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Laurie Mega
| 8 min. read
From realtor to property manager: 6 things I learned making the jump
In 2016, Beau Miles and his wife decided to become real estate agents to provide some extra income for their growing family. They eventually bought another house they found on the market and rented their old one as...
Daniel Craig
| 5 min. read
The PM forecasting mindset
No one can deny that 2020 has been a year of change, and as entrepreneurs, agility is what we thrive on. With every new obstacle has come new opportunities—and this year has been filled to the brim with...
Laurie Mega
| 8 min. read
How to run flawless, virtual HOA board meetings: Tips from a pro
Since the beginning of lockdown, property managers have had to come up with innovative ways to keep their residents safe while still providing the best service possible. One big change has been the way they run virtual HOA...
Amanda Maher
| 5 min. read
How does a 1031 exchange work? What property managers should know
Established real estate investors and property managers are likely already familiar with 1031 exchanges. The concept itself is simple: Reinvest the proceeds from the sale of a business or investment property into a like-kind investment in order to...
Tony Maiella
| 35 min. read
Forecasting 2020, planning 2021 [Interview]
Knowing where you stand and forecasting the future: These are both simple ideas in business, but trickier than ever these days for property management companies. In order to do both, sound accounting practices and a simple forecasting framework...
Laurie Mega
| 13 min. read
The ins and outs of HOA reserve fund accounting
If you talk to an association and ask them about their hoa reserve fund accounting, you may hear some pretty unfortunate stories that happened before you arrived; reserve funds that were too low to cover repairs, treasurers who...
Laurie Mega
| 14 min. read
Property maintenance services: Everything you need to know from trends to seasonal checklists
Property maintenance services are a big part of what you do as a property management firm. Done right, regular property maintenance does more than just keep up the place. It provides value and safety for both your residents...
Tony Maiella
| 28 min. read
First 90 Days with Buildium: Essential Property Management
“Hitting the ground running” sometimes isn’t fast enough in property management. These days, property managers are sprinting as they have overhauled their businesses and adapted to the COVID-19 crisis. That’s particularly why it was so rewarding to talk...
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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