About Yardi Breeze

Yardi Breeze is a property management software designed to help businesses manage and streamline operations across residential, commercial, affordable housing, self-storage, associations, and manufactured housing estates. Property agents can utilize the residential management module to supervise activities on a calendar and communicate with prospects and residents on a unified dashboard. It also allows managers to track corporate ledgers, showcase available units on RENTCafe.com, and screen applicants to automate move-in workflows.

With commercial property management capabilities, Yardi Breeze lets businesses manage the leasing, accounting, invoicing, expense pools, and common area maintenance (CAM) scheduling processes across industrial, retail, and corporate properties. Administrators can manage affordable housing units by centralizing workflows for resident eligibility documentation, owner onboarding, financial reporting, rent collection, renters' insurance, and more. Supervisors can promote self-storage spaces on various property listing websites including STORAGECafe.com, collect rent using credit cards, debit cards or ACH, and maintain a trust or escrow account for each property.

The HOA module allows managers to track information related to property owners, fee schedules, maintenance requests, vendors’ activities, and more. Yardi Breeze allows manufactured housing units to create custom property websites and include details about the manufacturer, make, model, and titles to attract prospects.

Pricing starting from:

US$100.00/month

  • Free Trial
  • Per Feature

Devices

Business size

S M L

Markets

Canada, United Kingdom

Pricing starting from:

US$100.00/month

  • Free Trial
  • Per Feature

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Features

Total features of Yardi Breeze: 126

  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Accounting
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Activity Tracking
  • Ad hoc Reporting
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Approval Process Control
  • Audit Trail
  • Background Screening
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Billing Rate Management
  • CRM
  • Calendar Management
  • Cash Flow Analysis
  • Client Management
  • Client Portal
  • Collections Management
  • Commercial Leases
  • Commercial Property Management Software
  • Committee Management
  • Communication Management
  • Compliance Management
  • Contact Database
  • Contact Management
  • Contract/License Management
  • Credit Card Processing
  • Credit Check
  • Critical Date Alerts
  • Customer Accounts
  • Customer Database
  • Customer Management
  • Customer Profiles
  • Customisable Branding
  • Customisable Reports
  • Customisable Templates
  • Data Import/Export
  • Deal Management
  • Deposit Tracking
  • Document Management
  • Document Storage
  • Electronic Payments
  • Electronic Signature
  • Email Alerts
  • Email Invitations & Reminders
  • Email Management
  • Email Templates
  • Expense Tracking
  • Fee Collection
  • File Management
  • File Sharing
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Reporting
  • For Brokers
  • For Investors & Traders
  • For Property Managers
  • Gate/Access Control
  • General Ledger
  • Geographic Maps
  • HOA Violation Enforcement
  • Historical Reporting
  • Inspection Management
  • Insurance Management
  • Interactive Property Map
  • Invoice Management
  • Invoice Processing
  • Job Costing
  • Late Fee Calculation
  • Lead Management
  • Lease Management
  • Lease Origination
  • Lease Tracking
  • Live Chat
  • Maintenance Management
  • Maintenance Scheduling
  • Member Communication
  • Member Database
  • Mobile Access
  • Move In / Move Out
  • Multi-Channel Marketing
  • Multi-Location
  • Multiple User Accounts
  • Online Payments
  • Owner Portal
  • PCI Compliance
  • Payment Processing
  • Performance Metrics
  • Pipeline Management
  • Portfolio Management
  • Property Database
  • Property Management
  • Prospecting Tools
  • Real Time Analytics
  • Real Time Data
  • Real Time Notifications
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Recurring/Subscription Billing
  • Reminders
  • Rent Tracking
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Request Assignment
  • Reservations Management
  • Residential Leases
  • Residential Properties
  • Retail Leases
  • Revenue Management
  • SMS Messaging
  • Search/Filter
  • Secure Data Storage
  • Self Service Portal
  • Summary Reports
  • Task Management
  • Tax Management
  • Template Management
  • Tenant Portal
  • Tenant Tracking
  • Transaction History
  • User Management
  • Vacancy Management
  • Vendor Management
  • Visual Analytics
  • Website Integration
  • Website Management
  • Work Order Management
  • Workflow Management

