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The Property Management Certification (PMC) is a program for all Licensed Real Estate Professionals who want to learn how to manage residential and commercial rental property. 

A certificate and logo will be provided to all members upon successful completion of the program which may be used on business cards, websites, email signatures, blogs, and other promotional materials. C.A.R. Members can change their profiles on car.org to include Property Management Certification. 

PMC requirements:

  • Attend and complete four (4) courses from the seven (7) courses available:

All courses are available to take in the following formats:

Live Lecture at your local AOR, LearnMyWay ® live webinar and Online. 

  • Pass each course exam  
  • Complete and submit the PMC application
  • Courses may be taken in any order. All courses that you have successfully completed within the past twelve (12) months are applicable towards earning the PMC.


How you will benefit from completing the PMC program:
Upon completion of the program you will know how to establish and build a property management business, select clients, complete forms, review agreements, and remain compliant with Fair Housing, State and Federal Laws and Acts that protect tenants.

Course Details:
Courses may be taken in any order.

  • Course 1 – “Residential Property Management for the Real Estate Licensee”
    This course will provide you with an understanding about the responsibilities, functions, and skills involved in property management. This course is CalBRE accredited for 4 hours of Consumer Protection when take as a webinar or live lecture course. CalBRE Sponsor No. 0001.  To learn more about this course, visit www.car.org/education/prodev/propertymanagement/
  • Course 2 – “Professional Property Management, Single Family Homes and Two-to-Four Unit Residences”
    This course will provide you with a thorough understanding of the single family rental housing market. Learn the fundamental requirements, responsibilities, procedures, and processes involved when establishing a successful property management business.
    To learn more about this course, visit www.car.org/education/prodev/ppm/
  • Course 3 – “Larger Apartment Buildings and Commercial Properties” - This four (4) hour online course is designed to provide real estate professionals a comprehensive overview specific to large apartment and commercial buildings including all facilities and equipment, tenant profiles, agreements, improvements by tenants, specialty properties and policies. Review the many opportunities and challenges that come with managing commercial properties and larger apartment buildings.
    To learn more about this course, visit www.car.org/education/prodev/property-management-course3 
  • Course 4 – “Trust Funds, Fair Housing, and Legal Aspects of Property Management” - This four (4) hour online course will provide real estate professionals with a thorough understanding about the federal and state laws regarding fair housing, delinquency resolution, trust fund handling and other legal issues property managers may experience. Explore the various laws that every property manager and real estate licensee must understand to protecting your life and your business. 
    To learn more about this course, visit www.car.org/education/prodev/property-management-course4 
  • Course 5 – “Working with Investors”
    This course will provide you with a thorough understanding of the real estate investment property market from residential income to commercial properties. This course is Bureau of Real Estate (BRE) accredited for 4 hours of Continuing Education (CE) in Consumer Service, when course is taken live lecture or as LearnMyWay® webinar. CalBRE Sponsor No. 0001.  To learn more about this course, visit www.car.org/education/prodev/investors 
  • Course 6 – “Vacation Rental Management”
    This course is intended to provide you with a fundamental understanding of the legal issues, concepts, strategies, and contracts that are involved in vacation rental management.
    To learn more about this course, visit www.car.org/education/prodev/property-management-course6
  • Course 7  - "Selling Apartment Buildings - The Investment Analysis Process." This course will provide licensees with a thorough understanding of the process involved in the physical and financial evaluation of an income property, with the emphasis on apartment buildings. To learn more about this course, visit: http://www.car.org/education/prodev/pmc7/

Who should attend:
Any real estate agent or broker who would like to establish and build a property management business.

PMC Resources
Once you have earned your Property Management Certification, visit the PMC Resource Page to download the PMC logo and news release.