Great Property Manager’s really do make a real estate business. I’m the first to admit that I owe my former Senior Property Manager Carolyn Altoft so much gratitude for my ultimate success by way of profit and eventual sale price of my agency. Carolyn has since retired but she had experience, skill and a gift to make everyone instantly like her. She is warm, caring and compassionate and worked very hard. Property Manager’s like Carolyn can have a significant bearing on the success and growth of a Property Management department.
It’s important when recruiting staff for our Real Estate businesses that we take the time to consider all the important facets required to fulfil the role. Experience and skill are important however what about temperament, previous job traits, culture, expectations and what support they require.
Have you asked yourself, Why did the last Property Manager leave? And not the reason they said they left or you think they left but why they really decided to move on. Are the systems supporting the staff appropriately? Is there a structure in place to ensure a stress free, productive work place? Read more