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Jim Gallant
| 3 min. read
Introducing Groups for more customized reporting
We’ve just added “Groups” to Buildium, which let you run reports on any combination of properties you choose. Groups give you much greater control over your reporting, so you can run reports that include only the information you,...
Katrina Langer
| 4 min. read
Landlord rights? To this Boston tenant, they’re a joke
Tenant horror stories are a dime a dozen, but whenever we hear one, we’re relieved to know that even the worst tenants have to leave eventually. But this week, we heard about a terrible tenant who’s made it...
Jim Gallant
| 7 min. read
Airbnb rentals: What property managers need to know
Welcome to the Sharing Economy, spearheaded by internet-based marketplaces like Uber (drive people around in your car for cash), TaskRabbit (charge other people to pick up their groceries or assemble their IKEA furniture), and Airbnb (rent out your...
Craig Garrow
| 3 min. read
Selling rental property at a loss can help you big time at tax time
There are many benefits to owning and holding rental property. We all know them well: passive income, appreciation in value, depreciation opportunities in regards to your taxes, etc. But what about when you sell your rental property? Sometimes...
Elise Beck
| 2 min. read
Deck the halls with the spirit of giving: How to host a building-wide charity drive
It’s the season for lights, trees, menorahs, ribbons, bows, snowmen, and animatronic reindeer. But before you commit to crafting an over-the-top holiday display for the common areas of your properties and before you settle into the idea of...
Jim Gallant
| 5 min. read
Accepting a cash rent payment can be risky
Accepting cash for a rent payment is tempting: there’s no waiting for electronic funds transfers or checks to clear. What could possibly go wrong? Ask Josh Bond, manager of the Princess Eugenia, an apartment building in the Los...
Geoff Roberts
| 2 min. read
Logging in, moving in, and helping yourself out just got a whole lot easier with Buildium’s latest updates
The Buildium team has been busy cranking out a slew of updates. Among the bug fixes and tweaks, we’ve recently rolled out a few noteworthy features worth keeping an eye out for. Add applicants to an existing lease...
Sandy Glover
| 7 min. read
Boost your sixth sense for spotting bad tenants
As owner of a background check company, I’ve conducted tenant screenings for years and seen lots of bizarre things, but one incident takes top prize. In June 2013, I spoke with a newly minted property manager in California,...

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