Become a Property Manager

Are you ready to start your dream career? In this course, you will receive a comprehensive introduction to the world of property management, and learn about the skills and knowledge you will need to succeed as a property manager.

What Happens in the Property Manager Certificate Course

The Property Manager Certificate Course is an online learning program with suggested readings from the textbook (IAP Career College Guide to Become a Property Manager). This course is self-directed, which means you may study and complete assignments at times that are most convenient for you from the comfort of your own home.

This part-time Property Manager Certificate Course has a recommended completion date of 6 weeks from the start of the program, however, you may choose to complete the course in as little as 4 weeks or as long as 12 weeks, depending on your schedule.

The Property Manager Certificate Course has been created to allow you to complete it without any teaching assistance. However, if you have questions or need assistance, you can receive help from a Faculty Member throughout the 6 weeks of the course. Your Faculty Member is a valuable resource person who can provide you with personal teaching assistance to help you succeed in the course and advice to help you succeed in the career.

Course Topics

The Property Manager Certificate Course has been developed to meet high academic standards, ensuring that as a graduate you can display with pride the Property Manager Certificate you will earn from the International Association of Professions Career College (IAP Career College).

How to Become a Property Manager

In this course, you will learn how to become a property manager, including how to start your own property management business. Topics covered in the Property Manager Certificate Course include the following:

Introduction

  • A Career as a Property Manager
  • About the Property Management Industry
  • Benefits of Being a Property Manager

What a Property Manager Does

  • Specializations
  • Tools of the Trade
  • Managing Rental Properties
  • Working With Tenants

Unlocking Your Potential

  • Skills and Knowledge You Will Need
  • Getting in the Door
  • Learning From Other Property Management Professionals
  • Licensing and Other Education Programs
  • Resources for Self-Study

Working in Property Management

  • Property Management Career Paths
  • Types of Employers
  • How to Find Job Openings
  • Job-Hunting Materials
  • Job Interviews
  • The Job Offer

Becoming a Self-Employed Property Manager

  • Getting Started
  • Financial Matters
  • Working with Strategic Partners
  • Working with Support Staff

Marketing Your Business

  • Choosing Your Target Markets
  • Marketing Tools
  • Marketing Techniques
  • Marketing in the Community

What Is Included in the Property Manager Certificate Course

This all-inclusive Property Manager Certificate Course Online package includes:

  • Registration for the Property Manager Certificate Course Online
  • Access to a Faculty Member to provide you with personal teaching assistance and business advice
  • (Optional) 2024 membership in the IAPO International Association of Professional Property Managers for only $2.99 per month
  • Downloadable Property Manager Certificate personalized with your name and the seal of the International Association of Professions Career College which you may print
  • (Optional) Opportunity to order official certificates printed on fine linen paper and embossed with the gold seal of the college
  • Textbook: IAP Career College Guide to Become a Property Manager (e-book edition)

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You can have all this for an incredible price. It can cost hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars to take other programs. (We found courses based on old editions of our guides with registration fees of up to $999 and more.) We are able to offer you online courses at a significantly lower cost to you because of our expertise from over 20 years of producing the leading online guides for non-traditional careers.

Our online certificate courses have previously been offered for a registration fee of $297 U.S. and include a textbook and professional membership – a total value of almost $377.

SUMMER SPECIAL: This all-inclusive registration package for the Property Manager Certificate Course is priced as only $149.00 for the July 22, 2024 course.

Register today for the Property Manager Certificate Course. Enrollment is limited and registration is on a first come first served basis, so we recommend that you register early for the Property Manager Certificate Course online to avoid disappointment.

If the course is full, please email support@iapcollege.com to be notified when a new course date is scheduled.

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About a Career as a Property Manager

Are you looking for a career where you can make a real difference in people’s lives, either by protecting their assets or providing them with a safe and comfortable place to live? Does the prospect of working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment with new challenges and opportunities arising daily excite you? Do you love collaborating with others to deliver great outcomes and delight clients?

If you answered “yes” to the questions above, then a career as a Property Manager may be perfect for you!

Although you don’t need a college education to become a Property Manager, in most cases you must be licensed by your state or provincial real estate regulatory body to legally practice. Before investing your valuable money and time in pre-licensing courses and exam prep, this introductory course can give you the opportunity to learn core concepts and gain insight into the property management industry to help you decide if this is a profession you want to pursue.

As a Property Manager, you’ll have your choice of some of the most diverse markets and niches available in business today. You can specialize with particular types of clients, such as students or seniors, or focus on your favorite property type, like townhouses or new construction. How you design your career is up to you.

Property Managers are typically paid through fees for each service rendered, or on commission, representing a percentage of the monthly rent, and while salaries can vary significantly, on the whole Property Managers are compensated very well for what they do. Typically, Property Managers make up to $89,825 per year, and many Property Managers make over $100,000 per year.

With the growing impact of technology on the property management industry, there has never been a more compelling time to break into the property management industry. If you’re tech-savvy, you’ll thrive in this new environment, but if you’re more of a people person, you’ll do just as well. Above all else, being a Property Manager is about creating and nurturing relationships.

