Our Real Estate Agents
Are you thinking about becoming a real estate agent? Or are you one already and looking for a new challenge? Real estate agents are best equipped with competences such as communication skills, sales skills and personal initiative. But who exactly is working with us? What are the success stories our colleagues can tell and why did they choose to join Engel & Völkers Paris in the first place? Learn more about our team in Paris and find out what makes the job of a real estate agent special for our team members. People with the most individual backgrounds and resumés work with Engel & Völkers and some of them will provide insight into their daily work.
Omar Meneri - Real Estate Agent with industry expertise
42 years old, works for Engel & Völkers Paris for 2,5 years now
What was your personal highlight so far while working at Engel & Völkers Paris?
"My personal highlight was an event organized at the Market Center Paris called 'gardienne party'. We are the only one in Paris to organize this kind of event.
It's like a garden party in our office garden in summer. We invited our administrations staff. We wanted to thank those who help us in our daily business. They were very grateful for this dedicated attention and were very happy to discover the Market Center."
What was your greatest success at Engel & Völkers so far? What are your next goals?
"It is difficult to answer to this question, because every small and daily success is important for our company. But I would like to give a recent example. For a period of two month I negotiated with 4 clients until we closed the deal. It was very difficult and cost some patience, but in the end my client got the property. My client was so happy that she wept for joy."
Sabrina Dray - Real Estate Agent as a career changer
28 years old, works for Engel & Völkers Paris for one and a half year now
What was your profession before joining Engel & Völkers Paris?
"I studied finance and worked for an accounting company. My personal experience buying a property sparked my interest for the real estate sector."
What kind of tangible support did you receive from Engel & Völkers (especially at the beginning)?
"The support started right at the beginning of my job with the 'Ready to sell'-seminar at the Academy of Engel & Völkers. I learned everything important about the real estate business and received tips for being a real estate agent. Also the team support was really great. Especially our team leader and the team assistant helped me during my first weeks / month in Paris.
Working at a company like Engel & Völkers was really helpful to start with the job as a real estate agent, because of the international network and the different marketing tools (like the GG magazine, postcards, newsletter), which I used from the beginning. The beautiful office of our Market Center in Paris is also a plus to seduce our clients."
How does a typical day at Engel & Völkers Paris look like?
"At Engel & Völkers Paris no day is like the next. But we do have some rituals. In the morning I contact my clients and potential clients: sending post cards, distribute the GG magazine and talk to our local contacts. In the afternoon we often have meetings with clients, appointments with the notary, first visits and estimation."
Lou Megherbi-Torre - Young professional
24 years works for Engel & Völkers Paris since September 2017
What persuaded you to become a real estate agent?
"I was looking for a new job and Engel & Völkers invited me for a job interview as a young professional real estate agent. After several interviews with the HR and the sales manager I was absolutely convinced that this was the perfect job for me.
One reason I decided to work for Engel & Völkers was because I had a good feeling from the beginning. There was a great atmosphere at the MMC Paris and everybody seemed to be happy working there. The positive energy persuaded me immediately."
How did Engel & Völkers support your entry into the real estate world?
"Engel & Völkers gave me a chance that I wanted to take. The greatest support is the team and my colleagues, who helped me a lot to start my job as a real estate agent. They were always ready to answer my questions. Furthermore I am surrounded by my colleagues I learn from.
There was also the Engel & Völkers Academy where I learned everything I needed to know about the profession as a real estate agent. As a young professional regular courses are very helpful to become successful."