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  1. Combine existing transactions into a split transaction

    ACH payments and and check payments are often deposited in a bank account as a single lump sum consisting of multiple payments. A simple combine dialog with check boxes to include individual payments into a single parent split transaction with a date and memo, NOT TAKING the tenant info of the first item (as happens now if you modify a split transaction, which is also frustrating).

    Currently, we can't even use automatic rent-payment-based management fees since there is no way to do that in a split transaction scenario. We have to delete any entries by ACH or otherwise, create a…

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    • Add "Birthday Field" for all Tenants and Landlords with a reminder pop up, so we can call them to wish them Happy B-Day

      Add "Birthday Field" for all Tenants and Landlords with a reminder pop up, so we can call them to wish them Happy B-Day

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      • credit reporting of tenant payment history.

        tenant incentive tobuld credit: offer credit reporting of tenant payment history

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        • Reminder on Assistants summary page

          I have my assistant set up as a user but it does not seem that she can see the reminders on the summary page. Can this be done or added? It would be very convenient for both of us to see all reminders. I have tested this every possible way, adding her email and phone number and she has not received any reminders.

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          • Owner Account Info on Header of Deposit Slip

            I use multiple bank accounts to write checks and print deposit slips. When I print a check the account's owner information prints correctly on the upper left of the check BUT for deposit slips it defaults to the company contact info. Please update the system to consistently print the owner's account info on both the checks and the deposit slips. Thanks.

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            • more efficient expense catergorization

              within the expense section there should be the ability to several select similar tranascations and change all of there criteria (building, catergory, etc) all togother rather than one at a time.

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              • Automatic late pay eviction notices to print

                I would like automatic creation of state compliant eviction notices. I’d like to com in to the office on the 6th and have a list of forms ready to print.

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                • income expense hyperlink summary numbers

                  hyperlink eincome expense summary numbers so we can drill down to see what items make up that number. allow us to click on one of those items to correct it if necessary and return to report screen

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                  • customize tenant history view for tenant portal

                    ability to limit history that tenants see thru their profile. example. ytd or 3 months or 6 months. etc.

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                    • Attachments

                      In post income or post expense it should allow user to attach more than one document.

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                      • Credit Cards? why such a hassle?

                        Have Rentec direct process credit card fee's so credit card fee's won't show up on the property as income. This would take the accounting night mare out of the equations. Rentec provides the portal and charges the credit card fee to the tenant, so only the rent shows up on the property as income.

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                        • Create a Vendor app to enable vendors to complete work orders, receive work orders and submit comments or photos

                          Create a VENDOR app for vendors to check work orders and submit completion reports

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                          • Pay vendors by ACH

                            Allow us to pay Vendors through Rentec

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                            • Create inspection reports on Rentec

                              Ability to create inspection reports through Rentec

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                              • Allow owners to pay property managers for outstanding property balances

                                Enable the option for OWNERS to pay PROPERTY MANAGERS for invoices on their properties directly through RentecDirect (AppFolio has this option)

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                                • showing service

                                  A scheduling program for showing units. Where the applicant applies and confirms showing appointments and also is directed to the apply page. ShowMojo.com has a great service but its too expensive for someone with only a few units. /this help cut back on time spent sitting at apartments for unconfirmed showings.

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                                  • Separate Active Tenants from Inactive Past Due

                                    As stated in previous idea submissions...we love the software! Your work is making us more successful and making our portfolio easier to manage.

                                    Idea - Separate Active Tenants and Inactive Tenants who are Past Due into different tables or sections on the Summary Tab.

                                    An active tenant or two who are past due for this month get mixed with past (inactive) tenants who owe money after move-out.
                                    While collection of both are important, the current active tenants are near-term events that may require a letter or eviction. Past or inactive tenants are longer-term efforts that are or will be turned…

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                                    • Cash rent via Money Gram or other...

                                      Cash rent collection through Money Gram.
                                      We love Rentec and the software. Managing rentals using the software is revolutionizing how we do business. However, one drawback is that we must personally handle cash but our previous approach allowed our tenants to pay cash at WalMart (and other places) using Money Gram. Since the software allowed it, we had a policy that all tenants paid online or at Money Gram. Our tenants who do not use banks would use Money Gram at the local WalMart based on the hours of operation at WalMart and the money moved to us the same…

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                                      • Email/SMS Notifications.

                                        Notifications to alert you on your mobile device that a text or e-mail has been received via Rentec's software. That way you aren't constantly logging into Rentec to check for these responses.

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                                        • late fees after payment rejection

                                          I've noticed that when a tenant pays there rent and then it gets rejected for any reason (often insufficient funds) the system doesn't start charging late fees automatically. I think this should be chaged, to start charging late fees automatically

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