Land banks work to put vacant and blighted property back to good use.  The Center for Community Progress reports there are at least 120 land banks in the United States and the number is growing. Most land banks are formed by units of local government.

In its research on effective land bank strategies, the Center points out how effective land banks like the Greater Syracuse Land Bank are “deploying property management software to greatly improve efficiency and transparency of internal operations.”

In fact, ePropertyPlus is the software of choice for lands banks across the country and has been since it was first developed in 2012 through a joint effort with the Center for Community Progress. Land banks are using ePropertyPlus to evaluate properties for strategic acquisition, display them for the public, and operate transparently. For a great example, take a look at the Cook County Land Bank Authority, which was named one of the nation’s most innovative public-private partnerships in 2015.

People love ePropertyPlus for many reasons.

  • It’s easy to set up and easy to use
  • It manages all steps in the life-cycle of property redevelopment
  • It’s cloud-based and delivered as Software as a Service (SaaS)
  • It allows users to track and manage all types of properties and property-related services and information – residential, commercial, industrial, and vacant land
  • It features a built-in GIS system to display properties
  • It includes a web-based public portal to display property profiles and accept online applications
  • It has a document generator and report generator to create standard or ad hoc documents and reports
  • It allows easy import and export of other data to and from other systems
  • It’s incredibly cost-effective and affordable for clients of all sizes

ePropertyPlus was named one of four Amazon Web Services 2014 Global City on a Cloud Partner in Innovation Challenge winners and its only gotten better since.

To learn how some of our clients are using ePropertyPlus to put vacant homes back into productive use, click on one of the logos below.

 

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landbankLand Bank of Kansas City, Missouri
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