The work for hire agreement can only be used if you are hired by a contractor or hiring a contractor to complete a project. This also ensures that the contractor has no rights over your work that you make under the sample agreement. You may also benefit from visiting some of the properties they manage to see if the buildings are well maintained and occupied. Some owners will even call on their vacant properties posing as a potential renter to test customer service skills and responsiveness. Property managers have a lengthy list of responsibilities and are critical to your success as a property owner. You want someone you can trust with your property, income and reputation. When you meet with them, you'll want to try to trust your first impressions. Do they seem to listen to your concerns? In the event that it should be determined that any of such Artwork does not qualify as a Work Made for Hire, Artist will and hereby does assign to Company(Work-for-hire Co.) all right, title, and interest that it may possess in such Artwork including, but not limited to, all copyright and proprietary rights relating thereto. Upon request, Artist will take such steps as are necessary to enable Company(Work-for-hire Co.) to record such assignment, at Company(Work-for-hire Co.)’s expense. Taking the leap into a starting your own real estate team is no small task, but breaking it down into small components and being deliberate in the steps you take make can make the process far more manageable. While hiring your first few employees can be challenging, it becomes more important to have processes and keep priorities in check as you expand.