Software

The Advantages of Cloud-Based Technology in Surviving COVID Lockdown

2020-08-01T13:41:19+10:00

If there is one thing this year has taught us so far it is to ensure we can diversify the way we operate. This is especially pertinent to the real estate industry. Overnight, agencies were forced to reconsider the way they do business. With immediate shut down of open homes, inspections and auctions, the sale, purchase and property management of ... read more >>

The Advantages of Cloud-Based Technology in Surviving COVID Lockdown2020-08-01T13:41:19+10:00

What on Earth is Cloud-Based Software?

2020-07-14T14:04:11+10:00

In the past, businesses relied on a central server. It was usually located in the office, hosting their line of business software such as their trust account programs. This generally meant a big expensive computer tucked away in a server room (best case) or in a cupboard (worst case). To connect to the server to access data, each user had ... read more >>

What on Earth is Cloud-Based Software?2020-07-14T14:04:11+10:00

Migration Planning ~ 5 ‘Must Do’ Items before your 1st July Migration

2020-06-23T10:24:13+10:00

You have set the date for your migration over to cloud-based software. Before we pop the champagne and celebrate your move online, there is some housekeeping to do. Migration planning involves just that - planning. Planning to ensure a smooth transition and the ongoing success with your new platform. To help, we have compiled 5 'must-do' items to factor into ... read more >>

Migration Planning ~ 5 ‘Must Do’ Items before your 1st July Migration2020-06-23T10:24:13+10:00

Using Cloud-Based Technology to Streamline Receipting

2020-06-11T13:32:44+10:00

It's migration season. Not just for the whales up the east coast, but for your software. Agents across Australia are looking to take the digital step and migrate their old software over to cloud-based technology. We are surely but steadily ridding the trust accounting industry of old, clunky and out-dated software. Agents are realising the benefit and life-changing advantages of ... read more >>

Using Cloud-Based Technology to Streamline Receipting2020-06-11T13:32:44+10:00

The Paperless Office Rent Roll Owner

2020-04-09T02:27:44+10:00

When Going Paperless is the Norm Anyone who has the pleasure to sit my trust account training hears me speak of how I ran a paperless office in 2007. Yep, imagine that - a paperless office way back with 2007 technology. How did she do it?! Well, I tell a small lie. It wasn’t completely paperless. It was almost paperless ... read more >>

The Paperless Office Rent Roll Owner2020-04-09T02:27:44+10:00

Top 10 Trust Accounting Mistakes to Avoid in 2020

2020-01-31T01:11:36+10:00

As we discussed in our latest blog, people in business make mistakes. From the rookies through to those who have been in the industry for over 10, or even 20 years, can still make monumental errors. Yet, it never ceases to amaze the extent of the trust accounting mistakes we see on a daily basis. So it prompted us to ... read more >>

Top 10 Trust Accounting Mistakes to Avoid in 20202020-01-31T01:11:36+10:00

Tenant Dishonoured Rent Payments ~ Best Practice Tips

2019-10-10T02:39:21+10:00

What is a dishonoured rent payment? A dishonoured rent payment occurs when a rental payment made by the tenant bounces in the trust account. As a result, it is shown on the debit column of the bank statement. So when this happens, what do you do? We detail the best practice solution you can implement when a dishonoured tenant rent ... read more >>

Tenant Dishonoured Rent Payments ~ Best Practice Tips2019-10-10T02:39:21+10:00

How to Keep your Real Estate Agency Start-up Costs Down

2019-09-21T06:45:33+10:00

Let's be honest, starting out a small business is never easy. Keeping one afloat can be even more difficult. There are approximately 2.1 million small businesses operating within Australia. Of those, 54, 992 business went bust in the 2018 financial year, a 12.7% increase from the year before. On average, 60% of Aussie small business close their doors in the ... read more >>

How to Keep your Real Estate Agency Start-up Costs Down2019-09-21T06:45:33+10:00

Sales Only Agencies – Reconciling and Trust Accounts to Avoid a Breach

2019-08-22T03:00:17+10:00

We have a list of wonderful clients who are sales only agencies. No rent rolls. On top of that, some only have a handful of transactions a year. So with this in mind, we often get asked 2 questions: 'Do I really need trust accounting software?' 'How often do I need to reconcile?' The answer to question #1 is simple. ... read more >>

Sales Only Agencies – Reconciling and Trust Accounts to Avoid a Breach2019-08-22T03:00:17+10:00

Cloud Security Information for Your Landlords

2019-07-17T00:32:30+10:00

As humans, it is natural to fear what we don't know. Information is power. When making the switch from server to a new cloud-based software, it is common to experience a certain level of resistance from some Landlords. Recently, we have been assisting one of our clients with the transition to cloud-based software. Whilst doing so, one of their Landlords ... read more >>

Cloud Security Information for Your Landlords2019-07-17T00:32:30+10:00