• Clear Filters
BY CONTENT TYPE
  • Article
  • Event
  • Guide
  • Podcast
  • Report
  • Webinar
BY CATEGORY
  • Business Initiative
  • Accounting Accuracy
  • Leasing Efficiency
  • Resident & Owner Experience
  • Scaling & Growth
  • Customer Stories
  • Portfolio Type
  • Associations
  • Multifamily
  • Single-family
  • Your Business
  • Accounting & Taxes
  • COVID-19
  • Marketing
  • Scaling
  • Team
  • The Resident Experience
  • Legal Considerations
  • Maintenance & Improvements
  • Renters Insurance
  • Resident Management
  • Industry Intel
  • Buildium News
  • Property Management Trends
  • Real Estate Markets
  • Property Manager Stories
Clear Selected
Laurie Mega
| 5 min. read
Your tenant screening process: How to get to new levels of consistency and revenue
In our 2022 State of the Property Management Industry Report, property managers we surveyed underscored the importance of building personal relationships in attracting and retaining residents. Residents, too, are looking for stronger relationships and open communication with their...
Robin Young
| 22 min. read
Online rent payment: Overcoming the top 10 sources of confusion & hesitation among renters
You already know that online rent payment can save time and money for your business—and 68% of renters and 71% of rental owners say it’s important to them that their property manager allows them to make rent payments...
Laurie Mega
| 8 min. read
Renters have spoken: 8 ways to communicate better with your residents
The COVID-19 pandemic was a catalyst for some big changes in the property management space. One that really stands out is the relationship between property managers and residents that continues to evolve almost two years in. Shifting communication...
Robin Young
| 20 min. read
How to Attract & Retain Florida Renters
Across the country, the pandemic has caused dramatic shifts in renters’ preferences and expectations—and Florida is no exception. Though the last year has repeatedly surprised us, there are patterns emerging on what the future of renting will look...
Laurie Mega
| 12 min. read
Learning from green buildings: 10 pathways to eco-friendly property management
There are so many reasons to focus on limiting the environmental impact of the properties you manage, and counseling your owners on energy- and profit-conscious upgrades. And there’s a lot out there to learn from (like green buildings)...
Laurie Mega
| 6 min. read
Online rent payment systems: What’s the best way to accept rent?
There was a time when paying rent via credit card was almost unheard of—and you probably remember it. Owners preferred checks that residents either dropped off or mailed in. But as technology advances and residents turn to digital...
Laurie Mega
| 6 min. read
6 steps to airtight HOA violation tracking
When a resident moves into an HOA or community association, they agree to follow a certain set of rules created by the board of directors. Those rules can cover anything from noise restrictions to the types of flowers...
Robin Young
| 21 min. read
The 3 most common types of renters in single-family rentals & small multifamily properties
COVID-19 has upended the rental market as we knew it. Stay-at-home orders motivated some renters to invest in homes of their own, while others were shut out of the sales market by high prices and low inventory. The...
1088 Results
Jon Park
| 6 min. read
Why pet screening is always a good idea
Pet ownership in the United States is at an all time high and, proportionally, the demand for pet-friendly properties is on the rise. The pandemic caused millions of Americans to adopt pets into their family. A pet-friendly property...
Jon Park
| 6 min. read
How the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) Will Affect Property Managers
On August 16 2022, President Biden signed the $740 billion Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) into law. Despite questions surrounding its actual impact on inflation, the law does include several provisions that address climate change. The question property managers...
Tara Mastroeni
| 10 min. read
Hear it from a property manager VP of operations: How to get more done, faster with the right tech stack
To succeed in property management, you’ve had to become a master juggler. On any given day, you might field vendor calls while you manage multiple tenant move-ins and respond to email requests from your owners all at once....
Tara Mastroeni
| 6 min. read
Rental scams 101: 6 strategies property managers can use to keep themselves and their listings safe
When most people think of rental scams, they picture the prospective tenant as the victim. Property managers, however, are vulnerable to scams, as well. In this article, we’ll explore three common rental scams that target property managers and...
Robin Young
| 11 min. read
New research on why two-thirds of single-family renters are considering moving out in 2022 & 2023
There’s a reason why single-family rentals have been the subject of an unprecedented surge in demand over the last few years: They give couples and families access to the indoor and outdoor space that’s rare in other property...
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...

Be a more productive
property manager