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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...
Tony Maiella
| 7 min. read
Buildium Blog post #1,000: Technology that lives with us
Editor’s note: It’s hard to believe that this is the Buildium Blog’s 1,000th post, and that we’ve been publishing content for over 10 years now. In that time span, it’s also mind-boggling to conceive how much technology has evolved with us...
The 2018 State of the Property Management Industry Report
Looking for the most up-to-date research? View the most recent Property Management Industry Report here. “Never make your business a ‘business’—it’s a home for the resident and a retirement account for the owner. Keeping it personal makes all...
Jillian Rodriguez
| 5 min. read
Resident communication preferences are changing—here’s what you need to know
What are you doing to evolve resident communications depending on their age—and why does it matter? Throughout the leasing cycle, how you communicate with residents can make or break your relationship. Property managers always aim to deliver the...
The 2018 Renters’ Report
Looking for the most up-to-date research? View the most recent Renters’ Report here. Right before our eyes, the idea of a “typical renter” is rapidly evolving. Over the last decade, the fastest-growing segment of renters are those ages...
Sean Miller
| 7 min. read
Why tech needs to be more than a novelty in your rental properties
While Generation Z has grown up with the internet, the rest of us didn’t. In spite of that, an average of 87 percent of Americans use it, and more than three-quarters of us own a smartphone. Computers have evolved from devices...
Sarah Pallatroni
| 1 min. read
This week in property management news: April 16, 2018
The crucial skills that bring success in property management; 12 creative ways to add value to apartment buildings; how to handle suspicious service animal requests; and 8 steps to prepare your rental properties for showings. Finding Success as...
What to Watch in 2018: 7 Predictions for the Housing Market & Property Management Industry
As a property manager, the day-to-day responsibilities that demand your attention can be all-consuming. It’s rare that you get the chance to press ‘pause’ on the tasks in front of you and shift your focus to the larger...
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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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