12 Video Series — There is no doubt that managers need expereince before crafting their management agreements. There are issues of liability and revenue which must be addressed in the management agreement, or the business will suffer. In this twelve video series we address the primary issues, with examples, and lay out a plan for a well written document.
3 Hours of Video Training — After reading dozens of lease agreements as a consultant I’ve figured out that although managers do this business very differently. Many managers copy and paste from other’s agreements without realizing they’re not in conformity with the state laws. Agents often adopt their realtor association documents and don’t realize the limitations of the language in those agreements.
67 Minutes of Video Training — This course starts with an overview of the 10 processes of property management starting with marketing to owners, and ending with owner terminations; basically the entire process of listing, leasing and property managing (first hour). The next two hours we’re down-in-the-weeds. The second hour is spent just on signing up new owners.
154 Minutes of Video Training — The legal mandates on the property manager do not bend or show mercy. Take a few minutes to refresh your knowledge of the law from this live class shot in Athens Georgia.
This workshop was for real estate agents considering (or are moving into) the hazardous world of leasing. Sales agents are often shocked when they realize how little their sales training prepared them for this new adventure and are just as shocked with how little their brokers can contribute to their efforts.
3 Hours of Video Training — The Management Agreement is the cornerstone of your business as it establishes your Style, your Lease Format, your Scope Of Service, Owner Handbook, how safely you’ll operate and how much money you’ll make. A properly written PMA will protect you from the hazards of the business, make you scalable and profitable.
232 Minute Video Training -- Here we examine the six building blocks of property management. Surprisingly, every property manager does the same thing, in the same sequence, no matter what part of the country they practice. Everyone does it a little differently but the processes are the same nationwide. This workshop examines the six major building blocks of the management business.
161 Minute Video Training -- Once the tenant moves in, there are six processes to administrate. This workshop is all about managing the tenant after the move in, through the move out, and separation with the owner. This workshop is down-in-the-weeds as we’ll address day-to-day-tasks of managing the tenant, the money, the property, the owner, the move out and termination of the property/owner.
60 Minute Video Training -- Crown Management had more than one tenant stay 20 years during their 35 year service in Atlanta Georgia. Watch this video to discover how to do that in your business and make much more money within your market.
There are dozens of mistakes property managers make. Robert claims to have made all these mistakes and more! Monica Gilroy and Robert Locke have compiled a list of the Top Ten most common strategic errors, thy explain them and then give suggestions for avoiding those mistakes.
This is an online class, but it also will be setup as an email series.… Read the full descriptionRead More
Everyone naturally builds their management processes to handle the number of properties they have today. Few realize that how they manage today, won’t work at double the size. What works at 50 MPH doesn’t work at 100 MPH. How you manage 300 houses doesn’t work at 500 houses. Just because it’s working today, doesn’t mean it will work if you grow.
Sales agents never make decisions for their clients. They are practicing ‘Small a Agency.’ Property managers make lots of decisions for their owners but must also follow the many laws that govern the landlord- tenant relationship. Property managers practice what’s called ‘Big A Agency.’ Often the laws, and our agency relationship with the owner, are in stark contrast and managers have to say tell their clients no or that have no choice and must.… Read the full descriptionRead More
Property Management is the least paying job within the real estate industry, but the job where you are most likely to get sued. Even lawyers stay clear of our industry because there is so much work for them with so little reward.
Robert Locke in Orlando offered the national NARPM conference a proven set of strategies for limiting litigation.… Read the full descriptionRead More
Have you ever wondered why the tenant usually wins when standing before a judge? Why has our federal government set specific laws to protect tenants and not the owners? Why do judges side with the tenant when they are often the ones who caused the damage? Why do owners throw property managers under the bus when in the courtroom?… Read the full descriptionRead More
Having a customized management agreement is the key to being scalable and profitable. You’ll never get there using a one-size-fits-all document drafted by someone else. And even though we sell the most celebrated management agreement in the marketplace, it was drafted for us, not you.
It's time for you to put your company and profits on the path to success with your own customized management agreement.
For the first 10 years of our management business we adopted our state association standardized forms. After 10 years of trying to fit our model into their model we gave up and with the help of a great lawyer developed customized agreements that matched perfectly how we wanted to manage. This conversation IS NOT a condemnation of standard forms because there are times you need them.