Rental Agent Job Duties

A rental agent typically has a wide range of responsibilities, which can include:


Managing the maintenance of rental properties to ensure that they are well maintained and safe for residents

Showing vacant units to prospective from workplace, answering their questions about the property,

Reviewing applications and other documentation to determine if applicants meet criteria specified by landlords

Negotiating lease terms with tenants on behalf of landlords according to guidelines set forth by state laws

Preparing lease agreements for signature by both parties, including landlords and tenants

Providing information about neighborhoods and community features of rental properties to prospective tenants

Conducting background checks on prospective tenants to ensure that they have suitable financial backgrounds, employment histories, and criminal records

Interviewing prospective tenants to determine whether they are likely to be good candidates for tenancy based on their income, employment status, and other factors

Rental Agent Salary & Outlook

Rental agents’ salaries vary depending on their level of experience, the size of the company they work for, and the location of the property.


Salary: $41,500 ($22.95/hour) – ($50/hour)