How to become a Property Developer

Property developers organise and plan for the purchase, development and sale of new and existing properties.

Personal requirements for a Property Developer

  • Able to work without supervision
  • Good team leadership skills
  • Good communication, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Aptitude for mathematics
  • Sound judgment, research and analytical skills
  • Neat appearance.

Duties & Tasks of a Property Developer

Property developers may perform the following tasks:

  • Determine the best use for the property
  • Research the values of land to determine the feasibility or profitability of the project
  • Plan a property development schedule, covering the timing needed for the construction and sale or lease of the buildings
  • Talk to architects and builders
  • Get permits from local councils
  • Visit construction sites and direct the activities of builders.

Specializations

Property Developer

Property developers organise and plan for the purchase, development and sale of new and existing properties.

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