Real Estate Agent Responsibilities:
Present purchase offers to sellers for consideration.
Negotiate prices or other sales terms.
Compare a property with similar properties that have recently sold to determine its competitive market price.
Appraise property values.
Advise clients on market conditions, prices, mortgages, legal requirements, and related matters.
Promote sales of properties through advertisements, open houses, and participation in multiple listing services.
Develop content for sales presentations and other materials.
Accompany buyers during visits to and inspections of property, and advise them on the suitability and value of the property they are visiting.
Prepare documents such as representation contracts, purchase agreements, closing statements, deeds, and leases.
Confer with escrow companies, lenders, home inspectors, and pest control operators to ensure that terms and conditions of the purchase agreement are met before closing dates.
Coordinate property closings, overseeing the signing of documents and disbursement of funds.
Contact property owners and advertise services to solicit property sales listings.
Arrange for title searches to determine whether clients have clear property titles.
Deliver promotional presentations to current or prospective customers.
Attend conventions, seminars, and staff and association meetings to remain knowledgeable about real estate markets.
Advise sellers on how to make homes more appealing to potential buyers.
Investigate clients’ financial and credit status to determine eligibility for financing.
Develop a network of attorneys, mortgage lenders, and contractors to whom clients may be referred.
Inspect condition of premises and arrange for necessary maintenance or notify owners of maintenance needs.
Appraise properties to determine loan values.
Evaluate mortgage options to help clients obtain financing at the best prevailing rates and terms.
Rent or lease properties on behalf of clients.
Real Estate Agent Skills
Honesty and integrity
Knowledge of purchase process
Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:
High school diploma, GED, or equivalent required
Bachelor’s degree in marketing, promotions, advertising sales, or business administration preferred
3 to 5 years of industry sales experience a plus
Familiarity with office software and phone systems
Salary package to be discuss during interview.