Property management book gets dismal review

Author skimps on personal experience, resident managers

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The best thing about "Be a Successful Property Manager" by experienced real estate author R. Dodge Woodson is the attractive book cover with lots of supposed benefits listed for readers of this book. Unfortunately, the text rarely delivers on the book-cover promises. Instead, the author provides superficial, bland explanations about property management rather than getting down to specific details of what makes a successful manager. Having read all of R. Dodge Woodson's previous real estate books, primarily about construction, I was expecting an excellent insightful explanation of how I can become a successful property manager. Instead, the book offers very general information about what property managers do. There is not a word about how much they earn or if the work pays very well. Purchase Bob Bruss reports online. Having owned and managed investment properties for almost 40 years, I know a little bit about property management. Because there is always more to learn, I hope...