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Keep it Simple Solutions become certified Console Cloud experts

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MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST Console Cloud partnership announcement with Keep it Simple Solutions Australian real estate software firm Console announces certification of Perth-based training organisation Keep it Simple Solutions. Keep it Simple Solutions becomes the second training organisation officially certified to provide Console Cloud training to real estate agencies.  Console Cloud is one of…

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Console Cloud + Inspection Manager integration

inspection manager integration with console cloud

Inspection Manager integration with Console Cloud announced Console Cloud creators Console Group announce their integration with much-loved property inspections software Inspection Manager. Console Cloud is the fastest-growing cloud-based property management software platform in Australia and New Zealand. Inspection Manager is a purpose-built app designed to make often arduous inspections simple, fast, and annoying-bug-free.    Best…

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Maintenance Manager integration with Console Cloud

maintenance manager integration with console cloud

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST DATE: 29 April 2020 Brisbane, Australia Maintenance Manager integration with Console Cloud announced Console Cloud creators Console Group announce their integration with leading maintenance provider Maintenance Manager, owned by PropertySafe. Console Cloud is the fastest-growing cloud-based property management software platform in Australia and New Zealand. Maintenance Manager is a market…

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Education platform Nebula launches, Console Campus retires

Console Nebula course preview

Wednesday, 8 April 2020 Brisbane, Australia   Nebula: the start of your brilliant career Console launched its new digital learning platform, Nebula, on Wednesday 25 March, 2020. It is now home to all our Console product courses and webinars, events, partnerships and communities. In short, it’s got everything you need to build an outstanding career…

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Movinghub Australia joins forces with Console Cloud

Movinghub press release

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST DATE: 10 March 2020 Brisbane, Queensland   Lead Console Cloud software developers Console Group integrate with leading international connections + utilities tech company Movinghub Australia. Console Cloud is the fastest growing cloud-based property management software platform in Australia and New Zealand. Movinghub is a globally recognised home services software business…

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Console Cloud launches in New Zealand

Console Cloud launches in New Zealand

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST Date: 6 March 2020 Wellington, New Zealand   Console Cloud launches in New Zealand After supporting New Zealand agencies for over 20 years with server-based software Console Gateway, we are pleased to announce the official launch of Console Cloud. This industry-leading property management and trust accounting solution is set to…

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Complete Real Estate Services become certified Console Cloud experts

The CRES team become certified Console Cloud trainers

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST CONSOLE CLOUD AND COMPLETE REAL ESTATE SERVICES PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT.   Lead Real estate training specialists Complete Real Estate Services Qld (CRES) and Australian real estate software firm Console announce training partnership. CRES are the first real estate training specialists certified to provide third party training to agencies using or migrating…

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Console staff help wildlife affected by bushfires

Console staff raise funds for injured wildlife

Console staff help wildlife affected by bushfires The land of fire and brimstone If you’re an Australian resident, you don’t need a recap of the last 6 weeks. We are experiencing the nation’s single worst bushfire crisis on record, and it has been a literal hell on earth.   Wildlife deaths exceeding 1.6 billion As…

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Console Cloud first software to integrate with Victorian forms provider Forms Live

Console and Forms Live staff together for the launch of the integration

Media release for immediate broadcast 20 January 2020 Console Cloud becomes first property management software to integrate with Victorian compliant forms provider Forms Live. Leading Australian software firm Console today announced the integration of Victorian forms provider Forms Live with Console Cloud. Console Cloud is Console’s flagship SaaS enterprise software product, and is a leading…

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Welcome to Nebula 2019

Console Nebula: be brave. Be ready. Be There.

Welcome to Nebula Welcome to Nebula: Console’s first customer-exclusive summit held at the Brisbane Powerhouse in Brisbane, and live-streamed across Australia and New Zealand.  It’s an industry first, and an event so apparently novel that a number of attendees were still grappling with the concept of it. Nebula: it was an event held just for…

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Console Cloud mid-season product update

Console Cloud Mid-season

Console hosts a seasonal Console Cloud release webinar to launch and celebrate the biggest new updates to the platform. And although the Autumn Release Webinar is done and dusted (watch it here if you missed it), we’re bursting at the seams with new features—many of which we previewed in the 2019 Autumn Release Webinar. We’re…

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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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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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Console Pay: Save Time and Win Promotion

Console-Pay-Save-Time-and-Win

Console Pay Save Time and Win promotion Summer is peak lease renewal and vacate season in Australia. And if you’re a Gateway customer processing a tonne more new leases and renewals than usual, well, we can help get your year off to the right start. That’s because we are giving you the chance to win…

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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

Lease Renewal Workflow

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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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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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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Highlights from the Spring Release Webinar

Highlights from the Console Cloud Spring Release Webinar

We’ve launched more than 340 improvements and new features in the last 12 months. The pace of development for Console Cloud and our new apps accelerates with each passing day. In the last 12 months alone, we’ve made more than 340 improvements to our premier platform, Console Cloud. Typically, we’ve highlighted our best new features…

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Change logs for clear accountability

Console Cloud - Change logs for clear accountability

Accountability matters. That’s why we built the Change Log in Console Cloud. Historically, agency principals had a bit of a time of it trying to identify who made changes to files in their property management system. They had no precise, easy way of knowing if sensitive information had been compromised, or if someone had committed…

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Spring Release Webinar registrations now open

Spring Release Webinar registrations now open

We’ve launched more than 323 improvements and new features in the last 12 months. The pace of development for Console Cloud and our new apps has increased exponentially. In the last 12 months alone, we’ve made more than 323 improvements to Console Cloud. And as the speed with which we continue to release new features…

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Console Pay now available in Cloud

Console Pay Available in Console Cloud

Do you find rent arrears a pain in the… neck? Console Pay (powered by Ezidebit) continues to be our most popular rental collections solution. The agencies who love it have used it to successfully reduce rent arrears, bank fees and receipting times. We think that’s the best. Console Pay enables rent from tenants to be…

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Manage Commercial Property in Console Cloud

manage commercial property in Console Cloud

Got commercial property? A substantial number of real estate agencies in Australia and New Zealand manage a mix of both commercial and residential properties. But differences in how commercial properties are managed—such as GST, invoicing, CPI increases and reporting—make it difficult to manage in a system built for residential portfolios. That makes us sad. Property…

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Viatek ScanAssist and Console Gateway are made for each other

Console Gateway & Viatek ScanAssist partnership

We are excited to announce that Console Gateway is renewing its partnership with Viatek ScanAssist. ScanAssist is a data capture program that reads text and barcodes from batch scanned invoices, and automatically creates transactions in Gateway. Wondering what this means for you? Together, Gateway and ScanAssist shave a significant amount of time off EOM procedures by…

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New feature to Console Cloud: On-Demand Fees

New Feature to Console Cloud: Create Customisable Fees

On-demand fees for an on-demand future In 2018, we live in an on-demand economy. As consumer behaviour changes, so must the way businesses deliver their services.   More than ever, we are seeing agencies moving away from a flat percentage charge for property management services to a dynamic fee structure.  But to do that effectively,…

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BPAY now available in Console Cloud

BPAY Console Cloud Property Management Software

BPAY is about managing all your bills in one place with a single click. It’s the system that gives Australians and New Zealanders confidence in the security of online banking. Pair that functionality with the flexibility and ease of Console Cloud? That’s a powerful new way to save time and cognitive load for property managers.…

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