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Geoff Roberts
| 4 min. read
Tips for renting to families with kids
In previous blog posts we’ve discussed the pros and cons of renting to specific sectors, such as that requires specific consideration is tenants with children. First of all, be aware that in most states refusing to rent to...
Geoff Roberts
| 3 min. read
Dealing with illegal activity at your rental property
It goes without saying that no landlord wants to see illegal activity occur on their premises. Unfortunately, this doesn’t mean that it never happens. No matter how mundane a tenant’s behavior may seem, as a landlord, it is...
Geoff Roberts
| 4 min. read
Tenant screenings: Who should pay and what to do with the information
As we’ve stressed several times throughout the course of this blog, here at Buildium we’re huge proponents of tenant screening. While some situations can’t be avoided and there’s always an exception to every rule, tenant screening is certainly...
Property repair forecasting
No matter how meticulously you look after your property, there are certain long-term maintenance items and repairs that are inevitable. Sure, by staying on top of things you may be able to stave some of them off for a...
Geoff Roberts
| 3 min. read
Make the most of parking
Depending upon where your property is located, parking may be a major consideration or something that you rarely think twice about. For example, if your property is situated in a rural area or a quieter neighborhood, chances are...
Geoff Roberts
| 5 min. read
Keeping tenants informed
The good news is that in this day and age, there are a number of options for keeping tenants updated about property events and updates on a real-time basis. Now it’s up to you to identify the mode of...
Geoff Roberts
| 4 min. read
Converting your units: why, when and how?
Although converting a unit into a larger (or different) space may be cheaper than purchasing a new property that fits your expanding investment property needs, it’s nonetheless a huge undertaking, both in terms of logistics and expense. If you’re...
Geoff Roberts
| 4 min. read
Dealing with problem tenants
Chances are every landlord will encounter a problem tenant at one point or another in his career. Whether issues arise based on noise levels, delinquent rent payments, illegal roommates, or any number of other violations, dealing with problem...
Stephen Fishman
| 47 min. read
2021 Tax Guide for Property Managers
Even though you only file once, understanding how taxes affect your property management business’ income is a full-year endeavor. To help you understand how the latest tweaks to the tax code affect your business, we created the 2021...
Jake Belding
| 8 min. read
1099 forms for property management: Everything you need to know (2021 update)
There’s been a lot of changes in the world of property management over the past year, from a growing market for single-family rentals to new conversations around rent control laws in light of the pandemic. With so much...
1099 eFiling with Buildium and Nelco Solutions (2021-2022)
Thu, Dec 09 2:00 PM ET
2021 is coming to an end, and with it a new tax season will be upon us. Join us for a live session on filing your 1099s electronically with Buildium. Presented by representatives from Buildium and Nelco Solutions,...
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...
What’s in your new plan
A new Buildium Essential or Growth Plan means new possibilities to explore. And since you might be wondering how to get the most out of it all, we’ve put together a webinar to walk you through the new,...
Robin Young
| 15 min. read
What the increase in demand for single-family & suburban rentals means for property managers
One of the most compelling rental market trends of the last two years has been the surge in interest in single-family rentals and suburban living. Though the pandemic has brought this trend to the forefront, the conditions behind...
Robin Young
| 20 min. read
How to Attract & Retain Florida Owners
A lot has happened over the past two years in rental markets across the U.S. While Florida rental markets continue to exceed expectations in many locales, what owners want and need to be successful has changed dramatically. To...

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