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Real Estate and Construction Certificate in Residential Property Management

Diploma Description

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Offered by the Schack Institute of Real Estate, the online Certificate in Residential Property Management introduces you to real estate investment concepts and property management principles for residential buildings. The residential housing market is booming, with a greater need for professionals who can manage property safely and efficiently. Learn how to market properties, negotiate and execute leases, manage staff, and handle human resource issues. Gain a comprehensive understanding of day-to-day operations of the property, including maintenance and other service contracts, while learning how to address risk management, safety, health issues, and insurance concerns as related to COVID-19. Develop the sought-after skills to evaluate and improve the financial performance of residential real estate property assets. This highly interactive program of study includes guest lectures by industry professionals and hands-on projects that provide real-world examples. It affords an invaluable overview of the roles and responsibilities of the property manager, including how best to position a property to maximize its investment return and profit, optimize tenant relations and retention, and maintain property/building systems and extend their economic life.

This certificate is awarded to students who successfully complete the four required foundation courses and one elective within two years of taking the first certificate-eligible course.

Must be completed within

2 years

You'll Walk Away With

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of residential property management
  • The ability to develop a property management services strategy for potential clients/owners
  • An overview of risk management considerations and strategies
  • COVID-19 guidelines for safe building operations
  • Insight of budget and accounting for residential properties
  • An understanding of landlord/tenant rules and regulations
  • The ability to evaluate, and revise as needed, residential lease agreements

Program Curriculum

COURSES THAT GIVE YOU THE SKILLS AND TRAINING YOU NEED TO START YOUR NEW CAREER

Program Curriculum

COURSES THAT PROVIDE FOUNDATIONAL INFORMATION IN THE FIELD WITH OPTIONS TO SPECIALIZE IN AN AREA RELEVANT TO YOUR NEEDS

REQUIRED COURSES

All Courses Required

Introduction to Residential Property Management

Gain a practical introduction to managing multifamily properties, from implementing operational policies to supervising day-to-day operations.

2021 Fall
1 section

Residential Leasing and Marketing

Learn how to analyze, prepare, and market residential real estate effectively through the creation of a comprehensive marketing plan.

2021 Fall
1 section

Residential Building Systems, Operations, and Maintenance

Gain a working knowledge of all aspects of multifamily residential building systems, maintenance, and repair.

2021 Fall
1 section

Managing Tenant Improvement and Building Renovation Projects

Learn the critical skills to manage commercial or residential capital improvement projects to maximize returns and building operations and limit risk.

2021 Fall
1 section

ELECTIVES (PICK ONE OF THE TWO LISTED)

Complete 1

NYC Legal Issues of Landlord/Tenant Relations

Examine the legal issues that landlords, agents, property managers, and real estate attorneys in New York face with residential rental properties.

2021 Fall
1 section

Real Property and Landlord/Tenant Law

This course teaches the principles and instruments of real property law, including when and how to utilize the legal system.

2021 Fall
1 section

General Admission Requirements

For those who have completed some college Completion of 32 credits with at least 2 years work experience OR 60 credits with no work experience required