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Old 11-03-2011, 10:34 PM
 
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I am about to start my pre-license courses and was looking to possibly get into commercial property management. I'm wondering what the standard entry point is? Is it leasing agent or assistant property manager? Every position seems to want previous property management experience and I don't think I've ever seen a job posting for commercial property management, only residential. Does one normally start in residential then transition into commercial? Or do all commercial prop managers begin as commercial real estate agents?

Any help in the right direction would be appreciated.
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Old 11-04-2011, 07:18 AM
 
Location: East of Seattle, originally from SF Bay Area
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I'm not in AZ but am in commercial/industrial property management. The entry level positions are in lease administration, the people that prepare the documents, enter the data into the management/billing system, notarize, and process insurance and surety. Our lowest level job pays about $20/hour and requires 2 years real estate experience. We recently hired a new property manager and got 84 applicants in less than a week, most with over 10 years experience and many with 20-30. We only required 5 years but these days it would be really hard to find a job without experience, so many have been laid off. Residential probably has a lot more opportunites and will help you get experience.
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