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The 2018 Renters’ Report
Right before our eyes, the idea of a “typical renter” is rapidly evolving. Over the last decade, the fastest-growing segment of renters are those ages 55 and older; and among the 22 million new households expected to form...
Jillian Rodriguez
| 5 min. read
Summer resident retention ideas: Be flexible to spur loyalty
It’s summertime, so you’re likely in the midst of mowing lawns, juggling lease-ups, and making sure every A/C unit is ready to report for duty. But it’s also time to adapt your approach and ensure the summer months...
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...
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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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