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Laurie Mega
| 8 min. read
First 90 Days with Buildium: Suffolk Property Management
John Babiarz is the owner of Suffolk Property Management, which manages residential and commercial properties in the Greater Boston area. They started out as a small family-owned business with about 40 units. When Babiarz took over from his...
Tony Maiella
| 6 min. read
These 10 property management blog posts capture the story of 2020
The desire to stop talking about 2020 (even on a property management blog) is a sentiment that I think we all share as we inch towards the start of the new year. With a vaccine rollout around the...
Tony Maiella
| 28 min. read
First 90 Days with Buildium: Essential Property Management
“Hitting the ground running” sometimes isn’t fast enough in property management. These days, property managers are sprinting as they have overhauled their businesses and adapted to the COVID-19 crisis. That’s particularly why it was so rewarding to talk...
Tony Maiella
| 20 min. read
First 90 Days with Buildium: Grant Property Management
Editor’s note: The following interview was done with Grant Marlowe of Grant Property Management out of Palm Beach, Florida. In addition to his thoughts over the first 90 days—we also dig into what his onboarding experience was like...
Tony Maiella
| 5 min. read
Property managers have epic stories—we found a new way to tell them
Most people don’t really understand who property managers are, or what they do. This is even more surprising when you consider that renting is a surging trend for a wider range of Americans. More and more of us...
Tony Maiella
| 8 min. read
The #BuildiumEpicStory debut: The most epic stories in property management
One of our favorite parts about being in the property management software industry are the incredible stories we hear from property managers. The thieves that stole all of the copper piping. The illegal gerbil breeding farms. The long-time...
Tony LeBlanc
| 6 min. read
8 self-care hacks for property managers to greet each day with purpose
“I CAN’T DO THIS ANYMORE!” For 5 minutes, I kept saying it to myself. I was halfway across the world, sitting in front of my computer, paralyzed. I just had enough. I found myself stuck in a situation...
34 min. listen
Season 2 Finale: The Future Is What You Make It
In the Season 2 Finale of The Property Manager Podcast: The Future Is What You Make It, we invited CEO of Buildium, Chris Litster and Robin Young, Sr. Researcher, to show a behind-the-scenes look at the 2020 State...
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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...
Laurie Mega
| 9 min. read
Property management templates for just about anything
Get templates for just about any scenario to keep your business running like a well-oiled machine—whether you’re starting a property management business from scratch or simply looking to fill some gaps in your process.
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.
Laurie Mega
| 6 min. read
Enhancing the application process: Secure and simplify applications with digital tools
How many rental applications does your team see in a week? A month? A year? And how many of those applications turn into quality residents? Solid listings placed across social and rental sites will bring in plenty of...

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