Making payments

  • Troubleshooting: Trust Accounting Warnings

    If you've received a trust accounting warning, that means that a property or association you're paying an expense for does not have enough money available to cover the transaction. There are two re...
  • How do I add or record a check?

    In Buildium, a check represents any withdrawal from a bank account made to a vendor, owner, or tenant. Checks are usually written to pay for expenses and rental owner draws.  Buildium does provide ...
  • How do I edit a check?

    You can edit certain areas of checks that have been recorded in Buildium. If the check has been reconciled, only certain fields will be editable. If you need to edit a reconciled check's amount or ...
  • How do I delete or void a check?

    If you mistakenly enter a check for an expense or owner draw and need to remove it, there are two ways you can do so. Void a check Delete a check 1. Void a check Voiding a check will zero out the...
  • How do I record automatic withdrawals from a bank account?

    If you have a payment that is automatically withdrawn from a bank account on a recurring basis, you can create a recurring check in Buildium to represent that payment. For example: Since I know my...
  • How do I set up check printing through Buildium?

    Buildium can print checks for you in your office with both blank and preprinted check stock. You can also use our Remote Check Printing service and we'll print and mail the checks for you, saving y...
  • How do I print a check from Buildium?

    Once you have enabled check printing for a bank account, you are able to print checks directly from Buildium. Click here to check out a video tutorial on check printing in our accounting cycle cour...
  • Remote check printing

    Remote check printing is a service that let's Buildium print and mail checks for you. You'll never need to deal with check stock, printer toner, stamps, or paper cuts again! Remote check printing c...
  • Ordering check stock and deposit slips

    Buildium can print checks for you in your office with both blank and preprinted check stock. You can also use our Remote Check Printing service and we'll print and mail the checks for you, saving y...
  • How do I enter bills into Buildium?

    In Buildium, bills are a way to represent that an expense is owed to a vendor.  Synonyms include accounts payable or invoice. For example: After fixing our leaking septic tank, Johnny's Profession...
  • How do I pay bills?

    A bill is a short-term liability that represents money owed to a vendor for services performed at the property. Bills are a common way to record an expense. Synonyms include accounts payable or inv...
  • How do I edit or delete a vendor credit?

    A vendor credit is a financial transaction that reduces the amount of money owed to a vendor for a future bill. For example: When I paid for new a new staircase, I was initially charged $400; sin...
  • How do I set up bills to post automatically?

    A recurring bill is a bill that is expected to be received daily, monthly, yearly, or some other regular interval. For example: My landscaper comes by every two weeks with an invoice, so I set up ...
  • How do I edit a bill?

    Bills entered into Buildium are edited in different ways depending on if the bill has been paid or not. To edit an unpaid bill: Navigate to Accounting > Bills. On the bills page, a list of all ...
  • How do I delete a bill?

    Bills entered into Buildium are deleted in different ways depending on if the bill has been paid or not. Delete an unpaid bill Navigate to Accounting > Bills On the bills page, a list of all un...
  • How do I collect management fees?

    If you provide management services to property owners, the fees you collect are fuel for growing your business. If you haven't set your management fee policies yet, you'll need to do so before reco...
  • How do I record a disbursement to a rental owner?

    In Buildium, a paycheck or disbursement of funds to a rental owner is called an owner draw. An owner draw is an equity transaction. An owner draw is often one of the last steps in the accounting cy...