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The best parts about being a PM

The best parts about being a PM

by Elyse Perrau 5 comments

Last week, RPM asked property managers what they love most about their job. If you are having a tough day, these responses will definitely provide some much-needed positivity.

Minimal Boredom

Commenting on the RPM Facebook page, Lyn Kimball said she loves the enormous variety in the role, achieving the challenging negotiations and the continual learning process.

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Decades of experience and you're still learning something; if you genuinely like working with and helping people, it is the choice job.quote marks

Jordan Taylor also said he loves that there is always room to grow and learn in the industry.

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No matter how many years’ experience a person has, there is always something you can learn. The challenges that are set out on a daily basis don't only improve your career but they improve you as a person. Having patience and people skills is something I am always improving on with every task that is set for me.quote marks

Personal development and friendship

Jo-Anne Oliveri said she loves the opportunities to grow and achieve the personal goals she sets for herself.

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I love that I can help property owners to achieve long-term financial security through property investing. I love that I can help tenants to feel at home, comfortable and valued. I love that through my good work as a property manager I help to strengthen our countries economy in several ways. So yes, when you think about it, property management is one of the best careers you can have. Is it any wonder why I love it so much? Oh and of course there is the friendships I have gained along the way and my own personal development.quote marks


Kelley Seaton commented that not one day is ever the same in the PM industry.

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It's an amazing industry that has lots to offer!quote marks

Leah Calnan said that is her businesses tag line – ‘we love property management’.

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We love it because of the variety of work that every day brings, the people you meet, the people you help and what you learn. It’s an exciting yet very challenging industry to work in, so you have to love it!quote marks


Samantha Marrot-Castellat summed her response up with one simple statement.

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Complete autonomy.quote marks

To see the conversation, check out the Facebook post below.


Each week, RPM asks our readership the big questions that the property management industry faces. Respondents will appear in an editorial lead story – so share your opinion and get noticed!

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