TOPIC: I need some clarification about being an assistant property manager. What’s the average amount of work for an Assistant?

I need some clarification about being an assistant property manager. What’s the average amount of work for an Assistant? 1 week 4 days ago #54811

I did everything except put invoices into Yardi so the accountants could pay them. That’s all the property manager did. I expressed I needed help and corporate turned a blind eye. I left. On top of that only a part time leasing agent. So I did the majority of leasing and lead follow-up. The workload alone ruined me.
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I need some clarification about being an assistant property manager. What’s the average amount of work for an Assistant? 1 week 4 days ago #54812

it seems this is the norm at this company. It also doesn’t help that processes change weekly. And there’s almost no communication. But I figure if I can learn the concepts, I can take that anywhere!

I need some clarification about being an assistant property manager. What’s the average amount of work for an Assistant? 1 week 4 days ago #54813

The best advice I have is be proud of your work and become a master!
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I need some clarification about being an assistant property manager. What’s the average amount of work for an Assistant? 1 week 4 days ago #54814

Groundskeepers and assistant managers are the unsung heroes of every property.
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I need some clarification about being an assistant property manager. What’s the average amount of work for an Assistant? 1 week 4 days ago #54815

Depends on the company I suppose. But as an assistant you should be handling the deposit accounting, move out walks and charges, collections and past due balances on top of leasing. I’ve not yet worked for a company that requires the assistant to schedule turns or do vendor relations. That’s typically on the property manager/ maintenance supervisor.
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I need some clarification about being an assistant property manager. What’s the average amount of work for an Assistant? 1 week 4 days ago #54816

Over time, I'd hope my AM could do everything a PM could, so they can grow in their career.
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I need some clarification about being an assistant property manager. What’s the average amount of work for an Assistant? 1 week 4 days ago #54817

Yea! I don’t mind learning and knowing everything. But I’ve been here less than 90 days and it’s a lot! But it’s a heck of a learning experience!

I need some clarification about being an assistant property manager. What’s the average amount of work for an Assistant? 1 week 4 days ago #54818

Agreed, that this is a lot for your first few months, but I'll tell you this; many PMs would kill to have an awesome AM with your skills. Keep grinding and I'm sure you'll find yourself leading your own property in no time!
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I need some clarification about being an assistant property manager. What’s the average amount of work for an Assistant? 1 week 4 days ago #54819

An AM is training to become a PM. This is a great learning opportunity that you have been given. This is the time to become a sponge and take in as much as you can about the operational aspect of property management. It may not feel like it, but learning every aspect of what and how things work on your property makes you a stronger, more valuable PM when you become one. If you ever lose your maintenance supervisor, as a manager you will know exactly how and what needs to be done. The more you learn, the more valuable you will become. Be thankful, a lot of people don't want to teach what they know. Fill your knowledge tool box up with as many tools as you can. This is how rock star PM's are made.
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I need some clarification about being an assistant property manager. What’s the average amount of work for an Assistant? 1 week 4 days ago #54821

I would use it as a learning experience. You need to learn everything possible that would come across your desk as the PM. You should be able to fill the PM's shoes at a moments notice!
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