How difficult is a receptionist job for a real estate office?

I just graduated from high school and I have absolutely no work experience. I am interviewing for a receptionist job and if i get it, I'm nervous that I will do a bad job... so what kind of work and tasks should I expect and are these jobs generally difficult? thanks, please reply.

Asked By: maddox99 - 8/7/2007
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i actually temped for Corcoran and i was receptionist for a year. its easy, you really need a good speakign voice and patience. you will eventually learn the names of the employees greet people always be outgoing and you might be asked to send and recieve packages and lunch orders. thats it. transfer calls etc - these... More
Answered By: Dee - 8/7/2007
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You will absolutely love the job! Real Estate is so interesting. You will be taking a lot of messages because the agents are always coming and going out of the office. You will need to be able to use a computer, the phone, and have excellent communication skills. Being a very neat and organized person is another skill... More
Answered By: helpidentifyme - 8/7/2007
With the housing market up and careful...
Answered By: Shalla V - 8/7/2007
This is not a hard job at all, but alot of fun,and as far as the lingo you will learn it in no time, all the job consist of is answering the phone, taking messages and greeting people. This is very interesting and who knows you maybe might enjoy it enough to go to real estate school which only costs 3,000.00 and if... More
Answered By: kelly - 8/7/2007
You need to have a professional demeanor with clients that come in, good organizations skills (multi-tasking is a must with an RE office), and meticulous typing/computer entry skills. Keeping track of all the Realtors will be like herding cats, especially if it is larger office.
Answered By: godged - 8/7/2007
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