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  1. Work order summary page

    OPEN WORK ORDERS: Option to see a summary, similar to Close Work Order report, vs. the printable work order. - maybe it's own work order tab to manage easier

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      7 comments  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Be able to go from tenant info screen to add notes in drop down

      I often need to look up tenant contact info, and then want to document what was discussed immediately while on the phone with them. It would be nice if I wouldn't have to go back out to tenants, scroll back to their name(which is another issue), and then add a note or reminder.

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        0 comments  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        Thank you for the excellent suggestion. The Rentec development team feels this is something that can be accomplished. If this feature is important to you please vote it up to increase it’s priority in our development queue.

      • Bill payment center/track Accounts Payable

        BILL CENTER: Ability to enter expenses that are not "paid" and be able to convert them to "paid" on the property. Pull reports on what "bills" are waiting to be paid/when

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        • Sort options in tenant tab

          TENANTS TAB: Sort options by Tenant or Property (maybe other columns too while we're at it)

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          • Disburse funds to owners who own multiple properties

            OWNER DISBURSEMENT: easier way to disburse funds for owners with multiple properties without having to head into each one, view the balance, and post to each property ledger. Post split transaction to the owner's ledger? Option to "zero out" the rolling balance on all properties and class to 8900 category with a check-box next to the rolling balance total - save on time, especially w/ lots of SFHs.

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            • Common expense category

              ACCOUNTS - be able to bill certain accounts and owners for general expenses, rather than post to specific prop. or tenant.

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              • Alternate workorder contact

                WHO IS NOTIFIED: Option to have a default setting to email an alternative person when workorders come in vs. the account holder (under settings?) to notify if tenant or staff enter work orders - automatically

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                • More property sort options

                  SORT ORDER: Option to sort alphbetically with numbers in nickname and not have to resort manually

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                  • Email program updates to users in addition to the blog updates

                    I do not wade through your blog unless i have a problem i am trying to resolve. when you make improvements, email it to customers. If you are adding functionality, you need to let us know so we can take maximum advantage of the capabilities.

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                      0 comments  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      Thank you for the feedback, we currently put an alert on the summary page whenever you (or any sub-users) login and there is a new feature. It will show up at the top of the notification stating “We’ve added X new features or improvements since your last login. Learn more.”. The learn more text is a link to the details of those improvements.

                      I could see in the future the possibility of also sending these via email to an opt-in list if this becomes a popular request.

                    • Back or post-date checks

                      CHECK PRINTING: Option to back-date or post-date printed checks

                      6 votes
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                      • Pay employees by ACH

                        Allow us to pay employees using ACH

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                        • Alternate contact information for syndicated listings

                          CONTACT INFORMATION: Option to have various contact info settings throughout the program. Currently the program pulls it all from Contact Information to populate the syndication ads.

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                          • Report to show deleted entries

                            DELETED ITEMS - Report to show deleted entries - tool for auditing/finding mistakes

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                            • Tenant Portal PTE (Permission To Enter)

                              PTE: On the tenant portal, require that a an option be selected "Yes, you have my PTE" or "Call for details on PTE (and spot for a phone number)" and a notes section if there are special instructions - require a phone number be entered before they can submit through the portal

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                              • Multiple file upload (multi select)

                                FILES ON all PORTAL: Option to upload a files, or multiple files to multiple owners and/or tenant portals at the same time - or all owner or all tenants. Especially helpful when adding new tenants or creating new marketing for property

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                                • Show owner's email address in list

                                  OWNER'S EMAIL ADDRESSES: Display their address below their name, similar to Tenants, and be able to use the email link directly from the Accounts tab. Also, when emailing a report, the system will allow you to type their name for auto-populating their email address.

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                                  • Financial Reporting needs an update

                                    Financial reporting needs an update. Should be easy to do. I am amazed CICTotal has made it this far with the current reports. The go to financial statement needs to be the Profit & Loss Statement. Change the name and title of the current "Income/Expense Report" to be "Profit & Loss Statement" Not sure if the current name choice was an attempt to avoid responsibility for producing inaccurate financial statements or what, but it is definitely curious. I would be reluctant to show the current statements to a client or partner. Currently I am exporting to excel to change the…

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                                    • Pop up notes

                                      It would be great to have the notes section pop up on screen when opening a tenant ledger, if there are notes on file. For example, we do not allow checks to be written on accounts after we have multiple return items. So it would be nice to be visually notified on screen before posting.
                                      Laura Moyer-Advantage Realty Partners, LLC.

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                                      • Tenant and management notifications

                                        Tenants get email notification when management responses to repair request with questions or updates !!
                                        Please !!

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                                        • tenants tab filter by letter

                                          on the tenants tab under filter, i think we should be able type in a letter and all the names starting with that letter should pull up

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