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Robin Young
| 4 min. read
Property management in the time of coronavirus: Weekly headlines & insights – 4/11/20
This week, the unemployment rate rose ever-higher as 316 million Americans sheltered in place. But at the same time, there were signs of hope for the rental market: 7 in 10 renter households found a way to pay...
Robin Young
| 5 min. read
COVID-19 resources for property managers: Industry guidance on regulatory changes, financial assistance & more
As local and federal governments respond to the latest challenges created by the coronavirus pandemic, conditions for property managers are shifting by the hour. We know that you need the latest information at your fingertips as the health...
Robin Young
| 3 min. read
Property management in the time of coronavirus: Weekly headlines & insights – 4/4/20
This week, all eyes were on the 880 pages of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that was passed by Congress on March 27. Though the Act took significant strides toward helping Americans who have...
Robin Young
| 5 min. read
Property management in the time of coronavirus: Weekly headlines & insights – 3/28/20
As unemployment claims and cases of COVID-19 surge, property managers are holding their breath in anticipation. On April 1, the industry will get its first real sense of how many rents and mortgage payments will fall short or...
Laurie Mega
| 7 min. read
How property managers can protect residents, owners, and themselves from COVID-19
The situation with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is evolving rapidly; and with every passing day, there are more cities with stay-at-home orders, more businesses closing, and more people in self-quarantine. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...
Kim Rose
| 7 min. read
A note to our customers: Features to help manage communications throughout coronavirus
No matter what is going on in the world, our mission remains to support property managers in every way we can—so that they can dedicate their time and attention to what matters most.  There are undoubtedly unanticipated challenges...
Laurie Mega
| 7 min. read
10 bookkeeping basics for successful property accounting
Since one of the core responsibilities of a property manager is to manage an owner’s assets, income, and expenses, you’re constantly dealing with accounting whether you like it or not. From receiving rent payments to handling vendor invoices,...
43 min. listen
Episode 22: The newfound transparency in user-centric leasing ft. Zumper
Think about the top 10 sites you visit every week. They probably have one thing in common: accurate, authentic, quality information. Tech companies like Google and Amazon have understood the value of data and putting the needs of...
Property Accounting Under Control [Expert Session]
It’s no secret that property managers are control freaks when it comes to their property accounting—and that’s a good thing. Setting up and keeping up a strong process supported by the right technology is key. It can be...
Laurie Mega
| 8 min. read
First 90 Days with Buildium: Suffolk Property Management
John Babiarz is the owner of Suffolk Property Management, which manages residential and commercial properties in the Greater Boston area. They started out as a small family-owned business with about 40 units. When Babiarz took over from his...
The Science of Growing Your Portfolio
How do you know when it’s time to grow your business—and how can you prepare to take on more doors sustainably? Our guide, The Science of Growing Your Portfolio, explores the key challenges and opportunities that thriving property...
Laurie Mega
| 9 min. read
6 steps to harness the power of hyperlocal social media marketing
According to Buildium’s 2021 State of the Industry Report, almost 54 percent of community managers used social media as a means to communicate and market in 2020. It’s an often overlooked tool for PMs to engage current residents...
46 min. listen
Episode 21: What’s in your marketing funnel?
Property management marketing is tough work. A lot of times for property management businesses, it can take a backseat to other pressing needs. Getting the nuance just right during trying times also isn’t easy; but, at the end...
32 min. listen
Episode 20: The unexplored side of virtual ft. Amir Frank
Whether we like it or not, the pandemic created the necessity to do business in new ways—and further jolted the adoption of virtual technology. While virtual tours of rentals are nothing new, there’s a whole world of possibilities...

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