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  1. Window Envelope for Statement

    I appreciate normal sized statements fit into a window envelope, however when there are too many transactions... Well, I bet you know what happens - the address gets cut off, moves to two pages, etc.

    Please consider consider making the "top " part of the statement the "remit" to portion that shows thru the window envelope. Then you don't care about the variable length of the statement !

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    • Allow tenant/owner to be designated on split expenses.

      Allow the tenant/owner of a unit to be designated when making a split expense so we don't have to manualy apply their owner to the transaction after it is generated.

      For example: I had our building's water heater replaced and needed to distribute the cost of $98.25 between 12 units. To do this, I had to create the split expense, then create an expense for each owner ledger. I now realize I could have simply made the split expense, then gone into each expense and added the "owner" to the account that got charged, but adding another drop down to…

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      • Aggregate daily late fees

        If a daily late fee is setup, the system will create a daily charge in the amount of the daily late fee. It would be great to have an option to aggregate all the late fee charges into a single late fee invoice that is only a single ledger item on the tenant's statement.

        4 votes
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        • More cash register like

          Enter data but not edit data.
          Just like in retail, I'd like my Leasing Agents to be able to enter data, but if they want to 'change anything', they need a supervisor to 'override'. Also, they shouldn't be able to change old data without supervisor approval.

          I still fear an unhappy employee could destroy all of my data if they chose to.

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          • Dynamically Adjust Occupancy Rate Graph in the Summary

            Every time the new unit added, Occupancy Rate drops in the previous months like that unit was vacant. New units should not change occupancy rate in the past.

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            • have an option to designate Units as "Leased" or "Available".

              I would love to see a button in the Marketing Info that would allow units to be seen as "Leased" or "Available" This way potential tenants directed to my available units can see pics and prices for all my units. I have found this is good for local credibility.

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              • 1 vote
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                • Utilities

                  Utilities-Currently I have a master metered account with my utility company where I bill my tenants for electricity. I made a spreadsheet in excel where the charges are created, then I have post them as charges for each tenant which is time consuming. It would be nice if there was a spreadsheet format specifically for utilities where there was an option for charging tenants after they were created. Just a thought.

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                  • Semester rent charges

                    I have some units that rented by the semester, with the students wither making 1 to 3 payments per semester for the payment schedule. Is this something that could be added to add more options?

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                    • 5 votes
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                      • Have separate contact and rent information for marketing

                        When I filled out the marketing information, the site syndicated ads to Zillow and Hot Pads. Both ads featured the contract information from my profile (my cell phone number), however I like my tenants and potential tenants to call a different phone number that is often answered by my property manager or by myself. It also included the "default rent" from another screen, which I had not updated before I filled out the marketing profile. So the syndicated ads had a different rent amount in the description.
                        I would like to sugges a field on the marketing profile for rent…

                        13 votes
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                        • Wordpress Plugin

                          Would be great to have plugin that can showcase our properties within our wordpress websites. That way our visitors can view everything from one location as well as filling out applications.

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                          • Download owner and vendor contact data in CSV

                            Please add an option to download owner and vendor contact information (just like tenant data) in the Utilities area.

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                            • Option to add Company name when placing tenant vs. First/Last Name

                              When placing a new tenant would like to see the option to add the Company Name versus the First/Last name option. The First/Last Name should be optional fields not mandatory

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                                • Line Up the Decimal Points

                                  How about creating reports where the decimals actually line up properly. As it stands, the reports don't look professional with the numbers left justified.

                                  5 votes
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                                  • voided checks

                                    when printing out a check (from any account) there is a drop down menu for - "un-cleared, cleared & to reconcile, etc.) it would be nice to have a title"voided or void" and have it automatically void that number check in the specific chosen account so it doesn't have to be added manually.

                                    8 votes
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                                    • duplicate checks or invoice numbers

                                      Would like for the system to not allow a transaction to be posted if a duplicate check number or reference number is entered. This would prevent duplicate payment of vendor invoices.

                                      13 votes
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                                      • Add to Recurring Expenses

                                        I need another category for frequency of expenses/payments. My local utility company bills every other month. If you would add that option to your program I could match Rentec to my bank statements.

                                        3 votes
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                                        • Add Unit # to Tenant Balance Screen

                                          My owner knows units not tenant names. Thus it would be helpful to see the property / unit # along with the tenant name on the page displaying their running balance:
                                          Tenants: Accounting [Tenant Name]

                                          15 votes
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