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Managing Single Family Homes and Small Investment Properties

Managing Single Family Homes and Small Investment Properties is the result of an exciting collaboration between IREM and the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM) that serves as a primer for agents and owners to introduce them to real estate management basics.
What you will learn:

  • Management Agreement. Requirements for management agreements, state real estate license requirements
  • Ethics and Legal Issues. Importance of ethics in property management, fair housing issues, resident-landlord and other laws related to leasing and property management, evictions
  • Risk Analysis. Risk management program, common residential property hazards, insurance types, insurance claims
  • Maintaining the Property. Maintenance guidelines and strategies, major residential maintenance components, working with contractors, creating a greener property
  • Financial Tools. Property budgets and trust accounts, cost-benefit analysis, record-keeping and reporting systems
  • Marketing and Leasing. Market analysis, rental rates, advertising, showing the space, resident solicitation, screening and selection, residential leases, lease renewal

How you will benefit:

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the intricacies of managing single family homes and small investment properties
  • Maximize the value and financial potential of the properties you manage
  • Secure a reputation as a manager who knows what it takes to lease and manage a property
  • Earn the respect of residents

Related Readings: Order online or use the publications order form in the Publication Catalog.

Practical Apartment Management, Sixth Edition
Edward N. Kelley, CPM
Whether you're a site manager of a single building or an executive manager of multiple properties – this book is a must for every apartment manager. This how-to, hands-on guide covers the basics through advanced solutions for marketing and leasing rental properties. Topics include:

  • Hiring and managing property staff
  • Establishing policies to guide property operations
  • Leasing policies, the rental application process, and the lease document
  • Developing strategies for maximizing rent collections
  • Maintaining the property
  • Preparing a marketing campaign
  • Setting and raising rents
  • Upgrading and renovation

Order #784
Price: $47.95 Member Price; $59.95 Regular Price

The online course takes approximately 2 hours to complete.