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Real Estate Sales Agent

Real Estate Sales Agents sell, lease and manage commercial and private properties, and broker the buying and selling of businesses.

Overview

Real Estate Sales Agents sell, lease and manage commercial and private properties, and broker the buying and selling of businesses.

Day-to-day

  • accepting and listing properties and businesses for sale and lease, conducting inspections, and advising buyers on the merits of properties and businesses and the terms of sale or lease
  • advising vendors of sales and marketing options such as sale by auction and open house inspections
  • cataloguing and detailing land, buildings and businesses for sale or lease and arranging advertising
  • assessing buyers' needs and locating properties and businesses for their consideration
  • offering valuations and advice for buying and selling properties and businesses, and structuring the terms of settlement
  • collecting and holding rent monies from tenants, and remitting to owner on agreed basis
  • monitoring and addressing non-compliance with terms and conditions of tenancy and pursuing rental arrears
  • developing and implementing business plans, budgets, policies and procedures for the agency
  • may arrange finance, land brokerage, conveyancing and maintenance of premises.

Considerations

  • requires driving
  • stressful
  • working outdoors.

Occupation snapshot
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$1,161 / week
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Moderate
Apprenticeships may be available

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