Yardi and WhiteFence Take Revolutionary Step to Make Moving into Apartments Easier

SANTA BARBARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new Yardi and WhiteFence software integration will allow

apartment renters to select electric, cable, Internet, phone and rental

appliances online immediately upon signing a lease. These services,

along with other resources including registering address changes with

the U.S. Postal Service, will soon be available at one stop.

Under the Yardi-WhiteFence alignment, leasing agents will be able to

complete leases with prospects using Yardi Leasing Pad(TM) and seamlessly

direct residents to the WhiteFence platform to set up utilities and

important home services. Renters can also lease an apartment online

through RENTCaf(TM) and immediately equip their new

residence with everything they need.

"WhiteFence offers a valuable service to renters when they move in,"

said Terri Dowen, senior vice president of sales for Yardi. "Yardi's

online leasing capability makes it much easier and efficient for renters

to select essential home services through WhiteFence at the same time

that they execute their leases and sign up for our renters insurance."

The WhiteFence marketplace helps renters find the best products at the

best prices among locally and nationally respected providers of

television, Internet, phone and other home services. WhiteFence also

provides toll-free access to a live, knowledgeable "personal moving

assistant" who can walk renters through the numerous choices of

providers and packages.

"Our mission is, and always has been, delighting movers by making life

easier for them. The combination of WhiteFence and Yardi is a

revolutionary step for the apartment mover," said Franc Arbide, chief

strategy officer for WhiteFence.

Questions about the Yardi-WhiteFence integration may be directed to Sam

McCabe, manager of partner programs for Yardi, at 800-866-1124 ext. 1649

or [email protected]

About WhiteFence

Houston-based WhiteFence is a free service that helps homeowners and

renters compare, connect and save money on phone, internet, television,

electricity, natural gas, and other home services. By simply entering a

street address onto the secure site, people looking to save money or

start new service can find the most comprehensive list of plans

available for their specific address from more than 300 nationally

recognized partners. As a trusted home service shopping source for 20

million people annually, WhiteFence makes it easy to establish service

directly on the site in a few simple steps. WhiteFence is an Internet

Capital Group partner company. For more information, please visitWhiteFence.com.

About Yardi

Now in its fourth decade, Yardi is committed to the design,

development and support of software for real estate investment

management and property management. With the Yardi Multifamily Suite(TM),

Yardi Commercial Suite(TM), Yardi Investment Suite(TM) and

Yardi Orion(TM)Business Intelligence, the Yardi Voyagerplatform

is a complete real estate management solution. It includes operations,

accounting and ancillary processes and services with portfolio-wide

business intelligence and platform-wide mobility. Yardi serves clients

worldwide from offices in North America, Asia, Australia, Europe and the

Middle East. For more information, visitwww.yardi.com.