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Laurie Mega
| 9 min. read
Build your property management brand: 5 surefire steps
You may think of branding as only applicable or suitable to large corporations like Nike or Coca-Cola. They hire ad agencies and design teams to create highly recognizable logos and pricey ad campaigns that saturate the media and...
Laurie Mega
| 8 min. read
Marketing analytics 101 for property managers
Property managers (like any business owner) have to work hard to get new customers. Whether it’s investing in paid search, content marketing, or social media campaigns, sending out your message to the world demands time, money, and knowledge—above...
Amanda Maher
| 8 min. read
The low-down on self-showings: Do the benefits outweigh the risks?
The real estate market has been flooded with new technologies as of late. All sorts of companies (including Buildium) have sprung up to make it easier to own, rent, or manage rental properties. Who doesn’t want that?! One...
Sean Miller
| 5 min. read
Voice search revolution: 3 ways property managers can use AI assistants
For those in property management, there are never enough hours in the day. Fortunately, emerging tech solutions are helping property managers expand their marketing efforts in exciting, new ways. The adoption of AI assistants is often assumed to...
Jack Yu
| 4 min. read
Responding to negative reviews: The property manager’s guide
Navigating online reviews is critical for small businesses due to the popularity of social media and review sites. If done correctly, responding gives you the chance to deliver strong customer service and show potential renters you care. In...
Sarah Pallatroni
| 1 min. read
How to use Facebook Marketplace to post rental listings
Nowadays, there are so many options for posting your rental listings online. You’re probably already using Zillow, Trulia, or your own website to post your vacancies; but we’re here to let you know about an exciting new option...
Jason Van Steenwyk
| 5 min. read
10 tips for managing your online reputation, from bad reviews to branding
Your word-of-mouth reputation is important. Your word-of-screen reputation is crucial. According to a recent study from J Turner Research, online reviews are now the top driver in renters’ decision-making process when it comes to researching their next apartment....
Samantha Clark
| 4 min. read
5 places to list your rental property for free
It used to be that you put a “For Rent” sign on the front lawn and hoped for the best; and posting an ad in the local paper was the most efficient way to spread the word about...
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Jon Park
| 12 min. read
7 of the best property management apps of 2024
Compare and contrast the features of 7 of the leading software solutions to find the best rental property management app for your business.
Tara Mastroeni
| 15 min. read
7 of the best online rental application software solutions in 2024
Explore the best online rental application software solutions on the market to help you share, review, and approve applications faster—and with less effort for everyone involved.
Jon Park
| 12 min. read
The best software solutions to grow your property management portfolio in 2024
Here are 6 of the best software solutions to grow your property management portfolio, categorized by their unique strengths.
Jason Van Steenwyk
| 6 min. read
Preventative HVAC maintenance checklist: 16 things you should do now
Major winter storms are still months away, but as the weather changes, it’s important to pay attention to your property’s HVAC units, furnaces, and related systems. Starting preventative HVAC maintenance now will help you avoid costly repairs and...
Jake Belding
| 10 min. read
Buildium vs AppFolio: An in-depth comparison
Buildium vs Appfolio Property Manager: Which is the best property management software for you? Read our in-depth comparison of key features and pricing.
Robin Young
| 2 min. read
What renters want their property manager to know about communication [The Lookout]
Would it surprise you to know that 59% of renters want to communicate with their property manager via text message?   For years, email has been the most popular communication method. But over the last two years, we’ve...
Robin Young
| 2 min. read
How demand for property management services is changing in 2024 [The Lookout]
The pandemic not only changed how property management companies operate—it transformed the demand for property managers’ services.   But as the pandemic has receded, are rental owners still seeking out property managers at the same rate? That’s what...
Jake Belding
| 19 min. read
Property maintenance services: The complete checklist and guide
Use this comprehensive property management maintenance checklist to get through repairs faster and more efficiently than previously possible.

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