Position title
Buyer Agent ERIC ANDERSEN HOMES CHICAGO, IL US
Description

Where you will work?

Western suburbs of Chicago (Burr Ridge, Oak Brook, Hinsdale, Downers Grove, Western Springs, La Grange, Brookfield, & surrounding markets)

Who are we looking for?

A dedicated Buyer Agent who is able to answer calls from incoming buyer leads in real-time, turn those leads into appointments, and assist our buyers through the entire home buying process, from beginning to end. Our Buyer Agents are trustworthy, highly sociable, draw energy from working with and serving people, and are optimistic and outgoing. Recognizing that personal habits will have a significant impact on performance, our Buyer Agents are committed to proper nutrition, exercise, and healthy sleep habits. Our Buyer Agents have a growth mindset and demonstrate their commitment to excellence by reading/listening to real estate books and podcasts, attending courses and coaching, and regularly practicing scripts and dialogues. They have a strong sense of urgency, but not at the expense of quality. They always demonstrate the knowledge, attitudes, skills, and habits of a dedicated professional who is committed to putting clients first, doing the right thing, and to seeking win-win agreements.

Responsibilities

What will you do? 

These are the standards a well-above-average performer will maintain or exceed:

  • Answer calls from incoming buyer leads in real-time (minimum 75% answer rate)
  • Convert leads to appointments
  • Assist additional team-provided buyer leads with the entire purchase process, from beginning to end
  • Develop quality relationships with clients so that we become their go-to real estate professional for life
  • Effectively negotiate and coordinate all buyer transactions
  • Consult with clients to ensure fiduciary service of the real estate transaction from initial contact through contract to close
  • Develop expert knowledge regarding mortgage financing, neighborhoods, schools, and all homeownership issues
  • Develop excellent content marketing systems using digital & printed means

Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Answer calls from incoming leads in real-time (minimum 75% answer rate)
  • Show properties of interest to current and potential clients
  • Share additional properties and resources to aid buyers in their home search
  • Negotiate for buyers
  • Facilitate transactions from initial contact to contract to close
  • Occasionally assist with additional team tasks (e.g., showings, inspections, meeting appraisers, etc.)
Qualifications

Knowledge/Skills

  • Committed to demonstrating excellence and integrity in all things
  • Excellent at building rapport
  • People-oriented
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Dedicated to personal growth
  • Willing to create/learn scripts and dialogues
  • High school graduate
  • Real estate license
  • 1–3 years of industry and sales experience preferred
  • 1–3 years of management experience preferred

Expected lead volume, first year performance minimums, & projected commissions

  • 20 leads/month, 75% answer rate = 15 leads. 10% conversion rate = 1.5 closing/month
  • Average lead price approx. $375,000. Average post-split commission approx. $4,500
  • Projected first year commission (assuming the above minimums are met): $81,000+
Job Benefits

Compensation 

  • 50% commission on all team-generated leads; 75% commission on all agent-generated leads
  • Flat fee for additional team tasks (approx. $50/hour)
Employment Type
Full-time
Job Location
Base Salary
$80,000-$100,000 Per year
Date posted
October 24, 2022
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Position: Buyer Agent ERIC ANDERSEN HOMES CHICAGO, IL US