Assistant Property Manager Test

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  • 1. 
    How much written notice do you have to give a tenant before entering their unit for a non-emergency?
    • A. 

      48 hours

    • B. 

      72 hours

    • C. 

      24 hours

    • D. 

      No notice

  • 2. 
    What is Megan's Law?
    • A. 

      Law to disclose if there is a convicted arsonist living in the immediate area of the property

    • B. 

      Law to disclose if there is a convicted sex offender living in the immediate area of the property

    • C. 

      Law to disclose if there is a convicted drug offender living in the immediate area of the property

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      The waiver for the initial inspection

    • B. 

      "Non-refundable" statement of deposit

    • C. 

      Receipts showing the charges incurred to repair or clean the apartment if the total amount is $125.00 or more

    • D. 

      Only the itemized breakdown of the charges and no invoices and receipts

  • 4. 
    Legally, what charges can be included in calculating a 3-day pay or quit charge?
    • A. 

      Rent only

    • B. 

      Rent and late fees only

    • C. 

      Rent, late fees and NSF fees

    • D. 

      Rent and NSF fees only

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      May be left with a person of suitable age and discretion, and an extra copy mailed the same day

    • B. 

      May be posted and an extra copy mailed the same day if it is posted by regular mail with the date postmarked properly

    • C. 

      May be served by mailing only

    • D. 

      Both "A" and "B"

  • 6. 
    If a month-to-month tenant resides in the property for a period of more than 1 year, then the landlord must give the tenant:
    • A. 

      60-day notice of termination

    • B. 

      30-day notice of termination

    • C. 

      45-day notice of termination

    • D. 

      120-day notice of termination

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is not an acceptable parameter for qualifying a tenant?
    • A. 

      Parents with children

    • B. 

      Religious beliefs

    • C. 

      An individual with a physical disability

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Once a collections case has started, what documents are required?
    • A. 

      Copy of judgement

    • B. 

      Rental application

    • C. 

      Itemization of securty deposit

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    What is a 3-day pay or quit?
    • A. 

      An invoice notifying a tenant that the rent is due in 3 days

    • B. 

      A legal notice that rent must be paid within 3 days

    • C. 

      A 3-day extension that rent is due

    • D. 

      A tenant's 3-day notice to vacate

  • 10. 
    Which of these is not a recommended security measure?
    • A. 

      Mounting hinges on the insides of doors

    • B. 

      Numbering apartment keys

    • C. 

      Peepholdes with a wide-angle view

    • D. 

      Motion sensor-activated lighting

  • 11. 
    According to California State Law, and assuming a Security Deposit is owed to a tenant, how many days after move-out must a tenant be reimbursed for their security deposit?
    • A. 

      21 days

    • B. 

      28 days

    • C. 

      14 days

    • D. 

      10 days

  • 12. 
    How does tracking your traffic statstics help you in evaluating the success of your marketing plans and procedures?
    • A. 

      By measuring the effectiveness of the Leasing Consultants

    • B. 

      By enabling us to determine the cost per rental

    • C. 

      By helping us monitor which types of media are read by our target market

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    Which is the industry standard for a tenant to give Notice to Vacate?
    • A. 

      3 days

    • B. 

      No notice

    • C. 

      30 days

    • D. 

      45 days

  • 14. 
    In setting the rental market rate levels, which of the following would not matter to know?
    • A. 

      Absorption rate

    • B. 

      Local demographics

    • C. 

      Labor pool

    • D. 

      Competitive market rent levels

  • 15. 
    A family will be moving in to their new apartment home, and with the information given below, who will not need to sign the lease?
    • A. 

      Grandmother, age 65

    • B. 

      Mother, age 40

    • C. 

      Daughter, age 18

    • D. 

      Son, age 16

  • 16. 
    If a staircase is deemed "unsafe," and a tenant needs to temporarily enter their unit via the staircase, you could allow them access for:
    • A. 

      For 15 minutes only

    • B. 

      Never

    • C. 

      For 30 minutes only

    • D. 

      For 1 hour only

  • 17. 
    What is generally not covered under an owner's inurance policy?
    • A. 

      Contents of residents' units

    • B. 

      Injuries to vendors and their subcontractors visiting the property

    • C. 

      Damage to the furniture in the property's common areas

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    When leasing to a prospective tenant, when do Fair Housing guidelines have to be followed?
    • A. 

      Most of the time

    • B. 

      None of the time

    • C. 

      All of the time

    • D. 

      They are followed on a case-by-case basis

  • 19. 
    What item is considered a Capital Improvement per GAAP Standards?
    • A. 

      Landscape service

    • B. 

      Parking lot repair

    • C. 

      Carpet cleaning

    • D. 

      Roof replacement

  • 20. 
    If you waive the "no pet" policy for a disabled tenant, you may be required to waive it for a non-disabled tenant in the interest of fairness.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    If the apartment you are leasing is on the 2nd floor, it is permissable to advise the families with young children to wait until a first floor unit becomes available to submit an application.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The safety rules must not single out children for less favorable access to common amenities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      $423.38

    • B. 

      $437.50

    • C. 

      $466.67

    • D. 

      $451.61

  • 24. 
    • A. 

      Give them the key and allow them to enter the unit.

    • B. 

      Go with the police to the unit.

    • C. 

      Call your supervisor; police can only enter with a valid subpoena.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 25. 
    If a tenant is unconscious in the common area of the building, what should be done?
    • A. 

      Check on them and call 911.

    • B. 

      See if they need CPR and begin administering.

    • C. 

      Move the tenant to a back office then call 911.

    • D. 

      Move the tenant to a back office, administer CPR and then call 911.

  • 26. 
    A tenant is playing a stereo too loud and bothering other tenants. What would you do?
    • A. 

      Give the tenant a Nuisance Notice.

    • B. 

      Go to the unit and politely ask them to turn it down; if they are a repeat offender, write a noise/lease violation.

    • C. 

      Call the police and report a noise disturbance.

    • D. 

      Both A & B

  • 27. 
    • A. 

      Maintaining the curb of the property so that it looks pristine.

    • B. 

      The curb is at the correct height for all to step up.

    • C. 

      The entire property is maintained well and looks attractive for prospective tenants.

    • D. 

      Th curb is clean and freshly painted.

  • 28. 
    Please create a memo (using your own format) to the building residents informing them of the following information: Reason: Parking lot closures due to re-paving To: All Residents Today's Date: January 3, 2002 Date to be completed: January 12,2002 Notes: Let residents know to park on the street during re-paving. The residents will be able to park in the paring lot after 2 days. Consequence: Cars will be towed at owner's expense