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  1. make reports interactive and zoomable

    1)When I make a report, and see that there is an uncategorized expense, then I should be able to click on the number, view the transaction and edit it. I have some uncategorized expenses and income that I would like to see to determine what they are, but I can't figure out how to. It should be as easy as clicking on it.

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    • Consolidate owner statement to one page if the owner only has one unit (currently it is 2 pages)

      If I choose to send an owner a monthly cash statement, and this owner has just one property, the system creates two separate but identical statements. One has just the owner's name, and the other has just the property address... Address and name should combine to be on a one page statement.

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      • Hide settings that are not available for your subscription level

        Settings that cannot be modified (e.g., Payable to is only available to Rentec PM subscribers) should be hidden.

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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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          • 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.

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            • Alternate workorder contact

              WHO IS NOTIFIED: Option to have a default setting to email an alternative person when workorders come in vs. the account holder (under settings?) to notify if tenant or staff enter work orders - automatically

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              • More property sort options

                SORT ORDER: Option to sort alphbetically with numbers in nickname and not have to resort manually

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                • Email program updates to users in addition to the blog updates

                  I do not wade through your blog unless i have a problem i am trying to resolve. when you make improvements, email it to customers. If you are adding functionality, you need to let us know so we can take maximum advantage of the capabilities.

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                    Thank you for the feedback, we currently put an alert on the summary page whenever you (or any sub-users) login and there is a new feature. It will show up at the top of the notification stating “We’ve added X new features or improvements since your last login. Learn more.”. The learn more text is a link to the details of those improvements.

                    I could see in the future the possibility of also sending these via email to an opt-in list if this becomes a popular request.

                  • Back or post-date checks

                    CHECK PRINTING: Option to back-date or post-date printed checks

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                    • Pay employees by ACH

                      Allow us to pay employees using ACH

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                      • Alternate contact information for syndicated listings

                        CONTACT INFORMATION: Option to have various contact info settings throughout the program. Currently the program pulls it all from Contact Information to populate the syndication ads.

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                        • Report to show deleted entries

                          DELETED ITEMS - Report to show deleted entries - tool for auditing/finding mistakes

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                          • Tenant Portal PTE (Permission To Enter)

                            PTE: On the tenant portal, require that a an option be selected "Yes, you have my PTE" or "Call for details on PTE (and spot for a phone number)" and a notes section if there are special instructions - require a phone number be entered before they can submit through the portal

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                            • Multiple file upload (multi select)

                              FILES ON all PORTAL: Option to upload a files, or multiple files to multiple owners and/or tenant portals at the same time - or all owner or all tenants. Especially helpful when adding new tenants or creating new marketing for property

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                              • Show owner's email address in list

                                OWNER'S EMAIL ADDRESSES: Display their address below their name, similar to Tenants, and be able to use the email link directly from the Accounts tab. Also, when emailing a report, the system will allow you to type their name for auto-populating their email address.

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                                • Financial Reporting needs an update

                                  Financial reporting needs an update. Should be easy to do. I am amazed CICTotal has made it this far with the current reports. The go to financial statement needs to be the Profit & Loss Statement. Change the name and title of the current "Income/Expense Report" to be "Profit & Loss Statement" Not sure if the current name choice was an attempt to avoid responsibility for producing inaccurate financial statements or what, but it is definitely curious. I would be reluctant to show the current statements to a client or partner. Currently I am exporting to excel to change the…

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                                  • Pop up notes

                                    It would be great to have the notes section pop up on screen when opening a tenant ledger, if there are notes on file. For example, we do not allow checks to be written on accounts after we have multiple return items. So it would be nice to be visually notified on screen before posting.
                                    Laura Moyer-Advantage Realty Partners, LLC.

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                                    • Tenant and management notifications

                                      Tenants get email notification when management responses to repair request with questions or updates !!
                                      Please !!

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                                      • tenants tab filter by letter

                                        on the tenants tab under filter, i think we should be able type in a letter and all the names starting with that letter should pull up

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                                        • Make it where we can set Fields on docusign

                                          When i used Buildium they had Adobe Echosign and you were able set the fields where the tenant signs and if they had to check mark something or input something you could set that field as well. I noticed on docusign on Rentec you cant set any fields for the signatures, which results in the tenants signature NOT being in the right place.PLEASE make it where we can set fields, when i go to the docusign site it appears that they have it where you set fields but i cant do it because it is set up through rentec.

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