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Jason Van Steenwyk
| 5 min. read
It’s getting easier to be green! Financial innovation & consumer demand fuel green building design boom
It’s been talked about for many years; but green, sustainable residential buildings seemed confined to brand-new, higher-end, yuppie-oriented complexes—a market that has precious little to do with the reality of most property managers. Those days are over. Certified...
Jessica Thiefels
| 4 min. read
5 underrated rental amenities you should be promoting
Writing rental listings isn’t easy; but if you’re still relying on the first one you ever wrote, there’s a good chance that it could use an update. If you’re not promoting the rental amenities that matter to tenants...
Elyse LeBlanc
| 3 min. read
New feature announcement: Owner contributions
We’re excited to announce that rental owners can now make contribution payments online. Owners are able to immediately send money for repairs and capital expenses through their online portal. Here’s a closer look at how owner contributions work....
A full-service agency goes Pro and grows
Kunevich & Lau Realty use Buildium Pro to automate their processes and scale their business.  
Amanda Maher
| 5 min. read
TransUnion study finds a post-recession shift in tenants’ credit behavior
What a difference a few years make! There’s no denying that the economy has drastically improved since the depths of the Great Recession. Between 2008 and 2009, housing prices plummeted, people filed for bankruptcy, and many tenants and...
Jason Van Steenwyk
| 9 min. read
Fire insurance 101: What landlords & property managers need to know
Fire insurance is critical—but it’s also dangerously easy to neglect. Residential fires are as costly as they are common. In 2015, a structure fire occurred every 63 seconds. 500,000 structure fires occur every year, and the vast majority—77%...
Amanda Maher
| 6 min. read
What to expect if your tenant files for bankruptcy
One of a landlord’s biggest worries is having a tenant who stops paying rent. When that happens, if the tenant doesn’t voluntarily move out, a landlord usually has to go through the eviction process to reclaim possession of...
Sarah Pallatroni
| 1 min. read
This week in property management news: May 1, 2017
Renter satisfaction continues to remain steady; renters consider internet the most important amenity; sustainability’s impact on property values; a new NYC bedbug bill; and companies that bring out the best in people. Renter Satisfaction Holds Strong A new...

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