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Licensed Leasing Agent

We are seeking a full-time licensed Leasing Agent who will be a dynamic, energetic member on our 5-person leasing team responsible for showing rental listings, processing applications, updating landlords with pricing recommendations and feedback/suggestions, drafting leases & addenda, acting as liason between tenants and landlord with fiduciary duty to the landlord etc.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

– Showing in-house rental listings as a representative of the landlord with fiduciary duty to the landlord, meeting prospective tenants, guiding them on a tour through the property and answering their questions about the application process, multiple application disclosures, and property information.

– Following up with all prospective tenants to whom JGRE listings have been shown, encouraging applications

– Processing rental applications, presenting application materials to landlords for approval with suggestions, informing applicants of denial or approval decision and guiding through next steps to lease execution

– Hanging and collecting lockboxes, straightening out keys and confirming access to listings as needed and assigned

– Communicating turnover expectations to property management team (for managed listings) and landlords (for non-managed listings)

– Tracking all tasks in Yanado, the task management program and keeping tracking spreadsheets up to date and accurate

– Reviewing advertisements/active inventory of assigned listings to be sure they’re accurate

– Providing owner updates on assigned listing feedback/volume with suggestions

– Updating the Leasing Team on assigned listing specs, background, status and suggestions at weekly Leasing Meeting

– Working proactively to meet or exceed yearly goals for the Leasing Team: generating new leasing business, converting existing lease-only clients to managed clients, retaining existing lease-only clients upon nonrenewal, etc.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

We are looking for someone who:

– Has proven experience and success in sales and customer service

– Has some evening & weekend availability as showing blocks will require at least one evening per week and at least one half weekend day

– Can handle a high volume of e-mails and calls, has a courteous & professional demeanor over the phone and in person, and doesn’t get flustered by angry customers/clients

– Is super detail oriented and takes a proactive approach to follow up in all aspects of job

– Has a high sense of urgency, strong goal orientation and a very high level of attention to detail

– Solves problems and takes initiative as necessary

– Is a personable relationship builder

– Communicates effectively both written and verbally

– Has advanced knowledge of the Real Estate industry, in particular residential & commercial leasing

– Is organized, efficient, and works well under stress

– Advanced knowledge of computers and Google apps (google calendar, sheets, gmail). Preference toward experience with: ZipForms, BrightMLS, DocuSign, Appfolio

– Has active PA Real Estate License (strongly preferred) or is willing/able to get it immediately with prior experience in a directly applicable industry. Will not be able to perform any showings until license is obtained.

– Driver’s license required with clean driving record

 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

– Salary commensurate with experience but is a combination of guaranteed base salary + commissions per lease executed and team goal/bonus structure. Estimate $50-60k annually or more for high performers

– Paid time off

– 401K with employer match

– Employer-sponsored Health/Dental insurance

JG Real Estate is growing and there’s room for advancement. We have a track record of promoting from within and always aim to give employees additional responsibilities which correlate to their unique skill-sets. Take a moment to read up on our firm and make sure you think it’s a good fit prior to applying.

Submit cover letter explaining why you feel this position is the right fit for you, along with resume.


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Operations Coordinator

Specific Duties Include:

 

Process Accounts payable and receivable: Log tenant receipts in our database, deposit checks via our remote scanner, cut vendor checks multiple times per week, field questions about receivables and payables from tenants and other JGRE departments.

Utility bills: Look up and pay hundreds of utility bills per month on behalf of clients via online bill pay and physical checks, while also tracking all payments in our database.

Assist property owners with the City of Philadelphia Rental Licensure process: submit applications, track renewals, guide owners through questions.

Tenant customer service: Assist tenants with questions about setting up their online portal, ledger balance, and various rent payment questions

Assist Operations Manager with security deposit refund process

Add tenant and client information into our database and track via google spreadsheets.

 

Qualifications:

 

Previous experience working in an office environment, ideally including accounts receivable and payable work.

Familiarity with and experience using google spreadsheets and database management systems (ideally Appfolio)

Self Motivation: The ideal candidate will be able to stick with long-term ongoing accounting related projects with minimal supervision.

Solves problems and takes initiative as necessary

Has the ability to work independently and within a team

Communicates effectively both written and verbally

Has basic knowledge of real estate industry and Philadelphia neighborhoods

 

Compensation and benefits:

 

$40K.
Paid time off
401K with employer match
Employer sponsored Health/Dental insurance

JG Real Estate is growing and there’s room for advancement. JGRE typically pays for an employee to get their PA Real Estate license after a successful 6-month review. We have a track record of promoting from within and always aim to give employees additional responsibilities which correlate to their unique skill-sets. JGRE has a very positive company culture composed of individuals who are team players, care about what they are doing, work above and beyond and we also organize various company volunteer days throughout the year to give back to and stay involved with the Philadelphia community. Take a moment to read up on our firm and make sure you think it’s a good fit prior to applying.

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter to hiring@jg-realestate.com explaining why you’d be a good fit for our team.


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Property Manager

 

JG Real Estate is a busy real estate brokerage in the Fishtown neighborhood of Philadelphia that services center city and adjoining areas. We specialize in property management. JGRE was founded with the ideology that a successful business must offer a superior product and service. Our team works diligently to solve problems in a professional and courteous matter, which sometimes means working outside of typical business hours, and going above and beyond to ensure success.

 

This is a job which requires a certain blend of hands-on technical ability coupled with strong negotiating and logistical coordinating skills. If you can see yourself changing a lock-set while at the same time answering a call from a tenant who doesn’t understand why their dryer wasn’t fixed yesterday, then this job is for you.

 

Specific duties include:

 

– Be the point of contact for maintenance issues
– Coordinate repairs with vendors while making minor repairs on your own
– Coordinate repairs and unit turnover work while satisfying the needs of property owners/Landlords and incoming Tenants
– Effectively communicate with tenants, owners, JGRE staff and outside vendors
– Make site visits to properties to perform inspections, problem solve maintenance issues, and develop long-term maintenance plans.
– Approximately 50% of the time will be in office and 50% will be spent in the field
– On-call for after-hours emergencies part-time (rotating schedule with the other 5 property managers)

 

We are looking for someone who:

 

– is SUPER detail oriented and takes a proactive approach to follow up in all aspects of job
– Solves problems and takes initiative as necessary
– Has the ability to work independently and within a team
– Communicates effectively both written and verbally
– Has hands-on technical abilities and a basic knowledge of tools and mechanics
– Has basic knowledge of real estate and construction industries
– Is willing to work outside of normal business hours to ensure business’s success
– Wants a stable and long-term career with opportunities for growth
– Is organized, efficient and works well under stress
– Has the ability to regularly lift over 75 lbs
– Has a clean driving record and valid license
– Lives within a 20-minute drive to center city in order to efficiently respond to emergencies

 

Compensation and benefits:

 

– Salary range of $40-60k commensurate with experience
– Paid time off
– 401K with employer match
– Employer-sponsored Health/Dental insurance
– company vehicle available for use during office hours

 

JG Real Estate is growing and there’s room for advancement. JGRE typically pays for an employee to get their PA Real Estate license after a successful 6-month review. We have a track record of promoting from within and always aim to give employees additional responsibilities which correlate to their unique skill-sets. JGRE has a very positive company culture composed of individuals who are team players, care about what they are doing, work above and beyond and we also organize various company volunteer days throughout the year to give back to and stay involved with the Philadelphia community. Take a moment to read up on our firm and make sure you think it’s a good fit prior to applying.


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