Apartments and related housing are a popular type of residence for a variety of people from young adults attending college to older adults that no longer wish to live in a large home. Apartment leasing agents are trained workers that help renters find their desired apartment.
What does an apartment leasing agent do?
Apartment leasing agents are responsible for leasing residential property. They help apartment complexes and related housing facilities to reach high occupancy rates and they help clients find residences that meet their needs. They provide the necessary information and show clients a variety of available apartments. They ask a variety of questions to find out what customers are looking for and their specific needs. Apartment leasing agents also help clients fill out applications, verify information, and collect up front money. They often evaluate credit reports, background checks, and other related information.
What kind of training does an apartment leasing agent need?
Apartment leasing agents must have a high school diploma, but many employers prefer candidates with some postsecondary training and related work experience. Many apartment leasing agents have completed formal training programs. Prospective apartment leasing agents often complete courses in real estate, business administration,