PRANDI Property Management, Inc., CRMC® staff members Melissa Prandi, MPM®, Christine Goodin, RMP®, Matt Borries and Cristy Boucher, CSSsm, all local leaders in the residential property management field, have just returned from the 23rd Annual Convention of the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM®) held in Dallas, Texas.

The association celebrated their 23rd convention anniversary during the event from October 18-21, 2011. While the various general sessions emphasized professionalism, workshops offered current attendees information to help residential property managers keep abreast of the latest developments in the industry. Suppliers and vendors were present with samples of goods and services for improving the management of properties as well.

“The NARPM Annual Convention is a great way to keep up with current trends and changes in our industry and to locate products helpful for efficient property management and professional development,” said Christine Goodin, RMP®, Senior Property Manager and Leasing Agent at PRANDI for the past ten years. “Workshop topics ranged from the latest trends in social networking to ethics, to managing effective and profitable teams. As always, there was a strong emphasis on the NARPM designation program.” PRANDI’s staff currently holds all available NARPM® designations such as: MPM® (Master Property Manager), RMP® (Residential Management Professional), and CSSsm (Certified Support Specialist). They are the only CRMC® (Certified Residential Management Company) in the Bay Area; this prestigious qualification has only been awarded to 33 other companies Nationwide.

Melissa Prandi, MPM® is a past national president for NARPM® and has been a member of the association for over 18 years. Christine Goodin, RMP® is has been an active NARPM® member, both locally and with the state chapter CALNARPM®, for close to ten years. Cristy Boucher, CSSsm who is also very active with the local Marin & Sonoma NARPM® chapter, has been involved with the group for almost three years. Matt Borries has been a member for almost five years, and has attended every annual convention since joining the association. There are over 3,000 members of NARPM®, the Nation’€™s only professional organization dedicated exclusively to enhancing the professionalism and ethics of the residential property management industry. Over 500 individuals were in attendance at this year’s event in Dallas.

Thank you to all who hosted this professional conference–we always appreciate the ability to stay up to date on all legislation and educational courses available in the property management field.