GA 4.0 hours Property Management - Course Syllabus


Course Syllabus:

4.0 Elective Hours

Professional property managers operate commercial, industrial, or residential properties on behalf of property owners for a fee. Like real estate agents, property managers are service providers who use interpersonal skills, an expertise of the real estate market, and salesmanship to accommodate their clients.

Although the residential real estate market is recovering, factors like regional fluctuations in the housing market and financial instability among consumers are hindering this recovery. These factors coupled with growth in the rental market make property management an attractive career choice for some real estate professionals. This course will discuss career options in property management.

Real estate agents have transaction-based jobs. They provide service to home buyers or home sellers with the goal of completing sales transactions. Property managers have service-based jobs. They provide services to property owners and the prospective renters with the goal of completing rental transactions. Securing a lease, however, is a small part of their jobs. Property managers' responsibilities vary according to the terms of their contracts with property owners and their fees. Some of the different duties of a property manager are managing rental payments, managing tenants and tenant complaints, handling emergencies, coordinating repairs, handling evictions, and various administrative task.

This course covers the duties of property managers and recognizes career opportunities in the property management field.