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Jillian Rodriguez
| 6 min. read
Why property management technology needs a human touch
If you read Buildium’s 2018 Industry Report, you know that the future of the industry is all about rediscovering the human element of property management. That’s because property managers are renting to a broader demographic of people than ever...
Jillian Rodriguez
| 8 min. read
2018 rental market trends: The industry is getting personal
If you’re in the property management industry, you already know things are changing, and fast—but what does it all mean for the future success of your business? Today, property managers of all kinds are facing new challenges: rental...
Tony Maiella
| 7 min. read
Buildium Blog post #1,000: Technology that lives with us
Editor’s note: It’s hard to believe that this is the Buildium Blog’s 1,000th post, and that we’ve been publishing content for over 10 years now. In that time span, it’s also mind-boggling to conceive how much technology has evolved with us...
Tony Maiella
| 4 min. read
The hidden costs of accepting rents in cash
Accepting monthly rents in cash is a stressful recurring task for many property managers. Even though having the funds in hand alleviates your most immediate problem, cash comes with responsibility and quite a bit of risk. Collecting the...
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Episode 1: Growing a Sustainable Business
 Leah Slaughter is the owner of OmniKey Realty LLC, a Texas-based property management company. Since founding OmniKey with her husband 13 years ago, Leah has sought to leave her mark on the industry by building a business...
Community Association Software Guide
Whether you’re on the board of a self-managed association, or you’re a property manager with community associations in your portfolio, there is one tool that will make your job easier: property management software. If this is the first...
5 Questions to Ask Before Buying Association Management Software
Whether you’re new to property management software or have been using it for parts of your business, knowing exactly what tools you need (or don’t yet have) can change everything. In this new industry guide, seasoned association managers...
Carolyn Berk
| 5 min. read
4 tasks that community association managers can’t afford to overlook
Imagine it’s the middle of a hot summer day in a community association that you manage and the sprinkler system breaks from the negligence of not emptying the lines in the fall. Think of what it would be...
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Jake Belding
| 5 min. read
How can property managers navigate rental bidding wars?
Note: The information provided below does not intend to constitute legal advice. All information and content below are for general informational purposes only. The pandemic has caused the rental market pendulum to swing wildly, especially in large cities....
Jake Belding
| 5 min. read
Everything you need to know about renewal screening checks (and why you should never skip them)
Keeping the residents you already have is almost always the easiest, most cost-effective way to keep revenue flowing in. When renters want to renew their lease, it seems like a no-brainer. But, there’s a catch. Rushing into a...
Robin Young
| 8 min. read
The shift from Accidental Landlords to Small-Portfolio Investors, and how property managers can win their business
Have you noticed a change in the type of owner clients who are seeking out your expertise over the last few years? In the surveys of hundreds of rental property owners that we run each year, we’ve been...
Laurie Mega
| 6 min. read
Is time for you to offer a resident benefits package? Here’s why you should
There was a time when resident benefits packages existed only in the world of luxury apartments and rental homes. Now, however, rental properties of all types offer benefits packages to their residents. Google “resident benefits packages” and you’ll...
Robin Young
| 30 min. read
The Property Manager’s Guide to Attracting & Retaining Small-Portfolio Investors
The population of small-portfolio investors is the largest it’s been in at least a decade. And even though a growing market signals new opportunities, not all investors share the same goals. For example, 1 in 2 rental owners...
Robin Young
| 30 min. read
The Property Manager’s Guide to Attracting & Retaining Accidental Landlords
The Accidental Landlords who remain in the rental market in 2022 aren’t necessarily the same ones you’ve worked with in the past. While they may still have personal reasons for owning their rental property, nearly half of Accidental...
Laurie Mega
| 7 min. read
Striking the balance: Fielding communications without inundating your staff
Ask property managers what they spend most of their time doing each day, and they’ll probably say talking on the phone (or answering emails, or texting).  Connecting with residents and owners is always important, sometimes stressful, and, when...
James Barrett
| 6 min. read
The 7 best rental listing sites for property managers
2021 was a wild year for Internet Listing Services (ILS) companies like the Zillow Group, Zumper, and Apartments.com owner CoStar. Tenant Turner looked at inbound lead data from 2021 and found that the vast majority of leads nationwide...

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