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  1. Auto Sync Accounts / Schedule

    Scheduled Bank Sync and Batch Bank Sync. I have 2 bank accounts for each property, which creates a lot of buttons to press to sync them all. These accounts are all at the same bank, I would like to see a feature that allows me to select which accounts I would like to sync and have the ability to schedule it.

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    • Phone Number Search

      In the tenants tab, it would be great if we could search phone numbers (all: primary, cell and work).

      In the main system search, it will pick up the primary phone number but not the cell or work number for the tenant. Would be great if these were incorporated into the search.

      The only way around doing a phone search is to list name and number in the "additional occupant" block at the bottom of edit tenant which is double the work. =]

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      • Auto-reminder for workorders

        Auto-reminder for workorders that have been in an open or unassigned status for X amount of days

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        • NSF

          Not sure if we can do this already. Is there a way to flag an account, so we no longer accept personal checks from them? Due to NSF, etc.

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          • you make sure you can give notice to individual units from within the system. currently i have to give notice to an entire building?

            Notice: currently you have to give notice to an entire building when you should be able to give group notices to individual units.

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            • Property Map

              Would like to see an option to view a map of all properties with a filter for other options such as viewing a map of all properties with open work orders.

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              • APP for Managers

                Iphone/IPad app for Property manager. The maintenance man could have access to work orders where no computer is close by.

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                • Allow Tenant to Look themselves up in the portal and claim/create their account

                  Allow the tenant to find their information by looking themselves up (SSN, Drivers License #, or other PII on file). That way if I inherit a tenant, I don't have to track them down for their email address to allow them online portal access.

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                  • send email receipt to online rental applicants

                    We would like an email receipt to be sent to applicants after they submit an online rental application.

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                    • WORK ORDERS

                      PULL UP WORK ORDERS BY TENANT NAME AND NOT JUST BY ADDRESS.

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                      • pre paid rent

                        Pre paid rent and mgmt fees. Prepaid rent should auto post on next month along with mgmt fee

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                        • Allow different rules for different properties

                          I have different late fees for different properties but the system requires one rule for all, creating a huge problem

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                          • Form ideas

                            The forms editor is very frustrating to work with. I'd love to be able to upload a form and have it retain the docx or odt format while still being able to utilize your strings (%fullname% for example.)

                            Also, please make "all names" show all names.

                            Thanks!

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                            • Multiple Worksheet Rent Roll for All Properties

                              I would love to see a way to export an formatted HTML to Excel file for All Properties Rent Roll delineated into separate worksheets by owner. For Example, if I have 5 owners, I'd like a file that has 5 worksheets with each rent roll.

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                              • Additional Tenants on Approved application and lease

                                When you start a lease for tenants that both tenants be on the lease NOT JUST ONE. I should NOT have to add the second tenant!!! Its should be done automatically. That goes for the same when you approve an application. If there are two people on the application and you approve it it should approve BOTH APPLICATIONS AND PUT BOTH PEOPLE INTO THE COMPUTER. I SHOULD NOT HAVE TO ADD THE SECOND TENANTS INFO IN ORDER TO GET THEM INTO THE COMPUTER.

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                                • Create inspection reports on Rentec

                                  Ability to create inspection reports through Rentec

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                                  • Transfers part of split transaction

                                    In the split transaction function, I should be able to "transfer" funds as part of that split transaction.

                                    When I make a mortgage payment, I can split it into three accounts:
                                    Mortgage Interest (charged)
                                    Principal Pay-down (transfer)
                                    Escrow Monies (transfer)

                                    Then the monies should be transferred to corresponding accounts that I have set up part of a mortgage.

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                                    • Sync account with

                                      You have 4 different ways to sync accounts with City National Bank (CNB) through CNB's online service portals. However, I am unable to sync my CIC Total Manager account to my CNB account via their "Treasury Net" online portal which requests a Customer ID, User ID, and Password. Please figure out how to sync with CNB's Treasury Net because this is my only way of accessing my CNB accounts online.

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                                      • Tie management fee amount to income category

                                        Allow different management fee for different income categories. Example: Rental Income is 8, 9 or 10%. But Late Fee Income is split 50/50 with the owner. Having this set by category would save time. Thanks!

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                                        • Notification of Automatic Rent Escalation

                                          Option to automatically notify tenants "X" days before an increase goes into effect, if utilizing automatic rent escalation.

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