Although the rental market has seen substantial development and change, the property management industry outlook is positive, with growth projected over the next 10 years. A recent report by SNS Insider indicates that it had a worth of US$ 19.87 billion in 2022, which is projected to surge to US$ 43.21 billion by 2030. This growth is driven mainly by increasing demand for property management services, which means there will be plenty of positions available for property managers over the next decade. With the possibility of continuing education, advanced expertise, and opportunities for investments of your own, there are endless options for an engaging and rewarding career as a Property Manager.

Whether you are looking to change directions, or branch out from an existing role, this course will provide you with a strong foundation in residential property management that will help you excel wherever your career takes you.

So, what are you waiting for? Invest in your future and enroll in this course today to take the first step toward a career in property management.

If IAP Career College has the course that you are looking to take, take it. I hesitated between several career colleges prior and choosing IAP was the best decision I had made. In 4 months, I had already completed 2 certifications and those won’t be my last. It gives you clear insights on the program you wish to learn and the schedule is adaptable to your lifestyle.
Nicole Buenaventura, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Why Get a Certificate?

How can you benefit with a certificate from the International Association of Professions Career College (IAP Career College)?

A certificate from the International Association of Professions Career College may give you:

  • Respect as a professional
  • A competitive advantage when marketing your services
  • A sense of achievement and confidence
  • A credential for your resume when applying for jobs
  • Assurance to clients of your professionalism
  • Evidence of your expertise
  • Higher earnings (according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in Certificates: A fast track to careers)

With the International Association of Professions Career College, you can earn a certificate online more quickly and affordably than many other educational options.

Why Choose IAP Career College?

The International Association of Professions Career College (also known as IAP Career College) aims to offer the finest in affordable online certificate programs for dream careers.

The textbooks for most of our courses were developed by our parent company, the leading online publisher of career guide books on how to get started in a dream career, with an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau.

Our guides have been used as textbooks for more than a decade, and you can find them in the career centers and library collections of many famed colleges and universities – from the University of Texas to the Fashion Institute of Technology – as well as in numerous public libraries in cities from Vancouver to New York.

It can cost hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars to take other certificate programs. When we discovered online courses based on old editions of our career guides costing over $1,000.00, we knew it was time to offer our own online certificate programs.

Now, the leader in online career guides for dream careers, along with a team of respected academics, have created online certificate programs through IAP Career College, allowing you to study and earn a certificate from the comfort of your own home.

Established online in 1999, the parent company of IAP Career College (known as FabJob) is an award-winning organization named “the #1 place to get published online” by Writer’s Digest. Our company and career guides have been featured in media ranging from ABC to Oprah’s newsletter and respected news sites ranging from CNN to the Wall Street Journal online.

We continue this tradition of excellence in online career education with the International Association of Professions Career College. Each of our career certificate programs has been developed to meet high academic standards, ensuring that as a graduate you can display with pride the certificate you will earn from the International Association of Professions Career College.

We invite you to learn more about the online certificate courses we offer you by visiting our Certificate Courses page. We are also happy to answer any of your questions to help you decide whether an online certificate course from the International Association of Professions Career College is right for you.

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  • How Much Money Do Property Managers Make?
    Property Managers are typically paid through fees for each service rendered, or on commission, representing a percentage of the monthly rent, and while salaries can vary significantly, on the whole Property Managers are compensated very well for what they do. Typically, Property Managers make up to $89,825 per year, and many Property Managers make over $100,000 per year.
  • What Does a Property Manager Do?
    Are you looking for a career where you can make a real difference in people's lives, either by protecting their assets or providing them with a safe and comfortable place to live? Does the prospect of working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment with new challenges and opportunities arising daily excite you? Do you love collaborating with others to deliver great outcomes and delight clients? If you answered “yes” to the questions above, then a career as a Property Manager may be perfect for you! As a Property Manager, you’ll have your choice of some of the most diverse markets and niches available in business today. You can specialize with particular types of clients, such as students or seniors, or focus on your favorite property type, like townhouses or new construction. How you design your career is up to you.
  • How Do I Become a Property Manager?
    Although you don’t need a college education to become a Property Manager, in most cases you must be licensed by your state or provincial real estate regulatory body to legally practice. Before investing your valuable money and time in pre-licensing courses and exam prep, this introductory course can give you the opportunity to learn core concepts and gain insight into the property management industry to help you decide if this is a profession you want to pursue.
  • What is the Property Manager Certificate Course?
    In IAP Career College’s part-time online Property Management Certificate Course you will learn important principles and practical step-by-step techniques for getting started in a career as a professional property manager. This online course has a recommended completion date of 6 weeks, however it may be completed in as little as 4 weeks or as long as 12 weeks. The course has been created to allow you to complete it without any teaching assistance, however as a student you have access to Faculty Members to provide you with personal teaching assistance and career advice.
  • What is IAP Career College?
    The International Association of Professions Career College (IAP Career College) is a leading online career college offering affordable online certificate courses and professional certifications for non-traditional and "dream" careers. When you take a part-time online certificate course with IAP Career College, you can schedule your learning around your life - you can work at your own pace, at the best times for you and from the comfort of your own home. IAP Career College and affiliated company FabJob Inc (the leading online publisher of guide books on how to get started in a dream career) have served over half a million career changers on six continents since 1999.