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Apprentice Real Estate Agent, Salaried (Fairfax County)

Company: Houwzer
Location: Fairfax
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Job Description:

Apprentice Agent - Fairfax County, VA

As an Apprentice Agent at Houwzer, you will receive all of the necessary training and support needed to one day become a successful Buyer Agent Specialist. You will spend the duration of the program shadowing and supporting a Senior Buyer Agent in all aspects of their agent responsibilities, while also supporting the rest of the team as instructed by the team Sales Manager. If you are excited about starting your real estate career and are looking to join a team that is eager to see you learn and win, this could be the perfect opportunity for you. The apprentice program is a 6-12 month-long program that, if completed successfully, will result in a promotion to a Buyer Agent Specialist.  

Here’s What You’ll Do:

Position-Specific Duties

  • Based on availability, attend a minimum of one and a maximum of three Open Houses each week held on evenings and weekends

  • Act as a co-agent on assigned Senior Buyer Agent deals and provide support as needed

  • Shadow Senior Buyer Agent on all aspects of the job for a minimum of one month

  • Cross-train with other agents on the team for a varied perspective on agent tasks

  • Provide additional support to the team as needed, including lockbox pickup, sign setup/teardown, last-minute fill-in for showings and Open Houses, etc.

  • Attend all required training and scheduled shadow events

  • Shadow and support a Buyer Team Administrator to learn and understand the process

Typical Agent Duties

  • Nurture assigned leads by responding promptly to all incoming inquiries and ensuring accurate data entry by documenting them in the Houwzer CRM

  • Develop a personal sphere (Circle of Influence) to build a network of new client leads, and convert leads into active clients

  • Conduct client consultations as needed

  • Counsel and advise clients by educating them on and guiding them through the transaction process

  • Negotiate throughout the transaction process on behalf of your clients, including offer price, reply to inspections, and appraisal outcome

  • Monitor all under contract listings to ensure a closed deal

  • Visit listed properties as needed

  • Consistently network to create brand awareness and meet potential clients, developers, and other agents

  • Visit properties as needed

  • Monitor all under contract properties to ensure a closed deal

  • Attend a minimum of one weeknight and one weekend Open House 

To Get in the Door, We Need You to Have:

High School diploma plus five years of experience in a professional setting. A VA Real Estate Salesperson License or Broker License is also required.

Minimum Requirements to Be Completed:

  • Closed deals as the primary agent: 3 (converted the lead to an opportunity and closed the deal)

  • Closed deals as a co-agent: 5 (shadowed a deal, supported Senior Agent, or took over an opportunity for another agent)

  • Created Opportunities: 18

  • Home Buyer Classes Attended: 4

  • Inspections Attended: 12

  • Buyer Consultations Attended: 4

  • Client reviews received: 2


This is an exempt, salaried position. Bonus eligibility begins after the successful completion of the program and promotion to a Buyer Agent Specialist. 

Perks & Benefits

  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance for you and the ones you love

  • $10,000 in life insurance coverage

  • Retirement Savings Account

  • Stock options through our Houwzer HERO Plan

  • Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave

  • Pre-tax commuter benefits for transportation and parking

  • $500 a year toward continuing education/professional development

  • Flexible Paid Time Off policy (no maximum on the number of days off) and eight observed holidays

  • Paid Time Off for Volunteering (we require that you volunteer 50 hours a year!)

Who is Houwzer?

At Houwzer, our vision is to become the best real estate company in, and for, the world. We’re the first certified B Corp in the real estate industry, and we pride ourselves on being a next-generation brokerage and home services company built around our clients and their experiences. What exactly does this look like? Well, it looks like paying our amazing real estate agents and mortgage advisors a steady salary and setting them up for success with training and administrative support. It also looks like offering a one-stop-shop experience to homeowners, guiding them seamlessly through the entire transaction with less stress. Houwzer helps homeowners save when they sell and trust when they buy because we give our agents the security to prioritize the unique needs of each client. We live up to the #HouwzerHype by keeping our focus on the quality of service we provide, and valuing our team members and communities.

Diversity & Inclusion

At Houwzer, we have set out to become the best real estate company in, and for, the world. To be the best, it's crucial we have a variety of perspectives and approaches, which means we are building a team inclusive of different races, genders, ages, religions, identities, and experiences. Come see what the #HouwzerHype is all about. We'd love to have you here!

Keywords: Houwzer, Washington DC , Apprentice Real Estate Agent, Salaried (Fairfax County), Other , Fairfax, DC

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