Estate management software for country estates
Country Estateman.The classic software for the country estate and the managing agent
Written in conjunction with surveyors and land agents from the Castle Howard estate, Country Estateman is one of the leading property and rent management systems for the UK's landed estates. It is endorsed by land and managing agents for efficient management of client portfolios.
Benefits for land agents
FocusedEstateman is one of the leading property software systems dedicated to this unique market sector.
Easy to updateA single master version of the software now guarantees fast and efficient routine upgrades.
FlexibleAdditional modules include tenant rent receivable, service charge accounting and facilities management.
Simple to useA robust, intuitive system that provides easy access to all the information an agent needs.
Export accountsEstateman does not hold general ledger accounts, but exceptional export facilities allow data to be sent to your preferred accounting system, such as Sage Line 50.
Low hardware costs or hostedEstateman runs on a 64-bit Windows platform. We can also host the system for you, providing access via https.
Property detailsThe main database, which records the client/owning company, property & land assets, units and head leasehold agreements. It also incorporates a useful Compliance and Inspection Schedule.
UnitsBreaks the asset down into its units.
Leasehold agreementsRecords landlord, and key rent and lease dates for leasehold agreements.
Tenant agreementsHolds full tenant information, including holding lease and rent dates.
DiaryWith automatic import from the base system, the diary provides efficient management of all key rent and lease dates.
Export wizardThe system provides many standard reports, but the export wizard also allows the user to send specific data to Excel, Word, and other programs.
Acquisitions and disposalsHolds details regarding property purchase and disposal.
Estateman is available as a hosted system for those who have no wish to manage their own hardware.
AccessibilityThe software can be accessed via any standard web browser. Estateman uses a secure website (HTTPS) connection.
SecurityEstateman uses the Equinox Database engine. This is a secure and well-proven database, used by police forces and banks, among others.
Easy to ManageWeb-based clients benefit from automatic software backups while support requests are managed in-house on our local servers.
Rent ReceivableGenerates rent demands and other charges to tenants, with management of receipts and payments and useful debtor reporting.
Direct DebitIncludes the ability to email demands, and record direct debit information. Data can be exported at the push of a button so that sales ledger information can be imported into the customer’s preferred accounting system.
Accounts PayableManages the payment of rent and other property outgoings to the landlord or supplier.
Service Charge AccountingManages the apportionment of scheduled service charges, enabling full tenant reconciliation at year end.
Facilities ManagementVia a helpdesk, this module records property repairs and manages the instruction to the contractor, via work orders, variations and payments.
Health & SafetyHolds data for condition surveys, disabled access, risk assessments, asbestos and legionella registers.
Training and Consultancy
To ensure your total satisfaction, we provide a comprehensive consultancy and training programme during implementation – followed, in due course, by on-going support services.
Training can be carried out at your premises or ours, and will be conducted by an experienced member of our staff. Training is backed by an Operator's Manual that explains in detail how how each module works.