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Geoff Roberts
| 4 min. read
Are renewal incentives worth it?
Most landlords will agree that a vacant unit ranks right up there as one of their least favorite things. The bottom line is simple: A vacant unit is money down the drain. There are, of course, times of...
Geoff Roberts
| 3 min. read
Equal opportunity housing primer
Juggling and staying on top of the frequently changing federal, state, and local laws that apply to rental housing is one of the trickiest tasks you’ll have to master as a property manager. At the top of the...
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...
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Jon Park
| 8 min. read
Is remote staffing right for your property management business?
Remote work is no longer reserved for digital nomads. In the Zoom-centric world of remote work, the increasing need for flexible staffing solutions has become the norm. And contrary to popular belief, hiring remote employees isn’t limited to...
Laurie Mega
| 8 min. read
The 7 Biggest Rental Market Trends for 2023 (and How to Get Your Business Ready for Them)
In the last two years, predicting rental real estate market trends has been nearly impossible. As a result, many of property managers’ business plans were reactionary, keeping their businesses afloat amid lockdowns, record inflation, panicked residents, and a...
Laurie Mega
| 7 min. read
10 property management bookkeeping basics
Since one of the core responsibilities of a property manager is to manage an owner’s assets, income, and expenses, you’re constantly dealing with accounting whether you like it or not. From receiving rent payments to handling vendor invoices,...
Laurie Mega
| 7 min. read
9 ways to use property management automation
Type automation into a Google News search field and see what you get. Go on. We’ll wait. You got a lot, didn’t you? From manufacturing to finance to entertainment, everyone wants to automate the tedious and laborious parts...
Laurie Mega
| 6 min. read
1099 forms for property management: Everything you need to know (2022 update)
Property managers are going to be busy in 2023. According to our 2023 Property Management Industry Report, 92% of property managers we surveyed plan to expand their portfolios in the next two years. Given the current economic climate,...
Amanda Maher
| 5 min. read
How does a 1031 exchange work? What property managers should know
More and more property managers are finding their clientele shifting from accidental landlords to strategically minded rental real estate investors. And they’re relying on the property management companies they hire to help them make the most of their...
Jason Van Steenwyk
| 7 min. read
Multi-family winterization checklist: 18 steps to take ASAP
For most of the country, winter is at our doorstep—and as with winters past, it could bring billions of dollars in property damage nationwide. Between 2020 and 2021, insurance losses from winter storms jumped from about $1 billion...
Robin Young
| 9 min. read
Research: Property management industry trends you should know heading into 2023
New research shows that property management companies are renewing their commitment to the long-term health of their business after making it through the chaos of the last few years. But just because they’re refocusing on expansion and efficiency...

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