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Property management: the next 12 months

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It seems every other day someone will write about AI or VR as ‘the future of property management.’ While they rave breathlessly about agent-less inspections and facial recognition of the future, they miss the forest for the proverbial trees. The conditions for a colossal industry shake-up are already here. Exciting as robots and machine learning…

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The ultimate pre-holiday checklist for property managers

The Ultimate PM pre-holiday checklist

You made it. It’s almost time to go on holidays. If you’re logging off for the rest of the year pretty soon, make sure you’ve got these items ticked off your list first. So let’s get to it: The Ultimate Pre-Holiday Checklist for PMs—no matter which software you’re using. 1. Make sure you’ve rescheduled any routine…

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Australia’s new decryption legislation: what everyone should know

Decryption legislation - what you need to know

Australia’s new decryption legislation: another dent in our digital privacy and security New legislation intended to fight crime gives government agencies the power to invade Australians’ digital privacy, and opens data to attack by hackers. Imagine Apple secretly giving the federal police access to all your iMessages on your mobile phone. Imagine installing a WhatsApp…

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The Rental Arrears Workflow in Console Cloud

Rental Arrears Workflow

The property management revolution is here. That’s because the Rental Arrears Workflow has just been launched in Console Cloud. So let’s explain what the Rental Arrears Workflow does, and how it is going to deliver radical productivity gains for property managers.  You have probably heard of or used the term workflow before. At Console, we…

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The Lease Renewals Workflow in Console Cloud

The property management revolution is here. Workflows have just been launched in Console Cloud. In this article, we explain what the new lease renewals workflow does, and how it’s going to revolutionise property management. Let’s start by explaining what a workflow is, in the sense that we talk about them in Console Cloud. We’re guessing…

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One of us: Matthew Wilson

One of us Matthew Wilson

Fast facts Job title: Business Development Manager. Time with Console: 18 months. Potato Scallop or potato cake: Scallop. Is that a real question? Last book you read: Richard Branson’s biography, Losing my Virginity. That’s the real name of the book. Sacred sports team: Sydney FC! About Matt Wilson Matt Wilson grew up in the eastern…

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Letting fee changes for New Zealand

Letting fee changes for New Zealand

New Zealand abolishes letting fees for tenants from 12 December 2018. As of 12 December 2018, property managers cannot charge letting fees to tenants. That’s because New Zealand’s parliament has just passed The Residential Tenancies (Prohibiting Letting Fees) Amendment Act. Under the Act, charging letting fees to tenants will be an ‘unlawful act’, and penalties may apply.…

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Infographic: How property managers are using the Console App

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The Console App In April this year, we released our first app. Built to integrate with Console Cloud, the app schedules and records inspections from your smartphone. The app then talks to Console Cloud, and uploads that information live to your records. That’s the beauty of cloud-based property management software: instant information transfers. Besides transferring…

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Nhi Chang on being an early adopter

Nhi Chang on being an early adopter

Why Technology Won’t Replace You Nhi Chang brings her passions for real estate, agile development, and technology to everything she does. As a self-identifying early adopter and advocate for #proptech (property technology) Nhi is an all-round dynamo. And that’s why we are thrilled to read her recently published article. If you haven’t already read it,…

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