Pursue Your Profession

Apr 1, 2023

What’s the next step in your professional life? Strive for a career that enables you to help people, work on a team and live anywhere in the country. With a career in the residential property management industry, you’ll get to learn on the job, receive training, work your way up and earn bonuses. You’ll also enjoy benefits such as consistent hours, health insurance, rent discounts and more!


The maintenance career path is a great fit if you like working with your hands, having job variety and getting to know the people in your community. This career will keep you active year-round. You’ll learn and use skills as a carpenter, electrician, HVAC technician and more.

Learn about the maintenance path.

Leasing and Community Management

If you enjoy sales and helping others, excel at accounting and data administration and have strong leadership and communication skills, then the leasing and community management career path could be right for you. On this path, you can recruit residents, enrich strong communities and eventually oversee a real estate portfolio.

Learn about the leasing and community management path.


Jump-Start Your Career Today

The demand for rental housing is growing and so is the need for talented, hardworking and creative people to help build strong communities. Jump-start your residential property management career today with RPM Careers.

Discussion Questions

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    Which career path are you most interested in pursuing?
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    What do you find most interesting about an RPM career?
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    If you’ve lived in a rental community before, what was your favorite experience?

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