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Prepare your Lease
Send a Lease for eSignature
View Request Status and Cancel a Request
eSignature request reminders
Prepare your Lease
Navigate to Leasing > Draft Leas...
We’re partnering with HelloSign to deliver a modern, easy-to-use eSignature integration that will replace the current Adobe eLease tool. Starting December 7, 2021, Buildium customers can choose to ...
Buildium Merge fields are different from the standard autofill fields and give you the option to pull in very specific data from your Buildium account into the lease template. Merge field data incl...
Creating a Lease Template for eSignature
Creating a lease packet
Choose a signer order
Placing signer fields
Adding merge fields
Adding other standard fields
Step 01: Creating a l...
Introducing New Lease Templates
We’re partnering with HelloSign to deliver a brand new eSignature tool. This new product will replace eLease with a modern, easy-to-use leasing workflow. Today, we’r...
As we continually optimize the Buildium platform we are always monitoring and assessing features and the percentage of clients using the feature. Occasionally we find areas where we can increase ef...
Now renewals are even easier. As part of our continued effort to simplify the renewals process, we have created a default lease renewal setting that can save you time by allowing you to set a stand...
Move in dates will allow you to accurately record who is living in the unit outside of the lease start date and track move-in dates and move out dates in the event history report.
Moving in new ten...
We've been working hard on restructuring how lease renewals in Buildium work, thanks to customer feedback. We're excited to announce the improvements to the lease renewals process are now available...
We’re excited to announce that we have drastically simplified our renewals process and added more automation to take work off your plate.
Now, you can:
Configure default lease renewal offers
We’ve made some improvements to rent charges on the add lease page. Now you have the ability to add split recurring rent charges, one time rent charges, and other recurring charges from the add lea...
Increasing rent on a lease (Adding a future rent):
Adding a future rent will automatically end the current rent’s recurring charges on the appropriate date. All historical rent amounts will be pres...
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...
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...
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.
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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 Edit ...
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...
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...
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...
A tenant is a resident who leases a unit from a rental owner in exchange for rent.
Synonyms include resident and client.
Bob and Lynne L are tenants in unit 4G.
Sally rents out a to...
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
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
When a lease ends and you need to return a security deposit, or if a resident makes an overpayment and you want to refund the overage, you can use the refund feature on the resident's ledger.
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...