Letting Negotiator Vacancy

Apprentice Lettings Negotiator

CityWest Homes currently have 9,200 private leasehold properties.  Of these over 3,000 properties are sublet by the leaseholder to private tenants and either managed by the leaseholder directly or through other forms of managing agent.

In March 2009, CityWest Homes launched CityWest Residential (CWR) offering a range of sales, lettings and property management services to those Westminster City Council leaseholders and also private sector landlords within the borough.

Purpose of the Job

Under direction of the manager, take on the practical aspects of the lettings business such as registering & qualifying applicants, conducting property viewings, ‘closing’ offers, securing deals between landlords and tenants and administration required to progress the tenancy thereafter. To achieve targets within the CWHR business plan and assist to grow the business and to conduct valuation appointments with clients.

Main Responsibilities

  • Under direction of the manager, responsible for registering properties on the CWHR site including marketing descriptions.
  • Registering and qualifying applicants expressing an interest in properties marketed by CWHR.
  • Arrange and conduct qualified viewings with a view of ‘closing’ an offer
  • Arrange property viewings. Liaise with landlords over applicant’s offer with a view to securing a deal.
  • Undertake necessary administrative tasks to progress the deal to completion
  • Interrogate existing databases to identify potential leads from leaseholders in WCC stock with expiring sublets and undertake appropriate marketing.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with landlords instructing CWHR to undertake services, providing a high level of customer service in all dealings regardless of whether it’s only tenant find or full management in order to maintain a loyal client base.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with tenants seeking properties listed with CWHR or in properties under CWH management. Provide a high level of customer service and build loyalty.
  • Conduct valuation presentations using comparables and experience to ‘win the client’

General Responsibilities

  • Work with manager to promote a high and professional profile in the local community.  Be continually alert to business opportunities, seeking additional landlords and properties to build the number of available properties.
  • Assist the manager with management of our database.
  • Assist with any other administrative duties associated with CWHR as required

Location – Westminster

Salary – £18,000

Role Specification

This is a great opportunity to work for an amazing organisation who actively support the community within Westminster.

If you would like a detailed role and person specification please email lauren.chandler@potensis.com

CityWest Homes deliver…

up to 30 major works schemes every year and their repairs service carries out over £14 million of repairs yearly.

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