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Jillian Rodriguez
| 6 min. read
5 sustainable housing trends that should be on property managers’ radars
More than ever, sustainability is a hot topic in the real estate industry. Sustainable housing is all about creating more eco-friendly, energy-efficient spaces—and for property management companies, that means finding cost-effective ways to go green. While that sounds...
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...
Amanda Maher
| 7 min. read
Airbnb might just be multifamily’s hottest value-add amenity in 2018
A recent multifamily construction boom has created stiff competition for some property owners and managers. Savvy landlords are taking a two-pronged approach to staying competitive: On one hand, they’re beefing up their amenity packages to lure (and retain)...
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...
Robin Young
| 60 min. read
Property Managers’ Plans for Growth in 2022 & 2023
2022 is shaping up to be a year defined by opportunity, with more property managers planning to expand their portfolios and grow their revenue than we’ve seen since well before the pandemic. Understanding exactly how your peers plan...
Laurie Mega
| 21 min. read
How to start a property management company the right way
Read through this guide of what you’ll need to do before you open your business’s doors to owners and residents. The guide provides a comprehensive list of what you’ll need to get started.
Robin Young
| 30 min. read
60 up-and-coming real estate markets where rental investors & property managers can grow in 2022
When we released our last up-and-coming markets list in January 2020, the first COVID-19 case had just been identified in the United States. We had an idea that we were due for a downturn in the economy, but...
Jake Belding
| 8 min. read
Highlights from PM Nation, our first-ever property management conference
On November 15 and 16, the property management community came together to share their expertise and explore how technology can solve some of the most pressing challenges facing individual businesses and the entire industry in Buildium’s first-ever PM...
Shaun Jayachandran
| 6 min. read
6 steps to quick wins with Buildium onboarding
Whether you’re on the fence about choosing Buildium or have already signed up and are ready to get up and running as soon as possible, chances are you want to know what the onboarding process looks like and...
Robin Young
| 25 min. read
8 trends that property managers believe will shape the industry in 2022 [Research]
In 2021, waves of transformation swept across the property management industry, seemingly coming from every direction. Property management companies have been challenged to absorb the impact of labor and material shortages, increasing regulations, industry consolidation, and the housing...
Laurie Mega
| 8 min. read
The 3 best places to grow your portfolio in 2022 (and 3 areas to avoid)
According to Buildium’s 2022 State of the Property Management Industry Report, the number of property managers who plan to grow their businesses in the next two years is at its highest level since 2016. In fact, 86% of...
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...

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