Property Consultants advise clients about real estate decisions. Sometimes, customers are individuals looking to buy a residence to live in or a property in which to invest in for profit. Oftentimes, Property Consultants get hired by companies or groups. For instance, a property developer may want to find the best place in a neighborhood in which to put a new store and hire a Property Consultant to research available locations and talk with community officials.
Like many in the real estate industry, Property Consultants are often self-employed. Some work for consultancy groups. While Property Consultants maintain a home and/or on-site office, they also may venture out to look at homes and buildings for sale and to meet with prospective buyers. Though job prospects for Property Consultants and other real estate professionals is expected to increase as Millennials become homeowners or examine property as a money-making option, those considering the profession should realize that the industry is highly sensitive to fluctuations in the economy.