Apartment Leasing Agent Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Apartment Leasing Agent interview, here are 30 interview questions and answer examples.

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As an Apartment Leasing Agent, you must be highly independent. Give me an example of your independence in action.

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List of 30 Apartment Leasing Agent Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    As an Apartment Leasing Agent, you must be highly independent. Give me an example of your independence in action.

  2. 2.

    What qualities do you look for in an ideal tenant?

  3. 3.

    If we hire you as our next Apartment Leasing Agent, what will you accomplish in the first 90 days?

  4. 4.

    What verification methods do you use for a tenant application?

  5. 5.

    Are you looking for an opportunity with base pay plus commission or are you open to working on 100% commission?

  6. 6.

    How do you build strong, trusting relationships with the property owners that you represent?

  7. 7.

    Tell me about the toughest negotiation you have ever facilitated.

  8. 8.

    What type of properties do you have experience leasing?

  9. 9.

    If hired as our Apartment Leasing Agent, how will you go about finding new clients?

  10. 10.

    As an Apartment Leasing Agent, work emergencies can often arise. How often do you take work home with you?

  11. 11.

    How would you describe your relationship with your tenants and property owners?

  12. 12.

    Do you leverage any social media platforms to promote your properties? If so, what approach has worked best for you in the past?

  13. 13.

    What type of leasing apps, tech, or programs have you used in the past?

  14. 14.

    On a scale of 1-10, how proficient is your knowledge of the real estate industry and property management principles?

  15. 15.

    How do you ensure you're in-the-know on the property market and its trends?

  16. 16.

    What do you know about the Landlord Tenant Act?

  17. 17.

    How do you feel about working evenings and weekends, performing open houses and walkthroughs?

  18. 18.

    How do you ensure your interpersonal skills remain on point, even on the busiest days?

  19. 19.

    Do you view yourself as a sales professional? Please explain why or why not.

  20. 20.

    Have you ever had to mediate between a property owner and a tenant?

  21. 21.

    Are you involved with any leasing organizations, groups, or associations?

  22. 22.

    In summary, what do you believe to be your responsibilities as an Apartment Leasing Agent?

  23. 23.

    What is your most effective question when interviewing and vetting a potential tenant?

  24. 24.

    As an Apartment Leasing Agent, when have you had to shift your priorities in response to sudden changes?

  25. 25.

    How will you handle working with very little supervision, with the ability to make crucial decisions independently?

  26. 26.

    Where do you see your Apartment Leasing Agent career one year from now?

  27. 27.

    Apartment Leasing Agents must be persuasive when negotiating on behalf of their clients. Do you consider yourself a persuasive person?

  28. 28.

    Do you have confidence in your communication skills? What is your communication style?

  29. 29.

    Have you ever received negative feedback on your approach, from a tenant or property owner?

  30. 30.

    How do you handle working in challenging team environments?