TOPIC: Re:Best Property Management Software? MRI vs. Yardi vs. RealPage?

Re:Best Property Management Software? MRI vs. Yardi vs. RealPage? 9 years 1 month ago #9798

I have used Yardi, Rent Manger and Onesite.....I would pick ONESITE anyday!!!
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Re:Best Property Management Software? MRI vs. Yardi vs. RealPage? 9 years 1 month ago #9806

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Re:Best Property Management Software? MRI vs. Yardi vs. RealPage? 9 years 1 month ago #9808

You should all look at Pilera.. it is up and coming and integrates with almost all other options..
www.Pilera.com
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Best Property Management Software? MRI vs. Yardi vs. RealPage? 9 years 1 week ago #10216

I don't know if this is the best place to post this, but with the long thread I thought I would have more success asking my questions here.

I am thinking of purchasing a tablet in hopes that it will make my job a little easier. Does anyone know if they can access Yardi from their ipad or samsung tablet? I'm on site so much I would love the ability to approve PO's and review reports without bringing out and plugging in my computer that you can't carry with you when you are walking a property or units.

Any insight is appreciated on this subject. I have not purchased a tablet yet, because I am looking for the one that will be the best fit for me and what I want it to do.

Best Property Management Software? MRI vs. Yardi vs. RealPage? 9 years 1 week ago #10217

Yes, you can access on your iPad!
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Best Property Management Software? MRI vs. Yardi vs. RealPage? 9 years 1 week ago #10240

Since you're asking. Stay away from MRI. Very expensive, cumbersome, still not streamlined, have to work around all kinds of issues to adapt to general principals of accounting. Support is pricey and tough to get anyone on the phone. Many software glitches. Intuit cut them loose a few years ago.

Yardi- great software program- handles retail and conventional commercial property management. Easy to use, fluid reporting, and has the calculation of CPI and CAM nicely integrated.

Haven't used RealPage...
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Best Property Management Software? MRI vs. Yardi vs. RealPage? 9 years 1 week ago #10245

Good Afternoon,

Has any one used AppFolio ?

If so, what are your thoughts.
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Best Property Management Software? MRI vs. Yardi vs. RealPage? 8 years 1 month ago #12370

Can't comment on the others, but since Intuit let MRI go, the support is awful. The new management seems to have let most of the experienced support staff go and replaced them with kids just out of collage. Support renewals are onerous.
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Best Property Management Software? MRI vs. Yardi vs. RealPage? 8 years 3 weeks ago #12456

This issue is too complex to make a general statement. It depends whether you are doing affordable, market-rate, small or large portfolio etc. The one thing I do know, related to hiring, is this. It seems almost everyone in the industry (at least in the West and Midwest, where I've lived) has used Yardi at some point or used it in the job they're just coming from. Yardi is so prevalent--seemingly the dominant software in this category--you can cut the learning curve short by getting people who have already used it.

For a corporate trainer or regional property manager, the way to make Yardi the most useful is by creating customized training guides for your own staff. I know this sounds like a lot of work, but it's not as bad as you think. The generic (and gigantic) Yardi manual does little to help and is complex. To see examples of how I did it, you can go to my LinkedIn profile or see it on Scribd . All is takes is a series of screenshots with indicators, and brief written instructions.

Best Property Management Software? MRI vs. Yardi vs. RealPage? 7 years 11 months ago #12768

Chuck -

You touched on the complexity of finding the right software. Which accounting-focused software would you recommend for a small, multi-family management company? We have slightly less than 100 units. Thanks.
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