The Property Management Certification (PMC) is a program for all REALTORS® 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.
Attend and complete four (4) courses from the five (5) courses available:
Live lecture or LearnMyWay® courses - Course 1, 2, and 5
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 (live lecture, LearnMyWay®, and OnDemand only) – “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 Department of Real Estate (DRE) accredited for 4 hours of Continuing Education (CE) in Consumer Protection. DRE Sponsor No. 0001 To learn more about this course, visit www.car.org/education/prodev/propertymanagement/
Course 2 (live lecture, LearnMyWay®, and OnDemand only) – “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
Course 3 (online only) – “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 (online only) – “Trust Funds, Fair Housing, and Legal Aspects of Property Management” - This three (3) 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 (live lecture and LearnMyWay® only) – “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 Department of Real Estate (DRE) accredited for 4 hours of Continuing Education (CE) in Consumer Protection. DRE Sponsor No. 0001 To learn more about this course, visit www.car.org/education/prodev/investors
Who should attend: This course is designed to help any real estate agent or broker 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.
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