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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 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
| 9 min. read
What is upzoning and what does it mean for property managers?
In early 2019, the Minneapolis City Council voted almost unanimously to introduce new rezoning laws that allow multifamily units to be built in what used to be single-family-only zoning areas.  Their plan, called Minneapolis 2040, makes the city...
Robin Young
| 32 min. read
Which Unfolding Trends Will Shape the Rental Market in 2019?
This year, the real estate industry reached a number of inflection points: Soaring rents and home prices are showing signs of stagnation; population growth is slowing in major cities; and renters’ and owners’ expectations are higher than ever....
Jillian Rodriguez
| 6 min. read
Why property management technology needs a human touch
If you read Buildium’s 2018 Industry Report, you know that the future of the industry is all about rediscovering the human element of property management. That’s because property managers are renting to a broader demographic of people than ever...
Jillian Rodriguez
| 8 min. read
2018 rental market trends: The industry is getting personal
If you’re in the property management industry, you already know things are changing, and fast—but what does it all mean for the future success of your business? Today, property managers of all kinds are facing new challenges: rental...
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Jake Belding
| 5 min. read
How can property managers navigate rental bidding wars?
Note: The information provided below does not intend to constitute legal advice. All information and content below are for general informational purposes only. The pandemic has caused the rental market pendulum to swing wildly, especially in large cities....
Jake Belding
| 5 min. read
Everything you need to know about renewal screening checks (and why you should never skip them)
Keeping the residents you already have is almost always the easiest, most cost-effective way to keep revenue flowing in. When renters want to renew their lease, it seems like a no-brainer. But, there’s a catch. Rushing into a...
Robin Young
| 8 min. read
The shift from Accidental Landlords to Small-Portfolio Investors, and how property managers can win their business
Have you noticed a change in the type of owner clients who are seeking out your expertise over the last few years? In the surveys of hundreds of rental property owners that we run each year, we’ve been...
Laurie Mega
| 6 min. read
Is time for you to offer a resident benefits package? Here’s why you should
There was a time when resident benefits packages existed only in the world of luxury apartments and rental homes. Now, however, rental properties of all types offer benefits packages to their residents. Google “resident benefits packages” and you’ll...
Robin Young
| 30 min. read
The Property Manager’s Guide to Attracting & Retaining Small-Portfolio Investors
The population of small-portfolio investors is the largest it’s been in at least a decade. And even though a growing market signals new opportunities, not all investors share the same goals. For example, 1 in 2 rental owners...
Robin Young
| 30 min. read
The Property Manager’s Guide to Attracting & Retaining Accidental Landlords
The Accidental Landlords who remain in the rental market in 2022 aren’t necessarily the same ones you’ve worked with in the past. While they may still have personal reasons for owning their rental property, nearly half of Accidental...
Laurie Mega
| 7 min. read
Striking the balance: Fielding communications without inundating your staff
Ask property managers what they spend most of their time doing each day, and they’ll probably say talking on the phone (or answering emails, or texting).  Connecting with residents and owners is always important, sometimes stressful, and, when...
James Barrett
| 6 min. read
The 7 best rental listing sites for property managers
2021 was a wild year for Internet Listing Services (ILS) companies like the Zillow Group, Zumper, and Apartments.com owner CoStar. Tenant Turner looked at inbound lead data from 2021 and found that the vast majority of leads nationwide...

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