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Resident Experience Multifamily

How to Create a Welcome Packet for Multifamily Communities

May 15, 2024
Welcome packets are a vital tool in setting the tone for a new resident's experience. They not only serve as a resource for essential...
Resident Experience Multifamily

How to Create a Welcome Letter for Multifamily Communities

Apr 25, 2024
Getting accepted into a new multifamily community can be both exciting and overwhelming for new residents. As property managers, creating a...
Resident Experience Multifamily

3 Spring Community Event Ideas to Encourage Amenity Usage

Feb 22, 2024
As property managers, it's crucial to ensure that residents not only have access to impressive amenities but also actively use and enjoy...
Maintenance Multifamily

4 Ways to Get Your Property Ready for Spring: A Maintenance Checklist for Property Managers

Feb 15, 2024
Although many of us wish we could live in warmer states like Florida or California, for property management teams in colder climates, the...
Operations Resident Experience Condo HOA Multifamily

Maximizing Property Management Efficiency with BuildingLink Payments Powered by Zego

Jan 25, 2024
We’re excited to discuss BuildingLink Payments Powered by Zego, an easy new way for residents to make payments. In the dynamic world of...
Communications Maintenance Operations Resident Experience Multifamily

2024 Multifamily Property Management Trends: 4 Key Insights to Know

Jan 11, 2024
In this post, we share our trends and predictions for multifamily in the upcoming year, offering you a detailed view on the challenges and...
Resident Experience Multifamily

Revamping Amenity Spaces: A New Year’s Guide to Enhancing the Resident Experience

Dec 13, 2023
The start of a new year marks a period of reflection and growth, with many focusing on improving their health and wellness. In terms of...
Resident Experience Multifamily

5 Steps to Prepping for Your Holiday Community Event

Dec 6, 2023
The holiday season is a vibrant time for communities, filled with an array of festive and fun activities. For hardworking property...
Communications Resident Experience Multifamily

Crafting an Effective EOY Resident Survey: A Guide for Multifamily Property Managers

Nov 16, 2023
As property managers, understanding the needs and opinions of your residents is crucial for creating an amazing resident experience....
Operations Condo HOA Multifamily

5 Ways to Prepare for the Holidays with BuildingLink

Nov 9, 2023
As the holiday season rapidly approaches, it brings a unique set of challenges for property managers. Residents travel, guests come to...
Communications Condo HOA Multifamily

From Paper Pushing to Push Notifications: How to Automate Resident Communications

Nov 2, 2023
In an age of generative-AI and smart devices, property managers shouldn’t be left behind. However, many property managers today are still...
Condo HOA Multifamily

Employee Spotlight: Gonzalo Villar on BuildingLink’s Engineering Evolution

Oct 26, 2023
Step behind the scenes of BuildingLink’s platform in this Employee Spotlight! In this edition, we are excited to introduce Gonzalo Villar,...
Operations Resident Experience Multifamily

A Week in the Life of a BuildingLink Resident

Oct 19, 2023
Property managers, imagine offering your high-rise residents more than a stunning view. With BuildingLink, you can easily elevate their...
Resident Experience Condo HOA Multifamily

5 Reasons to Celebrate Property Managers

Oct 13, 2023
Every time you admire the pristine common areas of an apartment community or a seamlessly run homeowners or condominium association, you’re...
Maintenance Condo HOA Multifamily

Behind the Front Desk: How to Prepare for Package Season with BuildingLink

Oct 5, 2023
As crisper air signals the beginning of autumn, another season is already on the horizon: package season! For those outside of the world...
Condo HOA Multifamily

Employee Spotlight: Krista Flanigan on Transitioning from CX to Product Management

Sep 28, 2023
Welcome to our new Employee Spotlight blog series! In this series, we’ll shine a light on the individuals who make BuildingLink truly...
Maintenance Condo HOA Multifamily

4 Best Practices for Maintaining Your Fitness Center

Sep 21, 2023
Multifamily housing is becoming more competitive than ever, making it important to offer attractive amenities to set your property apart...
Maintenance Condo HOA Multifamily

