Leasing Associate (Residential)

Property Management
Posted: 06/24/2020
Full Time
Alexandria, VA
The Leasing Consultant -Residential is responsible for the marketing and leasing of rentals while meeting the leasing objectives. Is also responsible for providing the required reports related to the leasing function for assigned property(s).
  • Regularly inspect all residential units to determine asking rent based on the building’s attributes and unit location within the property.
  • Establish weekly leasing objectives based on foot traffic, marketing print or internet and referrals to meet budgeted monthly objectives for new leases, renewals and appropriate closing ratios for both.
  • Ensure vacated spaces are prepared in a timely manner for re-leasing and for new development, create a marketing plan with the objective to pre-lease units before all the units are physically complete.
  • On a monthly basis, meet or call all expiring residential leases at least 60 days prior to their expiration and ensure all lease expiration notices are sent to tenants at least 30 days prior to the lease expiration date.
  • Provide weekly/monthly lease roll over market rent analysis to the Property Manager.
  • Provide unit turnover or vacant unit capital improvement recommendations to the Property manager to (a) preserve existing rental rates and (b) seek a higher rental rate by recommending unit improvements (e.g., updating appliances, cabinets, etc.)
  • Ensure appropriate lease files with credit check, references, resident profile and correspondence is maintained on a daily basis using CIM Group standard lease folders and lease administration procedures.
  • Follow- up on all leasing inquires which will be tracked by the property using Yardi or other reports.
  • Adhere to LAHD rent control or similar governmental agencies (as required) polices as well as Federal Fair Housing Act to avoid any discrimination or legal issues.
  • High School Graduate required; Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • One year prior experience working in a residential leasing capacity.
  • Familiar with Fair Housing leasing practices
  • Must possess a valid state-issued driver’s license.
  • CIM does not accept unsolicited resumes from Agencies.  Any unsolicited resumes received from Agencies will be considered property of CIM and no fees will be due or paid.  If you wish to become an approved Agency with CIM or any of its Affiliates, please contact a member of the CIM Talent Acquisition Team.