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Tony Maiella
| 6 min. read
What does an open API mean for property management companies?
Take a second and think about how much information you collect from your residents, owners, and their properties each day. From your books to your residents’ technology adoption, there’s a well of hidden value buried underneath the surface....
Tony Maiella
| 22 min. read
The future of open data in proptech [Interview]
On the heels of the most significant release to date in Buildium history, we talked with Patrick Rubeski, VP of Engineering at Buildium, about how he views the future of open data in proptech and what it means...
Robin Young
| 7 min. read
How have COVID-19 & the recession changed property managers’ growth outlook?
As the COVID-19 crisis has raged around the world, rental owners and property managers have been under intense pressure to mitigate the immediate impacts of the pandemic within their properties. But now, many real estate professionals are looking...
Laurie Mega
| 7 min. read
Website accessibility (and ADA compliance) for property managers
According to the CDC there are 61 million Americans with disabilities. That’s one in four people in the nation. No doubt you’ve made sure your properties comply with the housing regulations set out by the Americans with Disabilities...
Stephen Fishman
| 10 min. read
The 20% pass-through deduction for property managers—inside and out 
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) created a brand new tax deduction for pass-through businesses. This pass-through deduction for property managers can benefit both you, as the owner of property management business, and your owner clients. And...
Robin Young
| 12 min. read
Property management in the time of coronavirus: Weekly headlines & insights – 6/6/20
Property managers are stuck between a rock and a hard place: They empathize with the struggles of residents who have lost their jobs during the COVID-19 crisis, and have worked with them to create payment plans to fit...
Tony Maiella
| 25 min. read
Business Un-usual: The Post-COVID-19 World [Video Series]
Editor’s note: The following is a transcription from Episode 3 of the Business Un-usual Series: The Post-COVID-19 World. In this episode, with the help of three experts in the property management space—Glenn Russell of Coastal Group Inc., Mitch...
Robin Young
| 6 min. read
Property management in the time of coronavirus: Weekly headlines & insights – 5/30/20
The U.S. hit a grim milestone in the COVID-19 pandemic this week: 100,000 deaths—a staggering number that experts believe is a vast underestimation of the true impact of the virus so far. At the same time, more than...
Laurie Mega
| 9 min. read
6 steps to harness the power of hyperlocal social media marketing
According to Buildium’s 2021 State of the Industry Report, almost 54 percent of community managers used social media as a means to communicate and market in 2020. It’s an often overlooked tool for PMs to engage current residents...
46 min. listen
Episode 21: What’s in your marketing funnel?
Property management marketing is tough work. A lot of times for property management businesses, it can take a backseat to other pressing needs. Getting the nuance just right during trying times also isn’t easy; but, at the end...
32 min. listen
Episode 20: The unexplored side of virtual ft. Amir Frank
Whether we like it or not, the pandemic created the necessity to do business in new ways—and further jolted the adoption of virtual technology. While virtual tours of rentals are nothing new, there’s a whole world of possibilities...
Laurie Mega
| 13 min. read
All the elements of a healthy property management website
You need a property management website. It’s as simple as that. A property management website no longer a simple page that advertises your services. It’s a way to manage your business through owner and resident portals. It’s a...
Tony Maiella
| 6 min. read
These 10 property management blog posts capture the story of 2020
The desire to stop talking about 2020 (even on a property management blog) is a sentiment that I think we all share as we inch towards the start of the new year. With a vaccine rollout around the...
Laurie Mega
| 7 min. read
Association management trends: COVID-19 and beyond
The pandemic and its domino effect on the economy, government regulations, and our relationship with technology have created big changes in the way property managers do business. From contactless everything to sanitizing protocols to support for struggling residents,...
34 min. listen
Episode 19: What investors want ft. Jesse Fragale
We think of The Property Manager Podcast as a lively conversation about our industry. And conversations are more interesting when they bring together different perspectives. For Episode 19, we added a fresh perspective—that of the real estate investor,...
Laurie Mega
| 8 min. read
4 steps for setting your property management marketing budget
The end of the year is fast approaching, which means it’s time to start putting together your budget for 2021. Allocating money for fixed costs like payroll and software is pretty straightforward. But it can be a bit...

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