Industry News and Views

If there’s one thing to learn about a career in RPM, the people are passionate. Hear stories directly from them about their journeys and experience in the industry and why they love what they do. 

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My RPM Story

By Will Nurss      

Getting to help residents, whether it is in the form of answering a question, or putting in a service request, is the most rewarding part of residential property management.

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5 Tips for Landing an RPM Career

By Betsy Kirkpatrick

Without realizing it, the skills she acquired while supervising rambunctious 14-year-olds, along with other experiences, would easily translate to her positions as assistant manager and then property manager.

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Industry Growth Drives Demand for New Talent


There are an estimated 11,000 new residential property management (RPM) jobs every year, and these jobs require talented new hires.

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It’s a Wild Life in Property Management

By Hannah Lockard

It’s so nice to “virtually” meet you all!  I am honored to be partnering with the National Apartment Association Education Institute as an RPM Careers Ambassador. I just began my fifth year in the residential property management industry. 

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Landing Your Dream Job with RPM

By Angel Davila

The saying goes, “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” When I found a career in the residential property management (RPM) industry, this sentiment turned into reality, and it can become your reality too. As a national maintenance trainer for the 13th largest property management […]

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Investing in Yourself

By Linda Ross

We all have to find our way in the world. As a young mother, going to college was not an option. I found myself working in a succession of unfulfilling jobs — selling fish, working retail, driving a truck, and a host of other things.  One day, the leasing office at the apartment community where I lived announced that it was seeking a part–time leasing assistant on weekends and the manager asked if I could help. I jumped on the opportunity, mostly […]

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