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Property, Real Estate, & Community Association Managers

Also called: Apartment Manager, Community Manager, Property Manager, Resident Manager

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What they do:
Plan, direct, or coordinate the selling, buying, leasing, or governance activities of commercial, industrial, or residential real estate properties. Includes managers of homeowner and condominium associations, rented or leased housing units, buildings, or land (including rights-of-way).
On the job, you would:
  • Prepare detailed budgets and financial reports for properties.
  • Manage and oversee operations, maintenance, administration, and improvement of commercial, industrial, or residential properties.
  • Plan, schedule, and coordinate general maintenance, major repairs, and remodeling or construction projects for commercial or residential properties.

Knowledge

Business
  • customer service
  • management
Arts and Humanities
  • English language
Safety and Government
  • law and government
  • public safety and security
Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics

Skills

Basic Skills
  • talking to others
  • reading work related information
Social
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions
  • bringing people together to solve differences
Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilities

Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
Ideas and Logic
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • notice when problems happen
Math
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem

Personality

People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Initiative
  • Leadership

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Data base user interface and query software
  • Data entry software Hot Technology
  • Yardi Hot Technology
Accounting software
  • Intuit QuickBooks Hot Technology
  • TrackPro Services TrackPro Manager
Access software
  • Biometric reader software
  • Card key management software

Education

Education: (rated 4 of 5)
bachelor's degree or
high school diploma/GED
usually needed

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Job Outlook

Bright Outlook
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
Salary
$58,760
$31,030
$129,160
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