Leasing Specialist
Madison, WI 
Posted 11 months ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description

Founders 3 is Wisconsin’s largest, independently owned, full-service commercial real estate brokerage and management firm, changing the landscape of the local real estate industry in Milwaukee with an unmatched level of local expertise.
We are intently focused on creating value for our clients and are dedicated to continually improving our company and ourselves by practicing Commitment, Accountability, Respect, & Excellence (C.A.R.E.).

Founders 3 Real Estate Services is a leading commercial real estate management and brokerage firm headquartered in downtown Milwaukee. We are looking to add an additional Leasing Specialist to our growing Founders 3 Team in Madison, WI. If you are looking for a growing company that invests in its employees, then Founders 3 is the place for you.

Open Position: Leasing Specialist – Monona Shores Apartments

Start Date: July 1, 2019

Equal Employment Opportunity: Founders 3 Real Estate Services Company is an equal opportunity employer.

Summary: The Leasing Specialist is a professional who plays a proactive and reactive role for our portfolio of clients. The leasing specialist will be responsible for the leasing, marketing, and maintaining positive resident relations of multi-family residential apartments.

  • Greet prospective residents and ask questions to cover all qualifying criteria, complete guest cards and immediately record all telephone and in-person visits on appropriate reports.
  • Demonstrate community and apartment/model and apply product knowledge to clients’ needs by communicating the features and benefits; close the sale.
  • Have prospective residents’ complete application and secure deposit in accordance with the company procedures and Fair Housing requirements.
  • Update availability report and process applications for approvals. (i.e., credit check, rental history, etc.) Submit processed applications to the Property Manager for approval. Follow up with applicant regarding status.
  • File and maintain own guest cards and current resident files according to established procedures.
  • Inspect models and available “market ready”, and communicate related service needs to Property Manager.
  • Ensure apartment is ready for resident to move-in on agreed date.
  • Assist in monitoring renewals. Distribute and follow-up on renewal notices.
  • Monitor advertising effectiveness. Gather information about market competition in the area.
  • Participate in outreach marketing activities on a regular basis to obtain prospective residents, conduct market surveys and shop competitive communities.
  • Accept rental payments and give immediately to Property Manager.
  • Type lease and complete appropriate paperwork and input information on Yardi System accurately and on a timely basis.
  • Maintain and record daily inspections for the community.
  • Distribute all company or community-issued notices and other newsletters, pamphlets, flyers, etc.
  • Maintain accurate monthly commission records on leases and renewals for bonus purposes.
  • Complete Maintenance Service requests and ensure all maintenance repairs are handled satisfactorily.
  • Maintain open communication with Property Manager, and Maintenance Staff.
  • Contribute to cleanliness and curb appeal of the community on continuing basis.
  • Assist in planning resident functions. Attend functions and participate as host for any functions as directed by the Property Manager.
  • Assist in placing, removing/updating banners, balloons, bandit signs, flags, etc.
  • Assist management team with other various tasks as required.

  • Affordable Housing Tax Credit experience preferred.
  • Strong customer service background required; real estate and leasing experience preferred.
  • Strong word processing and familiarity with spreadsheet software (Excel).
  • Strong communication skills – both verbal and written – and basic knowledge of accounting, finance and business math are required.
  • Excellent client service and relationship development skills.

Apply now to our growing Madison, WI team!

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran



Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2 to 5 years
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