Benefits of hiring a CPM®
Your property manager has a direct impact on your bottom line. How can you be sure that you are getting the very best there is?
If you have retained the services of a CERTIFIED PROPERTY MANAGER®, you can be confident that you have selected a professional with extensive experience, thorough and up-to-date knowledge of all aspects of property management and an ongoing commitment to the highest ethical standards in the Canadian real estate industry today.
CPM: TURN TO THE EXPERT
The CPM® is the top designation for Canadian real estate professionals specializing in property management.
The CPM® is a mark of excellence earned by a very few; the top property managers who demonstrate specialized skills, training, and commitment that stand out from the rest.
Awarded by the Real Estate Institute of Canada on behalf of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®) based in Chicago, the CPM® designation assures you that you are dealing with a seasoned property management professional who is committed to providing you with the very best service.
Rigorous specialized training gives CPM® professionals the edge in analyzing a property's physical and fiscal performance and in meeting your needs by implementing policies and procedures that enhance your property's short- and long-term value.
When you choose a property manager with a CPM®, you are choosing and industry leader who:
- has at least three years of dedicated property management experience
- knows the property management industry inside and out
- abides by a stringent code of professional conduct
- is committed to continuing professional education
With a CPM®, you've made the right choice!
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Your CPM® is dedicated;
Becoming a CPM® is not easy. It is a demanding process during which property management professionals pass through a candidacy period of between one and ten years.
Your CPM® is experienced;
CPM® members must be active specialist with at least three years of property management experience.
Your CPM® is knowledgeable;
CPM® members have completed a number of real estate courses, covering topics such as finance and investment analysis, ethics, problem solving and decision making, leasing and management of various types of properties, marketing and human resource issues. Members must also submit a comprehensive management plan or successfully complete the Management Plan Skills Assessment test.
Your CPM® is a reputable, active member of the real estate community;
CPM® members have gained the endorsement of and are affiliated with their local REIC Chapter, and abide by both the REIC and IREM® stringent codes of ethics (PDF, 16KB).
Your CPM® is committed;
To maintain their designation, CPM® members must remain in good standing with their local REIC Chapter and REIC National, and abide by the REIC Code of Professional Standards as well as the IREM® Code of Professional Ethics. They are also encouraged to participate in the Institute's continuing professional education program.
How can I hire an CPM®?
If you have a position to fill, you can post it on the REIC CareerSite for viewing by REIC members including those who hold the CPM® designation, as well as the general public.
If you advertise in the local newspaper or business journal for a residential management specialist, be sure to specify that you are looking for an CERTIFIED PROPERTY MANAGER®.
COMMITTED TO EXCELLENCE
The CPM® designation is awarded in Canada by the Real Estate Institute of Canada on behalf of the Institute of Real Estate Management. The Real Estate Institute of Canada exists to advance opportunities for persons involved in real estate. REIC pursues this mission through:
- Providing lifelong learning
- Maintaining a relevant resource centre
- Awarding professional designations
- Creating networking opportunities
- Representing and promoting the real estate industry and profession
Remember: Experience, Education, Ethics and Lifelong Learning
Your CPM®has what it takes.