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Real Estate Property Management | Texas Approval #851


30 Hour | Text Course | Instructor:  Kaplan University
With this Property Management course, you will learn to set up and run a property management company by learning the secrets of the trade and the value of professionalism and ethics that wil assist you in maximizing the income to the owners while protecting the asset and treating tenants fairly.

SKU: 3902 Category:


TX Real Estate Property Management



Course Description

The Property Management course gives a practical description of the “nuts and bolts” of the business of property management. You will learn the secrets of the trade and the value of professionalism and ethics that will assist you in maximizing the income to the owners while protecting the asset and treating tenants fairly. Learn what it takes to setup and run a property management company.

1. Professional Property Management

  • Development of the Property Management Profession
  • Role of the Property Manager (responsibility, laws to be followed)
  • Importance of the Property Codes
  • Growth of Professionalism in Property Management
  • Classification of and Specialized Opportunities in Real Property

2. Feasibility of Property Management

  • The General Business Economy
  • The Real Estate Economy
  • Introduction to The Management Plan
  • Market Analysis
  • Property Analysis

3. Marketing Plan

  • Marketing Principles
  • Marketing Activities and Methods
  • Advertising Campaign Strategy

4. Management Operations

  • Establishing the Management Office
  • Staffing the Management Office/Working with Staff
  • Policy and Procedures
  • Trust Accounts
  • Budgeting and Management Fees
  • Financial Reports and Software
  • Reports for Tax Purposes
  • Operating Reports

5. Owner Relations

  • Nature of the Relationship
  • Analysis of the Owner's Objectives
  • The Management Contract
  • Change of Management Procedures
  • Determining Property Profitability
  • Continuing Owner-Manager Relations

6. Market Analysis and Management of Housing

  • Single Family Residential 1-4
  • Apartments
  • Cooperatives
  • Condominium Projects
  • Planned Unit Developments (PUD's)
  • Subsidized Housing
  • Manufactured Home Parks
  • Housing for the Elderly

7. Leases

  • Leasehold Estates
  • Provisions of a Valid Lease
  • Types of Leases/Lease Formats
  • Qualifying a Tenant
  • Negotiating the Terms
  • Executing the Agreement

8. Tenant Relations

  • Establishing Landlord-Tenant Communications
  • Managing Tenant Relations
  • Rent Collection and Late Payments
  • Lease Renewals
  • Changes in Rental Rates
  • Termination of Tenancy
  • Legal Procedures for Termination of Tenancy
  • Alternatives to Litigation

9. Federal, State and Local Laws

  • Antitrust Laws
  • Fair Housing Laws
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Equal Credit Opportunity Act
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)
  • Megan's Law
  • Sexual Harassment/Domestic Violence
  • Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act (LBPHRA)
  • Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act
  • TREC Advertising Rules and Laws
  • Chapter 91, 92 and 93 Texas Property Code
  • TREC Laws and Rules on Trust Accounts
  • Uniform Electronic Transmissions Act/SPAM
  • Service Member Civil Relief Act

10. Maintenance and Construction

  • Maintenance Procedures
  • Managing Energy Efficiency
  • The Property Manager and Maintenance Personnel
  • Preventative Maintenance Management
  • Contracting for New Construction
  • Complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act

11. Commercial Property Management

  • Different Protection Under the Law
  • Market Analysis and Management
  • Qualifying a Tenant
  • Marketing Available Space
  • Negotiating the Lease
  • Maintenance and Staffing
  • Management, Administration and Accounting
  • Types of Lease Payments
  • Types of Commercial Properties
    • Offices
    • Retail
    • Industrial

12. Risk and Environmental Issues

  • Risk Management
  • Insurance
  • Cost of Risk Management
  • Federal, State and Local Environmental Legislation
  • Common Hazardous Substances
  • Managing Hazard Control

13. Safety and Security Issues for Property Managers and Staff

  • Safety and Security Equipment
  • Emergency Equipment and Technology
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Preventative Criminal Activity Procedures
  • Open and Concealed Carry Requirements and Signage


Course instructors will be available by email or telephone between 8am and 6pm Eastern Standard Time. They will assist you with questions regarding course content.

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