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Brandie Craighead

Community Manager
Grand Prairie,TX
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Brandie Craighead

Summary

Knowledgeable Community Manager with strong track record in helping maximize occupancy rates and reduce turnover through positive communication and skilled community management. Handles conflicts effectively through solution-oriented approach. Connects positively with tenants to keep accounts current and minimize unsavory behaviors.

Overview

12
years of professional experience
1
Language

Work History

Indio Management

Community Director
2022.04 - 2023.11 (1 year & 7 months)

Job overview

  • Increased occupancy from 82% to 95% in 3 month time frame
  • Managed physical and financial performance of property in accordance with established budget
  • Oversaw facilities maintenance and repairs to improve resident quality of life.
  • Maintained sufficient number of units market-ready for lease.
  • Analyzed trends and data to inform decision-making and program development.

Fath Properties

Property Manager
2018.06 - 2021.09 (3 years & 3 months)

Job overview

  • Increase in occupancy from 82% to 97% over 6-month period through strategic market analysis and planning
  • Established strong relationships with local authorities, ensuring prompt attention to code violations or other regulatory matters affecting property''s operations
  • Present monthly management reports including updates on administrative items, financial situation and condition of property
  • Pay all required bills, initiate all corrective actions, analyze variances, schedule expenditure on property, prepare annual budget on maintenance and expected income on property

Rock Residential

Assistant Property Manager
2017.09 - 2018.03 (6 months)

Job overview

  • Followed up on delinquent tenants and coordinated collection procedures.
  • Maintained current contract files as prescribed by company contract policies and procedures
  • Sourced and acquired new tenants by advertising vacancies and obtaining referrals from current tenants
  • Organized and directed Lease Renewal program by contacting resident at least 90 days

Adara Communities

Assistant Property Manager
2015.09 - 2017.09 (2 years)

Job overview

  • Responded to tenant needs and coordinated with maintenance staff to resolve problems through continuous vendor management
  • Enforced delinquent rent policy while maintaining 2% to 4% delinquency
  • Executed properties marketing plan and maximized use of marketing software increasing prospect traffic weekly
  • Performed evictions in accordance with local laws for primary property

Education

Richland Community College , Dallas, TX

Berkner High School , Richardson, TX

High School Diploma
05.2007

Skills

  • Financial Budgeting and Reporting
  • Customer Service-Focused
  • Capital Projects Management
  • Property Tours and Inspections
  • Tenant and Eviction Laws
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Tenant issue resolution
  • Community Engagement
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Tracking operating expenses
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Self Motivation
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Software

Yardi

Resman

Onesite

MRI

Entrata

Accomplishments

  • Increased occupancy rates from 83% to 95% in 3 months.
  • Oversaw multiple residential family properties totaling over 392 individual units.
  • Demonstrated skill and career growth by being promoted 3 times in 3 years.

Work Preference

Work Type

Full Time

Work Location

On-Site

Important To Me

Career advancementCompany CultureWork-life balance

Interests

Interior Decorating

Floral Arrangements

Traveling

Timeline

Community Director

Indio Management
2022.04 - 2023.11 (1 year & 7 months)

Property Manager

Fath Properties
2018.06 - 2021.09 (3 years & 3 months)

Assistant Property Manager

Rock Residential
2017.09 - 2018.03 (6 months)

Assistant Property Manager

Adara Communities
2015.09 - 2017.09 (2 years)

Richland Community College

Berkner High School

High School Diploma
Brandie CraigheadCommunity Manager