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How to start a career in Property Management

19 January 2013

Starting a career in property management within Brisbane is both challenging and rewarding. This job has many responsibilities and requires certain qualifications. Below are the things to consider when becoming a property manager:

You will need to check for any requirements to becoming a property manager within your state. In Queensland for example, managers need to complete a registration course and complete seven competencies needed for the registration. When they are able to complete a course, they are able to have their certificate of attainment in order to register with the Office of Fair Trading. This is what property managers in Brisbane are required to go through before they handle any premises.

Property managers must have an outgoing personality. They will be communicating with numerous people and dealing with any disputes should they occur between the tenants. They will also need basic book keeping and math skills. Managers will be dealing with computing the rent owed by each tenants and the budget for any repairs required within the building.

Property managers are responsible for the maintenance of the real estate property. They are also required to handle the tenants of the premises, where they must be able to market the establishment
to targeted tenants. Managers enforce any set building rules to the residents of the property and deal with anyone breaking it in a reasonable way on the owner’s behalf.

The best part of being a property manager is having a flexible working schedule. Property managers have a diverse amount of duties and responsibilities, which will not make any routine tedious.
This job can also be a good starting position for a managerial career path. Managers are given marketing, maintenance, leasing, and development experience when handling real estate property. They will be able to use the experience to find and receive a higher managerial position should they wish to pursue it.

Templeton Property offers their services to property owners who require competent managers. Visit their website for more information.

About Sam Price

Sam Price has been helping Australians find the perfect properties for over 25 years.