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  1. Enhance The Deposit Ticket Option

    Bank deposit slips are not being accepted by banks because they are not an item that they can scan. They need the proper coding.

    18 votes
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      3 comments  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Recurring SPLIT transactions

      Please allow the opportunity to create recurring split transactions that allow me to post a monthly payment to multiple properties. I have consolidated my loans so I make one mortgage payment that applies to 3 properties. Presently, there is no way to set this up as a recurring payment. THANK YOU!!!!

      18 votes
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        2 comments  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Allow manager to define which charges apply to the late fee

        When setting up charges for a tenant, allow an option to have this charge apply to late fees or not. For example, the monthly rent charge if left unpaid would impose a late fee; however, a utility bill added as a charge to a tenant may not. The system should then only charge a late fee based on an overdue status of the selected charges.

        17 votes
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          4 comments  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • 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,…

          17 votes
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            5 comments  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 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.

            17 votes
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              6 comments  ·  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 →
              • Automatically scroll back down

                I hate when I go into any property or tenant to edit it, that when am done it brings me back to the top of the page. I would like for it to go back to where I was, so I don't have to keep scrolling back done to where I was, just to start over again after editing another one.

                16 votes
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                  2 comments  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Bulk Edit Transactions

                  Allow the ability to change aspects of transactions in bulk:

                  Reconcile/unreconcile
                  Change bank account
                  Change from credit to debit
                  Change category
                  Etc.

                  16 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Filter Inactive Tenants on Summary Page

                    Add in a program default or filter option that would remove any inactive tenant activity from the summary page.

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

                      16 votes
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                        0 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

                        16 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  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.

                          15 votes
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                            2 comments  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Sort options in tenant tab

                            TENANTS TAB: Sort options by Tenant or Property (maybe other columns too while we're at it)

                            15 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Accrual Accounting option

                              Option to use either cash or accrual method of accounting

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                                1 comment  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Tenant Payments

                                When tenants are making payments in their tenant portal, they are not reminded of the fee prior to hitting the submit button. Is there a way to add this functionality to the site? Also, tenants think their payments are going through when the account information has not been entered. The following day they get a failed transaction notice. It would be good if the payment request not be allowed to look like it is being processed if the account info is not in the system.

                                15 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • 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]

                                  14 votes
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                                  • Notification when SMS or message is in my Inbox

                                    I do not login to Rentec every day or even every few days. But I have renters that have my Rentec SMS phone number and use that to communicate with me sometimes.

                                    The problem is that I do not know when they have sent me a SMS to my Rentec number.

                                    14 votes
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                                      1 comment  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Create default settings for HOA properties within Rentec PM

                                      As a PM who manages HOA's and traditional multi-family housing, the ability to set the default billing and income categories for monthly dues at the property level is critical. The owners who are paying their dues are confused by the term "tenant" and "rent charges" and the income category defaulting to a rent category is incorrect and changing it each month during collections is tedious.

                                      13 votes
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                                      • Need date column on make deposit screen!!!

                                        We really need a date deposit column on the make deposit screen!

                                        13 votes
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                                        • Allow split expense across multi-units to have a recurring option

                                          When trying to post mortgage payments across more than one property (split payment), it would be beneficial to only have one check to the mortgage holder. Since this is an on-going expense, there should be a recurring transaction option for split transactions.

                                          13 votes
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