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A good property owner is like a hip dad. He or she may not say things like, "Hey pal, whatcha say we go toss around the ol' pigskin?" but like a hip dad, a property Owner needs to have a certain set of specific traits and other, harder-to-define skills in order to be successful.
A successful and stress free property owner needs to be able to listen and communicate, as well as be proactive and involved, current and knowledgeable. He or she should also be levelheaded and resourceful, personable and articulate. For all the property owners diligently trying to excel, the list of "and's" goes on and on. At the end of the day however, most people working in the management industry agree that the most fundamentally important trait for a good property owner to possess is the ability to communicate and relate to people.
EXPLORE THE GROUNDS
I often talk a lot about what you should do in Property Management. Another way to look at this is by talking about what you should avoid. I’ve been in this business for a while now, and I’ve seen good owners/ landlords/property managers and I’ve seen bad ones. Even the good ones make mistakes but the key is learning from them.