Responsibilities

  • Collect information about a property and arrange for photographs to be taken.
  • Visit and talk to sellers about their property and its special features.
  • Estimate the value of a property.
  • Market and promote properties for sale.
  • Represent the sellers in negotiation with prospective buyers.
  • Monitor sales as they proceed and liaise with all interested parties including mortgage brokers, solicitors, surveyors and other estate agents.
  • Advice clients and help buyers decide what they want to buy.
  • Make sure that the price agreed is acceptable to both buyer and seller.
  • Keep up to date with trends in the relevant property market.
Requirements
  • Skills in negotiation and persuasion to win clients and succeed with deals.
  • A confident and outgoing manner to gain trust and give reassurance.
  • Commercial awareness and the ability to achieve sales targets.
  • Excellent communication skills for liaising with professional contacts.
  • Customer service focus to keep clients happy.
  • Determination, perseverance and patience.
  • An understanding of marketing techniques to help market the properties.
  • IT skills