Thinking of starting a career as a Property Manager? Entering a new industry can be daunting, but don’t worry we’ll tell you all you need to know and show you how easy it really is.
So, your friends and family have agreed, you would be a GREAT Property Manager! But what does a Queensland Property Manager do? A Property Manager looks after all the aspects of property rental for the owners – as a Property Manager you will:
To excel is Property Management it helps to have following attributes. How many do you have?
If this sounds like you and your dream job, simply follow the next three steps to your dream career!
You need to obtain a qualification before you can become Registered to work as a Property Manager. There are a few different qualifications you can choose depending on what your career goals are.
If you are simply wanting to be Property Manager working for an already existing agency, this entry level course into the industry may be for you:
If starting your own Property Management Agency or Real Estate Agency with a rent roll is something you are looking at in the future, this may be the course for you:
If you are wanting to manage the rental of a whole residential apartment complex and be an onsite manager for the building, this may be the course for you:
Validum Institute is your real estate training provider of choice. With genuine customer service, we offer one-on-one trainer tuition and assessment support combined with a unique learner portal making for easy and interactive real estate learning. Validum Institute will support you every step of your learning journey with personalised feedback throughout your tuition. Call Validum Institute on (07) 3193 5270 and experience the Validum difference first hand. You’ll see why our students constantly rate us 5 Star.
Once you have completed your real estate qualification with Validum Institute to become a Property Manager, you will then need to apply to the Office of Fair Trading (Queensland) (‘OFT’) for your Registration or Licence to work in the industry. That is why it’s a good idea to first of all see if you meet the OFTs eligibility and suitability requirements. The OFT is the Governing Regulatory Body who issues real estate and property related Registration Certificates and Licences in each State.
You apply for your Registration Certificate or Licence by following these simple Steps:
It is important to note that It may take between 4 and 6 weeks for the OFT to process your application.
Now you’re Registered it’s time to find your dream job!
The good news is that due to the large apartment boom across Queensland – good property managers are currently in high demand with a shortage in the industry. So now is a great time to start your new career.
Don’t just sit back and wait for a job to come to you, be proactive. Identify companies you would like to work for and approach them direct.
Demonstrate those great property manager skills you have by calling prospective agencies, talking to them over the phone and in addition go and see them in person. Being personable, dedicated and a problem solver are all good traits to show.
One of the most exciting aspects of the real estate industry is the huge opportunity for career progression – you never stop learning, and we’re here to help you make your education count towards a brighter professional future!
Call Validum Institute today on (07) 3193 5270 and talk to one of our career advisors to see what real estate course is right for you. We’ll be with you every step of the way!