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Property Development Assistant

A real estate development assistant provides administrative support to the development team. They help throughout the land acquisition and development process, including acting as a liaison with homeowner's associations if relevant.

What is a Property Development Assistant?

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  A real estate development assistant, also called a property development assistant, works with the development team to provide administrative assistance. Sometimes assistants also have legal duties, such as helping with the property search and conducting due diligence. Sometimes, assistants also coordinate the activities of other development team members.
  A real estate development assistant, also called a property development assistant, works with the development team to provide administrative assistance. Sometimes assistants also have legal duties, such as helping with the property search and conducting due diligence. Sometimes, assistants also coordinate the activities of other development team members.
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What is the salary of a Property Development Assistant?

An assistant property development salary varies depending on location, education, experience, job duties, and the employer. To give you an idea of a fair wage, we’ve compiled a table of the average real estate property development assistant salaries in several countries. Then we compared these averages with the average salary for a virtual real estate development assistant based in the Philippines.
The wages listed for real estate development assistants in most countries do not include extra costs such as insurance and government costs. However, we have included those costs and ShoreAgents’ fees in the wages listed for the Philippines.

What is the average salary for a Property Development Assistant?

The average salary of a Property Development Assistant in Australia
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$68,528 AUD
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$24,690 AUD
based in the Philippines
The average salary of a Property Development Assistant in New Zealand
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$60,268 NZD
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$27,802 NZD
based in the Philippines
The average salary of a Property Development Assistant in United Kingdom
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£30,399 GBP
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£14,426 GBP
based in the Philippines
The average salary of a Property Development Assistant in United States of America
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$51,423 USD
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$17,258 USD
based in the Philippines
The average salary of a Property Development Assistant in Canada
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$57,764 CAD
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$22,487 CAD
based in the Philippines
The average salary of a Property Development Assistant in Singapore

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$47,447 SGD
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$23,528 SGD
based in the Philippines
As you can see, salaries for property development assistants are significantly lower in the Philippines than in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore. Indeed, in many countries, a property development associate’s salary is more than twice that of a property development associate in the Philippines.

Can a Property Development Assistant work virtually?

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Yes. A property development assistant can perform their job duties from a virtual location. However, you’ll need to do a few things to create an environment where the virtual assistant can succeed. If you’ve never had a virtual assistant before, you’ll need to gain team buy-in. You’ll also need to be flexible and patient. You’ll also want to invest in task management software to prioritize the day’s work.
ShoreAgents has considerable experience helping real estate and property development companies grow their businesses using virtual assistants. We provide advice and coaching to help you take the necessary steps to ensure your virtual property development assistant’s success.

Local Property Development Assistant Vs. Virtual Property Development Assistant

If you’re ready to hire a property development assistant, you’re likely considering whether to hire them locally or to contract with ShoreAgents to hire a virtual assistant. Here are some of the benefits of contracting with ShoreAgents to hire a virtual property development assistant.
A virtual property development assistant based in the Philippines will cost significantly less than an assistant based in most other countries. ShoreAgents is based in the Philippines. Partnering with ShoreAgents will give you a competent, hard-working property development assistant for much less than you’d pay in Canada, the United Kingdom, the United States, New Zealand, Australia, and Singapore.
If you hire a local assistant, you’ll have to complete the hiring process yourself. Hiring is a specialized skill that improves with practice. Finding the right person also requires a significant time commitment.
ShoreAgents is a real estate staffing solutions firm. We have a lot of experience hiring virtual assistants for all types of real estate businesses. We do most of the hiring work for you, and we do it well. We:
  • Help you develop a job description.
  • Recruit finalists for you from our extensive network.
  • Present the finalists for you to interview and choose the best fit.
  • Provide a workstation with a computer, desk, chair, two monitors, and a headset for the property development assistant in our comfortable office.
Throughout the process, we are professional and comply with all legal regulations.
A property development assistant is a specialized occupation. Finding someone with the right mix of property development knowledge and administrative skills isn’t always easy. However, ShoreAgents has a vast property development network. We also have an excellent reputation with prospective employees because we provide good working conditions and continuing education in the property development business for all our assistants. We can recruit the best people for you to choose from.
We have an excellent record of keeping employees engaged in their jobs. Employees who are engaged have low absenteeism rates and tend to stay at their jobs longer.
Our property development virtual assistants stay with their jobs long-term because they work alongside other virtual assistants performing similar duties for other employers. They support each other and can learn best practices from each other.
Now, we’ve looked at all the benefits of having a virtual property development assistant. Let’s take a look at the drawbacks.
Really, the only potential drawbacks are that you’ll need to do some planning to prepare for having a virtual team member. You’ll need to get your other team members on board and invest in task management software. You’ll also need to appoint a staff member to supervise the assistant’s work day to day.
The benefits of hiring a virtual real estate property development assistant are clear. However, the decision of whether to hire a local property development assistant or to hire a virtual one is up to you. If you want the benefits of hiring a virtual assistant, ShoreAgents can help you make any necessary adjustments so that your virtual relationship will work smoothly.

