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  1. Option to upload our own rental application rather than Rentec's defualt application

    Our applications have more questions and information that we cannot input in the default application fields. We would like to have the option to upload our own application rather than use Rentec's default application.

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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

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      • Scheduled / Emailed Reports

        As a property owner, there is NO reason I should have to login to see some basic daily, weekly, or monthly numbers. I want to be able to set up a scheduled report that will automatically email me a report at defined times each month. The report should arrive as a PDF.

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        • Work order summary page

          OPEN WORK ORDERS: Option to see a summary, similar to Close Work Order report, vs. the printable work order. - maybe it's own work order tab to manage easier

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          • Better Picture application. Option to rotate picture, drag and drop picture order.

            Better Picture application. Option to rotate pictures, drag and drop picture order.

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            • One Screen to Post Multiple Tenant Payments

              457 unit sales call.
              The option to post multiple payments in one screen. When you have 100's of rent checks in one day would be nice to post in one screen, to one bank acct (or undeposited) and have it affect multiple properties/tenants. (like our split expense transaction

              10 votes
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              • Late Fees- Doesn't want to show Late Fee Income On Property

                Popular request that PM's keep late fees and do not want the late fee income to reflect on the properties.

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                • I need sub-categories for expenses!

                  Suggest availability to add subcategories to any main category. Such as under the category "Repair", a person could add subcategories like "appliances", "electrical", "plumbing", etc. This would allow user to see individual detail totals in subcategories and a main overall total for the category.

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

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                      • Allow Owners To Send PM money through portal with merchant account

                        Owners to be able to send money to the property manager's bank account through the owner portal, just as tenant's can. This is especially helpful for turnover expenses or other cash infusions, and a quick tool for international clients or those who like to automate the process.

                        9 votes
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                        • Text/ email when a text comes through Rentec

                          It would be great to add functionality that would notify when text messages come in. This could be done by sending an email each time that a text gets a reply or by doing a forward to a text number. This would help utilize this platform for communication with tenants better and keep all the information housed in one spot.
                          Tyler

                          9 votes
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                          • Make more Commercial Property friendly.

                            Make a optional second rental application for prospective commercial tenants or add questions. Add features when you add properties and units/suites. Currently there is a drop down but only noticeable change is title under property name. Any other additions or options much appreciated.

                            9 votes
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                            • "Attach Forms/Statements to Tenant's File Library" without having to download & re-upload it!

                              1) A simple "Attach Form/Statement to Tentant's File Library button" feature added next to the "print, email, download PDF features" would be awesome! It's time consuming to download say 20 delinquent notices, then re-upload them individually to their file library. How useful it would be to have a button right next to print, email, download pdf, that allows you to attach this right to their file library.

                              2) ALSO - when you create 20 statements all at once for delinquent accounts they download as PDFs all in one bulk file - which is great for printing - but to save…

                              9 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Property Condition Form

                                It would be nice to have a form for each property/unit where you can store property condition data. Example: age of roof or furnace or type of windows: maybe with a grade, so when the maintenance person does an inspection they can rate items. This information would later be available in a report for all properties to help with budgeting.

                                9 votes
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                                • ability to track security deposit amounts held by owner

                                  when a security deposit is transferred to an owner to be held by the owner, I would like the ability to pull a report showing the total amounts of security deposits being held by each owner for each unit.

                                  9 votes
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                                  • reimbursable's to property owners accounts

                                    when entering a reimbursement paid by the owner - let's say for a repair you did- when you enter it into the property account it goes in as a credit, (which it should) but when you do the end of the year statement for the owner it shows up as income to them - which it is not, and there is no way to alter the report to show it was money paid by the owner and if you back into the account and alter it, it throws off all of the figures which in turn messes up their tax…

                                    9 votes
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                                    • Create an "All Accounts" report function, not just "All Properties"

                                      It is impossible to run vendor or category reports across all accounts, which poses a big problem since some vendors are paid out of various accounts, not only across various properties. Also related: transactions related to archived properties don't show up in reports for "All Properties" and they should.

                                      9 votes
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                                      • easy pay for vendors

                                        Add the ability to 'Easy Pay' via ACH for vendors.

                                        9 votes
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                                        • API

                                          Want to be able to interact with the program without having to login to the dashboard.

                                          9 votes
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