News from the Chicago Chapter
Why did you want to pursue the ARM® designation?
I was cruising through the job market seeing what was out there, and I started noticing that 95% of the employers wanted to you to have a certificate in property management. The Accredited Residential Manager® certification h...
IREM Chicago Scholarship Spotlight: Edgar Barron, Property Manager, Bickerdike Redevelopment Corporation
Edgar Barron, Property ManagerBickerdike Redevelopment Corporation
I am the oldest of three, which is why a l often inspire my younger siblings to continue their education and aspire for greatness. I got into property management because I believe having proper housing should not b...
Property management, to me, provides a very rewarding career opportunity. At one point, I always thought that it was a hidden profession. Often times, when boasting on the fact that I work in the real estate profession, I get the response: “Sell me a house.” This just goes to show th...
A hallmark of the IREM Education program is to provide assistance in the form of scholarships to help offset tuition for coursework toward earning professional designations. Today we begin a series highlighting IREM Chicago members who were awarded scholarships and recently earned the Accredited Res...
By Tim Kramer, CPM®, ARM® Property Operations SpecialistDraper and Kramer, Incorporated
On Monday, October 29, 2018, I was fortunate to have the opportunity to speak to members and guests of Mainstreet Organization of REALTORS (MORe) at their Downers Grove facility to provi...