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How a Real Estate Investment Lender Hired a Virtual Assistant for $900 / month

Learn how our clients utilize Shepherd to hire top overseas talent.
Success Stories is a regular series all about the talent our clients hire via Shepherd and how much they cost. New here? Shepherd is a headhunter agency that helps small businesses hire top overseas talent for 80% less than US equivalents.

Editor’s note: Some customers prefer not to be named, so we’ve purposefully removed their company name in this article. We’re their secret weapon. :-)

What does this client’s business do? 

The client is a direct lender that offers financing solutions to real estate investors at competitive terms. They assist the investors from closing to construction, and until the property is sold or refinanced.


Who was hired and what was their role?

At Shepherd, we helped them hire Lady.

Now their new Virtual Assistant, Lady works on the following:

  • Responding to client requests via email
  • Monitoring document submissions 
  • Writing marketing materials on different platforms
  • Updating customer data in QuickBooks 


What is the salary of the individual they hired?

Lady now works full-time in the client time zone for $900 per month.


What was the candidate’s background before being hired?

Lady has two degrees in Accountancy and has been a bookkeeper, a customer service representative, and a marketing assistant. She is proficient in QuickBooks, Microsoft Excel, Zendesk, Xero, and ERP software. Lady has been described by her previous supervisors as someone who strives for excellence, has a sense of urgency, and is proactive in solutions.


Need to hire someone like this too?

When you need to hire an efficient Virtual Assistant to support your business, reach out to us at Shepherd.

We're a headhunter agency that helps small businesses hire top overseas talent for 80% less than US equivalents. We help companies find talent in various roles like customer support, virtual assistants, operations, project managers, creatives, development, accounting, and more!

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