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Jim Gallant
| 3 min. read
New report says property managers want tenant portals
In a just-released industry report, Software Advice, a company that publishes reviews of software applications, details what’s driving property managers to ditch pens and paper and Excel spreadsheets in favor of property management software. (In the interest of...
Jim Gallant
| 6 min. read
Why would this property manager run an extended stay motel?
“Honey, I bought a motel.” No, we’re not talking about a new kids’ B movie. Instead this is the story of Travis Martinez, a property manager and REALTOR® who rescued a failing motel, spruced it up, and turned...
Geoff Roberts
| 2 min. read
Video: Explore our new, mobile-friendly resident site
Buildium’s new mobile-friendly resident sites allows tenants to do things like pay rent, make maintenance requests, and view their account status directly from their smartphone or tablet. Check it out:
Sandy Glover
| 6 min. read
Insider’s guide to picking a security company for your property
A lot can go wrong when the wrong private security company is on the job. Just ask the New York Port Authority and the company hired to watch over the new 1 World Trade Center building in Manhattan....
Geoff Roberts
| 3 min. read
Rent collection is easier and task reports show more detail
On August 24, Buildium released its latest software update. It features a resident site optimized for every mobile device, leading the way in our industry by letting residents electronically pay rent and other fees more conveniently than ever...
Caitlin Burgess
| 8 min. read
How to plant trees to boost property value and curb appeal
It’s no coincidence that one of the first items renters add to their apartments is a plant. Having something living and growing in a rental unit can transform it from a generic living space into a home. It’s...
Loretta Morgan
| 5 min. read
5 simple, proven ways to get tenants to sign leases
Often you hear about a new tenant or existing tenant who accepts the renewal or new tenancy, only to not sign the lease until move-in day or when the old lease is set to expire. What is your...
Sustainable Landscaping Guide
  Are you thinking about fixing up your yard or garden? Give back to the environment as you sculpt your own aesthetically pleasing outdoor space. Learn some of the best practices for green landscaping, including tips for specific...

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