Property Management Basics

Full Series $129/member | Per Day $45/member
Full Series $199/non-member | Per Day $60/non-member Add $10 if paid after due date


Learn from the best in property management. Robert Thomas, is the Past President of the National Association of Residential Property Manager, CA Chapter and a Member of the Rental Housing Association of Sacramento. Bob has over 20 years of property management and real estate experience that will guide you on your path as a property manager. With four days of classes covering the basics of property management you can choose to attend one, two, three or all four. But wait there's more! When you purchase the SAR Education Club Card you can receive up to 75% off this series and most SAR classes offered 12 months from the date of issuance.

The next Property Management Basics series scheduled for the end of March has been cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Visit the SAR Calendar for additional classes and events.

Register - Full Series

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Series Classes

This class will cover;

  • How to set up your property management company
  • Registering with the city/county, Department of Real Estate (DRE), federal taxing authorities
  • Software available vs. Quickbooks
  • Legal Update
  • Setting up your trust account and general accounts at the bank
  • Miscellaneous issues inluding a new non-smoking regulation, electrical vehicle charging stations, service and companion animals, medical marijuana and much more!
Register - Day 1

This class will cover;

  • Management & rental agreements, addendums
  • 3-day notices, 30-, 60-, and 90-day notices
  • C.A.R. forms versus California Apartment Association forms versus your own forms
  • Property management software - what is available, their costs and how to make your job easier
  • How to run your company from a tablet
Register - Day 2

This class will cover;

  • Trust Account accounting - ho to do the required triple reconciliation
  • Registering with the correct local authorities
  • Property registration and inspections
  • How to prepare for the audit
  • Self inspections and annual inspections
  • Inspection software and inspection forms
  • Rent Control
Register - Day 3

This class will cover;

  • Marketing with websites and social media to generate more calls
  • Marketing to REALTORS®, referrals, and the public
  • Using newsletters, promotions, and special offerings
  • Money that goes right to the bottom line
  • Monthly maintenance programs
  • Fees: Late, NSF, application, maintenance company referral fees
  • Rent Control Update
Register - Day 4

Upcoming Classes

Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU)
Wed Dec 02 @ 9:00AM - 10:30AM
You & Your Brand: How do you differentiate yourself?
Tue Dec 08 @10:00AM - 11:00AM
Fundamentals of Transaction Coordination
Wed Dec 16 @ 9:00AM - 02:30PM
Transaction Coordination 2: Beyond the Contract
Thu Dec 17 @ 9:00AM - 12:30PM
Cancelled: Duane Gomer One Day Crash Course
Sat Dec 19 @ 8:30AM - 05:00PM