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Ben Holubecki
| 6 min. read
Set ground rules early with owners and tenants
I’ve always had a lot of respect for professionals who truly learn from their mistakes.  Many of the top companies and executives in the world admit that they have made plenty of them over the years.  What sets...
Geoff Roberts
| 3 min. read
A quick guide to keeping property management records
Keeping records on-hand is important for a number of financial and legal reasons. Just because you’ve paid off an account or a tenant has vacated a unit, it doesn’t mean that you’ll never have cause to deal with...
Geoff Roberts
| 3 min. read
Staff versus software for property management
There’s no doubt about it—of all the business problems you could potentially have, being too busy is certainly not a bad option. However, being too busy can become a problem if you lack the bandwidth to stay on...
Geoff Roberts
| 3 min. read
Choosing the right business entity for your property management business
The business entity you choose for your property management company will affect you in very real ways—especially when it comes to taxation and financial and legal liability. This is a big decision and one that you may want...
Geoff Roberts
| 4 min. read
5 financial ratios every property manager should know
Whether numbers are your forte or not, there are certain ratios and calculations every property manager should understand. Following is a look at five key ratios that apply to your property management business, how to obtain them, and...
Geoff Roberts
| 5 min. read
Making time for "me time" as a property manager
It’s a well-documented fact that Americans take less vacation time than business professionals in any other culture. According to a disturbing analysis in a recent Business Week article, “Americans take even less vacation than the Japanese, the people who...
Geoff Roberts
| 2 min. read
Property management New Year’s resolutions
As 2010 draws to a close, now is a good time to reflect on the past year. Don’t just think about what didn’t work in 2010; also think about what did work. After all, the goal is to...
Geoff Roberts
| 4 min. read
10 property management pitfalls
A few weeks ago, we talked about 10 Signs of Property Management Success. This week, we’re going to take a look at the flip side of that coin, reviewing some indicators that it may be time to make...
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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