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  1. Payroll option

    Will there ever be a payroll option thru Rentec?

    3 votes
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    • Print signature on checks

      When printing checks you should be able to submit a .jpg of your signature and get it to print on the checks.

      5 votes
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      • Fully customize reports

        Be able to fully customize reports. Font, contact information, customized wording

        3 votes
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        • print multiple income/expense statements

          The ability to print ALL income/expense statements to one pdf file. So 70 properties would yield an income/expense pdf statement for 70 properties ( 70 pages). As it is now, I have to print this statement 70 times, once for each property.

          4 votes
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          • Mailing Address Data Field for Forms

            Please add Mailing Address data fields to Forms. Currently the Tenant Address option is only for the leased premises.

            2 votes
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            • lease renewal offer feature

              Lease renewal offer feature so the tenant can accept or decline the newlease terms

              24 votes
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              • auto-reminder emails

                create the ability to set up auto reminder emails to all tenants about property maintenance.

                6 votes
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                • Mobile friendly

                  When generating a report on a mobile device, specifically an iPhone, you can not scroll the page that pops up. When you try to scroll to the bottom of a long report, it moves the background page and not the report window that pops up. This makes the bottom of any long pop up page impossible to see. Also, please make the bottons and links larger. Im guessing most people use this software on their phone to quickly mark rent collected and capture expenses. I constantly have to zoom in and scroll around on different parts of every page to…

                  4 votes
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                  • owners security deposit tab

                    It would be helpful to have a "security deposit" (amounts given to cover repairs) button for owners under the "Accounts" tab much like the tab for tenants. Understanding that this "deposit" can be entered as a reserve, it shows up under "properties" and is confusing with payouts to the owners.

                    3 votes
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                    • Recurring Work Orders for preventative maintenance

                      Allow work orders to be recurring for preventative maintenance. (Example- Changing air filters, test batteries, clean gutters, quarterly walk through).

                      Use similar interface as the "recurring charge" function.

                      6 votes
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                      • Category report for ALL categories

                        Category Reports for all categories - Today, the reports are only able to show categories for certain types of accounts (charges, i think). So even though the category list is displayed and you can select a category, the report shows nothing.

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                        • multiple tenant emails

                          Allow for spouse or other tenant's email address also so that when we send out emails, it would go to all tenants in the unit.

                          19 votes
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                          • Copy/Clone Properties

                            Would be nice to be able to copy/clone a property. I have dozens of 4units that all need to be set up the same way. Would be cool to do one and then replicate.

                            3 votes
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                            • Phone numbers should be required when submitting a work order

                              When tenants submit a work order they should be required to enter in their contact phone number. This was we have the information on one tab instead of going back and forth to find their phone number

                              2 votes
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                              • Reserve Accounts

                                Have a place that can have a reserve money on the accounts (owners) portion, not just the individual properties. This is needed for those with multiple properties. Because when I go to pay the owner it doesn't minus the negative accounts and wants to give them all the money. When a property is in the negative the reserve doesn't work. I need to make sure I hold the negative amounts in the owner disbursement. Hope this makes sense

                                6 votes
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                                • More Commercial Friendly

                                  Add a commercial tab on the website that separates my residential from my commercial properties. Be more commercial friendly in general.

                                  4 votes
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                                  • More Diversified Application & Screening

                                    Create a "prescreening" questionnaire similar to the application. Maybe allow a progression of application and allow screening invoice to be sent to applicant separately from application process.

                                    2 votes
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                                    • Pets & Pet Fees

                                      Have a place for tracking pets in the tenant profiles, and a separate pet fee category that can be pulled into the forms using the coding so that letters can be further automated

                                      43 votes
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                                      • Property Manager Rents Report

                                        On the property manager rents report, it automatically rental income from the 4000 Rental Income category. However, I use unique categories for rental income for each property. I would like to see that rental income on the report.

                                        2 votes
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                                        • Individual Presets on Rental Income

                                          Allow individual tenant preset categories for income, Rental Income, Section 8, etc.

                                          3 votes
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