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Updated 29 days ago

California Apartment Manager Questions - 7 Replies

[QUOTE who="Apartment Manager in Encinitas, California"]Just to let you know, the owner is only allow to credit $329/month of rent towards your...


Updated 2 months ago

What is the Tenant's responsibility when bedbugs or roaches appear? - 53 Replies

[QUOTE who="heh in Pasadena, California"]Bedbugs are not just a nuisance, but also a health risk to everyone in the apartment unit and complex. That...


Updated 2 months ago

Whats your take on this? - 1 Reply

It sounds like more information is needed. For the assistant to be barred from taking employment from the property owner you would need to have had...

Dtwryan in Ottawa, Ontario

Updated 4 months ago

Evicted tenants returning to property - 9 Replies

After you've evicted someone, can you tell them to stay away? I have some bad tenants that were kicked out, but now come to visit friends that still...

HenryLA in Los Angeles, California

Resident Manager: minimum working hours?

Hi everyone, I signed a contract as onsite property manager in LA. My building has 21 apartments and I gave availability to the owner for 60 hours...

chulita in Santa Rosa, California

Updated 8 months ago


My dad is the maintenance worker for the apartment building we currently live in. A couple of months ago, the manager of the building moved out of...

Wendy2013 in Pacoima, California

Updated 9 months ago

Apartment Manager Salary for Small Complexes <25 units - 133 Replies

I'm curious if anyone in California works as an Apartment Manager for a small complex, and if so, what type of pay do they receive other than their...

SLS in Burbank, California

Bed Bugs - No Renter Addendum

Good morning all. I think I may have bed bugs (I have the tell-tale bites but have not seen any evidence of them despite searching thoroughly). I...

Shingami in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 18 months ago

tenant with clutter issues - 7 Replies

How do you tell a tenant that they have to down size? Some people have so much "stuff" in their apartments and I am supposed to tell them they cant...


Updated 21 months ago

What are typical apartment manager salaries? - 90 Replies

Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this field? What skills should you learn to increase...

Terry in Oxnard, California

Manager or responsible person 16 units

You dont say how many units,i have a 16 unit in oxnard i dont have to have a manager but i have to have a responsible person who lives on site. I...

MamaB in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Residential property manager in Wisconsin

My husband makes about 15k in actual money and our rent/ utilities included. When snow comes he is way over 8 hrs a day. Where can I find the actual...

MamaB in Chicago, Illinois

Residential property manager in Wisconsin

My husband has our rent as part of his salary. It is considered a part time job. When the snow comes,he is shoveling day and night with no pay. They...


Updated 44 months ago

becoming a landlord/manager of apartment complex - 150 Replies

how do i go about to become a landlord/manager of an apartment complex? any advice will help

Manager in Houston, Texas

Updated 48 months ago

Couple/Team- apartment management jobs for smaller properties - 1 Reply

My husband and I would like to co-manage a property. Anyone familiar with a property management compay that hires couples for smaller complexes (100...

lshe in hb in Huntington Beach, California

Updated 50 months ago

Can a manager be sued because he is enforcing the owners discrimination policy? - 2 Replies

I was told a prospect was not suitable because of his disability. I asked the owner to tell him he was denied and he says he doesn't have time. Of...

Nicole07 in Troy, Michigan

How much does the average Resident Manager make in Michigan, and what other benefits are offered?

I am going to be the Resident Manager of a brand new 50-unit apartment complex in metro Detroit, Michigan. My responsibilities will be to manage the...

dawn in sacramento calif in Antelope, California

Updated 53 months ago


I am considering a job offer for as an on-site apartment manager of a 160 unit complex. They have 2 full time maint. people and an assistant manager...

Jennifer Reich in Arlington, Virginia

Apartment Manager - how to be successful and where / how to advertise to get best results !

Hi all , and thank You so much for Your ideas and support from Your long experience. I'm a young Apartment Manager for a 320 units new building in...

beth in Lakewood, California

Can an apartment manager go on state disability if they get sick from work ?

maybe like the cleaning chemicals or asbestos or ?

eagertofly in Belfast, United Kingdom

Updated 68 months ago

service animal - 9 Replies

can a tenant with a service animal have that service animal in the community room where the other tenants eat just because it's a service animal?

Corki in San Francisco, California

Am I underpaid as a 'part time' on site manager?

I've been in the same apartment for 30 years, and began managing seven years ago. I'm in San Francisco so it's a rent controlled apartment. My...

Corki in San Francisco, California

Updated 77 months ago

do most managers have a waiting list and are able to fill vacancies almost before they are empty - 3 Replies

My girlfriend and I have been managing 49 unit for a little over one year. We have an apartment at the owners 30 unit complex, but also manage a...

Linomsa in South Africa

Updated 79 months ago

Dying tenant wants to transfer to another unit - 28 Replies

I have a situation that I'm not sure what to do in order to make things "right" morally as well as what is best for the property I manage. I have a...

John Cameo in New york, New York

Office overhead

can I start a business as an apartment manager without an office? Meeting clients at their home? Can it be a good part-time second job?

