• Virtual Real Estate Assistant

Virtual Real Estate Assistant

Real estate assistants provide administrative support to a real estate agent or broker. Some real estate assistant duties vary based on whether the professional is a licensed real estate assistant. Common duties of an unlicensed real estate assistant include posting property listings, filing documents, greeting clients, answering the phone, and assisting with property closings. A licensed real estate assistant typically has increased responsibilities and are qualified to relieve the agent or broker of major duties, like assisting with closings and co-managing open houses.

 

How to Become a Real Estate Assistant?

 

Real estate assistants provide administrative support to a real estate agent or broker. Some real estate assistant duties vary based on whether the professional is a licensed real estate assistant. Common duties of an unlicensed real estate assistant include posting property listings, filing documents, greeting clients, answering the phone, and assisting with property closings. A licensed real estate assistant typically has increased responsibilities and are qualified to relieve the agent or broker of major duties, like assisting with closings and co-managing open houses.
Prospecting & lead generation are a crucial part of building a successful real estate business – but they’re also time-consuming, and agents often find that the busier they become working deals, the harder it is to find time to prospect for new ones.

Hiring a Real Estate Virtual Assistant to take over your inside sales and expand your prospecting & lead generation efforts. Inside sales, virtual assistants will help you generate more leads, qualify them and allow you to focus on selling and generating commissions.

 

Top real estate leaders today are hiring real estate, virtual assistants.

So, what is a real estate virtual assistant and what does a real estate virtual assistant do?

“Real estate virtual assistant is a remote worker who can complete a wide variety of real estate tasks, such as preparing & filing paperwork, responding to email inquiries, setting up meetings, etc.”

Here is a list of important tasks that you can assign to your real estate virtual assistant:

  • Real estate data scraping with the help of classifieds software from different websites, such as Craigslist, Backpage, Oodle, and eBay
  • Posting ads on Craigslist, Zumper, Postlets, RentLinx, Zillow, and others
  • Sending introductory messages to potential renters along with appropriate listings based on what they require
  • Compiling morning reports with information received from MLS
  • Managing your calendar
  • Responding to email inquiries
  • Setting up your meetings
  • Following up with prospective renters and buyers
  • Social media campaigns for your real estate website
  • Writing blogs and articles for content marketing
  • Database management
  • Email campaigns
  • Doing property research and creating a property report
  • Following up over phone and email with parties involved in the closing process like a home inspector and home appraiser