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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...
Geoff Roberts
| 4 min. read
Converting your units: why, when and how?
Although converting a unit into a larger (or different) space may be cheaper than purchasing a new property that fits your expanding investment property needs, it’s nonetheless a huge undertaking, both in terms of logistics and expense. If you’re...
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
| 4 min. read
Dealing with problem tenants
Chances are every landlord will encounter a problem tenant at one point or another in his career. Whether issues arise based on noise levels, delinquent rent payments, illegal roommates, or any number of other violations, dealing with problem...
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...
Geoff Roberts
| 4 min. read
Dealing with tenant complaints
Whether you’re dealing with a tenant who files complaints rarely or frequently, due diligence is always essential. Tracking and addressing tenant complaints in a timely manner is important not only for keeping your tenants safe and happy, but also...
Geoff Roberts
| 4 min. read
5 tips for evictions
For obvious reasons, most landlords dread evicting tenants. But for as stressful as evictions can be, there are a number of things you can do to increase your chances of a positive outcome. Following are some tips to keep...
Geoff Roberts
| 3 min. read
To sublet or not to sublet
For some landlords, summertime means subletting time. And as we all know, subletting can be a tricky nut to crack. Part of being a good landlord is knowing how to carefully weigh your options and choose the scenario...
Robin Young
| 60 min. read
Property Managers’ Plans for Growth in 2022 & 2023
2022 is shaping up to be a year defined by opportunity, with more property managers planning to expand their portfolios and grow their revenue than we’ve seen since well before the pandemic. Understanding exactly how your peers plan...
Laurie Mega
| 21 min. read
How to start a property management company the right way
Read through this guide of what you’ll need to do before you open your business’s doors to owners and residents. The guide provides a comprehensive list of what you’ll need to get started.
Robin Young
| 30 min. read
60 up-and-coming real estate markets where rental investors & property managers can grow in 2022
When we released our last up-and-coming markets list in January 2020, the first COVID-19 case had just been identified in the United States. We had an idea that we were due for a downturn in the economy, but...
Jake Belding
| 8 min. read
Highlights from PM Nation, our first-ever property management conference
On November 15 and 16, the property management community came together to share their expertise and explore how technology can solve some of the most pressing challenges facing individual businesses and the entire industry in Buildium’s first-ever PM...
Shaun Jayachandran
| 6 min. read
6 steps to quick wins with Buildium onboarding
Whether you’re on the fence about choosing Buildium or have already signed up and are ready to get up and running as soon as possible, chances are you want to know what the onboarding process looks like and...
Robin Young
| 25 min. read
8 trends that property managers believe will shape the industry in 2022 [Research]
In 2021, waves of transformation swept across the property management industry, seemingly coming from every direction. Property management companies have been challenged to absorb the impact of labor and material shortages, increasing regulations, industry consolidation, and the housing...
Laurie Mega
| 8 min. read
The 3 best places to grow your portfolio in 2022 (and 3 areas to avoid)
According to Buildium’s 2022 State of the Property Management Industry Report, the number of property managers who plan to grow their businesses in the next two years is at its highest level since 2016. In fact, 86% of...
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...

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