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Robin Young
| 12 min. read
New research reveals how rental property owners have been affected by COVID-19
During the early months of COVID-19, the rental sector faced a terrifying question: What would happen if large numbers of renters lost their jobs and couldn’t pay their rent? In response, industry organizations and software companies (including our...
Robin Young
| 45 min. read
The 2021 Rental Owners’ Report: Volume 1
Three-quarters of small rental properties are owned by “mom and pop” landlords and investors—but the stories of these rental owners and their property managers are rarely in the headlines. We’ve surveyed hundreds of small-portfolio rental owners throughout the...
Laurie Mega
| 7 min. read
Association management trends: COVID-19 and beyond
The pandemic and its domino effect on the economy, government regulations, and our relationship with technology have created big changes in the way property managers do business. From contactless everything to sanitizing protocols to support for struggling residents,...
Robin Young
| 47 min. read
2021 Community Associations Industry Report
From virtual meetings with board members to uncommon uses of amenity spaces, the COVID-19 pandemic and recession reshaped the way community association managers operate. If you’re interested in how the crisis impacted community association portfolios, this supplemental report...
The 2021 Industry Report
2020 has been a year like none other. Everything we know has been turned upside-down, and it’s hard to name a business that hasn’t had to scramble to keep its operations moving during COVID-19. But property managers have...
Laurie Mega
| 5 min. read
Eviction bans and other COVID-related housing regulations: What to expect in 2021
In September, the CDC announced a ban on most evictions for non-payment of rent, replacing the expired federal ban through the CARES Act. The moratorium extends through the rest of 2020, ending on December 30. In several states...
Laurie Mega
| 8 min. read
How to run flawless, virtual HOA board meetings: Tips from a pro
Since the beginning of lockdown, property managers have had to come up with innovative ways to keep their residents safe while still providing the best service possible. One big change has been the way they run virtual HOA...
Deb Newell
| 5 min. read
Why change up your business model now?: A property management consultant’s perspective
How many times have you heard that this is now your “new normal?” How many times have you pondered what COVID-19 will mean for the long term of your business? It’s no secret that your world—our industry—has changed...
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Live Session: eSignature Office Hours
Wed, Oct 27 2:00 PM ET
We’re partnering with HelloSign to deliver a brand new eSignature tool—replacing eLease with a modern, easy-to-use leasing workflow, simplifying every stage of your leasing process. Join us on October 27th for an office hours webinar for instructions and...
Coming soon: The 2022 Property Management Industry Report
Financial pressures and changing regulations have put property managers at the center of a rapidly changing industry during the lingering pandemic. Having a strong understanding of the trends in property management will help you grow your portfolio the...
Jake Belding
| 5 min. read
Join the property management community at PM Nation this November
The best events aren’t just a chance to network and learn new skills. They’re a launchpad for change that directly benefits both your business and the entire industry. That’s what our new event, PM Nation, is all about....
Laurie Mega
| 19 min. read
8 Property Management Business Goals Buildium’s Open API Can Achieve
We sat down with Noah Smith, Head of Operations and Technology Management at Lobos and Brawley Reishman, Chief Technology Officer at Westward360 to document the Open API use cases where they’ve seen success. “The biggest reason why we...
Laurie Mega
| 6 min. read
Property management chart of accounts: What is it and why is it essential?
One of the most important accounting practices in any business is setting up and keeping a property management chart of accounts. As a property manager, your chart of accounts will help you keep tabs on all the transactions...
Tony Maiella
| 6 min. read
What does Buildium’s Open API mean for property management companies?
Take a second and think about how much information you collect from your residents, owners, and their properties each day. From your books to your residents’ technology adoption, there’s a well of hidden value buried underneath the surface....
Laurie Mega
| 7 min. read
Investing in human capital: What it means to be a socially responsible property manager
When you think of property management, what terms come to mind? Doors? Turnover? Vacancy rates? What about the term human capital? The concept of investing in people as well as property is at the core of everything Socially...
Laurie Mega
| 6 min. read
Property managers can master the new student housing market with technology. Here’s how
It’s been a long two years for property managers, particularly in college towns, where vacancies skyrocketed after colleges and universities closed their doors. As students make their way back, there are certain new expectations they bring with them....

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