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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...
Report: Leasing Demand in 2020
The beginning of the 2020 leasing season has been anything but normal. If conflicting signals about leasing demand have left you feeling confused or concerned, you’re far from alone—and we’ve just released a report that can help you...
Report: Growth During a Recession & Pandemic
Which areas of the rental market have the greatest potential to prove profitable in the second half of 2020 and beyond? Last month, we asked property managers to tell us how their outlook on profitability and portfolio growth...
The 2020 Renters’ Report
One thing’s for certain: Leasing season in 2020 won’t be like other years. But when you get right down to it, the fundamentals haven’t changed: Property managers will always want insight into renters’ expectations and needs so they...
2020 Rental Owners’ Report
There’s a new rental owner in town: the local investor. And with anything new comes a learning curve and an opportunity. But how should property managers react? Get inside owners’ minds with the 2020 Rental Property Owners’ Report....
2020 Industry Report: Hyperlocal trends in your market
In today’s competitive rental market, success for property managers means keeping up-to-date on rapidly shifting conditions in your region. To survive and thrive in an ever-evolving industry, you have to be tapped into: Current local rental market data...
Property Management Industry Report
Buildium’s 5th Annual Industry Report provides in-depth analysis, coverage, and insights into the future of the property management industry. Produced in partnership with NARPM, we surveyed nearly 4,000 property owners, managers, renters, and association board members from across...
Hyperlocal Property Management Trends: Pacific Region
Stats and insights from the property management industry in your local market. In today’s competitive West Coast rental market, success for property managers means keeping up to date on rapidly shifting conditions in your local market. To survive...
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Laurie Mega
| 7 min. read
10 bookkeeping basics for successful property accounting
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,...
43 min. listen
Episode 22: The newfound transparency in user-centric leasing ft. Zumper
Think about the top 10 sites you visit every week. They probably have one thing in common: accurate, authentic, quality information. Tech companies like Google and Amazon have understood the value of data and putting the needs of...
Property Accounting Under Control [Expert Session]
It’s no secret that property managers are control freaks when it comes to their property accounting—and that’s a good thing. Setting up and keeping up a strong process supported by the right technology is key. It can be...
Laurie Mega
| 8 min. read
First 90 Days with Buildium: Suffolk Property Management
John Babiarz is the owner of Suffolk Property Management, which manages residential and commercial properties in the Greater Boston area. They started out as a small family-owned business with about 40 units. When Babiarz took over from his...
The Science of Growing Your Portfolio
How do you know when it’s time to grow your business—and how can you prepare to take on more doors sustainably? Our guide, The Science of Growing Your Portfolio, explores the key challenges and opportunities that thriving property...
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...

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