Peak Living
  • Administration
  • Virginia Beach, VA, USA
  • Part Time

Peak Living LLC is currently seeking qualified Leasing Specialists. Qualified candidates should forward resumes in PDF or Word format.

 

Summary

Under the direction of the Assistant Community Manager, the Leasing Specialist supports and assists with all aspects of the community operations.

 

Category

Non-exempt - Hourly

 

Hours

Typical range of hours is based on the community needs and may require weekends and after hour emergency services. Workdays may be adjusted based on community needs.  Part Time: Hours and days are negotiable. (Minimum of 25 hours, average 29 hours).

 

Knowledge / Skills / Ability

  • Provide customer service and sales tours to prospective residents and current residents.
  • Independently establish priorities, manage time effectively, and fulfill assigned objectives and
  • Respond to and resolve unexpected problems and handle priority changes in a fast-moving, fluid
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Outlook, Excel, Word, and
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, strong organization skills, and ability to work well with onsite staff, customers, supervisors, corporate office associates and
  • Must be able to effectively communicate, comprehend, speak and read in Bi-lingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
  • Ability to comprehend legal documents and carry out related rent collections and lease
  • Intermediate level math skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide, decimals, fractions, and calculate percentages) necessary to complete financial records, budgets, and other fiscal
  • Demonstrated understanding of property operations with emphasis on lease terms and contract enforcement, including collections and marketing.
  • Develop and implement marketing strategies and resident retention programs.

 

Required Knowledge and Experience (For LIHTC Communities Only)

  • Housing Credit Certified Professional (HCCP) designation preferred (for LIHTC)
  • Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS) designation preferred (for Section 8)
  • 1 year of experience in LIHTC communities

Preferred Education and Experience

  • A minimum of three (3) years' experience as an onsite Leasing Consultant in multi-family housing, hospitality or similar
  • A high school diploma or equivalent is

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Residential Standards
    • The Leasing Specialist supports and participates in fulfilling the customer service and leasing
    • Uphold leasing and marketing standards including telephone marketing, greeting prospective residents, gathering prospect information, setting appointments, showing ready and model apartments, generating quotes, closing and securing deposits, and assisting the prospective residents with rental application completion and credit verification
    • Assist in preparing all paperwork specific to new and renewal lease
    • Insert lease renewal rates as approved by Community Manager and assists in delivery of renewal letters to secure lease renewals.
    • Recommend rental rate adjustments or concessions to the Community Manager necessary to increase rental
    • Prepare weekly market survey reports and other reports and submit them to the corporate office as directed by the Community
    • Review resident files and accounting records to determine unpaid and/or late fees owed, communicate with residents regarding outstanding balances, implement procedures for collecting on delinquencies, and enforce the lease to maximize
    • Reporting responsibilities include preparation of weekly and monthly reports, 3-day demands, delinquency report updates, other income and utility tracking spreadsheets, move-in/move-out inspections, invoices, final security deposit disposition reports and any other reports requested by the Community
    • Assist the Community Manager in organizing community resident activities, preparing newsletters and maintaining resident loyalty and retention
    • Identify areas for improvement and offer suggestions to improve the efficiency, productivity, and profitability of the
    • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Community

 

  Community Inspections and Quality Assurance Review

  • Prepare move-in gifts and places them in the make ready apartments prior to move-in; conduct final inspections and confirm completion of all service requests on or before scheduled move-in
  • Research and shop the competition a minimum of one time per quarter to ensure that rental rates, concessions, security deposits align with market conditions.
  • Inspect clubhouse, office, amenities and models, and other common areas on a daily basis to ensure they are prepared according to
  • Participate in immediate litter pick up from community exteriors and common areas to maintain community appearance

 

  Financial Performance

  • Support the Community Manager in maintaining and managing budgeted occupancy, collections, and

 

Responsibilities (for LIHTC Communities Only)

 

  • Fully implement Peak Living's compliance policies and procedures as outlined in the compliance manual.
  • Ensure compliance reports are completed in a timely and accurate manner to prevent loss of tax credits.
  • Conduct unit inspections as required by LIHTC program.
  • Audit and keep files in compliance.
  • Prepare for and attend LIHTC inspections and any other inspections as needed.
  • Keep up with LIHTC regulations and special requirements.
  • Maintain compliance with all funding and agency requirements.
  • Work & maintain LIHTC waiting list.
  • Prepare LIHTC re-certifications lease renewals, interim adjustments, and other documents.
  • Perform beginning inspections as to condition prior to leasing and report to ensure that units are being maintained according to HUD required housing quality standards.
  • Recommend cases of non-compliance to direct supervisor.
  • Ensure that our residents adhere to the lease and rules and regulations of the property & Housing Authority, for subsidy providers.   

 

Peak Living LLC offers a competitive compensation package including monthly and quarterly bonuses, health, vision, dental and life insurance and discounted rent program.

 

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