Choosing a Career in Residential Property Management


Did you know if you’re in the hotel, restaurant, retail, real estate, construction, or home repair industry, your skills are transferable to a career in Residential Property Management (RPM)?

Apartment community living has significantly increased over the past decade and this trend is expected to continue, so the opportunity is real.

According to the National Apartment Association:

  • In the U.S., nearly 39 million people live in a total of 20 million apartment homes
  • Lifestyle trends, homeownership patterns, and changing demographics point to demand for 4.6 million new apartments by 2030
  • The industry is generally recession-proof because during an economic downturn demand for rental housing typically grows
  • The industry generates about 11,000 new property management positions every year

If you’ve been impacted by the recent crisis, and you find yourself wondering, “what now?”, you may want to consider a career in Residential Property Management where the “job happiness” index is 4.7 out of 5 – and here’s why:

  • Professional development is highly valued – RPM companies offer ongoing training and certifications and tend to promote from within
  • Job Mobility makes it is easy if you move –  you can often transfer to other cities or states
  • Competitive salaries for all RPM career paths – be rewarded for your knowledge and experience

Learn more about how you can prepare yourself today for a career in Residential Property Management 

Visto Content Team


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