Apartment buildings and office complexes don't run themselves. Someone has to take care of the many necessary details of keeping properties in tip-top shape.
That someone is the property manager -- the foundation of any building. Property managers do everything from balancing the books to keeping the water hot and the grass green.
Property managers do what it takes to make sure that apartment, office, and other buildings stay in good condition, keep earning money for their owners, and increase in value.
Many people start out in this field as onsite managers, living in the buildings they care for.
An organized, resourceful, and diplomatic person. It’s also important to have good math and communication skills.
Almost half of all property, real estate, and community-association managers are self-employed.