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Laurie Mega
| 8 min. read
Property management post-COVID-19: The top amenity trends for renters in 2021
It’s become a constant drum beat in the last year: The pandemic has changed everything about our lives. How we learn, work, shop, socialize, and move about our communities has all been affected by our need to keep...
Robin Young
| 45 min. read
The 2021 Renters’ Report
6 Profiles to Help Property Managers Attract & Retain Great Renters The 2021 Renters’ Report reveals 6 data-backed profiles of the renters that you’re most likely to find in your rental properties, from one-person households to multigenerational families....
Robin Young
| 27 min. read
9 types of rental property investors, and how property managers can attract and retain them
In the midst of the uncertainty that COVID-19 has caused for many owners over the last year, a growth story is emerging. Though some small-portfolio rental owners are still experiencing anxiety over the solvency of their properties, others...
Robin Young
| 45 min. read
The 2021 Rental Owners’ Report: Volume 2
9 Profiles to Help Property Managers Exceed Clients’ Expectations & Win New Business A year into the current crisis, some rental investors have adjusted to the COVID-19 rental market and are ready to grow. Other rental owners are...
Robin Young
| 12 min. read
New research reveals how rental property owners have been affected by COVID-19
During the early months of COVID-19, the rental sector faced a terrifying question: What would happen if large numbers of renters lost their jobs and couldn’t pay their rent? In response, industry organizations and software companies (including our...
Robin Young
| 45 min. read
The 2021 Rental Owners’ Report: Volume 1
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. With rental owners growing tired of navigating the complex landscape of regulations, profitability, and pandemic...
Robin Young
| 47 min. read
2021 Community Associations Industry Report
If you’re interested in how the crisis impacted community association portfolios, this supplemental report dives into the trends you’ve experienced firsthand. In Buildium’s 2021 State of the Property Management Report, we included the voices of over 5,000 property...
Robin Young
| 9 min. read
4 property management industry trends to watch in 2021 [Research]
Property managers have been on the front lines of every challenge that the rental market has faced in 2020. They’ve been stretched thin trying to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within their properties, while simultaneously trying to avert...
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Jon Park
| 8 min. read
Is remote staffing right for your property management business?
Remote work is no longer reserved for digital nomads. In the Zoom-centric world of remote work, the increasing need for flexible staffing solutions has become the norm. And contrary to popular belief, hiring remote employees isn’t limited to...
Laurie Mega
| 8 min. read
The 7 Biggest Rental Market Trends for 2023 (and How to Get Your Business Ready for Them)
In the last two years, predicting rental real estate market trends has been nearly impossible. As a result, many of property managers’ business plans were reactionary, keeping their businesses afloat amid lockdowns, record inflation, panicked residents, and a...
Laurie Mega
| 7 min. read
10 property management bookkeeping basics
Since one of the core responsibilities of a property manager is to manage an owner’s assets, income, and expenses, you’re constantly dealing with accounting whether you like it or not. From receiving rent payments to handling vendor invoices,...
Laurie Mega
| 7 min. read
9 ways to use property management automation
Type automation into a Google News search field and see what you get. Go on. We’ll wait. You got a lot, didn’t you? From manufacturing to finance to entertainment, everyone wants to automate the tedious and laborious parts...
Laurie Mega
| 6 min. read
1099 forms for property management: Everything you need to know (2022 update)
Property managers are going to be busy in 2023. According to our 2023 Property Management Industry Report, 92% of property managers we surveyed plan to expand their portfolios in the next two years. Given the current economic climate,...
Amanda Maher
| 5 min. read
How does a 1031 exchange work? What property managers should know
More and more property managers are finding their clientele shifting from accidental landlords to strategically minded rental real estate investors. And they’re relying on the property management companies they hire to help them make the most of their...
Jason Van Steenwyk
| 7 min. read
Multi-family winterization checklist: 18 steps to take ASAP
For most of the country, winter is at our doorstep—and as with winters past, it could bring billions of dollars in property damage nationwide. Between 2020 and 2021, insurance losses from winter storms jumped from about $1 billion...
Robin Young
| 9 min. read
Research: Property management industry trends you should know heading into 2023
New research shows that property management companies are renewing their commitment to the long-term health of their business after making it through the chaos of the last few years. But just because they’re refocusing on expansion and efficiency...

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