Benefits of Membership

IREM MEMBERSHIP: AN INVESTMENT IN YOURSELF AND YOUR CAREER

Being an IREM Member means that you’ve made the world’s leading real estate management association your career partner. You are a part of a community of:

  • Professionals who excel and want to excel
  • The best in the world at the financial and asset management aspects of property management
  • Forward thinkers who want to leave their mark on the world through ethical property management, making the lives of residents and tenants better every day
  • Experts at every challenge you face in your job and your business – experts you can reach through our national events, online communities and local chapter events
  • People who care about the profession of real estate management

As part of your membership, you have access to host of benefits, tools and resources, available exclusively to IREM Members.

Download the Member Benefits and Services brochure

KNOWLEDGE

IREM ED

Members receive steep discounts to this flexible professional development with classroom and online courses. The knowledge advantage in a constantly changing world.

Online resources

The new IREM.org offers a robust Resources section to help you find the tools and products you need instantly. Searchable by topic and property type, this comprehensive solution offers the real estate management industry at your fingertips.

Journal of Property Management (JPM)

Get comprehensive coverage of the real estate management industry, and stay on top of technology and trends with this vital bi-monthly publication – in print and digital.


Publications

Your membership earns you discounts on all IREM publications, comprehensive guides written by IREM Members and other experts. Let these books and eBooks form a compendium of go-to resources for you and your business.

Income/Expense Analysis Tools

Thoroughly cleansed, meticulous benchmarking data to help beat the competition, trim waste, increase NOI, and impress owners and clients. All reports are available as softcover books, downloadable PDF and Excel Files or as Online Labs – a subscription giving you access to over 10 years of data with 100 customizable line-item variables. MEMBERS SAVE 50%

Real Estate Management News

Your weekly e-mail rundown of vital real estate management industry news. You’ll get the trends and information that real estate professionals like you need, carefully curated from thousands of trade, industry and business publications. We go through all the news that’s out there and give you the best, most relevant items.

Leadership White Papers

This innovative, instructive series of white papers teaches you the core competencies and best practices you need to lead in the real estate management industry. Leadership skills can be the difference between a good career and a great career. Be a better, more inspiring leader to your team, for your company, and in your career. FREE FOR MEMBERS!


Best Practices: Real Estate Management Service

A practical and useful tool for real estate management company executives in operating their businesses successfully and professionally – featuring 55 best practice statements and a self-assessment checklist. FREE DIGITAL DOWNLOAD FOR MEMBERS


Webinars

IREM webinars feature quality IREM Member presenters and other industry experts, covering timely industry issues and featuring live demos of useful real estate management resources.


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COMMUNITY

Chapters

Attend meetings and events held by your chapter to establish new business contacts and build a supportive network of local colleagues. Stay abreast of the latest industry trends and information in your area, access local vendors, and much more.

Conferences

IREM events are opportunities to develop your skills, meet with friends and colleagues, and build your network. Learn from leaders and peers, share ideas, and find new ways to grow your business.

  • Leadership & Legislative Summit, April 5-9, 2014 | Washington, D.C.
  • IREM Fall Leadership Conference, October 14-18, 2014 | Orlando, FL

IREM Member Directory

IREM makes it easy for prospective clients and investors to seek you out for new business ventures and for you to connect with a colleague. Utilize the online directory to reach out to an international network of IREM colleagues. Be sure to log in to update your profile online at myIREM to maximize your exposure.

Leadership Opportunities

Make a lasting impact on the future. Volunteer for a national or chapter leadership position to increase your visibility, collaborate with your peers, expand your network and develop your leadership skills with IREM's training.

Social Media

Gain access to the members-only IREM group on LinkedIn, and network with your fellow members on Facebook and Twitter.


Shared Interest Communities

These members-only LinkedIn groups allow you to network with other IREM Members around the country and world, and get answers to your day-to-day questions. Choose from different communities by interest and property type.

Career Center

Search for jobs, post positions within your company, and post your résumé on the only job board dedicated exclusively to real estate management.

Corporate Outreach

IREM's national leaders and chapters regularly schedule in-person visits with owners, developers, investors and employers to promote the value of hiring IREM-credentialed members and firms.

