Real Estate Representative

Also known as Real Estate Salesperson, Real Estate Subagent.
Arranges the conduct of real estate transactions such as sales and leasing, and assists buyers to find suitable properties, on behalf of an agency. Registration or licensing is required.
Training time 6 months - 2 years
Average pay $72,402
Employment prospects Moderate
Employment size 4,400

What does a Real Estate Representative do?

  • accepting and listing properties and businesses for sale and lease, conducting inspections, and advising buyers on the merits of properties and businesses and the terms of sale or lease
  • advising vendors of sales and marketing options such as sale by auction and open house inspections
  • cataloguing and detailing land, buildings and businesses for sale or lease and arranging advertising
  • assessing buyers' needs and locating properties and businesses for their consideration
  • offering valuations and advice for buying and selling properties and businesses, and structuring the terms of settlement
  • collecting and holding rent monies from tenants, and remitting to owner on agreed basis
  • monitoring and addressing non-compliance with terms and conditions of tenancy and pursuing rental arrears
  • developing and implementing business plans, budgets, policies and procedures for the agency


  • Property Portfolio Officer

Related courses

Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol
Diploma of Property Services (Asset and Facility Management)