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Lauren Mason
| 6 min. read
Technology can save you time, money, and lost tenants, according to new research
In today’s competitive market, property managers are always looking for new ways to attract new tenants and gain an edge over their competition. Recent research shows that renters not only want technology to be a part of their...
Sarah Pallatroni
| 1 min. read
This week in property management news: July 24, 2017
A majority of rental investors are actually small landlords; why your renters should have flood insurance; tips for updating your rental properties’ paint colors; how online rental payments can make your life easier; and horror stories from the...
Sarah Pallatroni
| 1 min. read
This week in property management news: June 19, 2017
Property management firm partly blamed for horrific London fire; update amenities to keep up with the trends; four important lessons learned from growing; how property management saves landlords time and money; and a new startup helps property managers...
The 2017 American Renters’ Report
Looking for the most up-to-date research? View the most recent Renters’ Report here. Which amenities are worth more rent? Which activities do tenants want? What drives renter happiness and great reviews? We wanted to know; so in the...
2017 Property Owners’ Perspectives Report
Looking for the most up-to-date research on rental owners? Read our reports on how to attract and retain Small-Portfolio Investors and Accidental Landlords. Benchmarking Success in Property Ownership Do you know what keeps rental property owners up at...
Sarah Pallatroni
| 2 min. read
This week in property management news: May 29, 2017
Four rising issues property managers should watch; NYC landlords get creative with exclusive offers to tenants; new roommate-matching site is saving budget-constrained renters; how to deal with a tenant who owes more than their deposit; and ways to...
Jason Van Steenwyk
| 5 min. read
It’s getting easier to be green! Financial innovation & consumer demand fuel green building design boom
It’s been talked about for many years; but green, sustainable residential buildings seemed confined to brand-new, higher-end, yuppie-oriented complexes—a market that has precious little to do with the reality of most property managers. Those days are over. Certified...
Amanda Maher
| 5 min. read
TransUnion study finds a post-recession shift in tenants’ credit behavior
What a difference a few years make! There’s no denying that the economy has drastically improved since the depths of the Great Recession. Between 2008 and 2009, housing prices plummeted, people filed for bankruptcy, and many tenants and...
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Marc Levetin
| 5 min. read
Income and expenses: What property managers need to know
In an earlier article we explored bookkeeping basics for a financially successful business. The topic warrants further exploration, especially when considering how to keep your company books in the black. You can think of property management income and...
Laurie Mega
| 13 min. read
The ins and outs of HOA reserve fund accounting
If you talk to an association and ask them about their HOA reserve fund accounting, you may hear some pretty unfortunate stories that happened before you arrived; reserve funds that were too low to cover repairs, treasurers who...
Jon Park
| 7 min. read
How to navigate the American housing crisis in 2022
Inflation, stagflation, bear market, shrinkflation—you’ve probably heard all these words tossed around to describe the current U.S. economy conditions. The housing market hasn’t escaped those conditions. It’s estimated that the U.S. had a housing supply deficit of 3.8...
Generate More Revenue—Without Adding New Doors
Sometimes, it can seem like adding new doors is the only way to make more money as a property manager. But with labor shortages putting the squeeze on the availability of new staff and high-quality vendors, getting the...
Robin Young
| 45 min. read
What Attracts Renters to Single-Family Properties, and What Keeps Them from Moving Out
Interest in single-family rentals is soaring. This property type sits atop the market as the largest segment—and it’s only getting bigger. Today, single-family rentals house nearly 45 million people. (That’s 42% of all renters). The question is, what...
Robin Young
| 45 min. read
What Attracts Renters to Small Multifamily Properties, and What Keeps Them from Moving Out
Convenience. Affordability. Extra space. Renters might be sold on everything 2- to 4-unit properties offer, but our recent Renters’ Survey says most aren’t sold on their current unit. In fact, 60% are uncertain they’ll renew their lease this...
Jake Belding
| 15 min. read
Leasing technology playbook: Digital experiences to attract your ideal residents
Learn the specific ways technology can help you create the kind of experience you want to deliver for both you and your applicants.
Jake Belding
| 5 min. read
Powered by Buildium raises more than $76,000 in its 11th Bike MS ride
Sometimes making a difference starts with a single step—or pedal stroke. Buildium employees, alongside their friends and family, teamed up on June 25th and 26th to complete Bike MS: Cape Cod Getaway. The Cape Cod Getaway ride is...

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