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Jason Van Steenwyk
| 5 min. read
15 winter landscaping tips to keep your property looking its best
Winter is a challenging season for property managers. The ice, snow, salt, and grime can make it challenging to keep your property looking attractive, even for the most diligent property owners and community managers. But don’t give up!...
Jason Van Steenwyk
| 8 min. read
Landlord insurance 101: What it is & why you need it
Why Homeowners Insurance Isn’t Enough for Landlords Most homeowners understand that they need a homeowners insurance policy to protect what is often their most important personal asset. But if you own investment properties, a standard homeowners insurance policy...
Infestation 101: A Property Manager’s Guide
Imagine your tenant calls and tells you your property has ants. Or bedbugs. Or cockroaches. Or rats. What do you do? What could you have done to avoid that call in the first place? Pest infestation is one...
Amanda Maher
| 5 min. read
8 smart ways to prepare properties for extreme cold
Now that the holidays are in the rearview mirror, a new reality has settled in: it’s winter! This is great news for ski bunnies; but for many landlords and property managers, it means bracing for the impact that...
Jason Van Steenwyk
| 8 min. read
Painful, vital lessons from catastrophic Ghost Ship fire
It’s any landlord or property manager’s worst nightmare: You get a call reporting a fire on your property—and there were fatalities. In the case of the Ghost Ship fire, there were nearly 40 fatalities. The horrific tragedy took place...
Jason Van Steenwyk
| 5 min. read
Risk management: Why you need umbrella liability insurance
Much of risk management involves purchasing a combination of insurance policies to protect against a variety of outcomes. A typical landlord will purchase landlord insurance (a souped-up version of homeowner’s insurance, which may not pay a claim if...
Jason Van Steenwyk
| 6 min. read
Watch your language: What can we learn from recent HUD enforcement actions?
Every so often, we take a look at Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulation enforcement activity to examine which mistakes property managers and landlords are making; how enforcement officials are detecting and investigating violations; and which enforcement actions...
Jason Van Steenwyk
| 5 min. read
Community-building events for the holidays & beyond
Looking for ways to foster a spirit of community and goodwill within your developments? The holidays give property managers and community boards a chance to shine. Sure, we’ve all seen the typical decoration ideas and Secret Santa events...
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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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