Job Description


Job LocationUS-GA-Alpharetta
Posted Date2 weeks ago(2/27/2018 12:34 PM)
Job Title
Leasing Specialist
Real Estate - Leasing


The Leasing Specialist is responsible for converting leads into fully executed leases and move-ins. The Leasing Specialist maintains positive communication with the potential residents from the initial contact through move-in and finds the best property to meet their needs. Communication includes the initial contact with a prospect, home showings and follow-up phone calls, emails and/or texts to solidify the lease.

We don’t just invest in homes. We invest in communities that you can call home.

Progress Residential® is one of the largest providers of high quality single-family rental homes in the United States. With more than 20,000 homes in the country’s fastest-growing markets, we are committed to making the home rental process easy and enjoyable.

At Progress Residential®, we roll out the red carpet for our future and current residents. We treat them like VIPs – and we are serious about customer satisfaction. Providing good customer service is not only important to external stakeholders, but internally to our co-workers as well. Whether we’re working with our residents, investors or fellow employees, our mission is to provide the highest quality service through professionalism, integrity and responsiveness.

Are you ready to progress your career? Join our corporate office in Arizona or become a member of our regional teams in Arizona, Nevada, Texas, Indiana, Tennessee, North Carolina, Florida or Georgia. Just as we have a home for every lifestyle, we have a career for every passion.



  • Exemplifies an optimistic and energetic presence turning leads and prospects into move-ins – meeting or exceeding established goals.
  • Timely manages communication with leads and showings of available rental properties.
  • Follows-up on all leads in a timely and efficient manner always using exceptional customer service skills whether by phone or in person.
  • Expertise in knowing the Progress Residential® value proposition and the area amenities.
  • Is fluent in the knowledge of inventory, pricing, market activity and competitive product.
  • Collaborates with coworkers to drive occupancy through robust communication assisting with marketing efforts, leasing status and advice on home condition as well as repairs that may be needed.
  • Problem solves helping to bring solutions to the market place.
  • Manages all leads through the company’s CRM system.
  • Assists in creation and circulation of weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reporting.
  • Intimate knowledge of market conditions and trends.
  • Follows the letter of the law in terms of Fair Housing, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the American with Disabilities Act, and any other laws pertaining to our single-family rental homes.

What you can expect from us:

Progress Residential® offers all of the financial and non-financial incentives you’d expect from an innovative property management firm:

  • In addition to outstanding training, we host quarterly summits and town hall meetings to encourage growth, knowledge sharing and a good time. After all, it’s about progress, not perfection.
  • We offer competitive compensation, including a performance-based bonus, depending on your role.
  • Our generous benefits package includes comprehensive healthcare coverage for you and your family, paid parental leave, paid time off, 9 paid holidays and 1 “you earned it” day.



  • High School graduate required.
  • Valid Driver’s License and dependable vehicle a must.
  • Real Estate license required or upon 60 days of hire.
  • Excels just as well at face to face sales as with phone sales.
  • Bi-lingual a plus.
  • Driven and motivated to achieve under an incentive payment structure.
  • Persistent approach with strong customer service.
  • Possesses strong organizational skills and is detail oriented.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-changing, growth environment.
  • Fosters teamwork and mutual respect throughout the company.
  • Good aptitude with computers, CRM systems, MS Office and the internet.
  • Flexible work schedule which may include evenings and weekends depending on business needs.
  • Previous use of Yardi and Salesforce strongly desired.

Closing Statement:

This brief summary is not an all-inclusive description of job duties. Other job duties and responsibilities may also be assigned by the incumbent’s supervisor at any time based upon Company need.

Progress Residential® is a proud Equal Opportunity employer, m/f/d/v.

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