Business View Magazine November-December 2018

24 25 NARPM propertymanager, you are not only choosing to have superior propertymanagement, but you are also opting to say“goodbye” to worry, because you will have expert guidance through unwelcome surprises involving your rental situations.ANARPM propertymanager can coordinate: n Investigating and resolving unpleasant discov- eries after a tenant leaves n Rent collection n Repairs, cleaning, and painting n Arbitrating/resolving difficult situations with tenants n Interviewing and screening prospective tenants n Advertising to find new tenants n Serving legal notices or handling evictions n Maintenance emergencies, and n Much more In fact, knowing your property is well managed not onlymeans you can relax and concentrate on other matters; it also means investment property that sustains its value. ANARPMmember stands apart from other prop- ertymanagers and landlords. Unlike many of them, NARPMmembers: n Have access to numerous educational opportu- nities. n Adhere to the highest Standards of Profession- alism and Code of Ethics. n Know important pending legislative items that affect your property. n Know rent values and vacancy factors. n Have rental applications and consistent screen- ing policies to meet legal obligations n Perform thorough move-in and move-out prop- erty evaluations. n Are personally familiar with reputable painters, electricians, roofers, chimney cleaners, carpenters, landscapers, furnace and appliance repairmen, and other maintenance professionals. n Are able to effectively negotiate with tenants, handle difficult issues and enforce the terms of the rental agreement. n Have the ability to recover NSF checks, evict tenants, and collect bad debts.  The NARPMMission is to provide resources for residential propertymanagement professionals who desire to learn, grow, and build relationships.Thus, it offers many opportunities to enhance the careers of residential propertymanagers, including: EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES Through annual conventions, state conferences, locally sponsored education courses, and online courses,members have the ability to learn from industry leaders how to be better and more efficient propertymanagers, and to maximize their profitabil- ity.NARPM classroom courses, as well as distance learning programs, cover topics such as marketing, operations,maintenance, riskmanagement, owner/ client relations, finance, ethics, and personnel prac- tices.These classes have proven to be effective and necessary educational tools for both single-person operations and multi-office companies. NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION PROGRAM NARPM has developed a designation program enabling propertymanagement professionals to continually update and refine crucial skills which allows them to achieve overall expertise in a chang- ing market. It offers the following designations: RMP (Residential Management Professional),MPM (Mas-