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Laurie Mega
| 8 min. read
Celebrating women’s success in property management
Each year, International Women’s Day is a reminder of the strides that women have made toward equality around the world, as well as the work that remains to be done in achieving parity. This year’s theme, #BalanceforBetter, calls...
Tony Maiella
| 4 min. read
Customer spotlight: Bruce Carlsmith
Editor’s Note: We interviewed Bruce Carlsmith of Carlsmith and Putnam to talk about what makes his property management business whir in this day and age of automation, where the human touch is often overlooked. How did you get...
Melissa Gentry
| 5 min. read
4 life lessons for new HOA property managers
Editor’s note: This month, we reached out to Melissa Gentry, Owner and COO of Hill Country Homeowners Association Management, and asked if she could share how she got into the business along with her advice for those who...
30 min. listen
Episode 7: Roll Up Your Sleeves and Get to Work
Today, we’re talking with Mark Liberman, founder and principal of On the Mark Management in Milford, Connecticut. He comes to us with over 25 years of experience; and similar to other property managers, he fell into this business....
34 min. listen
Episode 6: The Key to Property Management is Communication
Back in the 90’s, Michael Cohen was practicing psychotherapy and was slowly purchasing real estate on the side. When his side business began to take off and the psychotherapy industry was changing, he decided to fully enter the...
19 min. listen
Episode 5: Accounting 101
Cynthia Leon is trained in traditional accounting, but found herself quickly learning the ins and outs of property management accounting when she stumbled upon an opportunity with a property management company. That was eight years ago and she...
27 min. listen
Episode 4: The Value of Relationships & Networking
Melissa Clinton was raised in the real estate industry, but a career in real estate didn’t pique her interest until she decided to move closer to her family. When her mother asked her to help run her company,...
20 min. listen
Episode 3: Why You Should Just Go For It
Susan Goulding was working as a realtor in California when a client asked her to manage the 2 properties she’d just sold him. Although she’d considered entering the property management industry before, she was the first to admit...
Robin Young
| 60 min. read
Property Managers’ Plans for Growth in 2022 & 2023
2022 is shaping up to be a year defined by opportunity, with more property managers planning to expand their portfolios and grow their revenue than we’ve seen since well before the pandemic. Understanding exactly how your peers plan...
Laurie Mega
| 21 min. read
How to start a property management company the right way
Read through this guide of what you’ll need to do before you open your business’s doors to owners and residents. The guide provides a comprehensive list of what you’ll need to get started.
Robin Young
| 30 min. read
60 up-and-coming real estate markets where rental investors & property managers can grow in 2022
When we released our last up-and-coming markets list in January 2020, the first COVID-19 case had just been identified in the United States. We had an idea that we were due for a downturn in the economy, but...
Jake Belding
| 8 min. read
Highlights from PM Nation, our first-ever property management conference
On November 15 and 16, the property management community came together to share their expertise and explore how technology can solve some of the most pressing challenges facing individual businesses and the entire industry in Buildium’s first-ever PM...
Shaun Jayachandran
| 6 min. read
6 steps to quick wins with Buildium onboarding
Whether you’re on the fence about choosing Buildium or have already signed up and are ready to get up and running as soon as possible, chances are you want to know what the onboarding process looks like and...
Robin Young
| 25 min. read
8 trends that property managers believe will shape the industry in 2022 [Research]
In 2021, waves of transformation swept across the property management industry, seemingly coming from every direction. Property management companies have been challenged to absorb the impact of labor and material shortages, increasing regulations, industry consolidation, and the housing...
Laurie Mega
| 8 min. read
The 3 best places to grow your portfolio in 2022 (and 3 areas to avoid)
According to Buildium’s 2022 State of the Property Management Industry Report, the number of property managers who plan to grow their businesses in the next two years is at its highest level since 2016. In fact, 86% of...
Stephen Fishman
| 47 min. read
2021 Tax Guide for Property Managers
Even though you only file once, understanding how taxes affect your property management business’ income is a full-year endeavor. To help you understand how the latest tweaks to the tax code affect your business, we created the 2021...

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