Property Management Pre-License Course

Course number OPL011004


SC license law requires a Broker, Salesman or Property Manager license to manage property for others. Individuals who work for property management and leasing firms that are not involved with sales typically hold the Property Manager’s license. The course consists of seven (7) four-hour sessions and an additional two-hour test session totaling the required 30 classroom hours.

The individual may apply to take the SC Property Manager exam after successfully attending the eight classes and passing the final exam. Once the exam has been passed the next step is to apply for the license. An applicant who is going to work for a property management firm will apply for the property manager license. An applicant who will open his or her own firm will apply for the Property Manager-in-charge license.

Subjects covered include the following:

  • Trust Accounts
  • SC License Law
  • SC Landlord and Tenant Act
  • Federal and SC Fair Housing Laws
  • Property Management Economics and Planning
  • Owner Relationships
  • Marketing
  • Leases
  • Lease Negotiations
  • Tenant Relations
  • Maintenance and Construction
  • Reports and Insurance
  • The Office and Computers
  • Residential Property
  • Cooperatives
  • Condominium
  • Subsidized Property

The cost of the Property Management course is $315, this includes materials for the class. Click to see schedule of dates and times for Property Management class.


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