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From Tenant Screening to Lease Agreements: A Comprehensive Guide to Property Management

Posted by PCC Continuing Education on May 10, 2023

Real estate is a consistently stable career choice because people will always need a place to live, but many jobs within this industry run on commission, which many people may not be comfortable with. Careers in property management are one of the exceptions to that since they're typically salaried positions with excellent job security and flexibility to work either full or part-time.  

Property managers are detail-oriented professionals trusted to handle daily operations on residential, commercial, or even industrial properties. Their job is to keep things running as smoothly as possible for both the property's owner and tenants, whether taking care of maintenance issues or advertising new vacancies. Property management requires everything from problem-solving skills to excellent customer service, so it's a rewarding career for someone who likes juggling many different tasks. This path is also widely considered one of the most accessible ways to get involved with real estate.  

Read on to learn more about working as a property manager and how Portland Community College's Property Management License course can help you get your foot in the door with just ten weeks of online classes.  

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Topics: Property Management License

How to Acquire Your Property Manager License & Learn the Key Skills

Posted by CLIMB Professional Development and Training on November 21, 2022

So much of the market for housing in Portland is rentals. With so many people moving to the city, these newcomers prefer the flexibility of renting over purchasing a home. As a result, there is a significant demand for property managers to work with renters and owners to make the rental process go smoothly. Whether you're opening doors to a career as a professional property manager or want to be able to DIY your management as a housing investor, it's a great idea to learn the background necessary.  

Learning to obtain a property manager license in Oregon is also incredibly achievable and affordable. Becoming a property manager in Portland is an exciting, varied field with lots of room for growth and entrepreneurship once you gain experience. 

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Topics: Professional Development, Real Estate, Property Management License

How Real Estate Investors Can Benefit from a Property Manager License

The rental market in Portland is an exciting one. Many real estate investors have found success in purchasing residential or commercial properties to then rent to various customers. Many people opt to do this as they have the capital and time to do so, and as their responsibilities grow or decrease over time, they choose how much help to get with property-related work.

Whether you're a real estate investor who ideally manages all their properties or hires a separate property manager to handle the day-to-day for your rentals, you'd be surprised how valuable you would find an Oregon property management license.

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Topics: Real Estate, Property Management License

Continuing Your Career With A Property Manager License

The Portland housing and rental market is red hot, and rental properties can offer job opportunities. However, if you’re looking to manage rental property in Oregon, you must first obtain a property manager license. While this may seem like an inconvenient step to take, it’s one that will help Oregon residents stay in compliance with the law while entering a field that’s reliable and high-demand. 

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Topics: CLIMB Center, Property Management License, Remote Career Training

How to Get Started as an Oregon Real Estate Broker

Posted by CLIMB Professional Development and Training on June 08, 2020

Updated March 18, 2022.

Real estate is an exciting career path for go-getters who enjoy talking with people and staying organized. It's also an industry that has seen consistent growth as Oregon's population has grown over the years.

The real estate industry can be challenging in the beginning, but those who are consistent can see rapid growth in their earnings. Creating a fruitful network for future home purchases will help you build a strong customer base. Your work helps people find their dream homes, the perfect commercial property for their business, or investment property. However, before getting started with your real estate career, you need the proper training and certification.

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Topics: Professional Development, Property Management License

Real Estate Property Management - Skills Can Lead to a Career, or Help Students Improve their Personal Investment Management Skills

Posted by CLIMB Professional Development and Training on August 28, 2018

Dave Amato has been active in the real estate industry for 45+ years and an active Real Estate Broker since 2003. During his 23-year career as a builder/developer his projects added over 200 units of housing to Portland metro market. He has served on the board of directors for the Portland Metropolitan Home builders and currently serves on the Board of the Oregon Association of Realtors. We recently sat down with him to learn more about his course.

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Topics: Professional Development, Meet the PDT Team, Stories & News, Real Estate, Portland, Portland Community College, Property Management License, Oregon

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