Entering data - Rental properties, units, and rental owners

  • How do I add a rental property?

    Whether you're just getting started with Buildium or you've taken new properties under management along the way, you need to add the rental properties you manage into the system. In Buildium, a pro...
  • How do I add units to a rental property?

    Buildium considers units the leasable spaces within a property. Click here to learn more about how Buildium organizes your information There are two ways to add units to a property. You can add uni...
  • How do I edit a rental unit?

    In Buildium, units are leasable spaces within properties. You can edit specific units instead of making an edit to an entire property. To edit a unit: Navigate to Rentals > Properties. Click o...
  • How do I edit a rental property?

    There are several different areas you can edit on rental properties you've added to Buildium. To edit a rental property: Navigate to Rentals > Properties. Click on the property you want to edi...
  • How do I inactivate a rental property?

    If you need to keep financial history for a property but no longer have the property under your management, you can inactivate it. The financial data remains unchanged when a property is inactivate...
  • How do I reactivate a rental property?

     If you need to pull past financials or reports for an inactive property, you are able to reactivate it. Inactive properties do not count towards your unit plan in Buildium, so make sure you have e...
  • Can I inactivate or delete a unit from a rental property?

    A unit can only be deleted from a rental property if there are no financials attached to it. If there are any leases or financial transactions tied to the specific unit you're looking to remove, at...
  • How do I delete a rental property?

    Properties can only be deleted from Buildium if there are no financial transactions attached to them. If a lease has been created with received payments, or if any checks or deposits have been rec...
  • How do I add a rental owner?

    Most rental owners can be created while you're adding a property into Buildium, but you can create a new owner to add to an existing property, too. Click here to learn more about adding a new renta...
  • How do I edit a rental owner?

    If you need to change a rental owner's name, contact information, or the properties they own, you can edit the owner. To edit a rental owner's information: Navigate to Rentals > Rental owners....
  • How do I inactivate a rental owner?

    In most cases, when you need to inactivate a rental owner, you’ll also be inactivating the property at the same time. You can inactivate solely the rental owner if you need to. Buildium will pull ...
  • How do I change the ownership of a property I manage?

    If your client sells a property to another client, you need to follow specific steps to ensure that the financials for each owner are kept separate, as the new owner of the property should not have...
  • How do I reactivate a rental owner?

    If you need to pull past financials or reports for an inactive rental owner, you can reactivate the owner. If the property that the rental owner was tied to is also inactive, you'll first need to r...
  • How do I delete a rental owner?

    A rental owner can only be deleted if there are no financial transactions associated with it. If there are financial transactions such as owner draws and contributions tied to this owner, you will ...