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Tony Maiella
| 6 min. read
What does an 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....
Tony Maiella
| 22 min. read
The future of open data in proptech [Interview]
On the heels of the most significant release to date in Buildium history, we talked with Patrick Rubeski, VP of Engineering at Buildium, about how he views the future of open data in proptech and what it means...
Robin Young
| 7 min. read
How have COVID-19 & the recession changed property managers’ growth outlook?
As the COVID-19 crisis has raged around the world, rental owners and property managers have been under intense pressure to mitigate the immediate impacts of the pandemic within their properties. But now, many real estate professionals are looking...
Report: Growth During a Recession & Pandemic
Which areas of the rental market have the greatest potential to prove profitable in the second half of 2020 and beyond? Last month, we asked property managers to tell us how their outlook on profitability and portfolio growth...
The 2020 Renters’ Report
One thing’s for certain: Leasing season in 2020 won’t be like other years. But when you get right down to it, the fundamentals haven’t changed: Property managers will always want insight into renters’ expectations and needs so they...
Robin Young
| 13 min. read
The 5 multifamily housing trends property managers need to know in 2020
The multifamily real estate sector is booming. Over the last decade, more than 2 million units were constructed in apartment buildings across the country; and 370,942 more are expected in 2020—a 50% increase over 2019. The trend that’s...
Robin Young
| 30 min. read
Buildium’s up-and-coming cities list: 100 real estate markets to watch in 2020
Surprising cities are attracting new residents, businesses, and investment dollars at the expense of the United States’ most influential real estate markets. It’s a story that Buildium’s up-and-coming markets list has tracked for three years running; and it’s...
Robin Young
| 14 min. read
Here’s exactly how a recession will impact real estate in 2020 and 2021
As we approach the start of a new decade, there are more questions than answers: When will the current economic cycle—the longest in U.S. history—come to a close? Should we expect the next recession to take the form...
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...
Laurie Mega
| 13 min. read
All the elements of a healthy property management website
You need a property management website. It’s as simple as that. A property management website no longer a simple page that advertises your services. It’s a way to manage your business through owner and resident portals. It’s a...
Tony Maiella
| 6 min. read
These 10 property management blog posts capture the story of 2020
The desire to stop talking about 2020 (even on a property management blog) is a sentiment that I think we all share as we inch towards the start of the new year. With a vaccine rollout around 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,...
34 min. listen
Episode 19: What investors want ft. Jesse Fragale
We think of The Property Manager Podcast as a lively conversation about our industry. And conversations are more interesting when they bring together different perspectives. For Episode 19, we added a fresh perspective—that of the real estate investor,...
Laurie Mega
| 8 min. read
4 steps for setting your property management marketing budget
The end of the year is fast approaching, which means it’s time to start putting together your budget for 2021. Allocating money for fixed costs like payroll and software is pretty straightforward. But it can be a bit...

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