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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...
Robin Young
| 9 min. read
4 forces that will shape the role of the property manager in 2020
The job of a property manager will not be the same a year from now. Why is the role evolving so quickly? Throughout 2019, property managers have been at the center of the collision between rising rental demand,...
Tony Maiella
| 8 min. read
The Industry Report Explained: Tech-Enabled and Human-Centric (Episode 3)
Editor’s Note: The following is a conversation from the third episode in the video series, The 2020 Industry Report Explained: Tech-Enabled and Human-Centric, which features interviews with Robin Young, Sr. Researcher at Buildium. In this session, we’ll cover...
Tony Maiella
| 8 min. read
The Industry Report Explained: Be the Local Market Expert (Episode 2)
Editor’s Note: The following is a conversation from the second episode in the video series, The 2020 Industry Report Explained: Be the Local Market Expert, which features interviews with Robin Young, Sr. Researcher at Buildium. In this session,...
Tony Maiella
| 7 min. read
The Industry Report Explained: The Property Advisor (Episode 1)
Editor’s Note: The following is a conversation from the video series, The 2020 Industry Report Explained: The Property Advisor, which features interviews with Robin Young, Sr. Researcher at Buildium. In these sessions, we cover the major trends from...
2020 Industry Report: Hyperlocal trends in your market
In today’s competitive rental market, success for property managers means keeping up-to-date on rapidly shifting conditions in your region. To survive and thrive in an ever-evolving industry, you have to be tapped into: Current local rental market data...
Property Management Industry Report
Buildium’s 5th Annual Industry Report provides in-depth analysis, coverage, and insights into the future of the property management industry. Produced in partnership with NARPM, we surveyed nearly 4,000 property owners, managers, renters, and association board members from across...
Webinar: The 2020 Industry Report Explained
What will the property management industry be in 2020? After hearing from nearly 4,000 respondents from across the country, including property managers, owners, renters, and association board members, we uncovered one universal theme: Delivering on the rapidly changing...
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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