Updater Integrates with Software Company, Entrata
NEW YORK, NY – (September 1, 2016) – Updater, the leading technology platform to streamline the moving process, today announced the launch of its integration with Entrata, the property management industry’s fastest growing full-service technology provider.
“This integration offers Entrata clients the ability to turn the move-in experience into an opportunity to deliver a value-add amenity to residents,” says Ash Bell, VP & Executive Director of Property Management at Updater.
“Entrata is laser-focused on making all processes easier and more efficient for property managers” says Chase Harrington, Chief Operating Officer at Entrata. “Our partnership with Updater allows us to deliver even more value to our clients with a heavy-hitting optional feature that residents truly need.”
Updater saves residents hours by streamlining the various processes associated with moving, including, but not limited to:
Updating Accounts: Updater can automatically update a resident’s new address for any of over 15,000 businesses, including magazines, newspapers, alumni associations, charities, loyalty and frequent flyer accounts, and more.
Obtaining Renters Insurance: Updater connects residents directly to preferred renters insurance providers, while also outlining and customizing any specific insurance requirements.
Connecting Home Services & Utilities: Updater helps residents transfer utilities, set up digital services and schedule in-home installations.
Scheduling In-Home Moving Estimates: Updater helps residents schedule up to three in-home estimates with reliable, Updater-approved moving companies.
Forwarding Mail: Updater files residents’ official U.S. Postal Service mail-forwarding forms online.
Sending Digital Moving Announcements: Residents can create digital moving e-cards to notify friends and family of their new address.
Claiming Move-in Offers: Updater provides special offers and exclusive deals on moving services and expenses, such as discounts on professional cleaning, moving companies, cardboard boxes, and more.
Though the integration only launched today, several companies are already using Updater and Entrata together after an invite-only beta test, including Lennox Companies, BLDG Management, Milhaus Ventures, and Princeton Properties.
Updater makes moving easier for the 17 million households that relocate every year in the US. With Updater, users seamlessly transfer utilities, update accounts and records, forward mail, and much more. Hundreds of the most prominent real estate companies in the US (from real estate brokerages to multifamily and relocation companies) rely on Updater’s real estate products to save clients hours with a branded and personalized Updater moving experience.
Headquartered in New York City, Updater has raised over $30 million from leading investors, including SoftBank Capital, IA Ventures, Commerce Ventures, Second Century Ventures (the strategic investment arm of the National Association of Realtors®), and more. For more information, please visit www.updater.com.
Founded in 2003, Entrata® is the only comprehensive property management software provider with a single-login, open-access Platform as a Service (PaaS) system. Offering a wide variety of online tools including websites, mobile apps, payments, lease signing, accounting, and resident management, Entrata® PaaS currently serves more than 20,000 apartment communities nationwide, including 32 of the NMHC Top 50 Largest Managers. Entrata’s open API and superior selection of third-party integrations offer management companies the freedom to choose the technology and software that best fit their needs. For more information, go to www.entrata.com.
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