Lettings Negotiator job description

Lettings Negotiator job descriptionIn a Lettings Negotiator job, you are responsible for finding tenants for new homes to rent and helping landlords rent their properties – this will involve reference and credit checks, making sure that the tenant and landlord needs will match, all while building rapport with both parties. Lettings Negotiators should actively monitor their own performance against any company targets, and take the necessary steps to improve if needed. While quite a demanded role, your efforts will be remunerated with high commission values and plenty of opportunities for career progression.

Thankfully, you can expect to do the occasional routine task, such as drawing up agreement contracts, ensuring properties meet health and safety requirements, preparing for daily viewings and dealing with any issues that may arise from any of your properties. All in all, it’s a largely varied job that will require perseverance, but the rewards more than make up for it.

In a Lettings Negotiator job description you can find some of the following Key Activities:

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  • Deal with all incoming calls as appropriate
  • Applicant care in line with company procedures
  • Efficiently deal with Landlord and Tenant enquiries
  • Visiting all properties available to Let within 24 hours of instruction
  • Registering applicants on the phone and walk-ins
  • Meet and greet all people entering the office as appropriate
  • Organising viewings
  • Arranging and carrying out viewings as required and establishing rapport with applicants
  • Feedback to LL’s, Tenants and Applicants following viewings
  • Updating Reapit with feedback regularly
  • Weekly matching of applicants and twice weekly applicant call out
  • Call through archive Applicants
  • Relo Agents send new property details on new instruction
  • Maintain database of relocation agents in the area
  • Negotiating the terms of tenancies with landlords and tenants
  • Negotiating renewals when applicable for properties and managing the paperwork
  • Booking in pitches taking all necessary information
  • Upload pitch onto Reapit as a Market Appraisal
  • Confirm pitch appointment with LL as appropriate
  • Preparing pitch packs
  • Preparing comparables as appropriate
  • Sending pitch reports and letters as requested by HOD
  • Arranging for re-evaluation by HOD of any relets and prepare for remarketing
  • Ensure the team is aware of any terminations and the relevant action is in place
  • Prepare new properties for marketing
  • Liaising with photographers regarding appointment
  • Arrange photography with LLD, TT, photographer
  • EPC’s and floor plans – order and insert EPC’s, photographs and floor plans on REAPIT and web
  • Making brochure for the property
  • Send brochure to LLD for confirmation of agreement to live advertising
  • Prepare window cards

A common Person Specification for a Lettings Negotiator job description is:

The successful candidate must be able to deliver under pressure, with excellent organisational and time management skills. The candidate will be well presented and confident in dealing with clients both in person and over the phone. Excellent communication and organisation skills, meticulous attention to detail, and a good knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint are essential. Must be a team player but also able to work on their own and use their own initiative. Own car and full clean UK driving licence required.

Typical Lettings Negotiator Job Requirements:

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  • Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • A professional, positive, ambitious and enthusiastic approach
  • A strong customer focus
  • Desire to meet and exceed targets
  • Intermediate MS Word, Excel, & Outlook skills
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Must be ambitious and highly motivated
  • Superb negotiating skills
  • Being responsible for negotiating lets
  • Should have previous Residential Lettings experience
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills
  • Local knowledge of the required area

We are looking for individuals to maintain the high standards we pride ourselves on while pushing the business forward to expand and grow even further. Lettings experience is not necessary as we are looking for the right personality and a `can do` attitude to join our team!

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