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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...
Amanda Maher
| 6 min. read
5 cost-effective ways to boost your property’s curb appeal
They say that first impressions are everything. For property managers looking to attract and retain residents, improving a property’s curb appeal is a great place to start. That way, when a prospect pulls up, they’re immediately impressed. It...
Amanda Maher
| 6 min. read
Rewriting your lease? Here are 5 key clauses you might be missing
Property managers and landlords have spent the last few months gearing up for a busy spring leasing season. You’ve hired and trained new staff. You’ve refreshed their rental listings. Maybe you’ve even invested in new technology to streamline...
Amanda Maher
| 7 min. read
6 retention tips and tricks to get renters to renew their leases
Property managers are gearing up for what’s likely to be another busy leasing season. Prepping units, advertising vacancies, showing apartments, and completing piles of paperwork can be stressful—and for good reason: A single month’s gap in tenancy can...
Amanda Maher
| 6 min. read
Get your units into rent-ready condition in 5 steps
One of the best ways for property managers and landlords to maximize revenue from their properties is by keeping vacancies to a minimum. “Easier said than done,” you might be thinking. After all, it can take time to...
Megan Wild
| 6 min. read
5 retention tactics to get Millennial renters to renew their leases
One of the best ways for property managers to help rental property owners maximize the ROI on their investment is to keep vacancy rates as low as possible. By keeping renters in place from year to year, you’re...
Emily Long
| 5 min. read
7 steps to making your property more senior-friendly
Baby Boomers are among the fastest-growing demographics of renters. While the oldest Boomers are in their early seventies, many residents of this generation plan on aging in place—so it’s important to ensure that your properties can accommodate renters...
Samantha Clark
| 6 min. read
How to renew leases in the New Year—without losing your best tenants
Every property manager knows what it’s like to lose a great tenant once their lease is up. Finding someone new that fits your requirements costs money and takes up valuable time. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could...
Laurie Mega
| 9 min. read
6 steps to harness the power of hyperlocal social media marketing
According to Buildium’s 2021 State of the Industry Report, almost 54 percent of community managers used social media as a means to communicate and market in 2020. It’s an often overlooked tool for PMs to engage current residents...
46 min. listen
Episode 21: What’s in your marketing funnel?
Property management marketing is tough work. A lot of times for property management businesses, it can take a backseat to other pressing needs. Getting the nuance just right during trying times also isn’t easy; but, at the end...
32 min. listen
Episode 20: The unexplored side of virtual ft. Amir Frank
Whether we like it or not, the pandemic created the necessity to do business in new ways—and further jolted the adoption of virtual technology. While virtual tours of rentals are nothing new, there’s a whole world of possibilities...
Laurie Mega
| 13 min. read
All the elements of a healthy property management website
You need a property management website. It’s as simple as that. A property management website no longer a simple page that advertises your services. It’s a way to manage your business through owner and resident portals. It’s a...
Tony Maiella
| 6 min. read
These 10 property management blog posts capture the story of 2020
The desire to stop talking about 2020 (even on a property management blog) is a sentiment that I think we all share as we inch towards the start of the new year. With a vaccine rollout around the...
Laurie Mega
| 7 min. read
Association management trends: COVID-19 and beyond
The pandemic and its domino effect on the economy, government regulations, and our relationship with technology have created big changes in the way property managers do business. From contactless everything to sanitizing protocols to support for struggling residents,...
34 min. listen
Episode 19: What investors want ft. Jesse Fragale
We think of The Property Manager Podcast as a lively conversation about our industry. And conversations are more interesting when they bring together different perspectives. For Episode 19, we added a fresh perspective—that of the real estate investor,...
Laurie Mega
| 8 min. read
4 steps for setting your property management marketing budget
The end of the year is fast approaching, which means it’s time to start putting together your budget for 2021. Allocating money for fixed costs like payroll and software is pretty straightforward. But it can be a bit...

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