A Property Manager is also in charge of the physical management of the buildings including yards, common area, landscaping, electrical, plumbing, roofs, walls, appliances, and much more. The property manager must have good communication and relationships with vendors while staying within a budget. Supervision of quality is necessary. This duty links into the financial portion, as some improvements will require significant capital expense. It links in with resident and occupancy management because having a well-maintained property is vital to resident retention.