Azores in Portugal

Updated 80 months ago

HOW MANY UNITS IS TOO MUCH...??? - 15 Replies


Anthony hough in Sioux City, Iowa

Updated 82 months ago

Property management Jobs - 1 Reply

Where the best place to fine Job in Bay area?

dreamfool in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

First Time Apartment Manager in Milwaukee WI

We are interested in an opportunity of being on-site managers for a 13 unit building but have no clue what to expect as far as compensation goes. ...

Bruins77 in Malden, Massachusetts

Updated 84 months ago

Apartment Manager Salary - 20 Replies

I am working 7 Days a week as Apartment Manager for 56 unit. In this economy I have vacancy 20%. Owner require to stay on a property all a time. I...

jctacoma247 in Tacoma, Washington


What is the "standard" bonus structure/end goal bonus for a lease-up/new construction Property Manager position? How many units??

nancy in Irvine, California

Updated 88 months ago

Becoming an Assistant Apartment Manager - 1 Reply

Hello! I am looking to become an Assistant Apartment Manager in order to save rent if I move to the SF bay area. If I do move I would be studying...

Matt from Data Screening in Brick, New Jersey

Updated 89 months ago

Owner-managed apartment building - 2 Replies

I own two apartment buildings and want to hire an assistant to help manage them. Does this employee need to have a brokers or real estate license?

Apartment Manager in Encinitas, California

Updated 89 months ago

How to Manage unruly kids? - 14 Replies

With the onset of Spring our kids and kids from other apartment complexes in our area all seem to want to be on our grounds because we have a large...

Apartment Manager in Encinitas, California

Updated 89 months ago

What do apartment managers like? - 3 Replies

I am not sure if this is an appropriate forum for this question but I do work for apartments resurfacing countertops, bathtubs, and cabinets. I am...

Apartment Manager in Encinitas, California

Updated 89 months ago

what would you do? - 8 Replies

I have a tenant that is currently in eviction process. She wont open the door to the process server and hasnt paid rent for 2 mos. I received a...

ApartmentManagerTips in Ontario, California

Updated 89 months ago

The owner wants me to believe that the "industry standard" is no one gets their deposit back - 2 Replies

I am having a problem with that one. When it becomes impossible to come up with any more legal deductions he expects me to find a way to do it . He...

ApartmentManagerTips in Ontario, California

Updated 89 months ago

how to get rid of gang members - 2 Replies

My question is I'm about to get a job as a manager for a 34 unit building in West LA,Vermont and Oakwood,I noticed there are gang members living in...

Charlie Wade in Bay Area, California

Updated 90 months ago

Top apartment manager skills needed to get the job. - 13 Replies

What are the top 3 traits or skills every apartment manager must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your apartment...

Slee in Vancouver, Washington

Updated 91 months ago

What are the best apartment manager qualifications and training to get ahead? - 3 Replies

What is the best training for becoming an apartment manager? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective...

Bill Simonet in Rochester, Minnesota

Updated 94 months ago

What do you think? (7 vacancies out of 36 units -- Is this a good offer??) - 2 Replies

This is my first time working as an apartment manager. Your insights would be appreciated. Here are the basic conditions: * Free Rent (2...

mary in Tampa, Florida

Updated 95 months ago

I have been an apartment manager for 7 years and I have NEVER been paid any wage - 1 Reply

I do have to collect all rents, handle marital disputed Drug dealers, leaky roofs. And they bother me 24 hours A day. I have never been paid any...

Mr. P in Redding, California

Updated 96 months ago

How many units can one person handle? - 1 Reply

Hi, its been a while. i moved, got a new property and owner. i will update my info soon. and so i did well i feel i moved up. but still wondering...

Gail in Sacramento, California

Updated 97 months ago

Black and Brown Apartment Managers - 5 Replies

I'm a pretty open and proud gay black single parent and have had experience managing an apartment with my ex-boyfriend who is a white man (not that...

matt in Phoenix, Arizona

Updated 97 months ago

apt keys - 3 Replies

I live in a 4 plex apt, I went out to do the laundry and found the the owner of the building had left all 4 sets of keys sitting there in baggies all...

JT in Riverside, California

Rental Verification

If another manager calls or faxes a request for rental verificaion. By law, what all can I say? I have just given these particular tenants a 3 day...

apt manager in Sacramento, California

Updated 102 months ago

Getting started in the business - 2 Replies

Hi everyone. I am looking to getting started in this business. I need help as to what websites are good to look for jobs, companies to inquire,...

tzebley in Tifton, Georgia

Updated 102 months ago

on-site apartment manager - 7 Replies

i am a graduate of AREA Real Estate School as a real estate salesperson. I also attended the post-licensing certificate. i am presently studying...

Patricia Pugni in pelham manor, New York

Updated 103 months ago

What do you do when a tenant tells you they have a contagious disease? - 1 Reply

I run a govt subsidized complex. I have a tenant that always tells me about his TB. I assume it's because he doesnt want me coming in to inspect...

HUDMANAGER in Carmichael, California

Updated 104 months ago

Assistant Property Managers - 9 Replies

I don't understand why property management companies or property management magazines don't recognize the assistant manager for what they do. I love...

HUDMANAGER in Sacramento, California

Updated 104 months ago

How do you search for jobs? - 1 Reply

I'm wondering how you all like to search for jobs. I don't mean to blast questions at you all, but if you can help out with any of these, I would...

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