Apartment Manager

The apartments I did manage from August 2005 to October 2011 was
The Wood Tree Apts (just 14 units) and Valley 4-Plex (just 4 units) on SW Allen Blvd, and SW Valley Ave in Beaverton, OR.

The ONLY payment I received was FREE rent! I think I was ripped off!

My duties of two people was:

  1. Onsite Manager (Full Time) / On call 24/7 / While Working Another Full Time Job
  2. Clean around the apartment complex
  3. Get apartment ready for new tenant (I cleaned whole Apt, I shampooed the carpets, I painted the whole apt, and did any maintenance)
  4. Fix any small repairs like; Electrical, Plumbing, Drywall, etc.
  5. Dealt promptly with all means of contact from tenants and potential tenants
  6. Verified that rental applications were properly completed
  7. Faxed the completed applications with all documentation to the outside screening company for review
  8. Reviewed the returned applications and determined the rental status of the potential tenant based on that review
  9. Prepared the lease and all addenda included in the rental packet
  10. Met with the potential tenants to complete the leasehold process
  11. Collected and Deposit the Rent
  12. Provided receipts to tenants as needed.
  13. To record the rents I had to buy this software with my own money, $250, Rental Property Manager 2
  14. Mediated in tenant-to-tenant disputes
  15. Established payment plans to collect back rent in a timely manner (this was up to the owner)
  16. Developed working contacts on a first-name basis with staff of all regulatory agencies in the community
  17. Developed the majority of necessary forms used in recording data for company management
  18. Recorded all necessary entries in the property's financial records for submission to the company
  19. Developed and maintained the individual tenants' ledger records
  20. Contacted the utility company to inform of the change in tenant status so that the proper bill would result
  21. Controlled the parking lots by verifying that tenants were properly parking their vehicles
  22. Verified that the laundry facilities were available to tenants in working order during specified hours and cleaned
  23. Secured the laundry facilities during off periods
  24. Maintained the cleanliness of common areas
  25. Scheduled maintenance tasks promptly upon notification of a problem or I would do the maintenance myself.
  26. Determined that the correction was properly completed to tenant satisfaction
  27. I did small plumbing repairs (fix a leaky faucet, unclog drains, fix toilet, etc.)
  28. I did small electrical work (replace the connector for the stove''s burner, replace a electrical socket, etc.)