PM COMPANY VS REALTOR
Do you enjoy paying tuition? If you hire a Realtor that is also a "Property Manager" then it may be what you are doing. Property Management Companies today, on average, use over 15+ software systems to manage. The barrier to entry for new companies is growing larger every year.
Agent K in Men In Black circa 1997 said it best, "People are dumb, panicky dangerous animals and you know it". As a PM we must have robust processes and systems capable of adapting and changing. We consistently update processes and fill in gaps.
Below is a table highlighting the difference between LREI Property Management, LLC, and individual or Realtor Sales Franchise Management.