Tyler Duncan Realty Partners frequently is looking to add dynamic and motivated individuals to its team. While prior real estate experience is generally desired, it’s not essential. Working in the real estate profession offers the opportunity to meet a wide range of people, while carrying out a variety of different tasks and responsibilities. It can be very satisfying to assist people with important decisions such as buying, selling or renting a commercial or residential property. Like most professions, the positions/opportunities within real estate have evolved over time, and have gotten more sophisticated and specialized. Some of these positions include the following:
Commercial Sales and Leasing Agent
Commercial sales and leasing agents broker real estate transactions that involve real property. Many agents specialize, which could include office, retail, industrial buildings, apartment complexes and/or land/development sites. Creativity is required for developing marketing plans, along with a good understating of contracts, and basic financial analysis.
Residential agents represent buyers and sellers in negotiating the purchase and sale of residential properties. They perform duties such as study property listings, interview prospective clients, accompany clients to property sites, discuss conditions of sale, draw up real estate contracts, oversee various property inspections and assist buyers with securing financing.
Property managers oversee building operations, which involves a variety of property types. This includes residential, industrial, office and retail. They seek to insure properties are in good working order, and look clean and well-maintained. They also strive to ensure that tenants pay their rent in accordance with the lease terms, and that cash flow from properties is maximized through adherence to operating budgets. Property managers frequently interview prospective tenants, conduct showings of vacancies and negotiate leases.
Real Estate Financial Analyst
Real estate analysts generally have degrees in finance or accounting, with familiarity of property operating statements. Their roles and tasks are varied, which may include preparing operating budgets for various properties, analyzing operating statements to determine how a property is tracking against its budget, and preparing proformas on potential investment properties, along with projected rates of return.
Transaction coordinators assist the agent and broker in the processing of the real estate file for a particular contract/transaction. This includes gathering all information, paperwork, and following up of the contractual terms to insure all parties perform and meet their obligations. This involves a lot of follow up, and attention to schedules and details.