The Company

Orchard is transforming the way people buy and sell their homes. Simplifying it, to the way it should have always been; fair and true to market, straightforward, easy. Every year in the U.S., $1.5 trillion of single family residences transact, generating over $120 billion of fees in a process that has changed little in decades. For the average American, the home purchase and sale process takes months, creates anxiety and is filled with uncertainty and hassle.

Orchard offers a modern alternative, making one of life's biggest decisions -- the sale and purchase of a home –stress free, fair and simple.

Orchard launched in 2017 and was previously known as Perch. The company is headquartered in New York City, has 200+ employees and has grown 10x year over year. We have raised over $300 million in financing from top tier investors including: Firstmark, Accomplice, Navitas and Juxtapose.
 
We are proud to be recognized by Inc. Magazine as a best workplace of 2020 and have a 4.9 Glassdoor rating!

Roles and Responsibilities
 
If you’re a licensed real estate agent in Raleigh and looking to be part of a company that is bringing a new approach to residential real estate, look no further. Orchard is looking for a friendly, organized, and customer-centric real estate agent in Raleigh, NC.
 
Orchard makes the home sale process easy for home owners by enabling them to request an offer on our website for Orchard to purchase their home directly. Orchard combines a guaranteed home sale with the ability to get top dollar from the market. We enable a homeowner to shop for homes without worrying about selling. 
 
As an Orchard Home Advisor, you will play a key role in ensuring these clients get top dollar for their current home and helping them find their next home. This is a unique opportunity within the real estate industry. All leads are generated and provided by the company. No prospecting required. You will receive a competitive base salary and critical expenses (ie mileage & dues) are covered. 
 
Enjoy the freedom to focus solely on your clients and be rewarded for delivering outstanding customer service. If you are someone who loves helping the customer achieve their goals but doesn't like having to spend time and money acquiring new business, this is the role for you.
 
In this role you will:
  • Walk the customer through the Orchard process from start to finish.
  • Attend listing presentation meetings. 
  • List customer homes for sale and work to ensure the listing is properly marketed. 
  • Educate clients about the home buying process.
  • Identify and schedule homes to show prospective home buyer clients after conducting a thorough needs analysis and ensuring that the buyer is pre-qualified. 
  • Provide client with relevant pricing information and market research.
  • Write and submit all offers for buyer clients.
  • Negotiate offers to purchase and oversee entire negotiation process.
  • Schedule and attend on-site property inspections with clients and vendors.
  • Promptly return all buyer client telephone calls, texts and/or emails.
  • Communicate diligently with rest of Orchard team to ensure the highest level of service to buyer clients from initial contact through contract to close.
This is a hands-on role at an early-stage company. The ideal candidate is someone who is comfortable in ambiguity and willing to roll up their sleeves on any task big or small in order for us to help deliver an incredible home buying and selling experience for our customers. You are someone that works with a sense of urgency at all times. If that sounds like something you’re excited about, we want to hear from you. There is an opportunity for this person to take on additional responsibility within the company as we scale our operations.
 
Compensation & Benefits
  • Competitive base + commission & equity package
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage.  Some of our medical options are free for the employee only.
  • Flexible PTO
  • Parental leave
  • Reimbursement for critical expenses (mileage, real estate dues)
  • Marketing & leads provided!
Requirements
  • Active North Carolina agent’s license 
  • Familiarity with the Raleigh Market
  • Driver’s license and car
  • Willingness to adapt to client's schedule and work various hours as needed, including nights and weekends (for home tours/showings) 
Who You Are 
  • Personable with a customer-first mentality
  • Highly organized
  • High motor, low ego
  • Scrappy: able to come up with a solution that gets the job done today
  • Strong drive for results
  • Excels in ambiguity
  • Strong process orientation
  • Excels at cross-functional teamwork & communication

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