This post will provide guidance for property managers, landlords, tenants, and others who want to navigate the world of security deposits. It will discuss the laws in each state, provide advice from landlords and property managers, and address some of the most commonly asked questions about security deposits.
You just showed a unit to a young couple, and they loved it. They both have steady jobs. Their background check looks great, their credit check is rock-solid, and their references are excellent. By all appearances they’d make model tenants.
New software can be daunting. But, we’ve developed a getting started playbook that makes your first few weeks with Buildium straightforward. And we know that there’s no one size fits all approach when it comes to onboarding, so you may
Buildium has added a cash flow statement to our Reports page. In this article, I’ll talk about what it is and why it’s important, show you how to set it up, and how to use it. Warning: There’s going to
If you’re like me, you spend a lot of time thinking about your next paycheck. How much is it going to be? When will it clear my bank account? What am I going to spend it on? Why can’t it
If condominium boards of directors and property/community managers haven’t thought about Legionnaire’s disease prevention and protocols, it’s time to get serious. A Legionnaire’s disease outbreak in New York City this summer killed over a dozen people and sickened at least
The owners of Homestead Studio Suites, a small hotel in Baymeadows, near Jacksonville, Florida, had a huge problem: Someone renting one of their rooms had been using it to run an eight-pot meth lab. Local building officials didn’t just shut
Buildium’s latest feature makes it easy for you to require insurance at lease signing and gives you the ability to enroll your residents in Assurant’s affordable Point of Lease Insurance Program with the click of a button. When you sign
Millennials are a huge target market for residential rental buildings. Eighteen to 34 years old and born between 1981 and 1997, this cohort now numbers 75.3 million, surpassing the 74.9 million baby boomers, aged 51 to 69. Millennials form a
A top-notch home inspector discovers and helps you understand your properties’ strengths, limitations, and liabilities. With an inspector’s assessment, it’s easier to decide whether a property is worth buying, or when you’re selling, to prepare for any potential objections buyers
Starting today, we’ve added eviction history to our Basic Tenant Screening service. This item was #6 on your list in our new feature requests forum, requested by hundreds of property managers. We’re happy to oblige. This means that you won’t