description of LEASING ASSISTANT position

  • Qualified candidates will have 1-2 years in sales experience in retail, hospitality or multi-family environment. Yardi experience preferred.

  • Responsible for the leasing of apartments

  • Maintains an accurate and in-depth knowledge of all aspects of the community, particularly in areas such as rent and pricing information, vacancies, apartment availability, lease expirations, square footage, etc.

  • Assists Property Manager in establishing and attaining daily leasing and renewal goals,

  • Show model and vacant units to prospects. ¬

  • Monitors all vacancies and Total-To-Lease in order to proactively address future occupancy requirements.

  • Fill out yardi guest cards with the correct information for all prospective tenants and follow up according to our company policy

  • Follow all company policy and procedures applicable to the leasing functions.


  • Assists in the overall marketing efforts and offers input and suggestions for promotions, advertisements, etc. Do offsite marketing when required.

  • Monitors the community advertisements and responses; maintains ad book.

  • Ensures accurate completion of the monthly competitive survey reports and analyzes the multi-family real estate market trends and conditions in the area.

  • Assures that the leasing office, model, property appearance and curb appeal is acceptable and apartments are ready to show to prospective residents.


  • Maintains open communications with Property Manager, Maintenance Supervisor and staff.

  • Understands and complies with Fair Housing laws and standards. Represents the company in a professional manner at all times as per the leasing manual.

  • Enters information accurately into Yardi

  • Prepares, assists and oversees accuracy of all leasing paperwork, including new lease paperwork and required weekly marketing reports.

  • Maintains current resident files. Assists manager in implementing residential retention and renewal programs.

  • Conducts mini-audits to ensure that current/accurate resident files are being maintained.

  • Participates and assists in training seminars as requested.

  • Becomes active in the local business community and develops a rapport with the residential community.

  • Accompany residents or prospective residents via motorized vehicle or walking on tours of property grounds and vacant units. May run errands as necessary. Attends and assists with resident social functions and activities. Performs other duties as assigned.

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621 Columbia Street, Cohoes NY 12047
(518) 785-9000 |