The Broker-Owner of Blue Olive Properties, Kevin Mackessy, is a firm believer in professional training. He was awarded the Residential Management Professional (RMP) designation through NARPM, the National Association of Residential Property Management.
Be a current member of NARPM.
Have an MPM designee on staff.
Provide verification of 500 unit years of management experience. (One unit year equals management of 1 residential unit for 1 year.)
Successfully complete an on-site visit from a NARPM auditor selected by the Certification Committee.
Complete the extensive audit process within three years of making application.
The National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM) promotes a high standard of business ethics, professionalism, and fair housing practices. All property managers who are members of NARPM must abide by the following Code of Ethics and Standards of Professionalism. (Version from NARPM website 10/22/19)
The Property Manager shall protect the public against fraud, misrepresentation, and unethical practices in property management.
The Property Manager shall not discriminate in the management, rental, lease, or negotiation for real property, shall operate consistent with fair housing laws and regulations and shall comply with all federal, state, and local laws concerning discrimination.
The Property Manager shall serve the Client and act in the best interests of the Client.
The Property Manager shall treat all Tenants honestly and professionally when they are applying for, living in, and/or vacating a managed residence, including through the deposit refund process.
The Property Manager shall hold a high regard for the safety and health of those lawfully at a managed property and shall manage all properties in accordance with safety and habitability requirements of the local jurisdiction.
The Property Manager shall hold all funds received on behalf of others in compliance with state law and shall not comingle the funds with personal or other business funds or use the funds for other than their intended purposes.
The Property Manager must provide competent service within his or her area of expertise, and refrain from the unauthorized practice of any other profession for which he or she is not licensed or qualified.
The Property Manager shall act in the best interests of his or her property management Firm.
The Property Manager shall not knowingly or recklessly make false or misleading statements about the competence or professionalism of other property managers or about their business practices, or otherwise attempt to take business from other property managers by deceptive means.
The Property Manager shall ensure that all advertising is clear and forthright and includes only accurate and truthful statements about the property or services advertised.
The Property Manager shall comply with all policies and pronouncements of NARPM® and all relevant laws and rules of the jurisdiction in which he or she works, and shall strive to stay informed of and to educate others about relevant matters affecting the property management field.
The Property Manager shall comply with this Code and shall participate in and/or cooperate with any investigation and/or hearing conducted by NARPM® pursuant to this Code.