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  1. Allow for new default rent category, or for it to b e renamed.

    Change the name of the Rental Income (default). For 2 reasons 1) I don't want the tenant to see it called "Income" because it is an expense to them and subconsciously I don't want them to think this is directly "income" for the owner, some tenants get resentful of the landlords, thinking thy are all greedy. 2) this name is directly tied to a Quickbooks chart of accounts, and this is NOT what it is called there. Particularly because in Quickbooks you can have nested accounts, my income account in Quickbooks is called Resident Charges -> Rent. In Rentech, this…

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  2. Customize Work Orders

    The ability to customize work orders. This would allow us to add fields such as "Material cost: $____" for field agents to fill in if they have to purchase extra things for a repair (Ex: a screen door, paint, etc.). Another example field would be a "Labor Hours:____" field as well as a signature field.

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  3. incoming text notification

    Provide text or email notification to admin when a text message has been received. Currently, the message could sit unanswered because admin does not know it is there.

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  4. splitting a transaction breaks link to attachment

    splitting a transaction breaks link to attachment. you then have to reattach the file again. if you can find it.

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  5. Allow Negative Owner ACH Line Item For Multiple Property Owners

    Owner ACH payment currently cannot be entered as a negative amount for a property. For multiple property owners that wish to have expenses deducted from rent instead of owner contribution, there needs to be a way to enter a negative amount into that property's line item box. Example: owner has two properties, one has a balance of $500, other property has a negative balance of $100. Instead of having to do a manual transfer between properties, you should have the option to put ($100) on the second property in the owner payment wizard. Thank you!

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  6. Allow managers to keep application/convenience fees without manually adjusting or allow us to post the expense for those items to properties

    As managers we are automatically charged the cost of background/credit checks and credit card convenience fees and if we don't manually enter a charge on the property ledger or delete the income we face the risk of paying all of the fee's without getting any of the income or even deducting the cost to generate those fees. I see no reason for this much exposure to human error. Let us choose to keep those fees or to at least charge the cost of generating them back to the property.

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  7. Print Owner Account Info on Deposit Slip

    Provide Associated Account name on Deposit Slip - Today when I print a deposit slip it prints my Contact Info in the upper left portion of the deposit rather the account's owner information. I request that when I make a deposit to an account (similar to printing a check), it uses the associated account owner's information on the deposit slip. I make deposits into 20 accounts every month and have to change my contact info before printing a deposit slip. Very time consuming. Thanks, Jeff

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  8. Print Account Owner Info on Deposit Slip

    Provide Associated Account name on Deposit Slip - Today when I print a deposit slip it prints my Contact Info in the upper left portion of the deposit rather the account's owner information. I request that when I make a deposit to an account (similar to printing a check), it uses the associated account owner's information on the deposit slip. I make deposits into 20 accounts every month and have to change my contact info before printing a deposit slip. Very time consuming. Thanks, Jeff

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  9. Budgeting tool

    Budgeting tool: within overall income field, be able to sub categorize funds allocated for specific purposes (repairs, security deposits, capital expense, etc)

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  10. show split transaction button on first input

    why must we save the item then edit to be able to split the transaction? why oh why oh why oh?

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  11. Vendor Remit to Address (separate mailing and remit to addresses)

    Many vendors have separate addresses for receiving payments. It would be nice to have the option to specify a separate address

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  12. Automated Charge on Tenant Failure

    Automated Tenant Billing Charge Upon Tenant Payment Failure

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  13. Past due rent on dashboard

    The Dashboard should show delinquent tenants. We shouldnt have to run a report to get a feel for who owes.

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  14. Bank Reconciliation - Display last reconciled amount and date

    I saw that this has been suggested before, but the latest was 3 years ago so I'm trying to bring this back in front. It would be helpful to know if something was done incorrectly during the month when we start bank rec, it tells us our begin date (which would be the day after our last month end date), and the starting balance (which would be our ending balance from last month). In other software I have used, this proved to be very valuable when doing the bank rec. Thanks!

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  15. rent increase

    Well I have noticed that it lets you know when a lease is about to expire and what I have done is make notes or sticky notes to increase rent when necessary

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  16. Both master tenants and co-tenants- Insurance

    The ability to add insurance for not only the master tenant, but for the co-tenant as well. Many times roommates are not related, and it would be very helpful to have the insurance tab track not only the master tenants insurance but the co-tenant if it’s separate.

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  17. Quick reference of past due rents listing with tenants names, address, and balance that could be part of a report section and printable.

    Tenant Contact List: could be developed like the Vendor Contact List under Misc. reports. Having a quick reference list by property would be helpful and also could be printed up.

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  20. Automatic MultiPay of Balance Due vs. Fixed Amount

    Allow MultiPay of Balance Due vs. a fixed amount.

    We have tenants set up with Easypay via paper form authorization whose monthly balance varies with CAM charges, would like a Multipay option to automatically collect balance due vs. manual monthly entry.

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