In each book, 25 very successful property managers share their stories, advice, and tips that is certain to inspire others to pursue this wonderful professional career of Property Management. These property managers are perfect examples of individuals that are continually striving to improve their industry and the quality of service they provide their clients.
Over the last few years, Property Management as a profession has taken some very big steps forward. Universities are now starting to offer official degree programs in Property Management, lending even more credibility to this amazing profession.
The diversity of work, the never ending challenges, and the ever changing environment of the Property Management industry can offer an individual the chance for a very exciting career.
Whether you are a seasoned veteran or a novice just entering the Property Management field, this book will provide you some excellent advice and winning strategies from some of the best leaders in the Property Management industry.
“We still believe that old-fashioned ‘Thank You’ cards are very important, and every single referral that comes through the door gets a handwritten note card. I’m not afraid to work long hours; this is not a nine-to-five job. I’ve gotten to know, and learned from, good managers who were successful. I hire really good employees, empower them and value them. When I teach a cl , I learn a lot from my students as well.” – Melissa Prandi of PRANDI Property Management, Inc. CRMC and co-author of the recently published (2009) book led, The Idiot’s Guide to Success as a Property Manager.
“We can all learn from what other successful people do; it saves so much time and effort. I also use a lot of what Edward Deming taught about his concept of constant and never-ending improvement. We have set up predictable systems that produce predictable results, which gives my staff a sense of control and lessens stress.” – Dave Holt of Residential Property Management, Inc.
“I value everyone’s opinions and fresh ideas. I cannot stress enough how important it is to “hire people much smarter than me.” There are thousands of opportunities available. You just need to find your niche and run with it. Study the market, read books, take cl es, and talk to other property managers and professionals in your community.” – Bev Perina of Armadillo Property Management