Property managers manage and supervise the letting of commercial, residential, industrial and retail rental properties on behalf of their owners.
Duties & Tasks
Property managers may perform the following tasks:market vacant properties for lease and organise viewing sessions for prospective tenantsperform background checks of references, employment and rentals before selecting suitable tenantsnegotiate lease terms and conditions and ensure that they are observedcollect and hold bond and rent monies from tenants manage other accounts and finances such as insurance and budget requirementsarrange and perform regular property inspectionsmonitor property condition and arrange for maintenance or repairadvise on market rents and conduct rent reviews to assess the current rental pricerepresent property owners at residential tribunal hearings.
Property managers often work irregular hours, including weekends. This occupation involves a great deal of contact with the public and with associated professionals, such as builders, plumbers and electricians.
- good communication and negotiation skills good presentation and a pleasant manner able to work independently excellent organisational skills and attention to detail good working knowledge of the local area.