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Geoff Roberts
| 5 min. read
S.M.A.R.T. goal setting for property managers
Although it may seem as though we’re already several months into winter for those of us in frigid climates, believe it or not, 2010 has really only just begun. With that in mind, we’d like to expand a...
Geoff Roberts
| 4 min. read
Tough economy makes tenant debt tough, but not impossible, to collect
We’re still recovering from a great New Year and to help us stay up-to-date with the Buildium Blog we enlisted Bill Gray,  Tenant Debt Collection Specialist, to tell us what to expect when it comes to tenant debt...
Geoff Roberts
| 5 min. read
Is specialized housing for you?
Particularly if you own a property in an urban area or near a university or center of business, many specialized tenant markets are just waiting to be captured. Specialized property management may be just the solution you’ve been looking...
Geoff Roberts
| 3 min. read
The property investment checklist
When it comes to selecting an investment property, there are a few issues that every landlord must take into account. No matter how wonderful a property is or how eager you are to invest, never make a property investment...
Geoff Roberts
| 5 min. read
Active vs. passive property management
At the heart of it all, property management involves dealing with people. If you own your own property, you’re working with tenants, potential tenants, contractors, and real estate agents on a regular basis. And if you’re managing someone else’s...
Geoff Roberts
| 4 min. read
Making contractors work for you
Having a good stable of contractors at your disposal is one of the more underrated tools for property management success. Following are some points to consider and a few tips for finding contractors that will make you (and your...
Location, location, location
When it comes to locating the investment property that’s right for you, you’re shopping not only for the perfect property but also for the neighborhood that best suits your financial goals. In fact, before you even beginning to...
Geoff Roberts
| 5 min. read
The 5 keys to managing a successful condo association
Whether you’re in charge of managing a well-established condo association or a brand-new one, whether your membership is 5 or 50, the guidelines below will make the difference between a successful association and an ineffective one. #1: Build...
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Jon Park
| 8 min. read
Is remote staffing right for your property management business?
Remote work is no longer reserved for digital nomads. In the Zoom-centric world of remote work, the increasing need for flexible staffing solutions has become the norm. And contrary to popular belief, hiring remote employees isn’t limited to...
Laurie Mega
| 8 min. read
The 7 Biggest Rental Market Trends for 2023 (and How to Get Your Business Ready for Them)
In the last two years, predicting rental real estate market trends has been nearly impossible. As a result, many of property managers’ business plans were reactionary, keeping their businesses afloat amid lockdowns, record inflation, panicked residents, and a...
Laurie Mega
| 7 min. read
10 property management bookkeeping basics
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,...
Laurie Mega
| 7 min. read
9 ways to use property management automation
Type automation into a Google News search field and see what you get. Go on. We’ll wait. You got a lot, didn’t you? From manufacturing to finance to entertainment, everyone wants to automate the tedious and laborious parts...
Laurie Mega
| 6 min. read
1099 forms for property management: Everything you need to know (2022 update)
Property managers are going to be busy in 2023. According to our 2023 Property Management Industry Report, 92% of property managers we surveyed plan to expand their portfolios in the next two years. Given the current economic climate,...
Amanda Maher
| 5 min. read
How does a 1031 exchange work? What property managers should know
More and more property managers are finding their clientele shifting from accidental landlords to strategically minded rental real estate investors. And they’re relying on the property management companies they hire to help them make the most of their...
Jason Van Steenwyk
| 7 min. read
Multi-family winterization checklist: 18 steps to take ASAP
For most of the country, winter is at our doorstep—and as with winters past, it could bring billions of dollars in property damage nationwide. Between 2020 and 2021, insurance losses from winter storms jumped from about $1 billion...
Robin Young
| 9 min. read
Research: Property management industry trends you should know heading into 2023
New research shows that property management companies are renewing their commitment to the long-term health of their business after making it through the chaos of the last few years. But just because they’re refocusing on expansion and efficiency...

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