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Property Management Merchant Account

Easily Manage Tenant Payments & Maximize Cash Flow

As a property management company, you’re always balancing the demands of your tenants, staff, and vendors. Tailored Transactions understands this delicate balance, and we will help by simplifying your payment acceptance with smarter, faster and more cost-effective solutions.

Property managers can substantially reduce their credit card processing fees by taking advantage of Cost-Plus Pricing and the Real Estate Credit Classification. These two programs will ensure that your business pays the lowest possible processing rates and fees for your credit card transactions.

Look At Your Credit Card Processing Statement

Do you see ANY of the following downgrades listed on your recent monthly statement?

  • Qualified or Qual
  • Mid-Qualified or MQual
  • Non-Qualified or NQual
  • Standard or STND
  • Electronic or ELEC
  • Level 1
  • EIRF
  • Data Rate 1 or DR1
  • CNP
  • Bill-Back - example: OCT BB195 Transaction Cleared...

If the answer is YES, this indicates your merchant account is setup incorrectly, and your business is overpaying for credit card processing.

Cost-Plus Pricing

The pricing method that we use is called Cost-Plus Pricing, which is also known as Interchange Plus Pricing. It works by passing through your credit and debit card transactions at their respective interchange rates with only a small markup added.

Interchange rates are the wholesale processing rates set by Visa, MasterCard, and Discover and they differ according to card type and transaction type. i.e., swiped, key-entered, or online.

Cost-Plus Pricing can reduce your monthly credit card processing fees up to 35% or more, which would save your business thousands of dollars in processing costs annually.

Cost Plus Pricing

The Real Estate Credit Classification

MasterCard and Discover offer reduced interchange rates on consumer credit card transactions to property management and real estate companies. These reduced rates apply to swiped, keyed-in, and online payments. See the chart below.

Card Type Rate
Debit 0.05%
Credit 1.10%
Enhanced 1.10%
World 1.10%
World Elite 2.20%
High Value 2.20%

Your business must be set-up with a property management merchant account and have the correct MCC Code registered with MasterCard and Discover to qualify for these special rates. We handle this registration process for you when setting up your merchant account.

American Express OptBlue™

AMEX OptBlue allows us to provide your business with the highest level of service and support by consolidating all of your credit card processing under one roof.

We will handle your AMEX billing, funding, and customer support in-house, allowing us to become your single point of contact for all credit card processing related matters.

We will reduce your American Express discount rates by a minimum of .25% — guaranteed!

AMEX OptBlue Highlights:

  • Lower Discount Rates
  • Lower Transaction Fees
  • No Monthly Statement Fee
  • Next Day Funding On Deposits
  • Consolidated Monthly Reporting

Value-Added Benefits That We Offer for Free

Offering You the Keys to Maximum Savings

In 2017, the property management industry was a $65 billion a year industry. Experts project that it will grow to over $70 billion by 2020 (Source: Statista; US Census Bureau). It's essential that you partner with a merchant services provider that truly understands your industry so that you don’t miss out on any of the coming growth.

Contact us today for a no-obligation Free Rate Quote. Send us a copy of your recent credit card processing statement, and we will complete a detailed rate quote showing how much money your business will save in processing fees with a Property Management merchant account. Your quote will be completed and sent to you within 24 hours.

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