7 Ways to Prepare for Fall: A Maintenance Checklist for Property Managers

Sep 14, 2023
Apple picking, relaxing around a bonfire, drinking as much pumpkin spice beverages as you want —these are just a few of the fun pleasures...
Condo HOA Multifamily

Employee Spotlight: Lisa Carrington on Fusing Finance & Support for Property Management Software Solutions

Aug 31, 2023
Welcome to our new Employee Spotlight blog series! In this series, we’ll shine a light on the individuals who make BuildingLink truly...
Maintenance Multifamily

How to Budget for Maintenance in Multifamily Housing

Aug 22, 2023
For many multifamily properties, maintenance is one of the top three operating expenses, presenting a valuable opportunity for property...
Resident Experience Multifamily

4 Things to Consider Adding to Your Budget For an Amazing Resident Experience

Aug 8, 2023
If you’re like most multifamily communities, August marks the beginning of your budgeting season. To create an amazing resident culture,...
Communications Maintenance Resident Experience Condo HOA Multifamily

4 Resident Communication Templates for Property Management Professionals

Jul 25, 2023
Property management is a challenging and rewarding job that can sometimes go unnoticed by residents, especially in certain circumstances,...
Communications Multifamily

How Property Managers Can Build an Effective Social Media Presence, Part 2: The How

Jul 18, 2023
As we shared in Part 1 of this blog series, building an active social media presence is a powerful way to build trust, reach new prospects,...
Communications Multifamily

How Property Managers Can Build an Effective Social Media Presence, Part 1: The Why

Jul 11, 2023
For property managers, building a social media presence may seem like a novel concept. However, crafting and maintaining an active social...
Communications Condo HOA Multifamily

Employee Spotlight: Avery Mohseni on Building Solutions for Customer Success

Jun 27, 2023
Welcome to our new Employee Spotlight blog series! In this series, we’ll shine a light on the individuals who make BuildingLink truly...
Resident Experience Condo HOA Multifamily

How to Build a Strong Resident Culture in Four Steps

Jun 26, 2023
In our last blog, we delved into the benefits of building a strong resident culture, from attracting and retaining residents to creating a...
Resident Experience Condo HOA Multifamily

Four Benefits to Building a Strong Resident Culture

Jun 13, 2023
We all know that when it comes to our jobs, company culture is important. Successful organizations have learned how their culture can...
Operations Condo HOA Multifamily

BuildingLink's Core Values: The Foundations of Our Mission

Jun 5, 2023
Since our founding in 1999, BuildingLink has elevated the experience of working and living in residential communities by connecting...
Operations Condo HOA Multifamily

Five Strategies for Sustainable Living: BuildingLink's Role in Green Property Management

May 22, 2023
In an era where environmental awareness is increasingly important, green property management plays a crucial role. There's a growing trend...
Resident Experience Multifamily

Six Resident Event Ideas: Summer Edition

May 18, 2023
The summer season, with its long days and inviting weather, is the perfect time for property managers to organize resident events. These...
Resident Experience Condo HOA Multifamily

7 Quick Ways a Resident App Can Improve the Resident Experience

May 15, 2023
In today's digital age, more and more businesses are turning to mobile apps to fuel their business growth. From managing customer...
Maintenance Multifamily

Nine Ways to Get Your Property Ready for Summer: A Maintenance Checklist for Property Managers

Apr 3, 2023
Summer is a season of fun and relaxation, but it's also an important time for property managers to ensure their properties are...
Resident Experience Multifamily

Five Straightforward Ways To Better Attract and Retain Residents

Mar 21, 2023
Attracting and retaining residents is a critical part of property management. This not only ensures a steady stream of revenue but also...
Operations Condo HOA Multifamily

Three Companies with Streamlined Property Management Operations

Mar 20, 2023
At BuildingLink, we understand how important it is to run efficient property management operations. Companies with smoother operations can...
Communications Condo HOA Multifamily

