Seven Reasons Why Property Managers Leave

Seven Reasons Why Property Managers Leave

Where have all the property managers gone?

I remember another trainer joked: “They’re all living in a mental asylum on the Nullabor Plain, and if you can get close you can hear them screaming saying ‘They didn’t care about me!’”

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Why ‘Experienced’ PMs are Not Always the Right Recruitment Choice!

Why ‘Experienced’ PMs are Not Always the Right Recruitment Choice!

PM principals who underline ‘experience’ as the number one criteria for recruitment could be damaging their rental department.

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Eight Irrefutable Attributes of a Property Manager

Eight Irrefutable Attributes of a Property Manager

We know that too many real estate principals employ property managers simply on experience alone without taking any other factors into consideration.

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Why PM Experience Does Not Guarantee Competence

Why PM Experience Does Not Guarantee Competence

"I Need a Property Manager Right Now!"

I have lost count of the times I have received phone calls from principals in a panic saying "Darren, my property manager has resigned and I need an experienced property manager now!" My answer is usually the same:

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Ten Power Keys to Recruiting Property Managers (Part Two)

Ten Power Keys to Recruiting Property Managers (Part Two)

6. Technical Knowledge Questions- you would be amazed the number of ‘experienced’ property managers that cannot answer basic property management questions. Prepare easy questions before your interview from your Residential Tenancies Act, from your management agreement and tenancy agreements (use the most common agreements from your REI).

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Ten Power Keys to Recruiting Property Managers (Part One)

Ten Power Keys to Recruiting Property Managers (Part One)
Recruiting property managers is an art form that takes years of practice. Get it wrong, and the consequences can be nasty. 
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