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Reviews

Overall rating

3.9 /5
(44)
Value for Money
4/5
Features
3.6/5
Ease of Use
3.9/5
Customer Support
4/5

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Paul V.
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  • Industry: Real Estate
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source

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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
  • Customer Support
  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

LVPM Review

Reviewed on 05/05/2020

It is quite a long list, mostly it is about efficiency and reliability which is allowing us to grow...

It is quite a long list, mostly it is about efficiency and reliability which is allowing us to grow and manage the growth without having the usual system problems that go along with that.

Pros

There are three things that stand out, Online Payments with RentCafe is very easy to set up and tenant love it, we have 100% adoption for online payments. The Owner Portal has had much bigger impact that we expected, we several owner who outside the country and in other states, having not a document repository but not having to send tons of emails, the owners can review documents on their schedule and they know where to locate agreements, insurance policies, etc. Lastly, generating monthly could be easier!

Cons

Being a long Yardi Voyager user, not having the ability to export data into Excel for custom reports or special projects is something I would really like to see.

Response from Yardi Breeze

Hi Paul,
It's great that you've been a Yardi user for so many years, and that your owners and tenants are all on board with Breeze. Since you have experience with our Voyager platform, you might be interested in exploring Breeze Premier. It's built on the same system as Breeze but includes more advanced features, such as custom reporting, that you might find of interest. Let me know if you'd like a client support expert to show you around Premier with a quick demo. Thanks for your feedback!

Sincerely,
Amy Varbel, Director
Yardi Breeze
[email protected]

Adam M.
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  • Industry: Accounting
  • Company size: 5,001-10,000 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 1-5 months
  • Review Source

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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
  • Customer Support
  • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

Yardi Breeze

Reviewed on 09/09/2020

As an accountant, my overall experience has been pretty uneven. When I'm trying to make a journal...

As an accountant, my overall experience has been pretty uneven. When I'm trying to make a journal entry or reconcile a bank account, I find myself wishing my client was using QuickBooks. But when I'm recording an inter-entity transaction or looking at CAM charges, I'm grateful for Yardi. I just hope there is a unit within Yardi that's focused on developing the accounting side of the Breeze software, because overall it really is not up to par with respect to the rest of the industry.

Pros

Easy to list properties online for potential residents to find. Easy to set up online payment for residents. Customer support has been responsive and helpful. Some nice, innovative features on the property management side of the software.

Cons

The accounting side of the software is pretty weak and clunky compared to competitors. There's no way to set up bank feeds, so cash reconciliations are 100% manual. The way banks are paired with GL accounts is convoluted and difficult to set up and understand. You can attach documents to payables and receivables (great!) but not to general journal entries (why not?). There is no way to customize basic financial reports in the way you would in software like QuickBooks. Customer support chat feature doesn't work with my company but other companies' chat features (e.g. Intuit) work just fine. Navigation is clunky - it often takes several clicks to get where you need to go. There is a "Favorites" feature that allows you to create your own list of frequently visited areas in the software, but that in and of itself is pretty clunky and confusing, and I shouldn't have to set up favorites in well-designed software. I've had weird errors here and there that customer service couldn't explain and that were solved using a silly workaround (such as removing a couple of lines from a journal entry and putting them into a separae entry). There is no way to "hard close" your books for a given period, so there is nothing stopping a user from posting transactions into a closed period, so if you're a company that needs to get an audit, don't use Yardi. Overall, the accounting side of this software feels like a beta test - it's pretty good, but it's not quite fully baked.

