Posts by Console

The evolution of a property manager

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Whether you’re looking forward to your career in property management, in the thick of it, or reflecting back on it, here’s what the journey to the top looks like. Good property managers somehow manage to be trust accounting geniuses, technological wizards, top communicators, gifted organisers, occasional crisis counsellors, and savvy business-people. They’ve got a black…

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When to send letters, and the future of email

the future of email

Stuck in the middle with… mail There are those who embrace email, and there are those who don’t. And stuck in the middle between these two groups, there are property managers. Mail was an early casualty in the digital revolution, and yet debate over when and to whom it should be sent persists. Why? It’s…

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The five qualities of highly effective software migrations

5 qualities of highly effective migrations

We’ve analysed hundreds of property management software migrations and upgrades, and this is what we discovered. During the 2018-2019 financial year, we’ve released a staggering number of valuable new features for property managers into Console Cloud. And with all these new features available, we’re seeing an influx in agencies migrating their property management data across…

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What is web hosting, and what’s so different about real estate websites?

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What the bleep is website hosting, anyway? Your website hosting is where you store all the images and files that comprise your website. Your domain is the www. etcetera that is your official address on the world wide web. Basically, if your hosting service does what it’s supposed to, everything loads quickly, and your visitor sticks…

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Console Lab: why being a guinea pig has serious perks

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Tell us what you really think about our property management software… no really. We want your feedback. It’s time to make yourself heard. Communication is a cornerstone of any good relationship. In fact, since everything we do is designed to make your life easier, your voice and opinions are crucial to success.  Console Lab is…

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Highlights from the Summer Release Webinar

Highlights from the Console Cloud Summer Release Webinar

Over the last quarter, we’ve given Console Cloud a real summer of love, with loads of new features and functionality. More than 300 of you tuned in to find out what’s been on the boil. But, in case you missed it, here are the highlights. Words, words, words. Show me the webinar! Streamlined and seamless…

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Lock down your sensitive info, and then take a look at this.

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‘Access all areas’ passes are exclusive for a reason. Locking down who sees your agency’s sensitive information is one of the simplest and most powerful things you can do to protect your business. It seems obvious to talk about the advantages of restricting user permissions in Console Cloud. For one thing, partitioning off sensitive information…

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New portal push to Homes.co.nz for WebChoice customers

New Zealand portal push for webchoice customers

New portal push to Homes.co.nz for WebChoice customers What do home buyers do before they purchase a property? It’s not a trick question: you know what they do. They research how much properties were previously sold for, recent valuations, and what other properties near it are worth. These valuable insights are what Homes.co.nz serves up…

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Our favourite WebChoice features from 2018

Webchoice Features - Website Performance

Most website developers care about one thing: website performance. Why does your website performance matter? In the words of one of our own WebChoice specialists, ‘The best place to hide something is on page two of Google’s search results.’ Trust us on this one: a high-performing website gives your business a huge edge over your…

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Media Release: Console launches ANZ PropTech study

Media Release 25 January 2019 Console launches Australia and New Zealand PropTech study Today, Console launched the Australian & New Zealand 2019 PropTech Survey to more than 10,000 professionals within the real estate sector. The study is designed to understand how disruptive advances in property technology are affecting the viability and bottom line of agencies…

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