NON – Apprenticeship
AT A GLANCE
Property administrators perform administrative duties and co-ordinate activities related to the management and rental of investment property and real estate on behalf of property and strata property owners. They are employed by property, real estate and strata services management companies, property development companies and by government.
Note: You might need several years of administrative experience as a property clerk, contract clerk, or administrative officer before pursuing this career.
Property managers maybe employed by property management firms, corporations, building owners, and government agencies. On-site managers work in the buildings they manage, rather than in property management or company offices. If they manage an apartment building, they may live in the building.
You may work in (or with) the following:
Source: Careercruising.com (Property Manager)
ESSENTIAL SKILLS PROFILES
The Government of Canada Job Bank has identified Nine Literacy and Essential Skills (Reading, Writing, Document Use, Numeracy, Computer Use, Thinking, Oral Communication, Working with Others, and Continuous Learning).
Below you will find links to the Essential Skills Profiles for this occupation and/or related ones:
|LOW WAGE||MEDIUM WAGE||HIGH WAGE|
$11.00 / hour (average in MB)
$19.23 / hour (average in MB)
$30.22 / hour (average in MB)
$11.00 / hour (Winnipeg)
$19.23 / hour (Winnipeg)
$36.06 / hour (Winnipeg)
If you are still in high school, here are some suggested subject areas to study that could help prepare you for further training in this field. Please check if these courses are available at your school and/or whether they will meet your graduation requirements. Some examples may include the following:
In Manitoba, individuals and companies that engage in property management on behalf of a third party (e.g. leasing, collection of rents, handling tenant issues) fall within the definition of “broker” or “transaction” established in The Real Estate Brokers Act. As a result, the property manager must be registered under the Act.
The registration requirements to become a Property Manager are the following:
- Complete the Principles of Property Management Course administered by The Manitoba Real Estate Association
- Complete Registration Requirements as an individual, a corporation, or a partnership
- Complete Application Form for Registration and pay applicable fees (approx. $600 or more)
- Provide Business or Trade Name
- Provide evidence of a Trust Account
- Provide evidence of a Surety Bond or valid MREA Membership
- Ensure to register all Salespeople working for Property Manager
Always refer to The Manitoba Securities Commission for up-to-date information regarding the above process.