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2 days ago

Service Technician – new

Seldin Company Council Bluffs, IA +8 locations

• Compensation – As a team member of Seldin Company you can count on a competitive compensation package… CareerBuilder


2 days ago

Property Manager – new

Seldin Company Council Bluffs, IA +3 locations

• Career Growth – We invest in our employees! One of our core values is to provide each employee the opportunity to excel. • Compensation – As a… CareerBuilder


2 days ago

Lead Service Technician – new

Seldin Company Lincoln, NE

• Career Growth – We invest in our employees! One of our core values is to provide each employee the opportunity to excel. • Compensation – As a… CareerBuilder


2 days ago

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) – new

Seldin Company Omaha, NE

• Universal Service Group (USG), provides building and ground maintenance services for commercial real estate properties in Nebraska and Iowa… CareerBuilder


20 days ago

Grounds/Make Ready Technician

Seldin San Antonio, TX

Seldin Company is a national diversified full-service commercial real estate, multi-family and development organization. Due to continual growth… Glassdoor


27 days ago

Apartment Housekeeper

Seldin Papillion, NE +4 locations

Seldin Company is a national diversified full-service commercial real estate, multi-family and development organization. Due to continual growth… Glassdoor


27 days ago

Lead Technician

Seldin Lincoln, NE

Seldin Company is a national diversified full-service commercial real estate, multi-family and development organization. Due to continual growth… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Leasing Specialist

Seldin West Des Moines, IA +5 locations

World Group is a full-service commercial real estate company providing sales, leasing, property management and other real estate services for retail… Glassdoor


23 days ago

Assistant Property Manager

Seldin West Des Moines, IA +2 locations

Seldin Company is a national diversified full-service commercial real estate, multi-family and development organization. Due to continual growth… Glassdoor


18 days ago

Administrative Assistant

Seldin Omaha, NE

Seldin Company is a national diversified full-service commercial real estate, multi-family and development organization. Due to continual growth… Glassdoor


Seldin Reviews

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Randy Lenhoff, CPM®
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    OK experience, but ready to move on

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Property Manager in Omaha, NE
    Current Employee - Assistant Property Manager in Omaha, NE

    I have been working at Seldin full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Seldin company is planning to expand a great amount over the next 10 years, which is great for those employees who wish to work their way up in the company. Seldin also offers great 401K benefits and they will currently match at 6%. It has shown to be one of the better property management companies to work for in the Omaha area. There are consistent employee reviews that take place which can offer decently generous raises if performance standards are met. Property management will always be a pretty lucrative business since apartment complexes and commercial buildings will always exist.

    Cons

    Each property location has a very small team, and if there are ever personality conflicts, it can create a very stressful and draining work atmosphere. Many employees are very hesitant to approach upper management about these issues in the fear of being catty or looked at as unable to work in a changing atmosphere. Those who apply for property-level positions should be very strong-willed and able to acclimate to many different personalities and management styles. Employees at the property level, including property managers, assistant managers, and leasing specialists are typically overwhelmed because of lack of proper training and excess workload. The company's current standard is 1 employee for every 100 units, and depending on the clientele of the property, that can be a very minimal standard. Employees becoming overwhelmed and too busy can turn into a disagreeable and unprofessional environment. Rents are being consistently increased despite the fact that the housing market is doing considerably well. Many residents leaving my apartment community are purchasing houses since their mortgage payment is comparable to their current apartment rent. The rent at my current property is consistently being increased above the competition, which makes it difficult for those at the property level to maintain higher occupancy. One of the thought-processes of the company entails: "If you're that good of a sales person, you can lease any apartment at any price. It's all about confidence." This statement can be true, however, it usually does not make sense as most of the competition has comparable rents and their occupancy is consistently below 95%. The current and successful business model of most companies is to offer a decent, good quality product at a competitive price. Resident retention is what makes property management money, not increasing rents and making it difficult to fill those units.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Depending on size and clientele, properties should have 1 employee for every 100 units plus a part-time leasing specialist. This would enable the management personnel to fulfill their job descriptions to a fuller extent. Being better staffed prevents employees from getting overwhelmed and also prevents employees from breaking down and becoming unprofessional. Property managers should not jump to conclusions; allow the employees below you to defend themselves. Keep rents just below the competition to drive up prospect traffic. Even if a resident moves into the property on a generous lease special, do not increase the rent dramatically at renewal. Regional supervisors and those at the corporate level should visit properties on a regular basis regardless of their current occupancy levels. Everyone in management positions should be given in-depth training on interpersonal communication and stress management.

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