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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...
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...
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...
Robin Young
| 9 min. read
4 property management industry trends to watch in 2021 [Research]
Property managers have been on the front lines of every challenge that the rental market has faced in 2020. They’ve been stretched thin trying to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within their properties, while simultaneously trying to avert...
Stephen Fishman
| 47 min. read
2020 Tax Guide for Property Managers
2020 has gone differently than anyone predicted—and tax regulations that affect property managers have followed suit. In an effort to stave off economic devastation in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, Congress revised the nation’s tax laws again a...
32 min. listen
Episode 17: Behind the numbers of the 2021 Industry Report
Welcome to Season 3 of The Property Manager Podcast! This go-round, we’ll be welcoming property managers like you, subject matter experts, influencers making noise in the space, and those at the top companies that impact your world. In...
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...
Tony Maiella
| 17 min. read
COVID-19 rental market trends update: Restarting your success story
In light of all the changes that property managers have put into action over the past 6 months, we wanted to get a sense of how it all added up so far. That’s why we sat down with...
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....
Laurie Mega
| 8 min. read
8 property management strategies to grow your portfolio
In January of 2021, 38 percent of rental owners surveyed in Buildium and Propertyware’s 2021 Rental Owner’s Report, Volume 1 planned on acquiring new properties in the next two years. That’s an 8 percent jump from five months...
Laurie Mega
| 4 min. read
Powered by Buildium completes its 10th Bike MS and raises over $32,000
For the 10th straight year, the Powered by Buildium team has completed the Bike MS: Cape Cod Getaway, and raised money to fight multiple sclerosis. According to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, a 2019 study found that nearly...
Laurie Mega
| 12 min. read
Learning from green buildings: 10 pathways to eco-friendly property management
There are so many reasons to focus on limiting the environmental impact of the properties you manage, and counseling your owners on energy- and profit-conscious upgrades. And there’s a lot out there to learn from (like green buildings)...

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