SimplifyEm

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Property Management for property managers & landlords

About SimplifyEm

SimplifyEm is a property management solution that helps property managers and landlords who are looking to more efficiently manage their properties. Users are able to easily track income and expenses on each of their properties, stay on top of tenant balances, charge fees, collect payments online and communicate with tenants through notices and tenant portals.

Larger property managers and landlords can streamline their time consuming processes by automating many of their day-to-day tasks. They can automatically account for expenses and calculate fees each month, collect payments, send late rent notices and many other statements via the automation center. This significantly reduces the manual effort required to manage their properties each and every month.

Repairs and work orders can be tracked through the task center, giving users a single place to track and update them, as well as a calendar to see what’s coming up. Maintenance requests can also be sent by tenants through their portals. Users can track all communication history with tenants, owners and vendors, and attach all relevant documents to tenants, owners, transactions, and more.

SimplifyEm allows users to generate a variety of detailed business reports, and automatically export all transactions to Excel or QuickBooks. Banking features allow users to manage bank accounts, reconciliations, as well as print checks.


Key benefits of SimplifyEm

  • Track income and expenses for each property. Generate reports with details and tax reports with one click.

  • Stay on top of tenant information and balances, all in one place. Send notices, charge fees and collect payments online.

  • Organize repairs and work orders. View a calendar of upcoming events and receive notifications of maintenance requests.

  • Manage owner balances, send payments, forward statements and give owners a portal to view their info.

  • Review balances for vendors, such as a gardener. Send payments, print checks, view a balance history and generate end of year tax reports.

  • Stay on top of bank balances, perform bank reconciliations and know exactly what funds are available.

  • Save time by automating fees, notices and statements. Eliminate spending time on repetitive activities.

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    4.0 /5
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    Stephen
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    • Industry: Real Estate
    • Company size: 2–10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1-5 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Easy to use property management software

    Reviewed on 2017-07-31

    If you aren’t tech savvy and want to save time each month, this software will help you a lot. I...

    If you aren’t tech savvy and want to save time each month, this software will help you a lot. I like it as it has made property management job easy.

    Pros

    Simplifyem is a simple and straightforward property management software. Everything is categorized in sections so you’ll never get confused especially if you’re not tech savvy like myself. It’s easy to set everything up and doesn’t take long. There’s a bunch of reports and I love how they’re so easy to run.

    At the end of the month, I can quickly send out owner statements. I also send out rent receipts to all my tenants in bulk all at once just by a single button so I’m not doing them one by one like how I used to. My tenants also send maintenance requests through their portals which is really convenient because I can just create a work order and assign it to a vendor right away. Customer Service is great! They walked me through on setting up online payments. They even offered to set them up for me at no extra cost. My tenants now pay on time and some don’t need to login each month since they’re setup on automatic withdrawals. This really helps when paying my owners online as well.

    Cons

    None, software works as expected and the functionality is easy to use which will be of a benefit to non tech savvy users

    Wendy
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    • Industry: Real Estate
    • Company size: Self Employed
    • Used Daily for 1+ year
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    A Huge Time Saver!

    Reviewed on 2017-10-24

    This is the perfect app for someone who needs a place to track tenant information and leases while...

    This is the perfect app for someone who needs a place to track tenant information and leases while keeping a history of past tenants and what work orders and requests have been submitting while consolidating expenses. The tracking of all tenant communication in one place makes so easy to lookup information and avoid any miscommunication and legal issues.

    Pros

    As a property owner, SimplifyEm has decreased my workload and saved time. I can easily see work orders and expenses at a glance while collecting payments and see all tenant communication in one place. I like how I can set up rent reminders to invoice my tenant every month automatically. This has helped get rent on time every month. SimplifyEm has freed up my time and streamlined my property management tasks into a manageable process so that I spend less time on managing property.

    Nathan
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    • Industry: Real Estate
    • Company size: Self Employed
    • Used Daily for 1-5 months
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    Good Support. Bad Product

    Reviewed on 2020-08-27

    We had a lot of trouble setting up the system and needed to contact support regularly. They were...

    We had a lot of trouble setting up the system and needed to contact support regularly. They were helpful, but it was still extra work to have to do that. I explained the difficulty I had with the rental process and told them that I didn't want to use SimplyfyEm anymore and wanted a refund. I was told that since I was past the 30 day refund period, they wouldn't give me my money back. I explained that the issue with the application didn't happen until a unit was vacant, which was past the 30 days. After my initial conversation with support, they never returned my messages or calls. I emailed the [SENSITIVE CONTENT HIDDEN] and again, giving them a chance to respond and make things right, but heard no response.

    I am overall disappointed with the product. I switched to Buildium and have been very happy with their product and system.

    Pros

    I appreciated the support team. They were usually very responsive.

    Cons

    I tried to send the application to potential tenants when I had a vacancy. Of the 41 applications I sent out, I only received 2 back. I had to go back through all who had contacted me and ask support to send them a special link. After trying to figure this out for a week, I used my old application and sent it out to around 18 people. Withing 12 hours I had 6 responses and within 48 hours, I had 12 responses. Less than a week later I had the apartment rented out. I was concerned at this point with the rest of the system if it didn't produce results for the basic function of sending and receiving an application. The product simply didn't work.

    Alternatives Considered

    Buildium

    Reasons for Switching to SimplifyEm

    I choose SimplifyEm because of the cost and the promise of support for their product.
    Rich
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    • Industry: Commercial Real Estate Software
    • Company size: Self Employed
    • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Really, simply fantastic

    Reviewed on 2017-09-13

    Need to write a check to a vendor? Click. Need to enter a check from a tenant Click. Need to...

    Need to write a check to a vendor? Click. Need to enter a check from a tenant Click. Need to generate a report combining rent, repairs and other factors so you can know where your profit and loss is? Click. Really it’s a fantastic software works for landlords like me.

    Pros

    SimplifyEm is really, simply fantastic—for landlords like me, mostly because SimplifyEm makes the mundane automatic, and the difficult simple. There are many factors, every day, that I have to deal with, and SimplifyEm combines the all. Everything is connected. The system alerts you to a whole host of things, so you can see at a glance what tenants have paid, which are currently late for rent, which repair tasks are open, and various other factors.

    Cons

    The software enables export to QuickBooks and transactions to a spreadsheet. In future, I hope it enables export of all reports to spreadsheets

    Amy
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    • Industry: Commercial Real Estate Software
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    Great Advice, great software

    Reviewed on 2016-09-07

    Pros

    It is very easy to use. It has a clear presentation. Seeing lots of units at a glance is easy.

    Cons

    When putting in the details of the payment in the notes section, something happens with the formatting. like instead of symbols (Which I use when putting in dates) it changes them to "n" and other weird things. I have had to modify the way I input information. Also, when people are behind, if you input the actual date that they pay, it goes to the month that payment was received (ie: if someone pays me August 8th for July rent, if I use date of payment, it will only apply to August. So I have to use the notes section to say when the payment inputted)

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    SimplifyEm offers the following pricing plans:

    • Starting from: US$25.00/month
    • Pricing model: Free Version, Subscription
    • Free Trial: Available

    SimplifyEm is 50% off your first three years. Unlimited number of users can access. Try risk-free, no credit card required.

    SimplifyEm has the following typical customers:

    Self Employed, 2–10, 11–50, 51–200, 201–500, 501–1,000

    SimplifyEm supports the following languages:

    English

    SimplifyEm supports the following devices:

    SimplifyEm integrates with the following applications:

    QuickBooks Online Advanced

    SimplifyEm offers the following support options:

    Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Phone Support, 24/7 (Live rep), Chat

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