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Jillian Rodriguez
| 6 min. read
Why property management technology needs a human touch
If you read Buildium’s 2018 Industry Report, you know that the future of the industry is all about rediscovering the human element of property management. That’s because property managers are renting to a broader demographic of people than ever...
Jillian Rodriguez
| 8 min. read
2018 rental market trends: The industry is getting personal
If you’re in the property management industry, you already know things are changing, and fast—but what does it all mean for the future success of your business? Today, property managers of all kinds are facing new challenges: rental...
Tony Maiella
| 7 min. read
Buildium Blog post #1,000: Technology that lives with us
Editor’s note: It’s hard to believe that this is the Buildium Blog’s 1,000th post, and that we’ve been publishing content for over 10 years now. In that time span, it’s also mind-boggling to conceive how much technology has evolved with us...
Laurie Mega
| 9 min. read
Your hurricane emergency plan for each generation of renter
Scientists at NOAA and Colorado State University agree that this hurricane season will be an average one, and won’t come close to the destruction the Gulf Coast saw in 2017. But with one named storm already making landfall...
Jillian Rodriguez
| 5 min. read
Resident communication preferences are changing—here’s what you need to know
What are you doing to evolve resident communications depending on their age—and why does it matter? Throughout the leasing cycle, how you communicate with residents can make or break your relationship. Property managers always aim to deliver the...
The 2018 Renters’ Report
Looking for the most up-to-date research? View the most recent Renters’ Report here. 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...
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...
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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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