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Sean Miller
| 7 min. read
Why tech needs to be more than a novelty in your rental properties
While Generation Z has grown up with the internet, the rest of us didn’t. In spite of that, an average of 87 percent of Americans use it, and more than three-quarters of us own a smartphone. Computers have evolved from devices...
Emily Long
| 5 min. read
6 tech upgrades to attract high-quality residents and improve your rentals’ efficiency
As a property manager, the last thing you want for your units is high turnover. Vacancies left by short-term residents mean missed rent checks and a scramble to find new ones who will stick around for longer. How...
The Buildium Rental Property Owners’ Report
Have you ever wished that you could get inside your owners’ minds to understand what matters to them and what they expect from you? Buildium surveyed more than 700 rental property owners to uncover invaluable intel for property...
Jason Van Steenwyk
| 4 min. read
Residential fitness programs: Thinking beyond the fitness center
Not so long ago, property managers could buy a couple of multi-exercise machines, a treadmill, and a stationary bike; stick them in a room with mirrors and a TV; and voilà: A perfectly functional fitness room for your...
Amanda Maher
| 8 min. read
15 ways to enhance your community’s curb appeal this spring
Prospective buyers love walking into a beautifully renovated home—but it’s tough to get people in the door to see stunning interior improvements if they’re turned off by what they see outside. That’s why community associations should never underestimate...
Megan Wild
| 5 min. read
How property managers can optimize building efficiency with big data
Property managers know that when you save energy, you save money and improve your profit margins. Many do their best to track energy usage and employ energy-saving measures. However, tracking and reducing energy consumption is no simple task. Big...
Jillian Rodriguez
| 6 min. read
5 sustainable housing trends that should be on property managers’ radars
More than ever, sustainability is a hot topic in the real estate industry. Sustainable housing is all about creating more eco-friendly, energy-efficient spaces—and for property management companies, that means finding cost-effective ways to go green. While that sounds...
Megan Wild
| 6 min. read
4 ways to improve a building’s energy efficiency through retrofitting
Improving a building’s energy performance not only has benefits for its property owners and residents—it also has a positive impact on our environment and public health as a whole, especially since buildings consume 73 percent of the energy...
The 2021 Industry Report, Presented by Buildium & NARPM
Thu, Oct 29 2:00 PM ET
Rather than being sidelined by COVID-19, property managers have been motivated to adapt and adopt new technologies to stay on track with their growth goals. There are a lot of factors at play—and that’s why it’s necessary to...
Laurie Mega
| 5 min. read
Eviction bans and other COVID-related housing regulations: What to expect in 2021
In September, the CDC announced a ban on most evictions for non-payment of rent, replacing the expired federal ban through the CARES Act. The moratorium extends through the rest of 2020, ending on December 30. In several states...
Laurie Mega
| 8 min. read
The hidden potential of rent roll analysis for property managers
If you’re an investor looking to expand your real estate portfolio, you need to know the value of the rental properties you’re looking at, as well as their revenue potential. The real estate broker or current owner of...
Laurie Mega
| 6 min. read
The pros and cons of property management franchises
If you’re considering starting your own property management company, you may be tempted to look into property management franchises. They are certainly an easy way to get your foot in the door. When you buy into a property...
Coming soon: The 2021 Industry Report
2020 has been a year like none other. Everything we know has been turned upside-down, and it’s hard to name a business that hasn’t had to scramble to keep its operations moving during COVID-19. But property managers have...
Carolyn Berk
| 6 min. read
Essential wildfire preparation tips for property managers
Knowing how to prepare for wildfire season has never been more urgent for those in high-risk areas. As California battles the largest blaze ever recorded in the state, property managers nationwide need to be ready for the threat...
Laurie Mega
| 8 min. read
From realtor to property manager: 6 things I learned making the jump
In 2016, Beau Miles and his wife decided to become real estate agents to provide some extra income for their growing family. They eventually bought another house they found on the market and rented their old one as...
Daniel Craig
| 5 min. read
The PM forecasting mindset
No one can deny that 2020 has been a year of change, and as entrepreneurs, agility is what we thrive on. With every new obstacle has come new opportunities—and this year has been filled to the brim with...

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