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Real Estate Agent and Inspection Technician

Picket Homes

Picket Homes

Research Triangle Park, Durham, NC, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2024
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Picket is a technology-powered real estate company that is transforming the single-family home rental market at every stage of the value chain, from the way investors acquire and manage high-quality rental properties, to the quality, service, and flexibility residents enjoy when they live in them.
Our proprietary platform uses advanced data science and machine learning to identify homes that fit investor criteria and optimize portfolio management and performance at scale.
Picket Realty is the brokerage division of Picket Homes, dedicated to providing exceptional service to our investor clients. We have deep roots in our markets and have extensive experience in all aspects of the real estate industry. Our team has a wealth of knowledge on local communities, current market conditions, and is looking to add your expertise to our team!
We are seeking an experienced North Carolina-licensed, Raleigh-Durham based Real Estate Agent to join our team. As a dedicated, knowledgeable, and experienced real estate professional, you will list properties of institutional owners and represent them in the acquisition and disposition processes. This role provides opportunity for substantial income from these investor transactions.
Additionally, this role will assist in managing inventory of listed homes within an assigned territory, working in collaboration with Elara team members and preferred vendors.
We have purpose-built technology and a staff of Transaction Coordinators to assist you with all closing contracts. This role allows for the flexibility to work with some of the largest firms in the SFR space.

Agent Responsibilities:

  • Represent Picket Realty’s corporate real estate clients through the buying and closing process.
  • Conduct relevant market analysis and deliver insights to Picket Realty leaders.
  • Perform in-person open houses on a periodic basis (equal to 1x month or 10% of listed homes, whichever is greater).
  • Manage a fast-paced and high volume of concurrent purchases and closings.
  • Build your real estate business through networking and sales activities to secure new investor clients.

Technician Duties

  • Ensuring all smart home devices are connected to cell reception and functioning properly (ie, battery changes, jammed locks, etc..)
  • Performing basic maintenance tasks such as light cleaning, ensuring the home is debris-free throughout, evaluating systems, and identifying items that could be determined as detractors for potential residents.
  • Performing visits to each home as assigned by the Ops Coordinators to include, but not limited to; LDOM visits, Occupancy Checks, Emergency visits, and Progress visits.
  • Assisting Field Project Manager as needed by conducting Day 1 Walks or Quality Control Visits as directed by the Ops Coordinator.
  • Meeting with Residents to ensure a positive resident experience resolving Maintenance Requests, Move-In/Outs, or other circumstances as deployed by Ops Coordinator.
  • Engaging with local HOAs to resolve violations as needed.
  • Curating homes for a seamless resident move-in process by managing marketing materials and yard signs at each property.
  • Conducting pre-move-in assessments and scheduling any touch-up cleanings during the marketing and pre-move-in phases.
  • Updating internal database and notifying internal/external customers when a home is ready.

Skills & Experience

  • Active real estate license in this state.
  • Must be a full-time real estate agent with a minimum of two years of experience
  • Knowledge of the local real estate market, including the current residential growth patterns for the area.
  • A solid understanding of how homes work, who fixes what, and what are reasonable expectations on service, timing, and problem-solving (Residential Renovation, Maintenance, or New Build experience preferred).
  • Goal-oriented; strong drive to meet performance goals and help grow a business.
  • Customer-advocate mindset and a commitment to delivering the best client experience possible
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities
  • Experience with disparate technology tools to help drive and close business: Dropbox, Slack, CRM management programs, Google Drive, Word, Excel
A background check, credit report, and pre-employment drug screening is required for this position. Inertia is an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.
At Picket Homes and Picket Realty, we are building something new and different - come build with us.