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ADVANTAGES

IREM Sustainability

A powerful, unique web-based tool to help assess your properties’ efficiencies, measure utilities against benchmarks, get customized incentives from utility companies, connect with solutions providers, improve performance, and increase value.

Advocacy

IREM affects legislation that impacts you, your business and your clients. Be part of something bigger than yourself. You can have a say in the development of our industry. You can make a difference.


YOU, Inc.

We aggressively promote the IREM brand and credentials to potential clients and employers - and you reap the reward. Now, we’ve made it easier than ever for you to promote your credential and IREM membership with YOU, Inc. – a collection of resources and tips available on myIREM.

IREM Foundation Scholarships

Whether you're just starting a career in the real estate management industry, or a seasoned real estate professional, an IREM Foundation scholarship can help you accomplish your goals. Scholarships are designed to help with the cost of attending IREM courses that earn education credit for IREM's credentials.

Ethics

Our dedication to the real estate management profession is reflected in everything we do. The IREM Code of Professional Ethics protects the public, promotes competition, reflects contemporary business practices, and sends a powerful message to the marketplace that IREM Members act responsibly. When you stand with IREM, you stand with honor.

The Professional Achievement Award: Take Your Next Step

The Professional Achievement Award is bestowed upon credentialed members who have continued their professional development and made outstanding professional accomplishments beyond earning their credential. Apply today if you are looking for that next step in both your professional and your IREM career. There are a variety of ways to qualify for this award, including: attending or presenting professional development programs, volunteering with IREM, and involvement in other associations or community service. Apply today.

REALTOR VIP Program

Through membership in the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS, CPM Members and other members who are Realtors in the U.S. can take advantage of the numerous discounts offered via the REALTOR benefits program. Benefits include special offers on premium products and services such as Dell computer systems, Avis rental cars and Xerox office solutions.

Discounted Professional Liability Insurance

Marsh US Consumer, a service of Seabury & Smith, Inc. offers an outstanding professional liability insurance program at competitive rates for IREM Members.  For more details, contact Elizabeth Robinson, exclusive underwriter for IREM Members at 877-451-4003 and choose Option 3 or visit www.personal-plans.com/IREM/

IREM Benefits with Peirce College

With the convenience and flexibility to study on campus or online, Peirce College is the college that really works for working adults. Located in Center City Philadelphia, Peirce is in the business of transforming lives by making sure the benefits of higher education are accessible and attainable to non-traditional college students of all ages and backgrounds. The partnership between IREM and Peirce provides the following benefits for IREM Members:
  • Receive twenty-five percent (25%) off Peirce College tuition
  • College credit for selected IREM courses
    • Peirce College offers credit toward the completion of an associate or bachelor’s degree to students completing real estate management courses taught by IREM.  Students can earn up to 30 credits toward an associate degree or up to 90 credits toward a bachelor’s degree through any combination of transfer credits, credit by examination, work experience or portfolio assessment.
  • $50 application fee is waived
    • When applying to Peirce College, IREM Members must attach an IREM membership verification letter to their application to waive the fee.  As with all institutions of higher education, the college must then review all application materials and determine whether candidates meet their admissions and eligibility requirements.

For additional information about getting your degree, contact IREM:
Career Services
312-329-6001
Academics@irem.org

Discounted Listings on RentalHouses.com

Enjoy a 10% discount on published rated for single and multiple listing plans on RentalHouses.com, a national online service especially for US owners and managers of single family homes and small apartment communities with fewer than 50 units.  Visit the IREM page at www.rentalhouses.com/partners/irem and enter IREM607 for your industry code during checkout to receive your discount.  Or, contact RentalHouses.com at 866-822-RENT (7368) or iremsupport@rentalhouses.com.

Discounted Advertising Rates with Yellow Pages
Promote yourself and attract new business by listing yourself as a CPM or an AMO Firm in both the print and online yellow pages.  SMG Directory Marketing, the national advertiser for IREM’s yellow pages program, offers a wide range of discounted services for your print and Internet advertising needs.  For more information, contact Christina Janiczek at 847-615-6823.


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