Viewing Agent

Date Posted: 06/07/2022

Location: Edinburgh

Job Description

Position Type: Full Time (Part time also considered) - (evening and weekend work will be required)

Our busy Elm Row office in Edinburgh are looking for an enthusiastic and outgoing individual to join their team as a Viewing Agent.

The Viewing Agent would be responsible for conducting viewings and showing prospective buyers our properties for sale. We pride ourselves on providing a friendly professional service and the role is to promote the main features of each property, highlight other suitable properties that we may have available and secure appointments for our mortgage advisors and solicitors. A company vehicle will be made available for use. Clean driving licence is essential.
 
ROLE OF THE DEPARTMENT
The role of the department is to identify and secure new valuation opportunities and to then successfully convert those valuations in to new business. It is important to ensure correct pricing of properties and maximum exposure for clients properties too. The department will also identify other business opportunities that will generate revenue for the firm whilst still providing an efficient, reliable and professional service at all times.
 
JOB PURPOSE – VIEWING AGENT
•            Show prospective buyers/tenants our stock of sale or lease properties
•            Promote the main features of each property
•            Highlight other suitable properties to viewers
•            Identify opportunities for Aberdein Considine’s legal services and secure appointments for solicitors
•            Identify opportunities for Aberdein Considine’s financial services and secure appointments for advisors
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
•            Sell the advantages of our valuation service to potential sellers/Landlords
•            Obtain viewing feedback and communicate this feedback to office staff
•            Identify the viewers specific property search requirements
•            Cross sell properties, highlighting the properties main features and encourage viewings
•            Identify other services that are relevant to the viewers situation and promote the benefits of using Aberdein Considine

Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS
•            Educated to Higher level or above
 
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Essential
•            Strong oral and written communication skills
•            Good presentation skills
•            Well presented and professional
•            A pleasant, confident manner
•            Tact, discretion and respect for confidentiality
•            Reliable and honest
•            Possess good interpersonal skills
•            Able to adapt to different professional and social environments
•            Ability to plan and prioritise own workload
•            Ability to work under pressure within a face paced environment
•            Work well individually
•            Good time management     
Desirable
•            Previous estate agency experience
•            Proven track record of achieving targets
•            Experience of cross selling and building business
 
KNOWLEDGE
Essential
•            Local property market conditions
•            Local economic factors
•            Advertising mediums relevant to the property industry     
Desirable
•            Knowledge of the conveyancing process (buying and selling)
•            Local Authority Building Standards/Planning Process
•            An understanding of financial services products
 
APTITUDES
•            Natural ability to sell
•            Personable
•            Relates to people
•            Organised and efficient


How Do I Apply?

Online: Application Form

Download: Application Form

E-mail: recruitment@acandco.com

Mail: Human Resources Department
Aberdein Considine
5 - 9 Bon-Accord Crescent
Aberdeen
AB11 6DN