Careers in Property

We can kick-start your career in property. Getting qualified is an ideal starting point with Propertymark Qualifications giving you control of your learning experience and our mentors are on hand to answer any questions you might have about the property sector. We also support the sector with an extensive range of training courses covering technical and soft skill areas.

What Do Estate and Letting Agents Do?

  • Talk to sellers or landlords about; their property and identify any special features
  • Collect and research information about the property and estimate the property’s market value
  • Arrange photography and various certificates and associated paperwork
  • Represent clients in negotiations with prospective buyers or tenants
  • Manage the sale or rental as it proceeds and liaise with all interested parties
  • Help buyers and tenants decide what they want to buy or rent
  • Ensure that the price agreed is acceptable to all parties
  • Keep up to date with trends in the property market
  • Other tasks specific to rental activities i.e. organising inventories and other safety checks, liaising with suitable tenants, tenancy checks, attending to maintenance, dealing with financial and contractual issues

Why Choose a Career in Property?


Competitive Salary

Job satisfaction

Job Satisfaction

Varied work

Varied Work



Career progression

Career Progression



Training courses ignite your potential

As market leaders in the property industry our courses cover all areas of property related subjects and are run by experienced professionals sharing their expertise, knowledge and practical insight. We offer courses at foundation, intermediate and advanced levels so whatever your experience there is something for you.

Find Your New Role

Our job boards are free for job seekers and are specific to residential sales and lettings. The job boards have a number of handy features to help you find your perfect job. Upload your CV and set up job alerts specific for the type of role that you are looking for so you never miss an opportunity. Start looking for your dream job today.

Get Support from a Professional Body

We have lots of experience in the property sector and can help you on your journey to a career in property, whether it’s the first or next step in your career. We offer a Student grade membership which helps you develop your career with the full support of Propertymark. You will be kept informed of industry changes and get access to numerous discounts too.

Become a member

Our Mentors

We are in a unique position because of our market leadership within the property sector to be able to draw upon our Board Members who have practical experience of all aspects of work and career opportunities in this industry.

Our mentors are happy to have an informal discussion with you to help you understand the job and answer any questions that you might have.

Martyn Baum

Martyn Baum

Martyn is Group Residential Manager at Arnolds Keys LLP and is a former NAEA Propertymark President. Martyn specialises in property valuation, business strategy, marketing and negotiation so can guide you on a variety of skills that relate to being an estate agent.

Jan Hytch

Jan Hÿtch

An Equity Partner for Arnolds Keys LLP, Jan is a former NAEA Propertymark President and is passionate about education and training. In 2014 Jan launched the UK’s first college course for school leavers wanting to become property professionals. She also teaches Propertymark Qualifications on the course. 

Lauren Scott

Lauren Scott

Lauren, a young entrepreneur is the Managing Director of Trading Places, a company she founded at the tender age of 23. Lauren is a NAEA Propertymark Board member representing professionals from the North East of England. She provides advice on property values, improvements and investments.

Our Membership team can put you into contact with a mentor

For Sales

01926 417 790


For Lettings

01926 417 360