• eLease Best Practices

    Have you thought about ways to make leasing more efficient? Watch our webinar to learn tips for using eLease. You’ll also hear from a Buildium customer who uses online leasing to fill more vacancie...
  • How do I create lease templates for eLease?

    Buildium allows you to create templates for all your lease documents and addenda, and use them throughout the eLeasing process. When you select a template you created from Buildium’s library, the s...
  • How do I renew a lease?

    Lease renewals in Buildium makes it easy to send bulk renewal offers to tenants with new proposed terms, and to set up a lease to renew automatically at the end of the current lease. Lease renewal...
  • How do I add a lease?

    Whether you're just starting out with Buildium or you need to lease a vacant property, you need to add the new tenants and their lease information into the system. Check out our Buildium Academy co...
  • How do I edit a lease?

    After you've added a lease in Buildium, you can edit it at any time. To edit a lease: Navigate to Rentals > Rent Roll. Click on the lease you want to edit. From the lease summary page, click Ed...
  • How do I delete a lease?

    You can delete a lease if you accidentally move a tenant into to the wrong unit or a lease signing falls through. To delete a lease, you first need to make sure there are no financial transactions...
  • eLeasing

    Upload lease documents, indicate where tenants should sign, and collect signatures online with eLeasing from Buildium. Check out this video for the full eLeasing walk-through. In this article, you...
  • Leasing Agents

    Buildium’s Leasing Agent feature makes it easy for you to assign staff members to draft leases and track commissions based on rent. You can assign leasing agents to draft leases, and run a report t...
  • How do I automatically calculate prorated rent?

    When a tenant moves in or out mid-month, you might only charge partial rent for that time period.  Buildium can prorate a tenant’s first and last month’s rent automatically based on your rent amoun...
  • Tenants

    A tenant is a resident who leases a unit from a rental owner in exchange for rent. Synonyms include resident and client. For example:   Bob and Lynne L are tenants in unit 4G. Sally rents out a to...
  • How do I edit a tenant's information?

    You can update a tenant's information at any time. In this article, you'll learn: How to edit a tenant's information How to change tenant lease dates 1. How to edit a tenant's information Navig...
  • How do I delete a tenant?

    You can delete a tenant if you added them accidentally, or if you moved them into the wrong apartment or unit. Tenants can only be deleted if there are no financial transactions attached to them. I...
  • How do I add a new tenant to an existing lease?

     Buildium supports multi-tenant leases and you can add a tenant any time during the lease period. To add a roommate or spouse, just add another tenant to the lease.    Add an approved applicant to...
  • How do I move a tenant out of a lease?

    If you have multiple tenants on a lease and only one tenant decides not to renew, you can move that individual tenant out without affecting the lease information for the remaining tenants. To move ...
  • How do I end a lease?

    Article #: 219993248 When a lease ends and tenants move out of a unit, you want to make sure the lease in Buildium is moved from an active lease to a past lease. Before you end a lease and mo...
  • How do I issue a refund to a tenant?

    When a lease ends and you need to return a security deposit, or if a tenant makes an over payment and you want to refund the overage, you can use the refund feature on the tenant's lease ledger. Bu...
  • Suggested steps when ending a lease

    When you're ready to end a lease, there are a few steps that we suggest you complete in Buildium. Your business may have additional steps and requirements upon tenant move-out, but this list is a g...