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Sarah Pallatroni
| 1 min. read
This week in property management news: May 1, 2017
Renter satisfaction continues to remain steady; renters consider internet the most important amenity; sustainability’s impact on property values; a new NYC bedbug bill; and companies that bring out the best in people. Renter Satisfaction Holds Strong A new...
Robin Young
| 12 min. read
Micro-apartments could solve the affordable housing crisis—if we let them
Note: This post is Part II of our series on micro-apartments. For a full overview of the topic, we recommend starting with Part I: Are Micro-Apartments the Next Big Thing? The Economics of Micro-Apartments A lack of entry-level...
Sarah Pallatroni
| 2 min. read
This week in property management news: March 6, 2017
Millennials making the move to the suburbs; how to write the perfect lease; 3 U.S. cities named the most expensive rental markets in the world; strengthening economy encourages developers; and cities dominated by renters continue to grow. Millennials...
Robin Young
| 9 min. read
Are micro-apartments the next big thing?
Though it has a footprint of just 200 feet, the micro-apartment is raising sizable questions. “Could micro-apartments solve the affordable housing crisis?” “Are micro-apartments a revolutionary or exploitative trend?” Last week, we talked about the tiny house movement...
Sarah Pallatroni
| 1 min. read
This week in property management news: February 20, 2017
The rise of co-living housing; 5 things to look for when checking your foundation; how the Internet of Things is impacting property management; pets and their impact on residential real estate; and Baby Boomers worrying over their ability...
Robin Young
| 12 min. read
Is the tiny house movement a passing trend… or a glimpse into the future?
As a society, we’ve long equated home size with success—the bigger, the better. Most notorious were the McMansions built in the years leading up to the housing crisis. But for the first time since the recession, home sizes...
Sarah Pallatroni
| 1 min. read
This week in property management news: January 30, 2017
Cities may run out of Millennials; 5 traits of a great property manager; New England property management team relies on benchmarking for lowering costs; the hottest housing products of 2017; and 8 emerging interior design trends. Cities May...
Sarah Pallatroni
| 2 min. read
This week in property management news: January 25, 2017
Seven property managers share their stories of emergency situations; emotions transform rental marketing strategy; five things to know about renting to Millennials; staying up-to-date with property management tech; and quartz surpasses granite as the people’s choice for countertops....
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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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