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  1. User set up options

    In managers roles set up/configure, be able to pick what reports per tab a manager can have access to. I.e. Financial Reports allow only view EasyPAY completed and receipts report.

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    • Fields are too small on web pages

      Several fields are not big enough to display their contents. E.g., The Income Account and Expense Account on the Properties page only shows part of the Account entries I made!

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      • Stop late charges

        I stop late charges after the tenant has at least paid their rent, the program continues to charge late charges as long as there is an amount due. i have to physically delete the excess late charges. I would recommend changing the software to not incur any more late charges after one has been deleted until the next month rental cycle.

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        • Rent Roll (enhanced) date range request

          Offer a date range option to compare Market Rent with Actual rent. This comparison is currently only available in Rent Roll (enhanced) as a snapshot.

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          • Posting Attachments on payments

            The ability to add attachments when making payments and posting charges on accounts.

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            • Allow Move in fees rather than deposits

              Allow additional fees on move in screen, Pet fee, move in fee. We don't do a deposit we do non refundable move in fee that we have to manually enter.

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              • Share document folder with Owners

                A shared folder between the PM and owner for storage of utility bills and repair invoices. Allow Owner access to building files.

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                • improvements to rental applications

                  When I go into Rentec page to look at the list of people who have applied for a property , I would like a place on the application screen to make notes about that application or mark them in some way, to remind me why we rejected , or if we are keeping that application on hold for more info, etc.
                  Right now, my only options are to accept and add lease, accept , or deny .
                  Without printing the Applications out hard copy and hand writing notes, is there some way I can see where in the process each…

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                  • customize when late fees begin

                    customize when late fees begin and are charged to tenant

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                    • Properties Tab

                      Under Properties Tab. I would like to be able to change the format in which they are arranged sort of like in a calendar so we can see all properties at once. Currently you have to scroll down and find the property. Take a look at the yardi for residential.

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                      • Allow Tenants to update phone numbers through App

                        It would be great to allow a tenant to update their phone numbers through the tenant Portal app. This would help keep ensure the contact information is correct and that they are able to receive our texts.

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                        • Create an option under "How many months of rolling balance for properties summary" to see rolling balance for the current tax year.

                          It would be extremely helpful to be able to set the rolling balance that is shown under the properties tab to current tax year rather than just the last 12 months or last 6 months.

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                          • WORK ORDERS

                            PULL UP WORK ORDERS BY TENANT NAME AND NOT JUST BY ADDRESS.

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                            • pre paid rent

                              Pre paid rent and mgmt fees. Prepaid rent should auto post on next month along with mgmt fee

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                              • More than 1 attachment on bill payment

                                Can we add more than one attachment to a bill payment? Sometimes I combine invoices into one payment but can only attach one of the invoices. Thank you.

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                                • User set up options

                                  Under user set-up. Expand the customization to allow specific reports from each report heading. For instance, financial reports, allow or not allow access to CAM report, operating statement, so on.

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                                  • Set-up expansion

                                    In set-up. Allow admin to allow specific reports from each category. For instance, under financial reports allow or not allow access to CAM reports. Instead of allowing access to all financial reports.

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                                    • Choice of properties in a Report

                                      When selecting properties to be included in a Report, I need a way to select say 2 properties out of 12 vs ALL (master unit) or just individual properties. Most software programs allow holding down CTRL and clicking individual properties to be in a report, but this doesn’t work in Rentec.
                                      Example: I want to assess profitably of rentals on a certain street vs those in another section of town. OR, those by a certain owner in an inclusive report.
                                      Please consider adding this common feature.

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                                      • Workorder

                                        make workorder trackable better. be able to give vendors access to upload pictures of work. Better workorder reporting.

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                                        • Designate payments

                                          We would like for the tenant to be able to designate part of payment for rent and part for a propane fee. In other words, payments could be designated for categories that we are charging besides the monthly rent. Thank you.

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