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  1. Indicate on deposits made to my bank from rental payments, which tenant the payment came from

    Currently, my bank account shows rent deposits as "Forte". In order to reconcile my books each month, my bookkeeper needs to know which deposits came from which tenants. Can you do something, so the deposit indicates which tenant the money is from?

    11 votes
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    • 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

      8 votes
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      • Mileage Tracker

        I would love a way to track my mileage I drive within each property. I have to use a stand alone excel document that I don’t use as frequently, so I often forget to add it. It could be a simple box that gets easily updated on each property screen. Just a thought. Love the software.

        4 votes
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        • 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.

          5 votes
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          • Multiple Owner Logins per Property

            Multiple Contacts/Logins for each Property. When one owner is unavailable (i.e. Military), the other owner needs to login, but can't get through verification without the primary owner. We should be able to set additional owners up with portal access.

            3 votes
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            • Bulletin Board for tenants portals

              Can you put together something that will allow us to post a newsletter on Tenant Portals, something like a bulletin. I want to use this to remind tenants of certain things, like rules and regulations, or to carefully read their lease so we don't run into any problems later down the road.

              7 votes
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              • 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.

                12 votes
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                • Mortgage Tracking

                  Hi, as this is a Property Management platform,
                  I'm sure many of your clients own some of the properties and would like to track their mortgage. I would suggest to update the software to be able to track mortgages.
                  Thanks

                  5 votes
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                  • Recurring Split Transactions

                    I would like the ability to set up RECURRING expense transactions that allow for splits between items (right now it is set for only one item) such as mortgage principal, mortgage interest, taxes, insurance, reserves, etc. It would save a great deal of time not having to recreate the wheel each month.

                    4 votes
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                    • Send and receive MMS

                      Send and receive MMS picture messages from tenants, owners and vendors.

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                      • Invoice number in reference line to print on check

                        The check number in the reference box should print on the check, rather than having to put it in the memo line!

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                        • Report on Custom Fields

                          Be able to export reports based on custom created text lines in property or tenant tabs. You can currently make a custom box to input data on a property or tenant tab but you can't run a report to see the entered data.

                          So for example if you make a custom tab for "Has Dog" and you type "Yes". You should be able to run a report for all properties that have text in the "Has Dog" custom box. Then you can see which of your properties have pets, etc.

                          2 votes
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                          • Make Everything Searchable

                            Make EVERYTHING searchable in the global search bar. When I add tenants names to the "additional tenants" box in the tenant page, it would be great if that is searchable. I would also love to see work orders and any notes I add to a property or tenant searchable. For example, if I wanted to check the number of drain repairs, I could just search "drain" and see everything that was ever entered with that phrase.

                            2 votes
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                            • Owner Reports Need Detail

                              Owner reports are entirely insufficient. Owners want to see a bit more detail about where the money went. Something more like the attached.

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                              • forward text replies to my cell phone

                                When a tenant replies to text message that I've sent out, I would like their reply fowarded to my cell phone.

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                                • Link for cancelling ach checking info

                                  The link to cancel previous checking info for ach should be made more visible for tenants to find it

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                                  • Report window not wide enough

                                    using Safari on Mac OS X 10_13_4 ...

                                    viewing an operating statement report which has many columns as you know. The report sub-window is not wide enough to show all the columns
                                    making it worse...

                                    when I try to print it, it gets cut off the the size of the sub-window. So I thought to export it to Excel and all that happens when I request that it a PDF (with the truncated view) goes to my Download folder

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                                    • tenant accounting page from cell phone

                                      it would be good to be able to access the tenants accounting page from a mobile phone

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                                      • Vendor Log-in, update orders, invoices, receive ACH payments

                                        Vendor log-in page so they can see work orders, update orders, upload invoices and images (before and afters), and also receive ACH payments.

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                                        • Enter the expected move out date, but do not have the system automatically move them out.

                                          It would be helpful if we could place the tenant on notice but the system did not automatically move tenants out on that day. This way if anything changes with their move out, makes it easier to just change the expected move out date, vs having to keep moving the tenant back in. Expecially helpful when it is a situation of a hold over tenant/eviction process.

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