ACCREDITED RESIDENTIAL MANAGER® (ARM®)
INSTITUTE OF REAL ESTATE MANAGEMENT®
2017 | IREM® Central Florida
Certified and awarded by the prestigious INSTITUTE OF REAL ESTATE MANAGEMENT® (IREM), the ACCREDITED RESIDENTIAL MANAGER® (ARM) certification is selectively presented as a designation to distinguish a manager’s excellence in the industry. Those who hold the ARM certification find that the investment has elevated their career, personal growth, and respect within the industry. An ARM candidate must have verified 12 months of qualifying residential real estate management experience as defined by IREM (meeting portfolio size and functions minimums); complete Ethics for the Real Estate Manager (ETH800); pledge to uphold the IREM Code of Professional Ethics; pass the ARM certification exam; submit three Confidential Letters of Recommendation; and be interviewed and recommended for approval by their IREM Chapter.
Certified Apartment Manager (CAM)
National Apartment Association
2016 | AAGO
Awarded by the National Apartment Association (NAA) this is the best certification for you to earn if you primarily deal with apartment rentals. CAM candidates who earn their designation are verified with a minimum of 12 months of on-site property management experience. The program requires a series of eight CAM courses, including Management of Residential Issues, Legal Responsibilities, Human Resource Management, Fair Housing, Marketing, Property Maintenance for Managers, Risk Management, and Financial Management; finally, the candidate must pass a two-part required examination.