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Real Estate is one of the 10 specializations of INSEEC.

It is a buoyant sector, constantly evolving, which allows you to work in many types of companies. Find the most frequently encountered jobs:

Retrouvez les métiers les plus fréquemment rencontrés :

Assistant or rental manager

The assistant or the rental manager accompanies the rental manager in all his daily tasks of management of apartments, houses or professional or commercial premises. The rental management assistant will receive complaints from tenants or landlords and, within the limits of his or her competence, will provide the first answers.

What are the missions of an assistant / rental manager?

The rental management assistant’s mission is to relieve the rental management manager of his most common tasks: monitoring of suppliers, management of calls and messages, emails and letters to tenants and owners.

Assistant in the preparation of routine correspondence: insurance, boiler maintenance, notices, reminders. He is also responsible for managing insurance files, estimates, claims, pre-litigation and litigation from an administrative point of view.

He/she will manage the day-to-day tasks and requests: requests for badges, supply of documents to the notaries, he/she will make requests for estimates and follow up on their receipt, request the owner’s agreement if necessary and ensure that the work is carried out correctly.

The assistant rental manager will also be responsible for receiving new tenants’ files and entering them into the property management software.

What are the skills of an assistant/rental manager?

In order to provide quality advice, the rental management assistant possesses specialized knowledge in property management, legal skills and work management.
You must also have a good command of office tools, rigor and administrative organization. A great availability and a good relationship.

Asset Manager

A wealth manager manages a client’s portfolio and offers investments. Its role is to assist individual clients in managing and optimising their assets, by offering them appropriate financial products. He is at the interface between sales, technical aspects and consulting.

What are the missions of an asset manager?

Its objective is to evaluate a client’s assets, study their resources, assimilate their expectations, determine an investment strategy, monitor the sector with regard to the laws and texts that may be issued, and propose concrete solutions to optimize the client’s assets.

What are the skills of an asset manager?

In order to provide quality advice, the wealth manager possesses in-depth knowledge in multiple fields: economics, taxation, family law, real estate, banking and insurance products.
He knows the degree of risk of the products or operations he suggests to his clients. Its role as an intermediary allows it to propose the most appropriate solution for each situation. The asset manager must be attentive and responsive to client needs.
It must make appropriate proposals so as not to miss an opportunity. He also needs to have marketing knowledge to develop his clientele.

VEFA Salesperson

The role of the VEFA sales representative (sale in the future state of completion – new property) is to accompany customers in their project to buy an apartment or a house in new programmes to come or under construction.

What are the missions of a VEFA sales representative?

He receives first time, customers who come to him showing an interest, for a given real estate project. The role of the VEFA sales representative will be to understand the context of the future purchase, the needs and desires of his clients and their financial capacity.

From then on, the VEFA negotiator will be able to provide all the information relating to the client’s project. He will be able to present the program, present the available lots that correspond to the needs and desires of his client, show plans, 3D views of the architect, present virtual tours, or visit apartments and sample houses.

The VEFA negotiator will also have to analyse the financial situation of his clients to ensure that they are able to carry out their project. He will also have to advise his clients, within the framework of a rental investment. Once his clients are convinced by this purchase project, he will have to refine the sale of the property, in particular by discussing the equipment that can be chosen, the materials chosen, or the possibilities of fitting out, in conjunction with the technical teams.

What are the skills of a VEFA sales representative?

In order to provide quality advice, VEFA sales representatives have in-depth knowledge in multiple fields: negotiation and sales, real estate, tax skills, commercial relaunching. It must make appropriate proposals so as not to miss an opportunity. He also needs to have marketing knowledge to develop his clientele.

Merchant of goods

The property dealer buys and renovates real estate (apartment, house, shop, building) in order to resell it.

What are the missions of a real estate agent?

Do not confuse a property traderwith a real estate agent. The property dealer buys and renovates real estate with the aim of reselling it at a higher price and making a profit.
The authorized activities of the property trader are essentially the purchase and resale of all real estate already built, building land, shares in real estate companies (SCI), and business assets in all sectors.
The property trader must set up a company and be registered in the trade register. His first role is to know how to spot the good deals, to find the property below the market price, most often to renovate it completely to resell it and make a profit. To be successful, you need to build a strong network of contacts and be a good negotiator.

What are the skills of a property trader?

To get started in the business, it is better to have legal knowledge (leases, contracts, town planning, etc.) and sufficient financial capacity to invest in the purchase of your first property.
The property dealer can only sell and buy the following goods: buildings, houses, businesses, building land, housing or shares in real estate companies.

Real Estate Agency Manager

The real estate agency manager is the person in charge of his or her company or a sales outlet. His mission is to make this entity work from a commercial point of view as well as from an administrative and financial point of view and especially with regard to the teams to be managed.

