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At Sugarhouse Properties we are always on the lookout for hard working individuals who are prepared to give 100% in making sure our service standards are the best in the industry.

Current Vacancies

Lettings Negotiator (FULL AND PART TIME)

ARE YOU OUTGOING, SALES ORIENTATED, HAVE YOUR OWN CAR AND HUNGRY TO MAKE LOTS OF MONEY OVER THE NEXT 3-4 MONTHS?!!

Sugarhouse Properties are looking for enthusiastic team members to join a fast paced and exciting lettings team on a temporary contract between November and February. Good salaries and high commissions are payable for this contract period.

We are an award winning letting agent based in Headingley in Leeds that specialise in the student and graduate housing market. We offer a very hands-on and tenant friendly service and a high standard of accommodation. Sugarhouse has been awarded "Northern Letting Agency of the Year" at the Times Letting Agency of the Year Awards and crowned as "Yorkshire and Humber Letting Agency of the Year" at London's Negotiator Property Awards. We have also awards at a national level as 'Best Employer'. We are a company that values it’s staff and takes pride in their development!

You will be undertaking viewings, using your own vehicle, on our rented properties. You will also be involved in the viewing process in terms of taking bookings and enquiries.

Main duties & objectives:

  • Conducting viewings of properties with prospective Tenants
  • Managing appointments and confirming viewings
  • Following up previous viewings
  • Booking viewings in the diary
  • Answering email enquiries for lettings
  • Answering the telephone for viewing enquiries
  • Inspecting properties if required
  • Organising keys for viewings and returning keys from viewings
  • Promotional work including the handing out of promotional leaflets and flyers

We will require you to provide the following for your own use within the role:

  • Your own vehicle with at least four seats (including driver)
  • Business cover on your vehicle insurance to ensure you are covered to conduct viewings
  • A mobile smartphone that you can use for your role as Lettings Negotiator

Your salary, commissions and expenditure costs for the above will be as follows:

  • £7.50 - £8.50 per hour (based on previous experience)
  • 35p per mile for miles used in your own vehicle for business use only (this does not cover travel to and from work)
  • High commissions for each property let

Job Type: Temporary
Salary: £7.50 - £8.50 / hour

For full details or to apply, please email jason@sugarhouseproperties.co.uk.


Accounts Administrator (Full Time)

Due to continued growth we are now recruiting for an Accounts Administrator for our busy Headingley office. This is a new role and will provide support to our existing accounts team across all areas of our business. The role will be varied and will also include the management of our multiple utility accounts as well as ensuring invoices are processed for our maintenance department with their works orders and payments.

We are looking for someone who can work as part of a team, is numerically minded and has a keen eye for detail.

Job Purpose:

Supporting the Accounts team with a variety of tasks including the processing invoices, receipting rents and managing multiple utility accounts.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Ensuring all correspondence and enquiries are dealt with in a timely and professional manner
  • Processing invoices, bill payments and receipting/ reconciling of payments
  • Receipting rents and assisting with rent arrears
  • Processing payments and assisting with the management of our bank accounts
  • Managing our accounts with utility suppliers, checking bills and statements
  • Dealing with any supply issues from our utility accounts

Qualifications/Knowledge/Experience:

Ideally worked in a financial role previously or be able to demonstrate strong numerical and organisation skills.

Personal Skills & Key Competencies:

  • Detail orientated, analytical and a problem solver
  • Well organised
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and work to deadlines
  • Articulate with good communication skills
  • Work independently
  • Customer focussed and proactive
  • Strong command of Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Keen eye for detail

Salary:

£16,000.00 to £18,000.00 / year

For full details or to apply, please email laura@sugarhouseproperties.co.uk.


Working for Sugarhouse

We pride ourselves on delivering first class customer service to our tenants and landlords and work hard to achieve this. We've also set out to make Sugarhouse a great place to work for our staff. As well as offering a fun and supportive working environment, we feel we offer excellent remuneration, genuine (and proven) chances for progression, a lively social calendar, structured training, constant mentoring and a workplace in which everyone has a voice and feels valued. Our return for that is that we feel we have some of the best staff in the business; if you think you've got what it takes to join us then get in touch!

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Testimonials

  • The best marketing and customer service in the North Leeds student and professional market bar none!

  • They have just organised my third full refurbishment for me and they all look fantastic. I haven't lost a day's rent since they took over

  • They've got fantastic prices and friendly staff

  • Great value properties

  • Friendly, professional service that offers great advice and sees you through from start to finish of the process of letting a house. Always available for any queries that you have and have a very quick response to let any problems that we have had in the house. Feel like we're treated like adults, not students and that they really value our custom.

  • They were very professional and helpful and did their utmost to provide great customer service and find us the exact property we were looking for that satisfied as many requirements as possible. The staff are very welcoming and friendly and were easy to approach with any concerns, requests or questions.

  • Brill company, extremely professional yet friendly and always happy to help! Great to chat to for advice, over all the best in Leeds!

  • They're simpy the best and super efficient!!

  • In a highly competitive category, this agency should be delighted with itself; the judges were extremely pleased to rewards its efforts with the gold. With a focus on students and young professionals the attitude and communication is well tailored to this audience. The team has an established presence across the social media platforms and uses social networking sites extremely well. The website is very good indeed and has a number of features expected by the young and tech savvy target audience. The directors value their staff and there is a very good mentoring scheme in place to develop negotiators into senior staff. As can be expected in student sharing tenancies, they are well versed in dispute resolution and manage to remedy any issues without legal recourse, so all parties come away happy with the results.

  • You've taken a hugh worry from my mind. Thank you so much for all your helpand advice. My tenants have also been really pleased with you which is really nice. Everything was really straightforward and the tenants have been great.

  • Sugarhouse Properties are always helpful when we have any problems with the house and always fix it immediately. They are constantly polite and friendly when we are in contact with them.

  • Many thanks for all your hard work; your administration is excellent and you communicated well with us throughout

  • We had our house on with XXXX for 4 months with no success and no feedback. Sugarhouse advised me to organise some minor improvements and had the house rented within a week!

  • Such friendly and helpful people! All staff are easy to talk to and are open to questions no matter how many! Definitely recommend to anyone looking for a house!

  • I have recently organised a house for next year with Sugarhouse and everything went as quick and easy as possible. The team are a great example to all other letting agencies, with their professionalism and commitment. They also make your house-viewing fun, which is very important

  • When we were looking for a house they were so helpful in trying to find what we wanted. Whenever we had problems at the house they are always very quick at responding and fixing the problem. We are very happy with the service they have provide and if we were not in our third year we would definately use them again

  • Great houses with really good facilities. Always reply straightaway and send someone round within the next 2 days. Staff are so friendly!