Why Trust Us?
Professional Affiliations, Ethics, and Company Awards
We at McCreary Realty Management, Inc, along with our staff are members of several professional organizations throughout the industry. Through these organizations, we are able to better educate ourselves and keep updated as things change within the real estate and management business. We are also able to receive and provide our staff with some of the best in continuing education as well as accreditations, awards, and individual staff designations/credentials to keep us developing our skills and knowledge base as the world around us changes. Below you will find a list of the organizations we belong to, the various designations they offer, links to their individual Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice, which we uphold, as well as the awards McCreary Realty Management, Inc. as a company has been bestowed over the years.
Curious about all those extra letters after staff members names? Wonder what they mean and why they are significant? These are the individual designations and credentials that those staff have spent a lot of time and effort earning over the years. We currently have 1 CPM®, 2 MPM®s, 3 RMP®s, and 2 ARM®s on our staff. See below to learn more about each of these letter combinations and what they mean.
Professional Affiliations & Ethics
|National Association of REALTORS®|
|Cobb Association of REALTORS®|
The National Association of REALTORS® is America's largest trade association, representing over 1.1 million members, including NAR's institutes, societies, and councils, involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries.
Our membership is composed of residential and commercial REALTORS® who are brokers, salespeople, property managers, appraisers, counselors, and others engaged in the real estate industry. Members belong to one or more of approximately 1,300 local associations/boards and 54 state and territory associations of REALTORS®.
The term REALTOR® is a registered collective membership mark that identifies a real estate professional who is a member of the National Association of REALTORS® and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics.
Working for America's property owners, the National Association of REALTORS® provides a facility for professional development, research, and exchange of information among its members and to the public and government for the purpose of preserving the free enterprise system and the right to own real property.
|Institute of Real Estate Management®|
The Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®) is an international community of real estate managers dedicated to ethical business practices, maximizing the value of investment real estate, and promoting superior management through education and information sharing.
IREM credentials, known and trusted throughout the industry – and earned through experience and education – are the keys to setting yourself apart from the pack.
Credential offered through IREM® are:
Certified Property Manager® (CPM®)
Accredited Residential Manager® (ARM®)
Accredited Commercial Manager (ACoM)
Accredited Management Organization® (AMO®)
|National Association of Residential Property Managers®|
The National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM®), founded in October 1988, provides a permanent trade organization for the residential property management industry. NARPM® continues to be the premier professional association of residential property managers, currently representing over 4,000 members comprised of real estate agents, brokers, managers and their employees.
NARPM® designations are earned with a combination of property management experience, NARPM® and industry education, and service to the association through volunteer activities.
Designations offered through NARPM® are:
Master Property Manager® (MPM®)
Residential Management Professional (RMP®)
Certified Residential Management Company® (CRMC®)
Certified Support Specialist® (CSS®)
Certified Maintenance Coordinator (CMC)
Certified Residential Management Bookkeeper (CRMB)
|Community Associations Institute|
CAI is an international membership organization dedicated to building better communities. With more than 33,500 members, CAI works in partnership with 60 chapters, including a chapter in South Africa, as well as with housing leaders in a number of other countries, including Australia, Canada, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. CAI provides information, education and resources to the homeowner volunteers who govern communities and the professionals who support them. CAI members include association board members and other homeowner leaders, community managers, association management firms and other professionals who provide products and services to associations.
|Accredited Management Organization® – Awarded by IREM®|
The AMO accreditation is the only recognition of excellence given to real estate management firms. The requirements are now more relevant than ever to real estate managers, their clients, and the assets they manage. To earn the AMO accreditation, real estate management firms must now meet even more standards and abide by a new AMO Code of Professional Ethics - all based on Best Practices: Real Estate Management Service.
In 1990, the Institute of Real Estate Management® awarded McCreary Realty Management the prestigious designation, ACCREDITED MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATION® (AMO®). Fewer than 500 real estate management firms nationwide hold this honor. Our firm is only one of a handful of this number that manages single-family homes as their primary portfolio. We have become the market leaders in this niche of real estate management in Northwest Metro Atlanta.
In 2010, 2012, 2014, and most recently 2015, McCreary Realty Management received the IREM® Georgia Chapter AMO® of the Year Award!