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In November 2023, Columbia Property Management achieved a significant milestone by receiving accreditation with the Better Business Bureau (BBB). This accreditation is not just a badge; it signifies a commitment to ethical business practices, transparency, and exceptional customer service. In this blog post, we will explore why this BBB classification is important, what it means for Columbia Property Management, and how it benefits prospective tenants and landlords who may consider doing business with us.

Why BBB Accreditation Matters

Trust and Credibility
The BBB is a well-established and respected organization that evaluates businesses based on their ethical and professional conduct. When a company like Columbia Property Management earns the BBB accreditation, it demonstrates a higher level of trustworthiness and credibility. This instantly reassures potential clients that they are dealing with a reputable and reliable property management company.

Commitment to Ethical Business Practices
The BBB accreditation is not handed out lightly. To earn this accreditation, a company must meet strict standards of ethical conduct. This includes a commitment to transparency, honesty, and fairness in all business dealings. Columbia Property Management’s BBB accreditation is a testament to our dedication to upholding these values.

Having this BBB accreditation means that Columbia Property Management is held accountable for its actions. In the event of any disputes or issues, the BBB provides a platform for resolution. This ensures that tenants and landlords have a neutral third party to turn to if problems arise, giving them peace of mind.

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What the Accreditation Means for Columbia Property Management

Recognition of Excellence
Earning this BBB accreditation is a recognition of Columbia Property Management’s excellence in property management. It sets them apart from competitors and showcases their commitment to providing exceptional service.

Continued Improvement
Maintaining the BBB accreditation requires ongoing dedication to ethical business practices and customer satisfaction. Columbia Property Management understands that they must consistently deliver outstanding service to keep this prestigious recognition, which ultimately benefits their clients.

Enhanced Reputation
Potential clients are more likely to choose a property management company with this classification, knowing that they are aligning themselves with a business committed to ethical conduct and customer satisfaction.

What It Means for Tenants and Property Owners

Peace of Mind
For prospective tenants, knowing that Columbia Property Management holds a BBB accreditation can offer peace of mind. It indicates that the company operates with integrity and values tenant satisfaction. This can lead to a more positive renting experience and a problem solving mindset when issues do arise.

Transparent Business Practices
Property owners can also benefit from working with a company who carries BBB accreditation. They can trust that the company’s financial dealings and property management practices are transparent and ethical. This can lead to improved landlord-tenant relationships and ultimately, better rental property outcomes.

Effective Dispute Resolution
In the rare event of a dispute, tenants and landlords can turn to the BBB for assistance in resolving issues. Having this neutral third-party mediator can expedite dispute resolution and ensure fairness for all parties involved.

Higher Standards of Service
Columbia Property Management’s commitment to maintaining the BBB accreditation means they are continually striving to provide better service. This benefits both tenants and landlords as they can expect higher standards of service, responsiveness, and professionalism.

Columbia Property Management’s achievement of the Better Business Bureau accreditation in November 2023 is a significant milestone that underscores their commitment to ethical business practices, transparency, and exceptional customer service. This accreditation matters because it builds trust, credibility, and accountability. It signifies excellence and benefits potential tenants and property owners by offering them peace of mind, transparent business practices, and effective dispute resolution. By choosing Columbia Property Management, clients are aligning themselves with a property management company that places their interests at the forefront, setting the stage for a positive and successful rental experience.

Scott Bloom, Owner and Senior Property Manager, Columbia Property Management
Bloom founded Columbia Property Management in 2012. CPM’s goal is to provide a powerful, personal level of service to our clients. We focus on smaller landlords, professionally managing their assets, so they can succeed by investing in rental real estate.

Scott is an active member in multiple professional organizations including the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM) and serves on the property management committee of Greater Capital Area Association of REALTORS® (GCAAR).

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