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Property Management

Property Management Certificate Program

Are you a residential rental property owner or manager responsible for 50 or fewer units, interested in owning investment property, or considering the field of professional property management? Learn critical information and practical strategies needed to give you that competitive edge. Take courses of interest or complete all five courses to earn the Property Management Certificate of Completion.

Instructors: Peter Cardillo and Attorney Michael Cormier

Program will be offered in the future! Please check back for updates!

Fair Housing Basics for Property Owners and Professionals

Do you know all you need to about fair housing laws, your responsibilities, and the best ways to avoid complaints and violations?  Explore fair housing laws and regulations, HUD, MCAD, the impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act, rehab and new construction requirements and penalties for violations.  Learn proven techniques and management practices, plus occupancy standards, applicant screening, selection and rental policies to help avoid costly complaints, litigation and penalties.


Successful Sales, Marketing, and Leasing

Learn proven techniques to sell property to prospective renters. You need to be more than just a property tour guide.  Includes a variety of selling styles and techniques, tips on overcoming objections, how to close, and more.


Practical Property Management Strategies

Learn proven techniques to market, screen, and rent property to the best tenants. Determine what applications, rental agreements, and conditions will protect you, plus learn critical information about security deposits, the laws, and responsibilities of both owner and tenant. Course also covers preventative maintenance issues, strategies, and schedules.


Dealing With Difficult Tenants

Learn proven techniques and strategies to effectively deal with difficult tenants. Learn tenant personality types, what to expect from them, and how to be both proactive and reactive given each type. Join this lively, interactive class with your most difficult tenants in mind, and you will walk away with practical strategies to apply the very next day!


Better to Be Safe Than Sorry: Emergency Planning & Risk Management

Learn to create comprehensive emergency plans for flood, fire, storms, etc. Liability, risk, and proper insurance will be discussed, as will the differences between trusts, incorporations, and other legal entities to determine the best action for your situation.