a positive can-do attitude with a relentless drive for excellence.
Consultants will focus on serving potential residents through creative sales and marketing activities. They work to meet leasing ratios and sales goals and help to promote the luxury apartment lifestyle.
As a consultant, you will focus on real people and help to meet their needs. Residents aren’t just numbers in a spreadsheet; they are families and individuals who deserve the best care.
Leasing agents get to connect in a personal way with each resident. They spend time building a relationship with them and meeting their needs. This is why Lewis puts so much emphasis on this vital role.
Creating community is one of the strongest aspects of a consultant’s role. They stay connected to residents and make sure they are taken care of. They help communicate maintenance needs so every apartment is in top working order.
The consultant will also handle all questions about leasing and the different aspects of each apartment community. They communicate changes to leases before residents renew and interact with them on a daily basis.
Connecting with the residents and helping them experience the ultimate satisfaction is the motivating focus of the role. Consultants also help settle leasing disputes and find solutions for residents who want to break their lease.
Lewis is passionate about personal growth and invests in their team member’s growth. We offer opportunities to learn new skills and help many Lewis Leasing Consultants move up the ladder within the organization.
Your gifts and abilities will be encouraged and appreciated at Lewis. Many successful consultants started with little to no experience and have grown to be strong leaders today.
Apartment Leasing Consultant Skills
The best consultants have great attitudes and are sharp, motivated, and engaging individuals. They are professional in their attitude and how they handle their work every day.
You don’t have to come with any special certification or education. Lewis looks for your personal qualities first. Their passionate commitment to industry-best training will prepare you for success.
You will learn great property management skills, positive sales techniques, and understand the fair housing laws. The Lewis culture of promoting from within will also open more opportunities for you in the future.
Apartment Leasing Consultant Jobs
Leasing consultant jobs are a great way for you to meet your personal goals and even find a new career path. You will have the freedom to create and implement your style of working to reach your goals.
Lewis offers a generous base hourly pay and sales commissions, in addition to a 40k retirement plan, and a variety of Benefits packages to all employees. Lewis also gives new Leasing Consultants a $650 gift card upon hire to purchase stylish work attire, with a $350 gift each subsequent year to refresh that wardrobe. And with the strong commission and bonus offerings, Lewis consultants will find the freedom to have a say in how much they are paid.
Consultant jobs are flexible and you will find that you can arrange it to have time for other important things. You can have more time for your loved ones and the other interests in your life.
Find Your New Professional Challenge
The Apartment Leasing Consultant is one of the foundational positions at Lewis. We invest with some of the best training in the industry as well as a very competitive compensation and bonus package.
Check out the opportunities that are available right now at Lewis. This could be the beginning of a new profession that takes you further than you ever imagined.
David Draper is the Director of Talent Acquisition for the Lewis Group of Companies. David is proud to be a part of a successful, stable, and winning team dedicated to its projects, its people and its community. Follow David on Twitter @LewisRecruits.