Response from Yardi Breeze

Hi Adam,

Thank you for your review. We appreciate your comprehensive feedback and hope you continue to enjoy Breeze's marketing, leasing and property management functionality, as well as our customer support. In the meantime, we're constantly making improvements to our platform. That's one reason we came out with Breeze Premier earlier this year. We'll follow up with you directly, but in short, the accounting functionality you identified is missing is in fact available in Breeze Premier. Attachments to journal entries are available in Breeze and Breeze Premier, and auto-matching for bank reconciliations, custom reporting and the ability to hard close your books are available in Breeze Premier. Our customer service experts would be happy to troubleshoot why live chat is not working for you; it's a great, free feature and we want you to be able to take advantage of it. Hope this helps!

Sincerely,
Amy Varbel, Director Yardi Breeze [email protected]

Tiffany H.
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  • Industry: Real Estate
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1-5 months
  • Review Source

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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
  • Customer Support
  • Likelihood to recommend 4.0 /10

User friendly but missing some functionality

Reviewed on 30/04/2020

Pros

That it is user friendly and that there is customer service readily available on the screen.

Cons

That there is some functionality missing. There were several features with Yardi Genesis 2 that are no longer an option.

Response from Yardi Breeze

Hi Tiffany,
Thank you for sharing your thoughts. Ease of use and speedy customer service were key goals when we set out to develop Breeze, so I'm happy that has been your experience. I understand that Genesis was a very popular platform, and we acknowledge that Breeze is a bit different. If you'd like, I can have a client service expert reach out to show you Breeze Premier, a software upgrade to Breeze that may include those features you're referring to.

Sincerely,
Amy Varbel, Director
Yardi Breeze
[email protected]

Cadie M.
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  • Industry: Real Estate
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source

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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
  • Customer Support
  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

User Friendly Software for Property Management Needs

Reviewed on 28/05/2020

Pros

It is genuinely the most user-friendly software I've used. Almost everything is self-explanatory and if you not, the help section will easily guide you. Plus the chat feature is a lifesaver in getting an issue resolved quickly.

Cons

There are some features that could be added, like the ability to add photos to a maintenance request, more specific reports on insurance, more customizable reports in general.

Response from Yardi Breeze

Hi Cadie,
I am genuinely pleased to hear you find Breeze to be user-friendly and self-explanatory! One thing I want to mention is that Breeze does allow you to add photos to maintenance requests. I can have a client support expert reach out to show you how. In the meantime, there are articles in the Help Center that cover maintenance requests or you can use the live chat function to get more information. We're glad to have you as a Yardi client! Thanks for the feedback.

Sincerely,
Amy Varbel, Director
Yardi Breeze
[email protected]

Robert C.
Overall rating
  • Industry: Real Estate
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
  • Review Source

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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
  • Customer Support
  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Expand your business with Yardi Breeze

Reviewed on 26/05/2020

During this pandemic, going virtual is absolutely essential. We are an essential business and we...

During this pandemic, going virtual is absolutely essential. We are an essential business and we DID NOT SKIP A BEAT when we went into shelter in place orders. As owner of the property management business I am just incredibly thankful to have finished implementation just 4 months earlier. We really lucked out on the timing.

Pros

The rent collection is most helpful feature. Reports are incredibly easy to send out to owners each month. The accounting system is extremely robust. I was able to get up and running pretty quickly. However I am still learning new features all the time.

Cons

The implementation time was very long, over a year. However, my previous setup was not able to be imported (manual system) so I understand why. Nevertheless, I would not change anything. We are very happy to be in the cloud with Yardi Breeze.

Response from Yardi Breeze

Hi Robert,
You were wise to implement online software before it was essential to do so given shelter-in-place orders. And rent collection certainly helps keep the lights on, so I'm glad Breeze has been helpful in that area. We're always here to help explain any features via live chat. Thanks for the feedback!

Sincerely,
Amy Varbel, Director
Yardi Breeze
[email protected]

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Yardi Breeze offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: US$100.00/month
  • Pricing model: Per Feature
  • Free Trial: Not Available

Yardi Breeze has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1,000

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Yardi Breeze offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Phone Support, Chat

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