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Here you can find helpful tips and tricks for AppFolio, Buildium, and Propertyware as well as general Property Management Industry tips. Please reach out to us if you are unable to find the answer to your question - we are always looking to expand our knowledge base!

A Respectful Distance: Separating Tenant-owed Liability Banking for Painless AuditA Respectful Distance: Separating Tenant-owed Liability Banking for Painless Audit

Ideal bookkeeping is good judgment and intelligent organization within the bounds of regulation. While consolidation is often the key to organization, in some cases modest additional detail, or extension of a process can drastically improve property bookkeeping processes. Sensible choices when setting up the company banking and chart of accounts will put the books on track for smooth upkeep and painless auditing, internal or third party, but not all best practices are applied through the bookkeeping itself.

Buildium: When should you use each type of tenant credit?Buildium: When should you use each type of tenant credit?

There are multiple options when issuing a credit to a tenant in Buildium, and they all have unique features and applications. In this article, we will go over all the different ways you can issue a credit to a tenant in Buildium, how they differ, and the best uses of each in our experience as…

What does APM Help do, exactly?What does APM Help do, exactly?

Well, I am glad you asked! In short, APM Help is a fully remote, full-service bookkeeping company that specializes in AppFolio, Buildium, and Propertyware (for now). Our team is made up of accountants, software experts, artists, dog lovers, musicians, and more! We are real people, just like you and your team. We know that it…

How to file 1099s in Property ManagementHow to file 1099s in Property Management

It’s that time of year again! It’s time for 1099s for property managers. I’m not talking about Christmas or New Years. Something far less exciting but a necessary part of the property management industry. It’s 1099 season. Every year as the Jan 31st deadline approaches we get dozens of emails and calls from panicked clients,…

How To Cleanly Switch To A New Property Management SoftwareHow To Cleanly Switch To A New Property Management Software

The switch from a software you’ve been using for years to a newer software can be exciting and challenging. It is important to familiarize yourself as soon as possible, which means training! Today, we dive into some of the available resources to help you and your team become comfortable with AppFolio, Buildium, or Propertyware. Those…