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Amanda Maher
| 4 min. read
Seattle caps move-in fees in response to affordable housing crisis
Seattle’s rental housing is simply too expensive, according to a recent survey of 300 residents. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 meaning “not affordable at all” and 5 meaning “easily affordable,” the majority of residents...
Jason Falcon
| 4 min. read
6 interesting Dallas real estate facts you may not already know
It’s essential that real estate investors get to know the areas where they plan on buying property. The most successful investors gain a knowledge of the local market by looking at population trends and upcoming business needs in...
Amanda Maher
| 4 min. read
NYC landlords furious after Board mandates rent freeze for 2nd straight year
There’s no denying the fact that New York City housing is prohibitively expensive for many—but it still came as a shock when the Rent Guidelines Board (RGB) voted last year to freeze one-year lease increases on the more...
Amanda Maher
| 2 min. read
2015 Rental Ranking Report part 4: From boomtown to bust in America’s legacy cities
Over the last several weeks we’ve profiled the hottest markets for rental property ROI. We analyzed what’s driving the growth of west coast markets like San Francisco and Seattle. We looked at the transportation and logistics boom that’s...
Amanda Maher
| 8 min. read
2015 Rental Ranking Report, part 3: The northeastern outliers
When industry experts talk about the nation’s hottest real estate markets, all eyes usually turn to New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Boston. These cities have strong economies. They’re experiencing population growth. And they’re the beneficiaries of...
Amanda Maher
| 6 min. read
2015 Rental Report, part 2: Louisville front and center
Ask someone what they know about Kentucky and you’ll probably get an earful about horseracing, bourbon production and fried chicken. Depending on who you ask, you might even learn the genesis of the Louisville Slugger. What aren’t you...
Amanda Maher
| 7 min. read
2015 Rental Report, part 1: The West Coast is the best coast
Coast to coast, the real estate market is booming. Anecdotally, it’s easy to point to places like San Francisco or New York City and talk about how strong the market is because of how high rents are. But...
Amanda Maher
| 6 min. read
Skyrocketing rents send more SoCal residents across the border
In the last year alone, rents in San Diego have shot up by almost 25%. According to Trulia, the median rent per month is now a staggering $2,600! With prices continuing to climb, many San Diego residents are...
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Jake Belding
| 10 min. read
Buildium vs AppFolio: An in-depth comparison
Buildium vs Appfolio: Which the best property management software for you? Read our in-depth comparison of key features and pricing.
Robin Young
| 2 min. read
What renters want their property manager to know about communication [The Lookout]
Would it surprise you to know that 59% of renters want to communicate with their property manager via text message?   For years, email has been the most popular communication method. But over the last two years, we’ve...
Robin Young
| 2 min. read
How demand for property management services is changing in 2024 [The Lookout]
The pandemic not only changed how property management companies operate—it transformed the demand for property managers’ services.   But as the pandemic has receded, are rental owners still seeking out property managers at the same rate? That’s what...
Jon Park
| 8 min. read
4 of the best rental listing sites for 2024
If you own a rental property, you know how costly vacancies can be. On top of losing income, you need to pay for utilities, advertise your property, screen new tenants, and get them moved in. Today, rental listing...
Tara Mastroeni
| 10 min. read
The Ultimate Property Management Vendor Guide: How to Build, Audit, and Manage a Reliable Network
Managing property maintenance effectively takes more than just having a list of vendors at the ready. It means knowing exactly who to assign to a project to get the best price for the fastest, highest-quality work. Having the...
Jon Park
| 10 min. read
6 top ways to grow your property management revenue and door count
For a third year straight, over 90% property management companies have told us that growth is their #1 priority, according to Buildium’s Industry Report. However, with the rising cost of insurance, utilities, property taxes, and labor, the question...
Jake Belding
| 12 min. read
6 of the best lease management software options for 2024
Compare the features of 6 of the best lease management software of 2024, including Buildium, Propertyware, Landlord Studio, and more.
Jon Park
| 12 min. read
8 of the best property management systems for 2024
Compare the features and benefits of the X best property management systems for 2024, including Buildium, ResMan, LeadSimple, and more.

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