AppFolio Property Manager vs Buildium

AppFolio Property Manager has 1668 reviews and a rating of 4.57 / 5 vs Buildium which has 1612 reviews and a rating of 4.49 / 5. Compare the similarities and differences between software options with real user reviews focused on features, ease of use, customer service, and value for money.

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Reviews are generated by real users. When reviewing a product, users are asked to assess the product’s overall quality, which includes assigning specific ratings for ease of use, value for money, customer support, and functionality.

Overall Rating

4.57 / 5 (1,668)

4.49 / 5 (1,612)

Ease-of-Use

4.5 / 5

4.5 / 5

Value for Money

4.5 / 5

4.5 / 5

Customer Support

4.5 / 5

4.5 / 5

Functionality

4.5 / 5

4.5 / 5

Last Review Written

June 15, 2021

June 15, 2021

Pros/Cons

  • Pros

  • This software was very user friendly and had everything you would need to manage properties! I loved this software and all it's capabilities!

  • I love that you can work on multiple properties at the same time. It is super easy and user friendly!

  • Cons

  • sometimes freezes up on me. other than that great.

  • The cost is pretty reasonable, but AF does tend to stick in extra fees. They are all disclosed, but a flat fee would help.

  • Pros

  • It’s easy to use and I love that it has the help center that walks you through how to do things without having to call in.

  • Easy to use, great customer service, and they are consistently making thing better!

  • Cons

  • A little confusing at first but once you get use to the software it is easy to work with.

  • Like any program, there are a few quirks but Buildium does active updates to correct issues.

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Additional Info

Ideal Customer Size

Small

Medium

Large

Small

Medium

Large

Operating Systems

Windows

Mac

Linux

Windows

Mac

Linux

Support and Training

Support

Email/Help Desk

FAQs/Forum

Knowledge Base

Phone Support

24/7 (Live Rep)

Chat

Email/Help Desk

FAQs/Forum

Knowledge Base

Phone Support

24/7 (Live Rep)

Chat

Training

In Person

Live Online

Webinars

Documentation

Videos

In Person

Live Online

Webinars

Documentation

Videos