What are the missions of a real estate agency manager?

He/she supervises and leads his/her sales teams for transactions, and his/her administrative teams for property administration and commercial assistance. He/she organises the activity, sets up procedures and working methods and ensures that they are respected.
He/she manages the commercial objectives that he/she has set or that have been set for him/her by his/her management. He/she supervises and manages the organizational, technical, human, financial and logistical resources.
He/she ensures that the real estate agency as a whole is well run.
He intervenes in difficult situations and disputes. He accompanies and supports his employees in the performance of their missions.

What are the skills of a real estate agency manager?

The real estate agency manager must demonstrate strong managerial, administrative and commercial skills.
He or she must also have knowledge of human resources and legal issues.
He/she must be able to make proposals, be able to make decisions and have good interpersonal skills.

Land developer

The land developer is at the heart of any project to create a new real estate complex, whether it is residential or business premises. His mission is to look for building plots or rehabilitation operations and to carry out feasibility studies for the projects envisaged, by means of a perfect knowledge of his sector and the town planning rules that apply there.

What are the missions of a land developer?

The mission of a land developer is to put forward construction or renovation opportunities on existing land, whether built or to be built. He has to build up and follow a file of potential business on a permanent basis.
The main function is to prospect for building land, built-up land or land to be renovated in the areas assigned to it in order to find new business. Contact with business introducers is also a strong point.
The owners of land or premises are not necessarily in the process of selling. It is therefore up to the land developer to convince the seller or sellers of this opportunity.
He can also carry out the town planning files in order to obtain the administrative authorizations, and will carry out the preliminary studies of technical, administrative, legal and financial feasibility of a project of construction or renovation.

What are the skills of a land developer?

He must master the notions of work costs, according to the identified constraints of the building and urban planning sector.
Good knowledge of the real estate market.
He must have strong negotiation skills and a real capacity for conviction. He/she will have to demonstrate autonomy and creativity.

Real estate expert

The real estate expert’s mission is to estimate the market or rental value of a property, whether it is a home, commercial premises or land, based on the characteristics of the property, and taking into account the economic, legal, geographical, urban or technical environment of this property.

What are the missions of a real estate expert?

The real estate expert’s mission is to estimate the market or rental value of a property, whether it is a home, a commercial premises or a piece of land. This evaluation must be carried out taking into account the economic, legal, geographical, town planning or technical environment of the property.
He will then proceed to the visit of the property, in order to take note of the reality of the property, of its main characteristics, and of its direct environment.
He will take note of the technical aspects of the property, the diagnostics and the condition of the building.
The real estate expert may also be required to provide consulting services for clients, asset managers or any other company with a specific need, such as market studies.

What are the skills of a real estate expert?

In order to provide quality reports, the real estate expert possesses in-depth knowledge of real estate, technical and legal skills.
Budget analysis and budget management are important assets.

Condominium accountant

Its mission is to deal with the financial aspect of the various files. The condominium accountant can work in an agency or a specialized firm.

What are the missions of a co-ownership accountant?

The condominium accountant is a professional of the figures of a condominium. Its mission is to deal with the financial aspect of the various files. He prepares the budget for the various accounting items: maintenance, renovation work, acquisitions, etc. He ensures good relations between the various partners, owners and service providers. He controls purchases, their payment and keeps the general accounts of the co-ownership. At the end of each financial year, he is responsible for drawing up the balance sheet, ensuring the financial equilibrium of the co-ownership and the correct distribution of charges.
He must ensure the financial soundness of the co-ownership for which he is responsible. He works closely with a condominium manager.

What are the skills of a condominium accountant?

To provide this professional must have extensive knowledge in accounting and real estate, technical and legal skills.
Budget analysis and budget management are important assets.

Professional real estate consultant

The job of a commercial property negotiator is a job that requires you to build up and develop a portfolio of owners and professionals based on your knowledge of your geographical and professional sector.

What are the missions of a professional real estate consultant?

The commercial real estate salesman must do a lot of prospecting in order to meet the owners of premises for sale or rent and to sign mandates enabling him to market the properties concerned: commercial premises, professional or business premises, warehouses, shop walls, etc.
He has to realize and diffuse ads linked to the signed mandates, diffuse mailings, and especially to relaunch his portfolio of customers likely to be interested in these properties and to organize appointments for them.
In addition to his role in carrying out sales or rental operations, he may in some cases be called upon to advise company directors in their search for new locations.

What are the skills of a professional real estate consultant?

In order to provide quality advice, the professional real estate consultant possesses specialized knowledge in multiple fields: Negotiation and sales, real estate, tax skills, commercial recovery. It must make appropriate proposals so as not to miss an opportunity. He must also have knowledge in prospecting to develop his clientele.

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Updated 25 January 2022