Thanks to finding a website that covers nearly every angle of the rental housing profession, I was way ahead of the curve while taking my classes to gain certification to become one of these professionals. I decided to go into the field after spending a few years working at an apartment complex during my summer vacations away from college. The degree I earned turned out to be worthless in finding a job, so I decided to leverage my experience at the summer gig into a career. It made sense because all the people in the office said I seemed to be a natural.
I needed to get certified, however, because most places won’t hire you without that piece of paper. Even if they do hire you, your chances of advancement are slim to none without some type of certification. The owner of the complex helped get me into some classes here in town and that is when I started to using the website as a supplement to my studies. Continue reading