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2017 Edition: Property Management Tax Guide
Tax season is just around the corner—and with it come stacks of receipts and confusing forms. But don’t worry—we’ve got you covered. Buildium’s 2017 Tax Guide is packed with tax advice that’s tailor-made for property managers and small...
Amanda Maher
| 9 min. read
Understanding tenant estoppel certificates in residential real estate: Frequently asked questions
Say that you’re the owner of a 100,000 square foot retail center. You decide that you want to refinance the property. As you shop around for financing, you show your lender copies of the rent roll that notes...
What to Watch in 2018: 7 Predictions for the Housing Market & Property Management Industry
As a property manager, the day-to-day responsibilities that demand your attention can be all-consuming. It’s rare that you get the chance to press ‘pause’ on the tasks in front of you and shift your focus to the larger...
Sarah Pallatroni
| 1 min. read
This week in property management news: December 11, 2017
The headache of handling holiday packages; 3 quick and easy renovation tips for property managers; how to easily leverage social media; and the amenities Seattle tenants seek most in rentals. Handling All Those Holiday Packages Roughly 850 million...
Jason Van Steenwyk
| 4 min. read
Child-proofing your rental property: A guide for property managers and landlords
The Fair Housing Act prohibits property managers and landlords from discriminating against prospective residents on the basis of familial status. It’s important to keep in mind, however, that this also includes restricting kids to certain areas of the...
Jason Van Steenwyk
| 3 min. read
Tipping service providers during the holidays: Best practices for showing your appreciation
Proprietors once discouraged tips at their restaurants because they were associated with a payment to the server for extra food or drink—which would go into the server’s pocket, while the proprietor would be out the cost of the...
Sarah Pallatroni
| 1 min. read
This week in property management news: November 27, 2017
More renters resisting rent hikes; Baby Boomers now the fastest-growing group of renters; how to use tomorrow’s amenities to generate revenue; tips for preparing your roofs before winter hits; and how to best clean a rental between tenants....
Amanda Maher
| 7 min. read
4 smart cash flow tips for owners of small rental properties—and why cash flow matters
There are generally two schools of thought in real estate: invest for appreciation or invest for cash flow (or both). Those who invest for appreciation take a chance on a property, hoping its value will increase over time....

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