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Property Management Software
« on: July 06, 2015, 06:47:41 PM »
Property Management company looking for new software. Open to any software that has full functionality. From leasing through accounting and everything in between.
Yardi, Real Page, MRI, Appfolio Etc.
Anybody use/have experience with property management software, please share your experience.
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Re: Property Management Software
« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2015, 06:50:56 PM »
Are you looking for more management software (work orders/violations/permits) or accounting (rent/leasing/etc)?

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Re: Property Management Software
« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2015, 06:53:39 PM »
Are you looking for more management software (work orders/violations/permits) or accounting (rent/leasing/etc)?
Looking for software that does it all. I don't want separate systems.
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Re: Property Management Software
« Reply #3 on: July 06, 2015, 07:00:17 PM »
Never used it myself,  but I was an auditor of rental properties,  I  understand that yardi does it all,  but there is alot of setup work

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Re: Property Management Software
« Reply #4 on: July 12, 2015, 10:38:18 PM »
I  understand that yardi does it all,  but there is alot of setup work
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Re: Property Management Software
« Reply #5 on: July 14, 2015, 08:21:20 PM »
Did you look into MDS?

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Re: Property Management Software
« Reply #6 on: July 14, 2015, 10:19:19 PM »
Did you look into MDS?
I'm not a fan

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Re: Property Management Software
« Reply #7 on: July 14, 2015, 10:24:02 PM »
Property Management company looking for new software. Open to any software that has full functionality. From leasing through accounting and everything in between.
Yardi, Real Page, MRI, Appfolio Etc.
Anybody use/have experience with property management software, please share your experience.
TIA
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Re: Property Management Software
« Reply #8 on: July 14, 2015, 10:30:56 PM »
I have used Yardi and MRI. Yardi is far superior to MRI and Yardi in constantly enhancing their product whereas MRI does not.

Yardi is not cheap though and they nickel and dime you for every feature you want that isn't part of their "core" product.

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Re: Property Management Software
« Reply #9 on: July 14, 2015, 10:46:16 PM »
I'm not a fan
Why not a fan of MDS?
To be honest, i know nothing about the other mentioned options, all i know is that have been using MDS for years, and although it doesn't look modern from a graphic perspective, Functionally, it does everything i need, and seems easy to work with.
What is the downside of it, and what does it lack?

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Re: Property Management Software
« Reply #10 on: July 14, 2015, 10:49:45 PM »
Why not a fan of MDS?
To be honest, i know nothing about the other mentioned options, all i know is that have been using MDS for years, and although it doesn't look modern from a graphic perspective, Functionally, it does everything i need, and seems easy to work with.
What is the downside of it, and what does it lack?
Do you use the management features of it? Work orders etc? Do you pay for the mobile version?


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Re: Property Management Software
« Reply #11 on: July 14, 2015, 10:51:03 PM »
Did anyone try tenantclould? its a free program, looked interesting from just browsing around, didnt have a lot of time to actually play around with it though

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Re: Property Management Software
« Reply #12 on: July 14, 2015, 10:54:16 PM »
Do you use the management features of it? Work orders etc? Do you pay for the mobile version?
I use all the management features, including work order. i do not have the mobile version.
What advantages do other programs have?

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Re: Property Management Software
« Reply #13 on: July 14, 2015, 10:59:30 PM »
I once worked with someone who used RentRiter, not sure how satisfied they were, but check it out:

http://www.academysystems.com/rentriter.html
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Re: Property Management Software
« Reply #14 on: July 14, 2015, 11:12:41 PM »
I used Yardi, switched to AppFolio. Night and day. Appfolio does everything, rolls out weekly updates, responds to questions/complaints much much faster, and is much more mobile friendly. Also takes care of leasing, advertising, signing leases, sending letters etc.
Yardi keeps track of work orders and accounting, but this much more full service. Feel free to ask me more questions if you need.