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Real Estate Agent Job Description

The following is a sample job description for a Real Estate Agent to reference when building your resume. Assess the qualifications and requirements listed to get an understanding of what you need to include on your resume for what employers expect in this field.


Real Estate Agents are in charge of selling houses and property to prospective buyers. They work with homeowners who are looking to sell their home, as well as buyers who are looking for a new place to live.

Real Estate Agents must be able to assess the market value of a house or property and determine whether or not it is a good investment. Real Estate Agents must also be able to negotiate with potential buyers and sellers. They need to be well-versed in legal issues surrounding buying and selling property, such as zoning laws, deed requirements and mortgage laws.

Additional real estate resume strategies for this can be found here.


  • Managing all properties in a given area (the “zone”) and making sure they are always in good condition.
  • Inspecting any potential new properties that come on the market, and then listing them for sale.
  • Handling all questions and complaints from clients, including scheduling maintenance work and handling issues with contractors or other contractors who may have been hired by clients.
  • Act as a liaison between clients and the company’s marketing team.
  • Responsible for the entire sales process, from initial meeting to closing.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with clients and other key stakeholders in the real estate community.
  • Participates in marketing activities to generate leads and cultivate new business.
  • Creates a seamless experience for clients through all stages of the transaction process.


  • College degree in business, real estate, or a related field.
  • 1-3 years of experience in a similar role.
  • Active real estate license.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work with others
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to travel throughout the state.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multitask.

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