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Tony Maiella
| 8 min. read
The Industry Report Explained: Be the Local Market Expert (Episode 2)
Editor’s Note: The following is a conversation from the second episode in the video series, The 2020 Industry Report Explained: Be the Local Market Expert, which features interviews with Robin Young, Sr. Researcher at Buildium. In this session,...
Robin Young
| 1 min. read
Webinar: 7 habits of highly successful property managers
As property managers, it’s hard to avoid getting tied up in the urgency and chaos of our day-to-day responsibilities. Successful property managers have figured out how to leverage simple, easy-to-learn habits to work more efficiently, reduce stress, and...
Robin Young
| 2 min. read
Listen now! Social media webinar for property managers
Social media for property managers: Is it a confusing waste of time–or an essential business tool? The fact is that 97% of online adults visited a social media network in the last year. This means that social media has enormous power...
Sarah Pallatroni
| 2 min. read
Top Buildium blog posts of 2016
As 2016 is coming to end, we’ve put together a list of our top blog posts from the year. Here are our top 10 blog posts of 2016! Squatters take hold in NYC apartments Earlier this year, Humans...
Jennifer Riner
| 4 min. read
5 avoidable mistakes landlords make
Becoming a landlord can mean managing one single-family home, or it can be a full-time, multi-unit job. Perhaps you’re renting out a second home to cover the mortgage and build equity, or your sole focus is leasing and...
Katrina Langer
| 4 min. read
Now’s the time to prep for September 1
Since Buildium is headquartered in Boston, we’re lucky enough to have front row seats for one of the craziest days of the year: September 1. If you’re from around here or manage properties in the greater Boston area,...
Katrina Langer
| 3 min. read
5 ways to help first-time condo buyers
First-time condo buyers face many of the same challenges as first-time single-family home buyers, but the selling and ownership process works a little differently. These differences may seem obvious to members of the association board. But they may not...
Katrina Langer
| 3 min. read
The Pokémon are coming—here’s how you can protect your tenants
It’s only been available for five days in the Google Play and iTunes stores, and more than 7.5 million people have downloaded Pokémon Go. At first, you might think it’s just a wildly popular video game that allows Millennials...
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Daniel Craig
| 5 min. read
The PM forecasting mindset
No one can deny that 2020 has been a year of change, and as entrepreneurs, agility is what we thrive on. With every new obstacle has come new opportunities—and this year has been filled to the brim with...
Laurie Mega
| 8 min. read
How to run flawless, virtual HOA board meetings: Tips from a pro
Since the beginning of lockdown, property managers have had to come up with innovative ways to keep their residents safe while still providing the best service possible. One big change has been the way they run virtual HOA...
Amanda Maher
| 5 min. read
How does a 1031 exchange work? What property managers should know
Established real estate investors and property managers are likely already familiar with 1031 exchanges. The concept itself is simple: Reinvest the proceeds from the sale of a business or investment property into a like-kind investment in order to...
Tony Maiella
| 35 min. read
Forecasting 2020, Planning 2021 [Interview]
Knowing where you stand and forecasting the future: These are both simple ideas in business, but trickier than ever these days for property management companies. In order to do both, sound accounting practices and a simple forecasting framework...
Tony Maiella
| 13 min. read
The ins and outs of HOA reserve fund accounting
If you talk to an association and ask them about their hoa reserve fund accounting, you may hear some pretty unfortunate stories that happened before you arrived; reserve funds that were too low to cover repairs, treasurers who...
Laurie Mega
| 14 min. read
Property maintenance services: Everything you need to know from trends to seasonal checklists
Property maintenance services are a big part of what you do as a property management firm. Done right, regular property maintenance does more than just keep up the place. It provides value and safety for both your residents...
Tony Maiella
| 28 min. read
First 90 Days with Buildium: Essential Property Management
“Hitting the ground running” sometimes isn’t fast enough in property management. These days, property managers are sprinting as they have overhauled their businesses and adapted to the COVID-19 crisis. That’s particularly why it was so rewarding to talk...
Deb Newell
| 5 min. read
Why change up your business model now?: A property management consultant’s perspective
How many times have you heard that this is now your “new normal?” How many times have you pondered what COVID-19 will mean for the long term of your business? It’s no secret that your world—our industry—has changed...

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