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  1. Option to include archived properties & Tenants in reports

    Please allow a checkbox or toggle to include archived property data in reports. Use case: At end of year, we run 1099-MISC and other reports that must include all properties (current and archived).

    29 votes
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      1 comment  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Tracking Inspections

      A place to track last inspection and set reminders for when the next inspection is due. Be able to pull reports on upcoming inspections.

      28 votes
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        3 comments  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Automated Emails - please include co-renters

        when sending automated emails to a tenant, please also send the email to all co-renters grouped under the tenant who have email addresses on file.

        27 votes
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        • Deleting notes

          I would love to be able to delete notes and history entries. I made a few mistakes in my initial set up and would like to clean things up.

          27 votes
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          • Delete more than one transaction at a time

            Please add the ability to delete more than one transaction at a time. Daily late charges can add up, and if they need to be removed, it can be a lot of work to remove them one at a time. Having the ability to delete them in bulk would save a lot of time.

            26 votes
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            • auto remove late fees when payment is back dated

              when back-dating a payment, please provide an option to have the system automatically remove all late fees that were posted after the back dated payment date.

              26 votes
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              • upload lease to tenant and property file library simultaneously

                Would be nice to upload and attach a lease agreement to both the tenant
                file library and the property unit file library simultaneously.

                25 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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                  • Additonal Filters In Tenant Tab

                    Under the "Tenants" tab, be able to filter results by property/address, not just tenant or occupants name. It would be helpful to have an additional searchable field for tenant,s like there is for properties, so that misc. items can be searched through the filter, such as "has a cat" "eviction in progress", etc

                    23 votes
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                    • Owner Contribution Electronic Payments

                      Similar to tenants being able to make an ACH payment, the option for owners to send a recurring or single-pay amount to the management company.

                      21 votes
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                        1 comment  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • PROPERTY MANAGER APP

                        App for Property Managers since we are on the road and on our phones too.

                        20 votes
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                        • allow import of financial data in .csv form

                          Please allow for direct import of financial data in .csv format. Would save a great deal of time importing data from my online bank statement.

                          20 votes
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                            6 comments  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Tracking violations

                            A way to easily track # of lates, 3, day, 10 day, ect notices, and track lease/HOA violations for easy reference.

                            19 votes
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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.

                              19 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Home Improvements Page

                                Hello,
                                I love the site and have multiple properties to manage. Your site is a great tool and I appreciate the service you provide.

                                I would like to suggest that you please add a feature that many property owners like myself would find very useful. I would like to see under the properties menu a new screen that would allow me to input data such as dates that the main systems of the house were replaced. Such as the roof, HVAC, carpet, windows, paint (exterior and interior), and appliances. In addition it would be nice to have drop down options…

                                19 votes
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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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                                  • ADD biweekly (every two weeks) ACH payment option

                                    This will help the tenants that can only pay when they get their paycheck every two weeks.

                                    19 votes
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                                      2 comments  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • text unpaid rent

                                      it would be good if there was a way to automatically send out a text message to anyone with unpaid rent on the 5th of the month?

                                      more people respond to text than email

                                      19 votes
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                                      • CAM charges to post prior to due date

                                        It would be helpful to be able to set the day that cam charges would appear in a tenant's ledge/portal, or have them linked in on the same day that rent charges populate. Currently, CAM charges will only post on the actual due date, like a standard recurring charge. Printing out invoices in advance, or directing tenants to their portal ledger is not helpful as tenants will not see those CAM charges early.

                                        18 votes
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                                        • Add support for auto-tax calculations

                                          Some parts of the U.S., including major cities in Arizona like Phoenix, have a sales tax which applies to residential rental properties. In Phoenix, it's 2% (of the rent), and tenants must pay it every month, along with their rent. Owners/managers must pay the city monthly.

                                          Rentec Direct doesn't have a particularly good way of dealing with this, and it seems like a valuable feature that should exist. The tax should automatically be computed (x% times the rent amount) and posted along with the rent. A way of reporting the monthly totals would be nice too. I find the workaround,…

                                          18 votes
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