Access Property Management Group, a local leader in the West Michigan residential property management, has just returned from the 2012 Annual Convention of the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM®) held October 17-19, 2012 in Arlington, VA. Justin Bajema, Jennifer Bajema, Eddie Beekman, and Samuel Persons attended the Convention. General sessions emphasized professionalism and workshops offered current information to help residential property managers keep abreast of the latest developments in the field. Suppliers and vendors were present with samples of goods and services for improving the management of property.

“The NARPM® Annual Convention is a great way to keep up with current trends and changes in our industry and products helpful for efficient property management and professional development” said President, Justin Bajema. “Workshop topics ranged from ethics, office operations, and new technology available. We are continuing to improve our business to provide the best service and be the most professional property management company in West Michigan.”

President, Justin Bajema and COO, Jennifer Bajema both took education classes offered by  NARPM® that will help them in earning the Residential Management Professional (RMP®) administered by NARPM®.

Property managers from all over the country were in attendance. 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. Their mission is to support the professional and ethical practices of rental home management through networking, education and designation. The Association administers several designation programs including the Residential Management Professional (RMP®), the Master Property Manager (MPM®), the Certified Residential Management Company (CRMC®), and the Certified Support Specialist (CSS®). More than 50 local chapters of NARPM® are currently operating in major metropolitan areas, and many more are in the formative stages. For information, call NARPM® National at 800-782-3452 or visit

About the author

Jennifer Bajema is the Co-founder of Access Property Management Group. She has worked in every part of the company, but now focuses on client education and business growth. Her experience in running a property management business is now over 10 years!