Four Tips for Effective Property Management Communication

Mar 8, 2023
Effectively communicating with residents is an essential part of creating an amazing resident experience. Whether you’re communicating...
Communications Maintenance Operations Resident Experience Condo HOA Multifamily

The Pocket Guide to Efficient Property Management

Mar 8, 2023
As a property manager or member of an HOA, you likely value keeping your property in top condition while also keeping costs down. Whether...
Operations Condo HOA Multifamily

7 Key Characteristics of the Best Property Management Software

Mar 8, 2023
From fielding resident questions and processing package deliveries to responding to maintenance requests and keeping your stakeholders...
Maintenance Condo HOA Multifamily

5 Ways to Simplify Property Maintenance with BuildingLink

Feb 15, 2023
Between overseeing your front desk operations and fielding resident questions, maintenance is key to successful property management. Your...
Resident Experience Condo HOA Multifamily

15 Helpful Questions Your Residents Can Ask Amazon Alexa

Feb 9, 2023
Your residents have questions, and often the best way they can get answers is by calling your front office. As essential as this is for...
Operations Condo HOA Multifamily

How to Transition to a Cloud Based Property Management Solution

Feb 1, 2023
Whether you’re a property manager or a superintendent, you know that staying organized is key. When you aren’t answering resident questions...
Operations Condo HOA Multifamily

7 Signs You Need to Switch Your Property Management System

Jan 11, 2023
You may feel like you’re getting by with your current property management software system — but a closer look might tell a different story.
Operations Condo HOA Multifamily

Maintaining a Vendors List for Property Management

Jan 4, 2023
One important responsibility as a property manager is to keep your property in exceptional shape, and you can’t do that without trustworthy...
Operations Condo HOA Multifamily

Speed Up Your Holiday Package Intake by 80% with ImageR

Dec 21, 2022
Twinkling lights, snowy nights, and trees adorned with festive ornaments and ribbons of yellow and gold. It’s beginning to look a lot like...
Operations Condo HOA Multifamily

Property Management: Software Strategies to Reduce Operational Costs

Dec 14, 2022
Property managers are always looking for strategies to reduce their operating costs, and one effective way to start is by implementing...
Resident Experience Multifamily

5 Benefits of Increasing Resident Engagement in Your Community

Dec 7, 2022
One of the biggest things every human looks for is connection — within their friends, their city, their workplace, and even their immediate...
Operations Condo HOA Multifamily

16 Accounting Integrations to Drive More Value

Nov 30, 2022
Managing property requires significant time and effort — plus the right tools — to turn a healthy profit for your management company. It’s...
Operations Condo HOA Multifamily

HOA Duties & Top Tips for Board Member Transitions

Nov 30, 2022
Being a first-time homeowners association board member can be an exciting experience but comes with responsibilities. There are HOA duties,...
Resident Experience Condo HOA Multifamily

Package Concierge Lockers: Pros and Cons for Your Property

Nov 30, 2022
When looking to increase efficiency, invest in solutions that help you manage multiple needs across your properties. Take an automated...
Communications Operations Condo HOA Multifamily

7 Ways to Improve Resident Communication with SMS Broadcasting

Nov 30, 2022
If you need to reach out to more than one person in your building, having the right resident communication app can make your job much...
Operations Condo HOA Multifamily

6 Items to Add to Your Property Management Budget

Nov 30, 2022
Creating a successful property management budget can be a challenge — especially in times of economic uncertainty. As you sit down to...
Maintenance Condo HOA Multifamily

Severe Weather Preparedness Tips for Residential Communities

Nov 30, 2022
As a property manager, your job is to actively keep your communities safe and running smoothly. A major part of this responsibility...
Resident Experience Condo HOA Multifamily

Property Management Tips to Keep Residents Happy & Boost Their Experience

Nov 23, 2022
In the past few years, the property management industry has gone through major changes resulting in trends that are shaping what residents...
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