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CERTIFIED PROPERTY MANAGER® Credentials
The premier credentials for real estate management professionals.
ACCREDITED RESIDENTIAL MANAGER® Certification
The certification for specialists in residential property management.
ACCREDITED MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATION® Accreditation
The mark of distinction among real estate management firms.
Affiliation with IREM for individuals in all aspects of real estate management.
Which IREM Membership is Right for You?
The professional integrity of IREM and its more than 16,000 individual members worldwide is reflected in its active participation in shaping the real estate management profession. Membership in IREM is the first step toward long-term success. For years, IREM has offered innovative educational programs and resources for busy professionals who want to get ahead – and stay ahead – in the competitive real estate management industry. IREM’s professional development programs, up-to-the-minute research and industry analysis, as well as its strong commitment to legislative lobbying are all designed to keep its members on top of the competitive real estate management market.
The benefits of membership in IREM are invaluable! Increase your credibility within the real estate management industry while enjoying these significant benefits of membership:
Networking Opportunities. Smart networking is more than just swapping business cards. It’s developing relationships through face-to-face meetings and idea sharing. Connect with other real estate professionals through at meetings, national conferences, online discussion groups, and by attending IREM courses and seminars. Through IREM, meet professionals who can help you develop solutions for your day-to-day activities as well as enhance your career.
Professional Education. Sharpen your skills by attending IREM courses—available in the classroom, online or through home study. IREM’s intensive courses and training programs are filled with practical advice and hands-on knowledge and are taught by highly trained practitioners. Learn techniques and skills that you can immediately apply to your business activities. Members qualify for a 20% discount.
Industry Knowledge. Learn practical information and skills relevant to the real estate management profession at IREM conferences. Access IREM’s website to learn industry news and information or read IREM’s bi-monthly magazine, the Journal of Property Management which provides reports on business strategies, legislative and regulatory issues, technology, and professional development that affect your business. Members receive a subscription to JPM.
Information Resources. IREM offers a comprehensive website with tools and resources to help you stay on top of the latest industry techniques and trends. Increase your visibility and easily locate colleagues through IREM’s online membership directory, discover critical information you need to solve today’s problems in IREM’s bookstore, or utilize IREM’s Income/Expense Analysis reports and other research information to benchmark your operating costs against others in your market.
Career Advancement. Interact with professionals who share your interests and goals, and let them know when you’re ready to seek new challenges. IREM also offers a web-based job bank where members can post open positions or search listings throughout the country in the real estate management field.
IREM’s credentialed membership can enhance your career further, giving you instant industry recognition as an experienced, established, and committed real estate management professional.
CPM®: CERTIFIED PROPERTY MANAGER®
If you manage large residential, commercial, retail, or industrial properties or mixed portfolios and you are directly accountable for the results of the properties under your care, then you are ready for the CPM® credentials .
ARM®: ACCREDITED RESIDENTIAL MANAGER®
If you manage residential properties that are conventional or subsidized apartments, homeowners’ or condominium associations, single-family homes or mobile home parks, and your responsibility is primarily at the site level, then the ARM certification may be right for you.
AMO®: ACCREDITED MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATION®
If you are the principal of your real estate management firm, or the head of the property management department within your company, and have earned or are working on earning the CPM credentials , you should consider the AMO accreditation for your firm.
If you are just starting your career in the real estate management industry or you are an experienced professional pursuing an instant connection to other professionals and resources, Associate membership is for you.