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  1. 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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      0 comments  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Autofill payee & category

      autofill when entering income and expenses. Monthly transactions are basically repeated (rent amounts are the same every month (unless you enter late fees), and trash, electric, water, property management, taxes, lawncare...etc are also the same company/category). When the payee's name is typed in, the category should autofill with the previously used category , saving a lot of time.

      7 votes
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      • make reports interactive and zoomable

        1)When I make a report, and see that there is an uncategorized expense, then I should be able to click on the number, view the transaction and edit it. I have some uncategorized expenses and income that I would like to see to determine what they are, but I can't figure out how to. It should be as easy as clicking on it.

        4 votes
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        • Multi-Unit Propery performace report per property - not unit

          Multi-unit property performance report should be per whole property not per each unit as most expenses are for the whole building (taxes, water, insurance, mortgage interest)

          10 votes
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          • Allow selection of either tenant when adding a co-renter to a multi-tenant unit

            Currently, if a unit has multiple tenants that are not co-renters, and I want to add a co-renter by clicking "Place New Tenant" and selecting "Make Co-renter", the first tenant placed in the unit is automatically selected and there is no option to make the co-renter part of a group with any other tenant from that page. Instead, I must create the co-renting tenant in the tenant section, then click the context menu and select "Add to Group", then select the appropriate tenant to group the co-renter with.

            3 votes
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              1 comment  ·  Application Bug  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              To help us categorize and prioritize this feature, it would be helpful to know a practical real-life example of where there are two non-affiliated tenants moved into the same unit, and where one of them would have affiliated co-renters. Your input would be helpful.

            • Create Statement - add calendar controls to dialog boxes

              It would be helpful to have a calendar control on the dialog boxes for date selection

              2 votes
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              • Consolidate owner statement to one page if the owner only has one unit (currently it is 2 pages)

                If I choose to send an owner a monthly cash statement, and this owner has just one property, the system creates two separate but identical statements. One has just the owner's name, and the other has just the property address... Address and name should combine to be on a one page statement.

                4 votes
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                • Hide settings that are not available for your subscription level

                  Settings that cannot be modified (e.g., Payable to is only available to Rentec PM subscribers) should be hidden.

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                  • Owner statement to include deposits held

                    PROPERTY/OWNER LEDGER/OWNER STATEMENT; report to include security deposits held

                    27 votes
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                    • 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

                      10 votes
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                        1 comment  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 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.

                        16 votes
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                          4 comments  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Property manager > properties report

                          PROPERTY MANAGERS: Report to show which properties each property manager has

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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

                            8 votes
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                            • Apply ACH Disbursements To Property Ledger

                              OWNER DISBURSEMENT: When ACH-ing funds to an owner, if a property is selected, it will apply the expense to the property ledger, but not to the expense account associated with the property. This currently has to be done manually. Would be best if it happened automatically,especially for those who have lots and lots of owners they ACH to each month..

                              7 votes
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                              • More property sort options

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

                                5 votes
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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

                                      3 votes
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                                      • Alternate owner statement - to look like operating statement

                                        OWNER STATEMENT: prefer the tenant statement style as it fits in a window envelope and looks "tighter" - would like the report to have a similar look as the Operating statement - offering their various property names on the left, the categories in columns and total on the right margin - easy to glance at.

                                        5 votes
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                                        • Add more fields to bank account ledger

                                          BANK ACCOUNT LEDGER: Include the following fields in the bank account ledger: Property name, address, tenant name, amount, check numbers, and security deposits do not list property/unit

                                          3 votes
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