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Official insights and announcements from the people at Property Solutions

Apr 9
Spring Cleaning for your Websites

Category: Marketing, Newsletters

As the season turns from winter to spring, you may find yourself with an irresistible urge to throw open a window or declare war on dust-bunnies. May we suggest a little spring cleaning on your property websites as well? Whether you’re refreshing the colors of your property homepage, updating your calls to action, or swapping…
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Apr 2
Don’t Let Apathy Win: Apartment Operators Forfeit Revenue by Refusing to File Small Claims

Category: Management, Technology

It’s unavoidable. Whether your apartment community is affordable, market-rate or luxury to the extreme, your residents are going to cause damages. What makes a difference is how you handle those damages. Apartment operators forfeit significant amounts of revenue every year by failing to file smaller insurance claims pertaining to resident-caused damages, and oftentimes these damages…
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Mar 19
EPA Fix a Leak Week

Category: Management

In celebration of EPA’s Fix a Leak Week, Entrata is highlighting ways in which its ResidentUtility customers can conserve water at their communities! With more than a trillion gallons of water wasted annually nationwide due to leaks, taking charge of leak detection and performing necessary repairs is a goal we can all get behind. The…
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Mar 12
Introducing Two-Way Texting

Category: Leasing, Marketing, Newsletters

A growing number of your prospects prefer texting to phone calls, and with the Entrata’s new two-way texting functionality, you’ve got them covered. Entrata now allows your properties to enable SMS messaging through your ProspectPortal website by showing prospective residents a “Text Us” option when they click the multi contact button. A prospect who prefers…
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Feb 13
Smart Home Tech Needs Open Technology Ecosystems

Category: Newsletters, Technology

New technologies bring new challenges, especially when it comes to brand new categories of hardware. Smart home technology is no exception. Smart thermostats, smart smoke detectors, smart locks, leak detection systems and many others often come with their own software that gives residents the ability to control the devices from their smartphones. But being required…
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Feb 7
Go Paperless, Plant a Tree

Category: Residents

Entrata’s ResidentUtility customers have a new way to help plant some roots in their communities and go green.  In an effort to encourage residents to go paperless, Entrata will plant a tree for every resident living at a ResidentUtility property who opts out of receiving a paper invoice. We have partnered with One Tree Planted,…
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Jan 16
Base Camp Texas

Category: Base Camp, Newsletters

Back by popular demand, Entrata’s Base Camp is returning to Dallas! Base Camp Texas will be held on March 20-21, 2018 at The Omni Hotel. Join technology super-users and early-adopters for two days of product training and personalized software consultations by registering today!


Jan 10
Making a Difference

Category: Values

Entrata recently embarked on a large project to make our resident facing portal accessible to visually impaired users. As part of the endeavor, we partnered with Xento to help two schools in India – Pune Technical Training Institute and the Girl’s School for the Blind in Satara. Entrata has committed to help the schools continue…
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Jan 10
Entrata Accounting: Take Another Look

Category: Newsletters

Entrata’s Accounting software doesn’t often receive the kind of attention that is showered on some of our other offerings, but behind the scenes this powerhouse product is shining in its own right.  Since our 2015 release to general availability, Entrata’s developers have been hard at work, building new strategic functionality into the platform based on…
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Jan 10
Favorite Features

Category: Management, Newsletters

What are some of Entrata’s most beloved features? We asked, and you answered!  We’ll be sharing more responses in the coming months, but as we drill down into the information you’ve provided, we wanted to give you a sneak peek at one of the surprising trends we noticed in your feedback. Put simply, property management…
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