Property Researcher

Job Title: Property Researcher
Contract Type:
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary: £23,000 - £25,000
Contact Name: Jaimini Tailor
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Job description:

Vanilla Recruitment

We’re delighted to be recruiting for an enterprising Property Researcher on behalf of a truly innovative company who are taking a forward-thinking and ambitious approach to everything they do.

As a Property Researcher, you will join a friendly and proactive team who are genuinely committed to delivering an outstanding customer experience and providing exceptional service with the highest standards of integrity. You will take pride in undertaking detailed property research and analysis, as well as carrying out a range of administration duties to support the organisation’s varied range of property development and investment work.

This exciting role offers a fantastic stepping-stone into a career in property and brilliant professional development opportunities, with support, encouragement and help provided in pursuing industry-relevant qualifications and specialisms.


Duties and responsibilities:

  • Carrying out detailed property research and analysis
  • Involvement in property management
  • Assisting with the administration of systems
  • Reviewing Land Registry house sale, land ownership and land use data for property development work
  • Finding and summarising planning policy, permissions, conditions and contributions
  • Assisting with the sales and lettings administration, such as carrying out occupier reports and tenant credit checks
  • Arranging and attending regular property inspections
  • Invoicing of all rent, service charge, insurance and other charges
  • Liaising with client landlords over invoicing and rent collection and assisting with service charge administration
  • Data entry on CRM system (Salesforce)
  • Proof-reading and printing reports
  • Operating and maintaining project management software
  • Taking part in a daily meeting with colleagues to discuss the progress of jobs and new business
  • Maintaining a focus on monthly, quarterly and annual financial targets for the company
  • Answering calls and emails within a timely manner
  • Dealing with all incoming enquiries


Skills and experience required:

  • Existing experience within the property industry would be an advantage, but applicants who demonstrate an enthusiam for developing a property-related career and meet the skills and experience criteria below are also invited to apply
  • Strong administrative skills, with prior experience in a clerical role or a customer service role which involved some administrative duties
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, responding to customer enquiries in a friendly and helpful manner
  • Enjoys working collaboratively as part of a team
  • Takes a positive, “can-do” problem-solving approach
  • IT proficient, with strong working knowledge of Excel, Word, CRM and an ability to adapt quickly to new software
  • Ability to identify and extract key information from a range of resources and produce concise, clear and accurate documents and reports


Hours of work:

  • Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 5.00pm (1 hour lunch)


Salary and benefits:

  • £23,000 – £25,000
  • 20 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Christmas closure
  • Bonus scheme introduced after 12 months in the role

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