When you first join the IRPM there is a non-refundable joining fee of £50. The annual subscription fees increase as you progress through the Institute. Currently Affiliate pay £65 a year, Associates £98, Members £125 and Fellows £135.
IRPM offers its members many benefits by qualifying them in an un-regulated sector. Successful completion of the exams demonstrates professional skills to an employer and can offer a clear career path for the future. Existing members say the IRPM have improved their employment opportunities and offers them a chance to network within the industry. The opportunity to enhance your Continuing Professional Development is prevalent (CPD). Access to the Members Area of the website offers a wide range of resources collated specifically for residential property managers.
This grade of membership is awarded by the IRPM Board of Directors. The Criteria for applying for an upgrade to Fellow is viewable here and you can download the application form if you want to proceed.
Please feel free to browse the Member Search function to aid your enquiry. Or alternatively contact the office on 020 3319 7575.
We encourage members to sit the Foundation and Associate Exams within two years of joining the IRPM as an Affiliate member and you must have 1 years experience within the sector before sitting the Associate Exam. You must have 3 years experience to progress and sit the Member Exam.
Member Exam information is available here. The IRPM has commissioned the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) to design and run this examination so for a booking form please visit The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) website.
We know that nobody likes waiting for exam results so we aim to send them to you as quickly as possible. With the online Foundation Exam you will have your result on screen immediately after completing it. The Associate Exam results will be emailed to you within six weeks of taking it. Member Exam results take somewhat longer and you should receive your result within ten weeks direct from the CIH.
Please either use the password reminder link, or call the office on 020 3319 7575. You’ll be asked some security questions before the reset password link is sent manually.
No. We do not offer corporate membership, we qualify the individual. If your company wishes to join a professional association, please contact ARMA (Association of Residential Managing Agents) 020 7978 2607 email@example.com
The IRPM Compliance Committee will investigate matters of professional conduct, communications, tone and discharge of duties, fraud, dishonesty or illegal activities.
The IRPM do not regulate landlords or managing agents. Landlord / tenant disputes or client / agent disputes should be addressed through the internal complaints procedures of the appropriate body i.e. landlord or their agents.
Many professional bodies, including; ARMA, PMAS, ARHM, RICS, NAEA & ARLA require their member (regulated) firms to have an internal complaints procedure and to be members of an independent redress scheme e.g. the Property Services Ombudsman scheme.