Each property that is owned by someone has a different set of job descriptions that are added to it. If you are familiar with real estate, you are also probably familiar with the roles that are linked to the properties that you are on. One of the important job descriptions for particular properties is in property management.
If you are renting or owning a particular type of home, such as a townhome, you will most likely have property management linked to it. The major part of the property managers’ job description is to maintain the property that you are on. This not only includes regular maintenance, but also includes refurbishing the property when it is needed. If there are problems with the property, it is up to the property manager to ensure that whatever the problem is can be fixed. If the building is old, the property manager will need to determine what to change in order to allow the area to function to its best ability without causing problems later.
The property managers also act as a link between those who are renting, leasing or working towards owning a property and telling the owner what the problem is. If there are maintenance problems or payment problems, it is up to property management to make sure that the problem is taken care of. Some property managers may also have the responsibility of providing accounting upkeep in relation to the payments that are being made.
The property manager provides a level of security that is offered to both owners of a property as well as to those who are renting or leasing the area. By having a property manager in place, it ensures that there will be certain levels of upkeep in the building that is being rented as well as allow for continuity in one who is renting or leasing an area.
Kirk Rickman, Victoria Carter and Scott Horslin
TwoMoveYou Real Estate Century 21 Brighton
6 Ironwood Cres, Brighton, ON K0K 1H0