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Leasing Associate - Village at Fairplain - Benton Harbor, MI

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Leasing Associate - Village at Fairplain - Benton Harbor, MI
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Benton Harbor,  MI
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JVM Realty Corporation (JVM) is a privately held real estate investment and management company established in 1975, with over 200 employees and a portfolio of over 6,500 apartment units. We are looking for an experienced Leasing Associate to join our dedicated property management team in Benton Harbor, MI.  As a Leasing Associate, your primary duties are to greet prospects and professionally present the features and benefits of the apartment community and secure lease agreements from qualified persons.  You must be very service oriented and strive to make everyone feel welcome and comfortable in their new apartment home.  Please visit for more information.

Your responsibilities will be varied and include:
  • Maintaining a professional and friendly atmosphere in the property management leasing office and other areas where prospective and current residents meet
  • Inspecting model apartments and "market ready" units daily to ensure cleanliness
  • Answering incoming phone calls and follow up to all leads in an effort to persuade prospective residents to visit the property
  • Greeting prospective residents and determining their needs and preferences before showing them model apartments
  • Conducting marketing outreach with local businesses to promote the property and increase visitor traffic
  • Maintaining an awareness of market conditions and trends; contributing ideas to the property manager for improving resident satisfaction
  • Processing all lease applications, assist with application verification and notify prospective residents of their application status
  • Inspecting the property grounds, pick up litter and report any outstanding maintenance needs

We are seeking someone who has:
  • Two (2) years experience in a sales/customer service role in a professional setting
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong ability to build and maintain relationships with others
  • Basic computer and phone skills
  • Ability to pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal history search
  • Knowledge of OneSite preferred
  • Knowledge of Fair Housing a plus

JVM Realty Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and offers very competitive compensation, ongoing training and benefits package including:
▪ Medical plan options
▪ Dental
▪ Vision
▪ Life insurance
▪ Long-term disability coverage
▪ 401(k) plan with employer match
▪ Flexible spending accounts
▪ Tuition reimbursement
▪ Bonus programs
▪ Leasing commissions
▪ Paid time off (PTO)
▪ Recognition programs
▪ Available housing discounts

Interested candidates should submit their resume to

All those offered a position must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and criminal history search.

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