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Robin Young
| 12 min. read
New research reveals how rental property owners have been affected by COVID-19
During the early months of COVID-19, the rental sector faced a terrifying question: What would happen if large numbers of renters lost their jobs and couldn’t pay their rent? In response, industry organizations and software companies (including our...
Robin Young
| 45 min. read
The 2021 Rental Owners’ Report: Volume 1
Three-quarters of small rental properties are owned by “mom and pop” landlords and investors—but the stories of these rental owners and their property managers are rarely in the headlines. We’ve surveyed hundreds of small-portfolio rental owners throughout the...
Jenny Abercrombie
| 8 min. read
The 14 best rental listing sites for property managers
Not too long ago, property managers advertised a rental by purchasing an ad in the classifieds section of the local newspaper and sticking “for rent” signs in the front yard. Then, online rental listing sites hit the scene—and...
29 min. listen
Episode 23: Leading the work-life blur ft. Chris Litster
When the pandemic started, many of us thought it would be a much shorter ordeal—guessing that it would last around three months before our lives would get back to normal. It’s been about a year since the original...
Laurie Mega
| 8 min. read
How to value, buy, or sell a property management company
In 2020, a portion of the rental market moved out of big coastal cities such as San Francisco and New York, and moved to mid-size cities and suburban communities. However, rental listing company Zumper took a look at...
Laurie Mega
| 7 min. read
10 bookkeeping basics for successful property accounting
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,...
43 min. listen
Episode 22: The newfound transparency in user-centric leasing ft. Zumper
Think about the top 10 sites you visit every week. They probably have one thing in common: accurate, authentic, quality information. Tech companies like Google and Amazon have understood the value of data and putting the needs of...
The Science of Growing Your Portfolio
How do you know when it’s time to grow your business—and how can you prepare to take on more doors sustainably? Our guide, The Science of Growing Your Portfolio, explores the key challenges and opportunities that thriving property...
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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