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Amanda Maher
| 7 min. read
The 2016 real estate market: Looking back on 9 major trends
After making our predictions for what the 2017 housing market will bring, we wanted to take a moment to look back on the biggest real estate headlines of 2016. It’s no easy task, nailing down the most noteworthy...
Sarah Pallatroni
| 1 min. read
This week in property management news: January 9, 2017
5 ways to measure property performance; predictions for the 2017 urban real estate market; Denver apartments struggle to go green; apartment buildings facing challenges with the recent delivery boom; and how sensor technology could transform property management. 5 ways...
Robin Young
| 7 min. read
The 2017 housing market: Our top 6 predictions
Looking for 2019 housing market predictions? Check out Which Unfolding Trends Will Shape the Rental Market in 2019? 5 Predictions for Property Managers & Real Estate Investors. 2016 was a year punctuated by surprising twists, from Britain’s vote to leave...
Sarah Pallatroni
| 1 min. read
This week in property management news: January 4, 2017
How Brooklyn is resetting the luxury apartment standard; preventing the nightmare of freezing pipes; what accidental real estate investors should know about taxes; pet-friendly apartments and dog breed stereotypes; and the latest neighborhood trend. What Does Luxury Apartment...
Amanda Maher
| 6 min. read
Homeownership rate hits record low – Part II
In just 3 months, the homeownership rate has fallen from 63.5 to 62.9%—the lowest it’s been in more than half a century, as we discussed in-depth in Part I of our series on this trend. What’s causing the decline...
Amanda Maher
| 7 min. read
Homeownership rate hits record low – Part I
Falling Homeownership Rates’ Impact on Rental Housing This August, the U.S. Census Bureau announced that the nation’s homeownership rates had hit a 51-year low, falling from 63.5 to 62.9% in Q2 2016 alone. Homeownership rates haven’t been this low since...
Sarah Pallatroni
| 1 min. read
This week in property management news: November 28, 2016
New tech ideas that can add value to your property; Rent prices falling in the priciest cities; 30 awesome property management tips; Signature building scents a new trend for apartment buildings; And, why you should think twice about...
2016 State of the Property Management Industry Report
Looking for the most up-to-date research? View the most recent Property Management Industry Report here. Looking for ways to benchmark property management best practices? In 2016, NARPM and Buildium surveyed nearly 1500 property managers to find out what...
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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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