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Property4U is an Open Source Enterprise Real Estate 2.0 solution completely equipped with Buying, Selling, Renting and Bidding features. It also provides Developer APIs with complete documentation.

System Requirements:

  • Visual Studio 2013 Update 2
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5
  • IIS 7 or higher
  • Microsoft® SQL Server 2012 Express

System Specifications:

  • ASP.NET Identity 2.0
  • ASP.NET SignalR
  • Bootstrap 3
  • EntityFramework 6
  • Json.NET
  • Quartz.NET



Getting Started

  1. Download Property4U source code.
  2. Unzip Property4U and copy it the Projects folder of Visual Studio 2013.
  3. Build Project
    1. Open Project in Visual Studio 2013.
    2. Open ControlDesk > Index.cshtml file under Views folder of project solution.
    3. Build project Build > Build Solution or "Ctrl Shift B".
    4. Go to Debug menu and select Start Debugging or F5.
    5. When project is loaded in browser it prompts with Login Screen.
    6. Enter Admin Username and Password from Passwords.txt provided in project source.
    7. After successful Login, system takes you the Configuration page.
  4. Load Sample Data
    1. Choose Load from Configuration Core > Sample Data.
    2. Proceed by accepting the "Alert Message" regarding database reset and wait until successful Data Load notification appears.
    3. Logout from system for applying changes.
    4. Remember to delete SampleData.bak from Content > System > SampleData.bak after loading samples.

Security Provisions:

  • Change default usernames and passwords provided with the SAMPLE DATA.
  • Remember to delete SampleData.bak from Content > System > SampleData.bak after loading samples.


  • Usman Tahir
  • mfahim
  • Waheeb Islam



Can make it work with http?

  • Yes, Right Click Project Solution > Properties > Web > Project Url > Place your url http://localhost:/*.
  • Select Project > Properties Window > SSL Enabled to “False” > Place http://localhost:/* in Url.
  • Remove RequireHttps from FrontEnd and ControlDesk Controllers.
  • Now Clean and Build Solution to apply Changes.

Social Login Integration is available?

  • Yes, firstly complete Build Project and Load Sample Data steps.
  • Login using Admin account.
  • Under Configuration > Core > Fill Facebook and Google IDs and Secret Keys.
  • Now Clean and Build Solution to apply Changes.

How to publish project on shared hosting?

  • Clean and Build Solution.
  • Under Build menu > Publish Property4U.
  • Select Custom to create Profile by given name to it.
  • Publish Web > Publish Method “FTP”.
  • Fill FTP Details provided by hosting provider and select Validate.
  • After successful Validation select Publish and wait until it Uploading files using FTP.
  • Create AppData folder in root of File Manager of Control Panel if missing > Upload XMLDocument.xml from project solution to AppData.
  • Create new MSSQL Database.
  • Upload and Attach Property4U-2-1-beta.mdf database file located in project App_Data folder to newly created MSSQL Database.
  • Open Web.Config and replace connectionString="*” with your hosting provider one.

Last edited Jan 26, 2015 at 10:19 AM by mfahim, version 4