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Robin Young
| 5 min. read
Property management in the time of coronavirus: Weekly headlines & insights – 5/16/20
In this week’s COVID-19 digest, we see how May rent payments stack up against last month and last year; a new bill that aims to bring much-needed aid to renters and rental owners; how leasing demand is faring...
Robin Young
| 5 min. read
Property management in the time of coronavirus: Weekly headlines & insights – 5/9/20
On Friday, two highly anticipated figures were released: The number of rent payments made during the first week of May, and the number of jobs that were lost during the month of April. Expectations were low—but while the...
Laurie Mega
| 8 min. read
The Core of a Rental Inspection Checklist
Inspections are an integral part of the property management process. Doing a thorough inspection is more than just checking for damage from time to time. It’s about keeping your properties fresh and up-to-date for incoming residents, making sure...
Tony Maiella
| 20 min. read
First 90 Days with Buildium: Grant Property Management
Editor’s note: The following interview was done with Grant Marlowe of Grant Property Management out of Palm Beach, Florida. In addition to his thoughts over the first 90 days—we also dig into what his onboarding experience was like...
Robin Young
| 5 min. read
Property management in the time of coronavirus: Weekly headlines & insights – 5/2/20
The day has arrived: It’s May 1, and property managers and landlords across the country are holding their breath as rent payments begin to trickle in. It’s too soon to tell how many residents will be able to...
Robin Young
| 6 min. read
Property management in the time of coronavirus: Weekly headlines & insights – 4/25/20
A new aid package gives small businesses a second chance at accessing much-needed relief as unemployment numbers increase by the millions for the fifth week straight. We see a continued uptick in leasing interest since COVID-19 was first...
Tony Maiella
| 6 min. read
8 Ways to Maximize Your Lead-to-lease Conversion [Video]
A healthy leasing cycle and lead-to-lease conversion is the heartbeat of any property management business. Done right, good leasing fills a vacant unit with a quality resident quickly, and on a steady beat. When it’s less than ideal...
Laurie Mega
| 17 min. read
How to craft emails for every part of your property management brand
Even with your social media presence and the content on your site, email still plays an irreplaceable role for your business. In fact, real estate has a higher email open rate than many other industries—42 percent, according to...
The 2021 Industry Report, Presented by Buildium & NARPM
Thu, Oct 29 2:00 PM ET
Rather than being sidelined by COVID-19, property managers have been motivated to adapt and adopt new technologies to stay on track with their growth goals. There are a lot of factors at play—and that’s why it’s necessary to...
Laurie Mega
| 5 min. read
Eviction bans and other COVID-related housing regulations: What to expect in 2021
In September, the CDC announced a ban on most evictions for non-payment of rent, replacing the expired federal ban through the CARES Act. The moratorium extends through the rest of 2020, ending on December 30. In several states...
Laurie Mega
| 8 min. read
The hidden potential of rent roll analysis for property managers
If you’re an investor looking to expand your real estate portfolio, you need to know the value of the rental properties you’re looking at, as well as their revenue potential. The real estate broker or current owner of...
Laurie Mega
| 6 min. read
The pros and cons of property management franchises
If you’re considering starting your own property management company, you may be tempted to look into property management franchises. They are certainly an easy way to get your foot in the door. When you buy into a property...
Coming soon: The 2021 Industry Report
2020 has been a year like none other. Everything we know has been turned upside-down, and it’s hard to name a business that hasn’t had to scramble to keep its operations moving during COVID-19. But property managers have...
Carolyn Berk
| 6 min. read
Essential wildfire preparation tips for property managers
Knowing how to prepare for wildfire season has never been more urgent for those in high-risk areas. As California battles the largest blaze ever recorded in the state, property managers nationwide need to be ready for the threat...
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...

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