What are the duties of an a Property Development Assistant?

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Property development assistant jobs vary slightly in their duties. However, duties might include the following:
  • Assist with association boards, outside management companies, service providers, and homeowner associations, as needed.
  • Help with property searches, land acquisition, and conducting due diligence throughout the purchase and land development process.
  • Provide administrative support, such as preparing correspondence and maintaining databases and electronic files.
  • Draft documents such as purchase agreements, disclosures, and joint venture agreements.
  • Prepare and register legal documents such as rights of way, easements, and subdivision filings.
  • Prepare accounts related to transactions and manage trust accounting matters.
  • Prepare transfers, affidavits, closing reports, and accounts.
  • Track the status of projects in project management software.
  • Help coordinate contract compliance and lender financing data.
  • Attend and prepare minutes of zoning, development pre-construction meetings, and design meetings.
  • Ensure that permits are current and utility fees are paid.

Property Development Assistant Role

A virtual assistant can handle most duties that you’d typically assign to a real estate property development assistant. Here’s a list of possible responsibilities. We’ve put a tick beside each duty that the property development assistant could perform from a virtual location. We’ve put a cross next to those that require an in-person team member. If most of the duty can be completed in a virtual location, but some of it requires an in-person role, we’ve put both a tick and a cross.
Assist with outside boards, service providers, and management companies. check circle cancel circle
Help with property searches, land acquisition, and conducting due diligence throughout the purchase and land development process. check circle
Provide administrative support, such as preparing correspondence and maintaining databases and electronic files. check circle
Draft documents such as purchase agreements, disclosures, and joint venture agreements. check circle
Prepare and register legal documents such as rights of way, easements, and subdivision filings. check circle
Prepare accounts related to transactions and manage trust accounting matters. check circle
Prepare transfers, affidavits, closing reports, and accounts. check circle
Track the status of projects in project management software. check circle
Help coordinate contract compliance and lender financing data. check circle
Attend and prepare minutes of zoning, development pre-construction meetings, and design meetings. cancel circle
Ensure that permits are current and utility fees are paid. check circle
A virtual property development assistant can perform most of the typical duties except attending local meetings in person. They can provide most of the coordination between management boards and homeowner’s associations. Depending on the board, however, some of these tasks may require an in-person team member.
An experienced real estate agency owner directs ShoreAgents. He understands and has experience using virtual staff to grow a business. We can help you adjust your expectations and job descriptions so that your virtual property development assistant can make the maximum contribution to your team. We also provide coaching for you and your assistant to ensure that the relationship works as expected for both of you.

Where to hire a Property Development Assistant?

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Locally or virtually? The benefits of hiring a virtual assistant are clear. A virtual property development assistant will be more cost-effective. You also won’t have to devote hours of your time to the hiring process.
Hiring a virtual property development assistant through ShoreAgents is an excellent solution. ShoreAgents provides:
  • Help and advice on developing your job description
  • Recruitment from among those in our vast network of real estate and property development professionals.
  • A workstation for the assistant in our modern climate-controlled offices. We provide a laptop, a desk, a chair, a headset, and two monitors.
  • Assurance that the hiring complies with all laws and regulations.
  • Coaching to ensure the relationship works well for you and the virtual assistant.
  • Expertise in the real estate business. ShoreAgents is the only BPO with a day-to-day manager who has owned a real estate business.
  • A base in the Philippines. The Philippines is an excellent BPO destination, especially for real estate companies. Outsourcing to the Philippines offers:
    • A large, well-educated workforce. The Filipino government provides incentives for its citizens to continue their education beyond high school.
    • Workers who speak English fluently.
    • A culture that is similar to the culture in the United Kingdom, Canada, the United States, Singapore, New Zealand, and Australia.
    • A workforce keen to work with foreign companies and adjust working hours to be in sync with them.
    • An economical solution. The cost of living in the Philippines is low, which means wages are low as well.

Hiring at ShoreAgents in the Philippines

Finally, if you hire through an agency such as ShoreAgents, we take the risk in the unlikely case that the hire doesn’t work out. You don’t have to worry about dealing with legal issues or the long process of hiring a replacement.
ShoreAgents is a staffing solutions firm for all aspects of the real estate industry, including property development. We can provide the perfect solution for all your staffing needs.

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