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PROPERTY MANAGER: Thought She Wanted To Be A Vet, But Found This Great Career Instead

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Leticia is a Property Manager for elderly housing. She obtained her Associate's degree in Business Management, and entered this field in an interesting way -- the property she was living at needed a manager, so she applied and landed the job! And has loved it ever since.

Degree: Business Administration, Management and Operations
Job Title: Property Manager

Job Summary: Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers

Job Description

Property, real estate, and community association managers take care of the many aspects of residential, commercial, or industrial properties. They make sure the property looks nice, operates smoothly, and preserves its resale value. They also oversee the selling, buying, leasing and/or governance of commercial, industrial, or residential real estate properties.

On-the-Job Training

None

Additional Info

Real estate managers who buy or sell property must have a real estate license in the state in which they practice. In a few states, property and community association managers must also have a real estate license. Managers of public housing subsidized by the federal government must hold certifications.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
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$25,000 - $110,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
10 to 12 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Long hours
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Indoor, Office, Home
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Public speaking ability, Organizational skills, People skills, Verbal communication skills, Written communication skills

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<span m='16460'>they</span> <span m='16560'>talk to me</span> <span m='16910'>about</span> <span m='18130'>issues</span> <span m='18460'>in</span> <span m='18540'>their</span> <span m='18740'>apartment.</span> </p><p><span m='19020'>I</span> <span m='19330'>make</span> <span m='19510'>them</span> <span m='19670'>work</span> <span m='19910'>orders.</span> <span m='21180'>And</span> <span m='21420'>then</span> <span m='22430'>we</span> <span m='22680'>generally</span> <span m='23270'>work</span> <span m='24400'>every</span> <span m='24680'>month</span> <span m='24900'>on</span> <span m='25612'>re-certifying</span> <span m='26432'>them.</span> <span m='26894'>And what</span> <span m='27356'>that means</span> <span m='27818'>is we have</span> <span m='28280'>to make sure that</span> <span m='28742'>their</span> <span m='29210'>income</span> <span m='29670'>qualifies</span> <span m='30130'>them</span> <span m='30260'>to</span> <span m='30430'>continue</span> <span m='30920'>to live on</span> <span m='31050'>the</span> <span m='31120'>property.</span> </p><p><span m='32500'>When</span> <span m='32659'>I</span> <span m='32710'>was</span> <span m='32870'>in</span> <span m='32940'>high</span> <span m='33130'>school,</span> <span m='33540'>I</span> <span m='33640'>had</span> <span m='33670'>aspirations</span> <span m='34300'>to</span> <span m='34430'>be</span> <span m='34770'>a</span> <span m='34860'>vet.</span> <span m='35620'>And</span> <span m='37210'>when</span> <span m='37640'>I</span> <span m='37720'>got</span> <span m='37910'>older,</span> <span m='38460'>I</span> <span m='38490'>realized</span> <span m='39130'>that</span> <span m='39490'>maybe</span> <span m='39820'>that</span> <span m='40050'>wasn't</span> <span m='40300'>going</span> <span m='40400'>to</span> <span m='40450'>be</span> <span m='40580'>the</span> <span m='40670'>career</span> <span m='40980'>path for</span> <span m='41320'>me.</span> <span m='41930'>So</span> <span m='42540'>how</span> <span m='42830'>I</span> <span m='42910'>got</span> <span m='43050'>into</span> <span m='43230'>property</span> <span m='43520'>management</span> <span m='44030'>was</span> <span m='44250'>that</span> <span m='44360'>I kind</span> <span m='44510'>of</span> <span m='44580'>fell</span> <span m='44860'>into</span> <span m='45200'>it.</span> </p><p><span m='45920'>After I</span> <span m='46220'>graduated</span> <span m='46630'>high</span> <span m='46810'>school,</span> <span m='47180'>I</span> <span m='47260'>attended</span> <span m='47510'>[INAUDIBLE].</span> <span m='48570'>I</span> <span m='48680'>got</span> <span m='48930'>my</span> <span m='49050'>A</span> <span m='49370'>in</span> <span m='49690'>Business</span> <span m='50110'>Management.</span> <span m='50820'>And</span> <span m='52540'>I</span> <span m='52670'>was</span> <span m='52810'>a</span> <span m='52860'>resident</span> <span m='53250'>on</span> <span m='53330'>a</span> <span m='53400'>property,</span> <span m='53940'>and</span> <span m='54090'>they</span> <span m='54160'>needed</span> <span m='54420'>a</span> <span m='54470'>manager.</span> </p><p><span m='54765'>And</span> <span m='55060'>I</span> <span m='55100'>turned in</span> <span m='55220'>my</span> <span m='55580'>resume.</span> <span m='55860'>And</span> <span m='56420'>that's</span> <span m='56620'>how I</span> <span m='56820'>found</span> <span m='57070'>property</span> <span m='57340'>management.</span> <span m='58090'>I</span> <span m='58180'>enjoy</span> <span m='58540'>it</span> <span m='58630'>because</span> <span m='58880'>it's</span> <span m='59060'>different</span> <span m='59480'>every</span> <span m='59720'>day.</span> <span m='60040'>It's</span> <span m='60240'>exciting,</span> <span m='61591'>and it keeps me</span> <span m='62062'>engaged.</span> </p><p><span m='63950'>So</span> <span m='64300'>now that</span> <span m='64640'>I'm</span> <span m='64800'>older,</span> <span m='65099'>what</span> <span m='65290'>I</span> <span m='65470'>wish</span> <span m='66180'>I</span> <span m='66520'>had</span> <span m='67030'>known</span> <span m='67390'>when</span> <span m='67540'>I was in</span> <span m='67630'>high</span> <span m='67920'>school</span> <span m='68410'>is</span> <span m='69140'>how</span> <span m='69520'>important</span> <span m='70430'>college</span> <span m='70850'>is</span> <span m='71270'>directly</span> <span m='71910'>after</span> <span m='72240'>high</span> <span m='72390'>school.</span> <span m='73900'>Now</span> <span m='74120'>that</span> <span m='74230'>I'm</span> <span m='74370'>older,</span> <span m='74670'>and have</span> <span m='74970'>children</span> <span m='75330'>of</span> <span m='75350'>my</span> <span m='75490'>own,</span> <span m='75970'>and I</span> <span m='76020'>work a</span> <span m='76340'>full-time</span> <span m='76750'>job,</span> <span m='77080'>I</span> <span m='77160'>find</span> <span m='77420'>it</span> <span m='77500'>harder</span> <span m='77850'>for</span> <span m='77950'>me</span> <span m='78110'>to</span> <span m='78170'>go</span> <span m='78380'>back</span> <span m='79210'>to</span> <span m='79400'>school</span> <span m='79830'>to</span> <span m='80070'>complete my</span> <span m='80550'>aspirations</span> <span m='81400'>for,</span> <span m='81720'>say,</span> <span m='82020'>my master's</span> <span m='82320'>and</span> <span m='82620'>my</span> <span m='82920'>bachelor's.</span> <span m='84120'>That's</span> <span m='84420'>what I think</span> <span m='84720'>is</span> <span m='85020'>key.</span> <span m='85620'>College</span> <span m='86220'>is</span> <span m='86520'>important.</span> <span m='87420'>Your</span> <span m='87720'>degree</span> <span m='88020'>is going to</span> <span m='88320'>take you</span> <span m='88620'>places.</span> </p>","file":{"id":294000,"video_id":"2700640844001","name":"1051-Leticia-PropMgr1-AffordableHousing","duration":89908,"thumbnail_url":null}});