If you’ve been a LandlordSource customer, newsletter subscriber, or blog follower for very long, you know that we have a high regard for NARPM®, (the National Association of Residential Property Managers). The founders and ongoing leaders of this organization are on a mission to promote education, networking, ethics, and advocacy within the residential property management industry. They’ve been around for over 25 years now and have done a great job elevating the property management profession.
One of the ways NARPM® accomplishes their mission is by offering designation classes. During the last couple of years, while serving on the board for the Phoenix Metro NARPM® Chapter, I have observed that these designations are under-utilized. I believe this is due to the standard “working IN my business, instead of ON my business” dilemma that many small business owners and independent contractors face. Property management professionals have a hard time dedicating the time needed to pursue this kind of accreditation. They are too busy fulfilling client needs and dousing fires. It’s not an uncommon story… Read more →