New feature announcement: ePay for online payments in Canada

Elyse LeBlanc
Elyse LeBlanc | 2 min. read
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Published on January 25, 2017

Managing your money just got a whole lot easier—from rent and vendor payments to application fees and association dues.

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We are thrilled to announce that Buildium has launched ePay for online payments in Canada. You can now collect and disburse payments for residents, owners, and vendors online by eCheck (EFT). All transactions made through online payments will be automatically recorded, both in your bank account and in Buildium.

Why Should You Use ePay?

It’ll make your life easier.

Slash payment processing times by up to 70%. You’ll reduce the time you spend on bookkeeping due to seamless integration with Buildium’s back-end accounting.

It’ll keep tenants on track.

Tenants can set their payments to occur automatically through the resident portal, either on a one-time or recurring basis. Automated payments help residents to stay on track and avoid late fees.


You’ll keep residents happy.

Satisfy the 77% of residents who prefer paying their bills online.* Give your tenants and association owners the flexibility to make payments from anywhere, anytime.

*Research by Nielsen


You’ll make more money.

Set up convenience fees to offset charges to your Buildium account. Your residents cover the per eCheck (EFT) transaction costs. You also have the option of setting higher convenience fees to make additional income.


How to Get Started with ePay

You can apply for ePay right in Buildium. Go to the Accounting menu and then click on Banking. Go to the ePay settings tab and then click Apply to get started. From here, follow the application process to submit the necessary information. You will then need to turn on the functionality for your properties so residents can begin making payments.

We’re very excited to make ePay available in Canada! We’re always striving to improve our product, and we’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments below.

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Elyse LeBlanc

Elyse has worked at Buildium for the past 3 years, starting in our Customer Care department and working most recently in Product Marketing. Raised in Colorado but a New England girl at heart, Elyse brings 10 years of customer service and training experience to Buildium, along with a passion for product knowledge and learning. Elyse has been a stakeholder in the ongoing update of Buildium's knowledge base and development of new educational content for customers.

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