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The 2020 Renters’ Report
Looking for the most up-to-date research? View the most recent Renters’ Report here. One thing’s for certain: Leasing season in 2020 won’t be like other years. But when you get right down to it, the fundamentals haven’t changed:...
Robin Young
| 13 min. read
The 5 multifamily housing trends property managers need to know in 2020
The multifamily real estate sector is booming. Over the last decade, more than 2 million units were constructed in apartment buildings across the country; and 370,942 more are expected in 2020—a 50% increase over 2019. The trend that’s...
Laurie Mega
| 8 min. read
5 housing regulations for 2020: What property managers need to know
Now that New Year’s Eve has come and gone, we find ourselves in a whole new decade that presents property managers with an ever-growing amount of complex regulations to grasp and navigate. In 2020, we’ll surely see a...
Renters insurance transition webinar
Join us to learn more about the upcoming changes to Buildium’s renters insurance solution. You’ll get more information about our exciting new partnership with one of the property management industry’s leading renters insurance providers as well as details...
Laurie Mega
| 6 min. read
Multifamily summer event ideas for resident retention
As summer approaches, your residents are probably starting to get a little antsy. They want to get out and about, and maybe even meet some new people—in their own multifamily building. This is the perfect opportunity to plan...
Laurie Mega
| 8 min. read
More than maintenance: 6 upgrades that will make your multifamilies stand out
As you continue to improve your multifamily portfolio, you may be planning maintenance and upgrades to make your buildings more attractive to current and prospective residents. But have you thought about going beyond your usual landscaping and building...
Piyum Samaraweera
| 8 min. read
Redefining proptech software from the resident outwards
Having spent over ten years developing SaaS software for the small business, residential  property manager market, Buildium knows first hand how challenging a property manager’s life can be. We see, hear, and live it, through our customers, every...
How to Nurture an Amazing Resident Culture
Are you trying to build a community that will attract and keep great tenants or association members? Did you know that creating a great community culture in your properties can actually be good for business? Planning resident events...
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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